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SaskLander Online
Dec 18, 2019


Innovation Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities posted a challenge “How can technology be used as a tool to obtain permission from rural property owners before accessing their land?” We asked our geomatics staff if they had any thoughts on this, and they answered, they had more than thoughts, they had a solution. The team pitched their solution, won the challenge, and SaskLander was created (www.sasklander.ca).[...]
WH UAV Fleet Took Off
Dec 15, 2019


Dr. Ma from our Calgary office was a finalist in China Canada Commercial Association business pitch competition. His vision was for using UAVs for a pipeline monitoring service: “Western Heritage – Online platform for data processing based on remote sensing images, drones, and IOT sensors”
Dr. Ma won 3rdPlace through the China International University Student “Internet Plus” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award.[...]
EFMP Version 2.0 Online
Nov 18, 2019


Did you know that the parents of Western Heritage’s Environmental Footprint Monitoring Platform (EFMP) were an international study modeling the impact of climate change on grassland productivity in Saskatchewan and Tibet, and a study on monitoring the health of urban environments. Both of those studies relied on Western Heritage’s expertise in extracting information from a variety of imagery sources. [...]