Successfully reported this slideshow.
Your SlideShare is downloading. ×

Geo meetup

More Related Content

Related Audiobooks

Free with a 30 day trial from Scribd

See all

Geo meetup

  1. 1. Air Attack IR+GIS Low cost – Easy to Use 1 Infrared turns on with the plane 2 Daily fire map...moving 3 Intelligence to the ground By: Mark Zaller www.AerialFireTech.org
  2. 2. Moving-Map Topos <ul><li>Cockpit Tablet PC </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed situational awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Road, Creeks and local names </li></ul><ul><li>No Clam-shells -  Tablet PCs only </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DeLorme Topo: easiest, $40 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>XMap: most complete, $250 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maptech: also good, $1000 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Apple & Android SmartPhones/Pads </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free software & Maptech topos </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. GIS overlays 90 missions in 2010, lots of success <ul><li>Overlayed on Moving-Map </li></ul><ul><li>Extended attack/project fires </li></ul><ul><li>Fire lines, hot spots, burn out, dozer & hand lines, division breaks, drop points, dip sites, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>DeLorme XMap imports .SHP </li></ul><ul><li>DeLorme Topo & Maptech use GPX </li></ul><ul><li>DIY on AerialFireTech </li></ul><ul><li>App w/GIS Auto-load in development </li></ul>
  4. 4. Fire Perimeters <ul><li>DRAW fire perimeter polygons </li></ul><ul><li>Acreages for Initial Attack </li></ul><ul><li>Transmit Polygons to Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Sent through Iridium satellite </li></ul><ul><ul><li>email address/group </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. S ide L ooking I nf R ared SLIR <ul><li>Fixed mount with clear view </li></ul><ul><li>Oriented to the Air Attack’s view </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost, $3000 $2495 (free on CWN) </li></ul><ul><li>Easy installation & certification </li></ul><ul><li>Very effective with smoke/night </li></ul><ul><li>Color and Hot Rocks </li></ul>Request IR
  6. 6. Request IR
  7. 7. <ul><li>Free apps for moving-map topos-download from AppStore/MarketPlace </li></ul><ul><li>GAIA GPS for  Apple  and  Android </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offline myTop/MapTech topos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paid version imports GPX files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Custom maps can be created </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  AllTrails  for Apple only </li></ul><ul><li>GISRoam  allows SHP files and offline data on Apple only. Not free </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth  and Google Maps great, but don’t work offline </li></ul>Moving Maps on SmartPhones & Pads
  8. 8. <ul><li>Unfunded project creating fire specific Android app (won 1 st place) </li></ul><ul><li>- Offline moving-map using detailed Topos </li></ul><ul><li>- Request GIS by fire name get GIS overlays with correct symbols </li></ul><ul><li>- Auto download, symbolize & overlay daily GIS  </li></ul><ul><li>- Easy operation for air and ground use </li></ul><ul><li>Daily delivery of fire maps by Wifi, 3G/4G or while charging </li></ul><ul><li>Off line Moving-map with pinch zoom & clickable info layers </li></ul><ul><li>- Safety - Fire lines - Road names - Place search - Routing, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Centralized GPS tracking of all People, Vehicles, Equipment, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>(Help needed) </li></ul>Tactical GIS on SmartPhones & Pads For Air & Ground Firefighters in 2011
  9. 9. Intervalometer Photos or HD Video <ul><li>15 MegaPixels photos </li></ul><ul><li>Canon SD990 SD HC </li></ul><ul><li>5-60/sec continuous in flight </li></ul><ul><li>Photos sync’d to DeLorme </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom-in after flight </li></ul><ul><li>Video sync’d to Earth by RedHen </li></ul>
  10. 10. Live Video in 2011 <ul><li>Transmitted 3G/4G: AT&T or Verizon </li></ul><ul><li>Video Server to any web browser </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth tracking needed - GPS geo-tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Dual Channel: IR & Video </li></ul><ul><li>Also recorded to SD chips </li></ul><ul><li>Tango: SmartPhone has it all </li></ul>
  11. 11. End By: Mark Zaller www.AerialFireTech.org [email_address]
  12. 12. <ul><ul><li>Backup slides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Air Attack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Platform Equipment </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Type 1+ Air Attack Planes <ul><li>3 or 4 FM Radios </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NAT VHF Hi-band,138-174MHz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital APCO P25 this year </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 or 4 AM Radios – VHF 117-137.99 MHz </li></ul><ul><li>Multicast repeater, 4 radio channels </li></ul><ul><li>Separate Audio panels with active light panel </li></ul><ul><li>TCAS – For airspace management </li></ul><ul><li>2 Airspace GPS maps & Weather </li></ul><ul><li>AFF Automated Flight Following </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 minute pings real time on Google Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides tracks, speed, altitudes </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Courtney Aviation standard extras <ul><li>Simulcast Repeater </li></ul><ul><li>Sat Phone </li></ul><ul><li>Cockpit Computer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving-map Topos, ultra detail in the air </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GIS with import from ground sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lines/data/photo transmission to Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Active Stabilized Binoculars </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HD video – continuous 4 hours - audio of all radios </li></ul><ul><li>15MP intervalometer – 5-60/sec throughout flight </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overlayed on Topos or Google Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post mission analysis, discovery, training & archive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cellular data: 3G ATT & EVDO Verizon, fast-not reliable </li></ul><ul><li>Satellite data: slow-reliable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Earth on iPhones </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Weather: near realtime radar, </li></ul><ul><li>lighting, satellite, winds, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Oxygen: O2 available always </li></ul><ul><li>3 Audio panels </li></ul><ul><li>CRM: Pilot-tech team member </li></ul>
  15. 15. Courtney Aviation Type 1+ Fire Attack Aircraft <ul><ul><li>Commanders: Very fast cruise, Night/over-water/all-weather. 100 mph, loiter 4.5 hours. 5 available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helio Courier: Quick cruise, no stall speed, ultra slow loiter for 10 hours </li></ul></ul>

×