Canadian Environmental Water Survey

“The Remote Viewer satellite camera is game changer for the hydrometric world in general.”

Engineer
Canadian Environmental Water Survey

Canadian Forestry and Emergency Response

“Smoldering wildfires must be monitored regularly to reduce the risk of further flare ups and spreading, but fire patrol staff and travel costs, plus the hazards of accessing fires either via road or air, are significant. It is much more convenient for us to deploy the Remote Viewer—satellite camera and get a photo emailed to us hourly to monitor fires, not to mention the huge cost savings. We’ve been using the Remote Viewer for over 18 months and it has been extremely well received by our entire team.”

Wildfire Ranger
Canadian Forestry and Emergency Response

US Government Science Center

“We had been looking for satellite camera solution for more than a year when we found the Remote Viewer system. Because it fit our needs exactly, we were able to make a quick purchasing decision. We really like that it is portable, lightweight, and take up almost no room in a plane or helicopter. Installation was easy, and my boss loves that the communications portal is through email. We expect the Remote Viewer will reduce our travelling to remote sites, and that’s a significant savings since each trip costs an average of $7,000.”

Environmental Manager
US Government Science Center

BC Hydro

“At BC Hydro multiple Nupoint Remote Viewer satellite cameras are being used to solve some of the real challenges posed with remote monitoring in BC’s harsh climate; the introduction of the Remote Viewer has been a great success, meeting our image quality expectations along with very reliable data transmission and low power consumption. Hydrologists use the photos delivered by the system primarily to monitor existing on-site monitoring equipment. The Remote Viewer images are also used by hydrologists to monitor snow line elevation; by meteorologists to watch the weather; by helicopter pilots to plan their work in remote and mountainous areas of the province; and by avalanche professionals as evidence of recent activity for preparing avalanche travel advisories.”

Frank Weber, P.Geo.
Hydrometeorologic Field Programs Scientist, Generation Resource Management
BC Hydro

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