Phase 1 of the 2017Student UAS Competition is complete. A judging panel, comprised of Canadian subject matter experts, has completed its independent review of the technical papers submitted by all 16teams. This year’s wildlife monitoring  scenario will task the teams  to census and locate nests of three different types of geese in the remote Canadian wilderness. To raise the bar, the UAS will be required to extract eggsfrom the nests asrequired to test for pesticides in the environment.Overall,  the  judges  were  impressed  by  the  quality  of  the  reports,  the  inclusion  of  new technologies into the systems and the way the solutions were presented. Read More