This glossary describes key concepts, terminology, and products used throughout the DroneSense platform.
Above Ground Level
Certificate of Authorization (COA)
FAA approval of certain requested operations and conditions as specified in the Certificate of Authorization or Waiver
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Height Above Terrain (HAT)
Magic Video Link (MVL)
Magic Video Link (MVL) allows you to share a direct video link for a given mission to stakeholders - even those who are not DroneSense users. It includes access to all streamed video for the mission but does not include other details, such as map telemetry and other pilot and drone information.
Mobile Streaming and Tracking - Allows operators to stream their location and live video (optional) to a DroneSense Mission
Notice to Air Missions
Pilot in Command
Qualified Entities Program, is a program provided by DJI to allow public safety agencies the ability to fly in airspace that is restricted to the general public.
Remote Pilot in Command (RPIC)
A person who holds a current remote pilot certificate with an sUAS rating and has the final authority and responsibility for the operation and safety of the UAS.
Sensor Point of Interest. This is a reference to the center point of the camera displayed on the map as a crosshair.
what3words divides the world into 3-meter squares and assigns a unique combination of three words. The combination of words can be used in place of standard coordinate formats to share a location DroneSense has implemented this in the mobile app when dropping a marker on the SPOI and in DroneSense Remote.