2014

December 10, 2014

This month, ASSIST Aviation Solutions, LLC  introduced a new Right-of-Way (ROW) video survey service, available now, to support electrical utilities’ pre-storm preparations and post-storm recovery efforts. Read more here.

September 18, 2014

Nashua & Portsmouth, New Hampshire – ASSIST’s Director of Helicopter Operations, Colleen Chen, and JT McGinn, Northern Pictures Director of Photography, joined forces to produce the videography used by New Hampshire’s Mt. Washington State Park as part of its 50th anniversary celebration. View the Park’s new video here.

August 7, 2014

Nashua & Portsmouth, New Hampshire – Two growing New Hampshire companies — ASSIST Aviation Solutions, LLC (Nashua, NH) and Northern Pictures (Portsmouth, NH) – are partnering to provide cutting-edge aerial cinematography.

Colleen Chen, ASSIST’s Director of Helicopter Operations, & JT McGinn, Northern Pictures’ Director of Photography

ASSIST specializes in custom-designed solutions to fit customers’ unique project requirements. The company supports a variety of imagery and data acquisition projects, including offshore marine biology surveys, public utility vegetation management, solar farm array monitoring, and aerial photography of the Mt.  Washington State Park. “This is very exciting for ASSIST. Through our partnership, we can now offer our clients some amazing aerial cinematography. This collaboration between Northern Pictures and ASSIST streamlines the customer experience and makes it possible to draw on the strengths of both companies. This relationship enables us to offer our clients a seamless project experience while passing on great savings.” Rick Bartle, ASSIST CTO

A full service production house, Northern Pictures specializes in creating high impact, compelling and inspirational videos for the Web, television and screen. From pre- through post-production, Northern Pictures’ winning formula has always been a “team first” approach. Whether from the ground or air, the use of the latest technology, along with steadfast technique, allows Northern Pictures to meet the needs of clients large and small. “Having worked with other aerial aviation providers, I can say that ASSIST Aviation Solutions is head and shoulders above the rest. With complex shoots come complex logistics, and ASSIST’s attention to detail and commitment to safety allow us to focus on what we do best. ” Northern Pictures founder and Director of Photography, J. T. McGinn

While other aerial service providers and video production companies are based in NH, this is a unique partnership. Since formalizing their collaboration in early July, ASSIST and Northern Pictures have worked together on a project in Portsmouth and are planning for additional work in the weeks ahead. For more information, contact Carolyn Abbott, contact@assistaviationsolutions.com, or jt@northern-pictures.com.

July 2014, Nashua, New Hampshire ASSIST is pleased to announce two additions to our Aviation Management Team. Curtis Harvey has assumed the position of Director of Aviation Operations. Colleen Chen is the new Director of Helicopter Operations. Read their bios hereRick Bartle continues in his position on the Executive Team as CTO, responsible for the company’s technology roadmap.

NH Chiefs of Police Tradeshow

June 5, 2014, Manchester, NH – ASSIST was at the NH Association of Chiefs of Police Tradeshow at the Manchester, NH, Radisson Hotel, where we were joined  by our technology partner, CyPhyWorks, manufacturer of tethered Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).

June 11, 2014, Manchester, NH – CyPhyWorks and HTM Business Endurance Solutions joined ASSIST at the NH Emergency Preparedness Conference to showcase our public safety (CyPhyWorks) and campus security (HTM) solutions.

March 10-12, 2014, Burlington MA Rick Bartle, ASSIST CTO and Director of Aviation Operations, and Bruce Seibert, ASSIST co-founder and Business Development Manager, attended the Maritime Security 2014 East Conference. Held at the Boston Marriott-Burlington, this conference addressed the needs of governments, law enforcement, and critical infrastructure to counter the challenges of securing coastlines, inland waterways, and their critical infrastructure. Collaboration between private and public entities holds the key to meeting those challenges, and ASSIST was on hand to discuss our maritime security solutions with the attendees. 

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