Drone Inspections

Residential Solar Surveys with Drones Oblique Imagery

2. Better detect small obstructions Pointing a camera straight down negatively impacts detecting small obstructions, like vent pipes and attic fans, because the verticality of those objects aren’t effectively modelled. Missing obstructions in your modelling can derail a solar project by forcing a redesign, delaying an install, or negatively impacting …

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Clobotics, industrial drone solution provider, raises $30 M

Seattle, Shanghai and Denmark based technology platform Clobotics has announced a  $30MM capital raise. “Clobotics announced today that the company has completed its Series Pre-B-4 capital raise and received an additional $30 million of investment towards its goal of “turning sight into insight” for customers in the wind and retail …

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Optelos DSP Inspector Program Proves Value of Partners

Drone service providers need drone data management – and they need to keep finding new customers.  The Optelos DSP Inspector™ Program is designed to meet those needs, in a partnership that helps both parties to grow. As the drone industry grows, Drone Service Providers (DSPs) offer crucial services for the …

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Dual Sensor Technology from Visual Intelligence

Visual Intelligence provides patented dual sensor technology combined with software and analytics to deliver millimeter-class drone data.  Now, through a new partnership, inspection specialists ARE will deliver rail and utility engineering services based on the newly enabled solution. There is no doubt that drone technology has become an important tool for …

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DRONELIFE Exclusive: How Drones Will Change Power Line Strin…

Image Provided by SkySkopes Drones have been used in the power industry for a few years now, but in the U.S., power line stringing is a relatively new application.  It’s an application that offers massive cost and time savings – and is one that could permanently change the way power …

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How AI Powers Industrial Inspections by Drone: the Neurala a…

image public domain Artificial Intelligence (AI) definitely tops the list of important themes for the drone industry.  From data management to flight automation, AI has been part of the description.  But how exactly does AI power processes like industrial inspections?  An integration between a drone data management platform and an …

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Sky-Futures Acquired by Global Maintenance Company ICR

Industrial drone inspection specialist Sky-Futures has been acquired by international asset maintenance management company ICR Integrity. ICR’s current inspection services are set to be bolstered by Sky-Futures’ expertise in providing drone solutions to the oil and gas industry. UK-based Sky-Futures is also making headway in commercial BVLOS operations, plotting a …

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Evaluating the Economics of BVLOS Drone Operations

Skylogic Research, the leading commercial drone industry research and advisory services firm, just announced the release of their latest research on commercial drone operations. The Economics of Using Drones for BVLOS Inspections is a white paper sponsored by PrecisionHawk, the leading provider of drone technology for the enterprise, which provides …

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From Barry Bonds and The Million Dollar Arm to Drone Inspect…

A major name in sports brings his business savvy to the skies with Avisight. When my 17-year-old son heard that I was going to interview J.B. Bernstein, his first thought was that I had gotten the name wrong (surely his mother couldn’t speak to anyone that cool.) His second thought …

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Aeryon Labs and HAZON Solutions Combine the Best of Hardware…

Drone producer Aeryon Labs Inc. and nationwide drone service supplier HAZON Solutions have joined forces to supply clients the greatest mixture of {hardware} and drone inspection companies. Canadian drone producer Aeryon Labs Inc. is a well known business chief, manufacturing high-performance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for navy, public security, and …

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