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Indonesian Inspection Contract Fuels Terra Drone’s Asian Asc…

Source: Terra Drone Japanese drone provider Terra Drone is expanding its Asian footprint after conducting UAV inspections for energy giant Chevron. Terra Drone’s Indonesian subsidiary deployed a multirotor drone equipped with high-resolution RGB and thermal cameras to inspect onshore flare stacks at one of the nation’s largest oil fields in Rokan, …

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Intel Highlights Drone Safety With Bridge Inspection Case St…

This week the FAA is running a National Drone Safety Awareness campaign. As well as partnering with Know Before You Fly and the UAS Safety Team to reaffirm the rules of the skies, the aviation administration is looking for stories of how drones are being safely used in business contexts. Today …

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DJI Partner Heliguy Awarded Contract With Major UK Rail Oper…

UK-based Heliguy, one of DJI’s largest European enterprise partners and distributors, has been awarded a nationwide contract with Network Rail as part of a drone services framework worth up to £2.6million. Heliguy will supply, maintain, repair and service Network Rail’s drones, as well as delivering training courses to the infrastructure …

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Terra Drone Elevates Presences in Global UAV Market

June is shaping up to take high flight for Japanese drone provider Terra Drone Corporation. Yesterday, the company’s European office announced an agreement to provide UAV services to the UK’s national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey. The contract includes services from orthomosaics to digital terrain models (DTM) and digital surface models. Terra …

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Keen AI CEO Amjad Karim: Solving the Data Bottleneck, from D…

From Keen AI Here at DRONELIFE, we get to meet a lot of interesting people doing interesting things.  Last month at Commercial UAV in Amsterdam, we met Amjad Karim, the CEO and founder of Keen AI.  Keen AI is a UK-based software company working on bringing AI to the inspection space. DRONELIFE: Tell …

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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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Drone Harmony Launches Data Capture Platform for Drone Servi…

Swiss startup Drone Harmony has launched a data capture platform for drone service providers and enterprise customers, which will work in tandem with its established flight planning tools. Drone Harmony users can now count on cloud storage of mission data and a web-based flight planning interface that can be used …

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FLIR Launches Thermal Studio Software to Simplify Thermal Im…

Thermal imaging specialists FLIR have long been a part of the drone industry ecosystem. The company has established itself as the provider of thermal cameras to manufacturers including DJI and Parrot. But the obvious potential of drone-mounted thermal cameras has led FLIR to get more directly involved in the space …

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Don’t Fly Blind: The Business of Air Traffic Awareness for D…

Image from INVOLI UTM, air traffic awareness, remote ID and tracking, and collision avoidance are all hot topics in the drone industry.  As these frameworks and technologies develop, risks will decrease, regulations will ease, and the applications that commercial drones are regularly able to perform will expand dramatically. There is …

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Mitsubishi Hitachi Launch Boiler Inspection Drones

When compared to Amazon delivery or police operations, power-plant boiler inspection via drone may not seem sexy, but one Japanese company knows such missions can be life-saving. DroneLife Archives Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. is bringing drone-inspection technologies to check out boilers and similar large-scale indoor structures. The conglomerate plans …

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