UK’s National Grid launches drone trial to fully automate asset inspections #drone #droneday
This could be a big step for the drone industry. If successful these drone helpers will increase efficiency and safety. From DroneDJ:
UK’s National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) is launching trials to fully automate the corrosion inspection of electricity transmission pylons with the help of autonomous drones.
The year-long project, which is being conducted through a collaboration with deep tech startups Keen AI and sees.ai, will leverage BVLOS drone flights. The data captured will be processed using artificial intelligence.
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