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Automated Powerline Inspection: How Preparation Is the Key to Combating Wildfires During the Off Season

2020 was a catastrophic year for wildfires across the U.S. The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) reported that almost 60,000 fires ran rampant across more than 9 million acres in…


Utility Study Demonstrates Benefits of Drones and IoT-Enabled Visual Software to Ensure Safer, More Reliable Power Grid

Cyberhawk drone-based inspections monitor over 11,500 transmission towers and nearly 150 substations across Scottish Utility Network DENVER – March 30, 2021 – Cyberhawk, a global leader in drone-based inspections and…


American Robotics Becomes First Company Approved by the FAA To Operate Automated Drones Without Human Operators On-Site

A  seminal milestone in the drone industry, American Robotics now meets the safety requirements needed to make drones scalable for widespread commercial use. MARLBOROUGH, Mass. & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Robotics, a…


Improving Asset Inspections with Drones and AI
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The U.S. bulk electric system consists of more than 360,000 miles of transmission lines, including approximately 180,000 miles of high-voltage lines, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. That means…


FLIR Systems Announces Industry-First Thermal and Visible Videoscope for Underground Utility Vaults
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New FLIR VS290-32 Offers a Dual-Sensor, Electrical Safety-Rated Videoscope for Safer and More Efficient Industrial Inspection  ARLINGTON, Va., November 17, 2020 – FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the…