Drones At Work 27 results

T-Mobile Takes Delivery Of First UAV From Aerialtronics

Jeffrey Leentjes, network specialist, explains why safety comes first when inspecting 5,000 antenna masts in The NetherlandsTelecoms companies can save time and significant operation costs when inspecting mobile communication towers with drones, according to Jeffrey Leentjes, network ...

Blue Bear RISER Inspection Platform Completes Trails

Blue Bear engineers, in partnership with CREATEC, inspected the HMS Illustrious (R06), an aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy. The RISER system demonstrated how automated unmanned systems can safely fly inside ships for inspection. The trials were also conducted in partnership with Lloyd’s ...

Mexico Launches Drones To Protect Endangered Porpoise

Mexico's government has launched drones to back last-ditch efforts to prevent illegal fishing activities that have led to the near extinction of the vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise. The navy and the environment ministry on Thursday unveiled three Arcturus T-20 unmanned aerial ...

Rwanda Readies Deployment of Life-Saving Drone Delivery System

This summer, small autonomous airplanes will begin carrying life-saving blood to 20 hospitals and healthcare centers across Western Rwanda, Africa, in one of the first-of-its-kind drone-based delivery demonstrations.The drone delivery system is part of a program envisioned by the Rwandan ...

Cyberhawk Working With SSE To Inspect Wind Turbines

In May 2016, Cyberhawk Innovations began flying unmanned aircraft systems to perform close visual wind turbine inspections.Cyberhawk is working with SSE Plc, one of the UK’s largest energy companies, to inspect more than 600 blades using UAS, according to a news release. UAS will be ...

Exxon Is Using Drones To Scout For Whales

Drones are quickly becoming a game-changer in the oil and gas industry, as the flying robots perform otherwise costly and dangerous inspections of pipelines, offshore rigs and refineries.Exxon Mobil Corp. is one of many major oil companies using drones in its oil-and-gas production operat...

Scientists Counting Sea Turtles With Drones

A team of researchers are conducting their annual sea turtle survey at the coast this summer.  But this year, they have a new tool to give them a bird’s eye view.  Drones equipped with cameras fly over the water and capture images of sea turtles from above.The Federal Aviation ...