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Specialty Property Insurer in CT to Use Drones for Inspection, Loss Prevention

The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. (HSB), part of global reinsurance company Munich Re, has received federal permission to fly drones to...

TESSCO to Distribute Sentera Drone Solutions for Infrastructure Inspections

TESSCO Technologies Inc., a U.S. provider of product and supply chain solutions to build, use and maintain cellular, mobile communications, Wi-Fi, machine-to-machine, Internet of Things...

Cyberhawk Completes UAV Inspection Inside ‘Dark, Dusty’ Steam Boiler

Cyberhawk Innovations, a Scotland-based provider of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspections, says it has completed its first commercial internal steam boiler inspection, which was...

Sky-Futures, Flyability Carrying out Internal Tank Inspections with Caged Drones

Sky-Futures, a provider of drone-based data collection and analysis services for the oil and gas industry, has announced a partnership with Flyability, a commercial...

NASA’s Methane Sensor Mates with sUAS for Pipeline Safety Research

The sensor, similar to one developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory for use on Mars, enables high-sensity detection of methane.

Long Island Robotics Company to Use Drones for Energy, Utility Inspections

ULC Robotics Inc. says it will be using its newly issued Section 333 exemption to commercially perform drone inspections and surveys for the energy...

Sky-Futures Forms New Partnership for Offshore, Marine Drone Inspections

Sky-Futures, a provider of drone inspection services for the oil and gas industry, is collaborating with Offshore Technology Development (OTD) - a subsidiary of...

Exacter Offers Power-Line Assessment Unit for Unmanned, Manned Aircraft

Exacter Inc., a Columbus, Ohio-based provider of predictive technology and grid-health inspection services for the electric utility industry, says it is offering an assessment...

Consortium Aims to Advance Long-Distance Drone Use for Electric Companies

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), an association representing U.S. investor-owned electric companies, has teamed with Sharper Shape, which provides unmanned aircraft system (UAS)-based asset...

Lloyd’s Register Creates Guidance on UAS for Inspections

Lloyd’s Register has launched what it calls the first phase of guidance notes on unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations. Specifically, this phase of notes...

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