News about digitizing infrastructures and automating utility inspection with drones and AI

Overhead power lines
30.03.2022

Defect detection in overhead power line inspection using AI solutions

Find out how customer-specific AI models help Hepta Airborne's customers to detect more relevant defects in overhead power lines.
29.03.2022

Hepta Airborne recognized as an exemplary service provider

Recently Hepta's efforts, diligent work and delivered results were recognised by Enefit Connect, as they named Hepta Airborne an exemplary service provider.
16.03.2022

How to save time and improve inspection accuracy with machine learning models in uBird

Machine learning models are created to recognize patterns and find specific details in huge datasets. For example, a machine learning model can help you find every photo containing wristwatches, from all of the photos you have taken in your life. But before you can employ a machine learning model, you will first need to create a machine learning algorithm.
28.02.2022

Drone data analysis in power line inspections

Drone data analysis helps power grid operators to detect defects that would be otherwise hidden from the naked eye. While traditional, on-foot inspection teams depend on what they see from the ground, drones enable inspection teams to both get a closer look at the power poles and use different sensors for data collection.
25.02.2022

YellowScan and Hepta Airborne success stories

Hepta Airborne has been working with YellowScan LiDARs for years and has used them in multiple different countries with great results. Their high point density and advanced accuracy and precision have made YellowScan the LiDAR industry flagship. As collecting the highest quality of data during our inspections is paramount for Hepta, we have used YellowScan products extensively in our operations.
21.02.2022

How Hepta’s power line inspection platform can detect 10000+ different defects

There are more than 60 million kilometres of power lines in the world and thousands of distribution and transmission network operators who have to maintain and service those lines. It is not an easy task, nor one where the experiences would be similar to all parties. While the operating logic and goals are shared by all operators, the challenges differ.

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