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

Detecting woodpecker damage on fibre-optic cables with drones – Connecto project

Hepta Airborne conducted a drone inspection project for Connecto to assess the extent of woodpecker damage on fibre-optic cables. During regular powerline inspections, the detection of woodpecker damage on poles is a regular task. But this was the first time Hepta Airborne conducted an inspection to find defects caused by woodpeckers in the fibre-optic grid. Read on from the case studies…

Example of woodpecker damage on fibre-optic cables in Estonia, defects marked in uBird Software.
18.01.2022

Hepta Airborne conducts tests with a E.DIS Group subsidiary in Germany

E.DIS Netz, a subsidiary of one the largest energy service providers in Germany, the E.DIS Group, recently finished testing novel drone-based inspection solutions in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The tests were conducted as part of a larger program for E.DIS Netz, which aims to evaluate how drones can be used in power line inspections.
12.01.2022

Turning T&D Inspection into a Cooperative Data-Driven Platform

The T&D grid is under pressure like never before. There are a number of data-driven digital solutions to help shore up the grid that have been getting a lot of press lately. While grid inspection may seem like a mainly analog process and doesn’t get the press other utility operations do, it too can be strengthened through digitalization and play a crucial role in the digital utility of the future.
29.12.2021

Overview of 2021 by Hepta Airborne CEO Henri Klemmer

As another year is coming to a close, it is time to take a look back on what has been achieved, developed and done in Hepta over the past 12 months. And there is no better person for the job than the CEO of Hepta Airborne - Mr Henri Klemmer! So grab a hot beverage, click play and hear what has been going on behind the scenes!

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