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Hepta joins Estonian Aviaton Cluster

Industrial sector drives for advanced surveillance and inspection solutions – executing automated flights for hundreds of kilometres, while withstanding night-time & harsh weather conditions. Hepta automates analysis for power lines. Before digitizing the assets for grid operators, they use various data acquisition sources – satellites, helicopters, in-house built drones.

The number of drones in the airspace is growing. There are around 10M drones in use across the world, which is around 250% increase since 2017. To accelerate our market entry, we are developing and implementing the use of industrial scale UAV’s, operational in covering hundreds of kilometers in a single flight. We perform complex beyond visual line of sight UAV inspections, mutiplying the complexity of safe integration of airspaces. We joined Estonian Aviation Cluster (EAC), to create positive impact towards integration of the unmanned and manned aviation worlds and accelerate this impact with the help of EAC and its network,” told Henri Klemmer, CEO of Hepta.

Hepta develops drones equipped with sensors which use real time AI outperforming helicopters with the efficiency cheaper than walking. They are considered to be next generation drone technology company. In parallel we must work towards safe integration of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) between manned air traffic & airspace in Estonia. We have to be more ambitious, because potential is there. After joining of Hepta, Cluster has now even more companies which are interested to speed up integration of these two worlds,” said Kristo Reinsalu, General Manager of EAC.

 

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2020 autumn storm inspection PoC for Järvi-Suomen Energia and Kymenlaakson Sähkö in Finland
26.11.2020

2020 autumn storm inspection PoC for Järvi-Suomen Energia and Kymenlaakson Sähkö in Finland

Hepta Airborne conducted a quick storm inspection with drones in September 2020 after strong autumn storm Aila. The works were conducted in Mikkeli, Finland for Järvi-Suomen Energia (JSE) and in Lahti area for Kymenlaakson Sähkö (KS).
5G and Drones will solve poor network connection during crowded events

5G and Drones will solve poor network connection during crowded events

AI-driven power line analysis company Hepta Airborne in cooperation with partners such as NCSR Demokritos, Cosmoste, robots.expert, Egaleo, Infolysis, CAFA Tech and many more, related to 5G! Drones project tested the possibility to offer a better level of Network services, specifically to leave behind dropped calls and degraded Internet connectivity during mass events.
Grid operators seek aid from digitalised assets amid the pandemic
16.04.2020

Grid operators seek aid from digitalised assets amid the pandemic

As the old adage states, businesses are put to the test in hard times, and what a wonderful test the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has provided. With remote coffee breaks, reviewing our Slack communication best practices and assigning more secluded areas of inspection to grid specialists, work at Hepta continues without major disruptions.

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