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23.02.2021

A Guide to Aerial Inspection Pilot Projects

Amidst rapid development in technology, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are becoming increasingly popular in various domains since they’re far more superior than their manned counterparts. Power line inspection is one domain where UAVs or drones offer massive potential with enhanced speed, efficiency, safety, and data management systems.
23.02.2021

People, processes, and procedures required for a safe aerial inspection of power lines

As a company pioneering more benign services of the unmanned aerial inspection of power lines, Hepta ensures that airborne security and safety are taken very seriously. Regulatory approval is necessary to obtain “beyond visual line of sight” (BVLOS) flight permits essential for the productive inspection of long power lines.
15.02.2021

UAV payloads and software in efficient data gathering and analysis

Hepta Airborne’s innovations always focus on payloads to ensure that the drones cover the required inspection areas and succeed in efficient data gathering. The company currently uses various payloads – including optical RGB photos, infrared, LiDAR, and CORONA – to gather the data required by grid operators.
09.02.2021

Task-optimised UAV helicopter helps cover three thousand kilometres

Traditional inspection techniques are typically extremely time-consuming and labor-intensive. The ground-based method is a massive workload and can be somewhat hazardous for the staff. So what’s the alternative? Look up to the sky!
15.01.2021

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

Hepta Airborne conducted a project for Connecto to assess the extent of woodpecker damage on fibre-optic cables.

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