Use of Drones To Clean Power Lines

People often take our power lines for granted. They enjoy the electricity that comes through outlets and powers their homes, but no one ever thinks where it comes from. That is until something goes wrong with the line and the power supply becomes compromised, or worse, lost completely.

Energy companies employ maintenance men and expect to look after these lines and ensure that everything runs smoothly. This means clearing away rubbish and dealing with faults.

The rise of drones changed all that as operators could send these UAVs up into the skies for a better view of the area and potential problems. Now, a company in China has gone a step further.… Read the rest

Inspecting Residential Construction Sites With Drones

Drone technology began in the military but has since moved to the public market for many applications.

The drones are used for home insurance claim inspections to survey the exterior damage.  The drone’s camera can see if there was bad wind storm damage to the roof, windows, and garage doors.  Once the claim is paid the homeowners can start repairing the garage doors on GarageDoorRepair123.com.  The claims adjuster can see multiple properties in a short amount of time.

Also, for residential construction site inspections, a drone flies easily and quickly over the site.  Other uses are photography & videography for realtors, the news, or social functions, search & rescue missions, and crop & livestock surveillance in agriculture.  Amazon even started testing drones for product delivery!

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