The Latvian company Aerones has launched its line of permanently tethered cleaning drones that clean the windows of high elevation skyscrapers efficiently. These drones are powered with electricity and water that comes from the ground, virtually eliminate the human safety risk of such heights and are easily adaptable to different building styles.
Aerones Window Washing Drone
The Aerones drone is pretty big. It features 14 rotors, and its box frame is approximately 3 X 3 meters. It inclines the scales at 90 kg (121 pounds). Due to its big size, it can be tied to the peak of a building should something happen, it won’t drop into the ground. The pilot on the ground can see an HD video feed from a 5G connection on the drone. Both electricity and water are fed to the Aerones from hoses and wires … Read the rest
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
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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