Rise of the autonomous flying robot

Rise of the autonomous flying robot

Robotic inspection and measurement systems have great potential for performing tasks safely, better, and faster than humans. Of specific interest in drydocks are aerial robotic systems for contact-based measurements and inspections as they are, quick, agile,...

A successful autonomous drone inspection test

A drone has successfully inspected a 19.4 metre high oil tank on board a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel.  The video shot by the drone was interpreted in real-time by an algorithm to detect cracks in the structure.  It is the latest step in a...