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The Aerial Perspective Blog

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Revolutionizing Pipeline Inspections

Jeff Brooks Jul 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM 0 Comments

Pipelines require a lot of data collection in order to operate smoothly and safely. Traditionally, this data has not been cheap or easy to obtain. Pipeline industry professionals are increasingly turning to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, to help them meet these challenges.

According to McKinsey, the UAV industry is expected to grow to $26 billion by 2026. The oil and gas industry is expected to benefit significantly from this growth.

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How Much Does a Service Outage Really Cost an Electric Company?

Jeff Brooks Apr 15, 2019 1:26:00 PM 0 Comments

All businesses rely on electricity to function. So when the power goes out, any business experiences loss of operations that can cost thousands to millions of dollars. An unplanned electrical outage, especially a long one, can lead some businesses to a point where it's too difficult to recover.

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Send in the Drones: How Human-Machine Teaming is Changing Disaster Response

Jeff Brooks Apr 15, 2019 11:07:00 AM 0 Comments

While we have been in an era of rapid technological development for quite some time, we have seen significant maturation of the specific field of artificial intelligence over the last five years. As our access to larger data sets, more advanced hardware, and sophisticated algorithms progress, so too do our robotics capabilities. Defense and disaster response are key areas that will be transformed by artificial intelligence, and those who are able to adopt relevant technologies early - and optimize their use of them - will have major advantages.

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