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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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Why Telecom and Energy Companies Need GIS Mapping for All Technicians

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


Geographic information systems (GIS) mapping can revitalize telecom and energy companies by reducing costs and enhancing capital planning. As the U.S. focuses on energy independence, infrastructure efficiency, and better communication systems, GIS mapping can make a difference in managing assets, predicting outages, and deciding where to place infrastructure. Each of these applications requires geography, imagery, and data - all provided by GIS mapping. Teams with wider, easier access to this critical source of business intelligence are becoming increasingly important to business transformation.

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