How AI and machine learning algorithms redefine utility inspections as society faces this pandemic. The following is a guest post by Jaro Uljanovs, Lead AI Developer and Data Scientist at Sharper Shape, specialists in automated industrial inspections. Artificial intelligence (AI) boasts a wide range of potential applications, across nearly every industry imaginable — healthcare, automotive, […]
Business is ready for the drone economy: if we seize the opportunity, Britain can prosper, but only if we take the public with us Photo by Diana Măceşanu on Unsplash Mapping the UK drone sector Strong foundations exist in the UK The drone sector is growing fast. By 2030, PwC estimates that drones will have […]
The future of drone technology in UK cities Drones are both an opportunity and a threat; a strength for the UK economy but a potential unwelcome addition to our cities. The decisions the UK makes in the next few years will shape what path the country follows. UK cities need to consider what they want […]
Drone technology can replace some of the need for planners, developers and surveyors to visit sites during the Covid-19 pandemic. Drone footage is already being used for some planning applications. Charlotte Orrell is a senior planner with Iceni Projects in London. She reports their use to ‘transport’ the professional team, council officers and members, and […]
When drones collide – new rules for flyers as planning plays catch-up New laws for drone operators were recently announced by central government, restricting drone flights in the UK to under 400 feet and prohibiting devices within 1km of an airport boundary. Failure to comply will be a criminal offence and could result in an […]
Helix UAV drones are equipped with some amazing tech. This 4K 3D footage demonstrates the results of an aerial building scan.