This deep dive focuses on the use of drones from inspection and operation to maintenance of cell towers, wind turbines, solar farms and other large installations. Key issues to be tackled include appropriate sensor types and integration, safety compliance, automated systems, adjusting work processes, sharing data, progress in use of AI and autonomy, and options for future such as swarms and utilizing large structures for drone charging.
Wednesday, October 3
Part I (2:00 – 3:30pm) Elements of a Scalable Drone Program
Sensor types & integration
The essentials for an effective SOP
Work processes: learning from experience
Part II (4:00 – 5:00pm)
Next Steps: Leveraging Information from UAVs