drone flying over solar panels

UAVs offer solar industry benefits, but at a cost

The use of UAVs (or drones) in the solar industry has been limited to date, though has the potential for change. Two of the biggest opportunities for deploying UAVs in this sector are for the surveying of sites and roofs to allow for quicker and more accurate solar installation design,...

/ April 18, 2017
intelligent automation commercial drone

Drone artificial intelligence is key enabler as investment dollars flow

Commercial drones – those used for precision agriculture, mining, site inspection and other applications – are big business. They are a key tool for improving efficiency and safety whilst reducing overheads. But problems exist: how can drones be piloted safely and is there a way to magnify their impact yet...

/ April 17, 2017