• Automation Can Help You Preserve Pipeline Integrity

    The oil & gas industry is in the midst of a perfect storm. The way that you and other midstream operators handle day-to-day business in the here, now, and foreseeable future – is changing at breakneck speeds. This storm is likely posing major challenges to your asset integrity efforts, but autonomous systems that capture visual […]

    Posted: April 23, 2020
  • How Autonomous Aerial Systems Empower Remote Workforces

    The 250 years of technological innovation since The Industrial Revolution have taught us a wonderfully simple equation: automation drives efficiency, efficiency drives success, and success drives further success. Drones, also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), stand to make another mass-positive impact on the way many organizations do business, but how? The immediate value of […]

    Posted: April 9, 2020
  • How AI & UAVs Team-up for Superior Pipeline Insights

    Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) inspections are gaining mindshare in pipeline integrity management applications, and why not? These autonomous aerial systems are ideal for surveying a pipeline corridor to source high-quality optics on your asset. However, when surveying assets over vast distances, a UAV is going to generate an equally vast amount of raw imagery. Without […]

    Posted: March 27, 2020
  • Leveraging sUAS Technology for Smarter Public Projects

    The government needs more data. That statement might fill some people with dread, but, when it comes to aerial data that helps people make critical decisions, it can mean saving lives and billions of dollars. From municipal to federal, the public sector deals with massive-scale projects that require geospatial data on vast portions of the […]

    Posted: March 20, 2020
  • How Aerial Data Can Improve Coastline Monitoring Operations

    Governments are in search of ways to better visualize what’s happening along their nation’s coastlines and maritime environments. Border security, search and rescue, port and shipping activity, environmental health – there are numerous coastal activities that governments need to be aware of. New technologies on the market today can get you the actionable data you […]

    Posted: March 12, 2020
  • Sophisticated Solutions for Sophisticated Pipeline Product Theft

    When you think of product theft on a pipeline, you likely think of some of the more extreme cases of theft from across the globe. Rocket attacks on pipelines throughout the African continent or the devastating explosion from an illegal tap gone awry in Mexico last year. However, pipeline product theft is manifesting in much […]

    Posted: March 6, 2020
  • Getting Better Data for Rail Inspection

    Throughout history, many people have made a big fuss about how hard it is to make the trains run on time. If you ask us, the people who maintain all the rails the trains run on deserve some of that awe and admiration. With the advent of new technologies for streamlining visual inspection – such […]

    Posted: February 28, 2020
  • Five Examples of How Data Dictates an Aerial Inspection Drone

    Drones are a fantastic tool for gathering visual data, but as the saying goes, you need to pick the right tool for the job. Drones come in all shapes and sizes, and can be outfitted with a variety of sensors for specific monitoring applications. There is no cookie-cutter approach to drone aerial inspection that will […]

    Posted: February 20, 2020
  • Predictive Analytics: For Pipelines or Pipe Dreams?

    Conventional detect-and-react thinking around pipeline integrity management is causing midstream operators to hit a performance plateau. While new sensor technologies and in-line inspection tools might garner slightly more accurate readings, they still feed into a process that isn’t going to yield operators a dramatic improvement in pipeline integrity. Improving your ability to detect a leak, […]

    Posted: February 7, 2020
  • Boost the Safety and Efficiency of Pipeline Maintenance with Unmanned Technology

    When we think of autonomous, unmanned technologies – our minds can sometimes go to a pessimistic place. Unemployed workers standing out in the streets, while unflinching robots work without a moment’s lapse in the factory. The reality isn’t so horrifying. These technologies can be used to handle the arduous and dangerous tasks that burden your […]

    Posted: January 31, 2020