With drones, energy firms get an eye in the sky

With drones, energy firms get an eye in the sky

Companies like RIL, NTPC use them for surveillance, inspection, theft detection Indian energy companies are taking the usage of drones to literally new heights. From keeping an eye on the plants for mishaps and fires to helping in carrying out audits and inspections, the companies are flying in drones for a long list of tasks. Corporate giants such as Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and NTPC are in the process of […]

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NASA studies air-traffic control for drones

NASA studies air-traffic control for drones

Canyon and spurred the creation of the air-traffic control system. “That is what we’re trying to avoid,” Kopardekar said. In contrast to airliners, the FAA isn’t expected to guide drones itself. NASA is helping the FAA develop rules of the road, which operators such as proposed delivery services from Amazon, Google and Walmart could adopt in order to fly safely and reliably. With thousands of companies flying independently, with different […]

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SAN BERNARDINO: Airport could become drone research hub

SAN BERNARDINO: Airport could become drone research hub

The Tesla Foundation Group and the San Bernardino International Airport Authority have announced a new partnership to research the development of drones at the airport. By NEIL NISPEROS An alliance between San Bernardino’s airport and a technology group has been struck. San Bernardino International Airport could become ground zero for commercial drone research and technology. The airport is partnering with Tesla Foundation Group, not connected to Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors, […]

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