Carestream NDT Adds to Industry-Leading Non-Glass Detector PortfolioCarestream’s Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) group is a pioneer in the development and application of new technologies to assist NDT professionals. The initial non-glass large format digital radiography (DR) panel began the revolution, and now the company is adding to their portfolio by launching the HPX-DR 2530 PH, a non-glass detector that provides high-resolution imaging capability and a durable design tailored for the rigors of NDT field work.
With a 98 μm resolution, the HPX-DR 2530 PH lets NDT ...Read More.
BPU Approves Steam Turbine MaintenanceOne of two steam turbine generators will be overhauled at the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities. On Monday, the BPU approved contracting with S.T. Cotter Turbine Services of Clearwater, Minn., to perform a maintenance overhaul of steam turbine generator No. 5 in the amount of $1.9 million. According to the resolution approved by the BPU, S.T. Cotter Turbine Services was the lowest of seven bids, which ranged between $1.9 million and $4 million.
S.T. Cotter was the lowest bid, which included part...Read More.
Nanotronics Appoints Jodi Shelton, Global Semiconductor Alliance co-founder and CEO, to Board of AdvisorsNanotronics, developer of the world’s most advanced robotic industrial microscope that combines AI, automation, and sophisticated imaging for industrial inspection, today announced the appointment of Jodi Shelton to the company’s Advisory Board. Jodi is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Global Semiconductor Alliance, a not-for-profit trade organization at the center of the semiconductor ecosystem that has helped prepare the industry for the paradigm shifts defining it.
As a key advisor to...Read More.
SAIT Canada Professional Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems CourseGain specialized professional skills to become a drone pilot in this emerging field with application to various industries. Our Professional Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) program will teach you all aspects of operating drones for commercial use. From agricultural, environmental and industrial monitoring and inspection to emergency response to 3-D mapping and beyond, the use of drones for a variety of applications in numerous industries is rapidly evolving.
You’ll learn about the construc...Read More.
Hepta Airborne’s Platform Speeds Drone Image AnalysisFollowing years of internal use and improved performance in analyzing electricity grids across the EU, the Estonian-founded tech company, Hepta Airborne is releasing a freemium version of its AI-driven software, uBird, to the drone operator community.
Originally developed as an automation tool for power line and utility inspection to increase the accuracy of defect detection, the uBird platform now effectively extends to the wider infrastructure-inspection industry. The uBird platform is intended for all...Read More.
Faster and more Reliable Visual Inspection for Die CastersWith computer vision and deep learning approaches, the Italian company Covision Quality wants to help the industry. The joint project with Alupress is intended to support this. We spoke with Franz Tschimben, CEO of Covision Quality, about his company's goals and challenges.
What is Covision Quality about?
Franz Tschimben: Covision Quality automates the industrial quality control process on metals through computer vision and deep learning technology. Computer vision is considered to be the mos...Read More.
Equinor and DNV Invest in Scout Drone InspectionScout Drone Inspection has successfully closed an investment round of 27.5 million Norwegian kroner. Equinor Ventures and DNV joined in the round together with existing shareholders, including Investinor and CoFounder, and new private investors.
Scout Drone Inspection (ScoutDI) creates specialized drones and associated cloud-based data analysis services for internal industrial inspection of ship tanks and similar confined space environments.
Today, asset owners and inspection companies are dependent o...Read More.
Inspekto Partners with Macnica to Distribute Visual Inspection SystemInspekto, the company that founded the Autonomous Machine Vision (AMV) category, has partnered with Macnica, a global semiconductor distributor, to distribute its INSPEKTO S70 to a growing European customer base. Inspekto’s flagship product is the only visual inspection solution on the market to provide a truly plug and inspect experience. It is also the first and only vision inspection solution distributed by Macnica, helping the company’s customers meet stringent quality requirements in a variety of secto...Read More.
Novosound Receives Award for Continuous Corrosion MonitoringNovosound, a leading ultrasonic company based in Scotland, has overcome competition from some of the biggest organisations in the world to win its first international honour at the 2021 Materials Performance Corrosion Innovation of the Year Awards.
Organised by the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), Novosound received the award in the Testing category for its revolutionary Belenus ultrasound sensor, which provides corrosion monitoring across a variety of structures and environme...Read More.
UK Project to use Drone Swarms for Wind InspectionsOcean Infinity, in partnership with the University of Portsmouth, Airborne Robotics and Bentley Telecom is to develop an autonomous offshore wind farm inspection capability utilising aerial drone swarms deployed from an uncrewed marine robotic vessel.
Using 5G and satellite connectivity, the project will see a swarm of drones autonomously inspect wind turbines subsequently removing the need for manual, human inspection.
A 36m Armada uncrewed robotic vessel will act as the host vessel for the ...Read More.