DroneBase Acquires UK-Based Inspection²DroneBase, the leader in intelligent imaging, today announced the acquisition of U.K.-based Inspection², the leading provider of AI-enabled aerial inspections in the U.K. and Europe. With the acquisition, DroneBase continues to accelerate its global expansion, adding capabilities and services for the telecommunications, and transmission & distribution sectors globally.
This is DroneBase's second acquisition in less than 12 months. In December 2021, the company added India-based AirProbe, a leader in AI-...Read More.
Conco Promotes Tim Meyer to President of Industrial MarketsConco Services LLC, with its headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, is pleased to announce it has promoted Timothy Layne Meyer of Lake Charles, Louisiana, to President, Industrial Markets in recognition of his superior performance leading the company's Industrial Division's sales and safety programs as well as establishing its nondestructive testing (NDT) capabilities in the industrial and petrochemical markets.
In Meyer's twelve years with Conco, his successes in sales, sales management, and safety management ...Read More.
IrisNDT Acquires Significant Assets of Viking InspectionIRISNDT has announced the acquisition of assets of Viking Inspection Limited ("Viking"). Viking provides EEMUA 159 Tank Inspections and API 570 Pipeline Inspections to the chemical, petrochemical, refining, storage, and construction industries. These services are provided to the global market from Viking’s Grimsby office. Viking will move their service location to IRISNDT’s Immingham facility. Viking's move will result in mproved facilities, access to capital investment, and additional support from IRISNDT....Read More.
Innoviz and Joowon Accelerate LiDAR in South KoreaInnoviz Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: INVZ) (the "Company" or "Innoviz"), a leading provider of high-performance, automotive-grade LiDAR sensors and perception software, and Joowon Industrial, a distributor and supplier of world-class testing equipment, today announced their cooperation to drive sales for Innoviz's LiDAR in the Korean market.
Powerline inspection and analysis is currently a highly critical and highly manual process for most utilities, requiring a large number of inspectors who physically in...Read More.
AR and VR Create Remote Intelligence for Industrial WorkersThe challenge is as old as industrial work: the person with the ability, knowledge and experience to fix a problem, or to provide instructions, is not physically there. With that in mind, workforce solutions technology company Librestream is providing augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) solutions to businesses, such as Tesco supermarkets in the United Kingdom, to manage remote inspections and maintenance procedures, using only a smartphone and the company's software-as-a-service (SaaS).
MFE Inspection Solutions Canada Becomes Distributor for Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific’s line of Niton XRF and LIBS units will now be offered by MFE Inspection Solutions Canada.
After 23 years of service, Elemental Controls is closing its doors and handing its distributorship of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Niton XRF and LIBS analyzers to MFE Inspection Solutions Canada.
As part of this transition, MFE Canada will be welcoming Puneet Kochistry, Marco Santelli, Christian Lavell, Andrew Noblett, and Mike Nicol, all formerly of Elemental Controls, to its team.
Static Electricity and Surface Roughness in FilmsThe surface of films used in food packaging, industrial materials, and medical applications feature various properties, such as transparency, gloss, waterproofness, antifouling, and non-adhesiveness. Surface treatment and processing are applied to add various surface functions.
To evaluate the quality of the surface treatment and processing on film, it is important to measure surface roughness. This inspection measures the roughness of fine irregularities on the film surface and quantifies it numerica...Read More.
Custom NDT Solutions for In-Service Wheel Rail Interface TestingAs you watch a train pass by, you may count the rail cars carrying freight safely to its desired destination. Those in the rail transportation industry, however, know that the real action is in the wheels. The wheel rail interface is one of the most important components for a train’s operation. Its performance determines if the cargo will arrive on time, and regular inspection is necessary to ensure the integrity of this component. This article discusses why Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT) and Eddy C...Read More.
Siemens and NVIDIA to Enable Industrial MetaverseSiemens, a leader in industrial automation and software, infrastructure, building technology and transportation and NVIDIA, a pioneer in accelerated graphics and artificial intelligence (AI), today announced an expansion of their partnership to enable the industrial metaverse and increase use of AI-driven digital twin technology that will help bring industrial automation to a new level.
Image: Roland Busch (r.), CEO of Siemens AG and Jensen Huang, founder and CEO of Nvidia at the launch event of the Sie...Read More.
Industrial Inspection with Skypersonic DronesRelying only on an internet connection from a normal cellphone, industrial drone company Skypersonic — part of publicly traded drone company Red Cat Holdings (NASDAQ: RCAT) — visually inspected the interior of a fully operational utility plant in Turin, Italy, using a drone controlled from Orlando, Fla., 4,800 miles away.
To see a video of this historic transoceanic remote flight, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cq8ftbUyBu8.
The Orlando-based pilot — Drew Camden, president of Red Cat subsi...Read More.