USAF Selects Drone Inspection System as Finalist in AFWERX FUSION Challenge
Posted: 2020-10-1 AFWERX, the catalyst for fostering innovation within the U.S. Air Force, announced Easy Aerial as one of the top 92 participating teams selected from across the globe competing to build the Base of the Future Challenge.
The AFWERX Challenge is centered around six topics – Base Security, Installation Resilience, Leveraging Technology for Operational Effectiveness, Reverse Engineering, Culture of Innovation, and Airman and Family Wellbeing. The proposals selected to advance represent innovative solu...Read More.
Nordson Corporation Acquires vivaMOS
Posted: 2020-10-1 Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) has acquired vivaMOS Ltd., which designs, develops and fabricates high-end large-area complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) image sensors for a wide range of X-ray applications. This acquisition builds on Nordson’s strategic objective to enhance its test and inspection capabilities for diverse end markets.
Based in Southampton, U.K., vivaMOS is a leader in its field for high-end large-area CMOS image sensors. The company was established in 2015 as a spinoff fr...Read More.
Startup Finalists for RTX Innovation Challenge
Posted: 2020-10-1HYDERABAD: The Telangana government run incubator T-Hub and Raytheon Technologies, a global aerospace and defence company, on Thursday announced three finalists for the RTX Innovation Challenge that they are running to develop a tool to improve how Raytheon Technologies assesses aircraft engine repairs.
T-Hub and Raytheon Technologies reviewed applications from 70 startups across 14 countries and selected three companies to develop proof-of-concept systems. The three companies are – Awiros, a vis...Read More.
Industrial Drone Gathers Incredible Footage of the Dead Sea
Posted: 2020-10-1Israel’s Percepto has emerged as a global market leader for autonomous industrial drone systems with their drone-in-a-box solution. A proven safety record and their sophisticated technology have enabled Percepto customers to receive many waivers to fly beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) – and today, Percepto announced that they’ve been granted a BVLOS waiver to fly at the ICL Dead Sea site in Israel. The application is industrial – but the amazing drone video of the Dead Sea resulting from the project is...Read More.
Nextant and Veracity Partner to Bring Aviation-Quality NDT to Other Industry
Posted: 2020-9-20Nextant Aerospace and Veracity Technology Solutions are partnering to expand their nondestructive testing (NDT) capabilities beyond the aviation industry. While the two companies will continue to focus on business and military aircraft inspections, they will share resources to grow their NDT services in outside markets ranging from power generation and industrial services to amusement park rides. This agreement makes high quality aviation-grade inspections available to a broader range of clients, and it all...Read More.
Ardenna introduces Rail-Inspector
Posted: 2020-9-20Ardenna announced today the general availability of Rail-Inspector, its cloud-based software that accurately processes and analyzes imagery captured during drone surveys. Rail-Inspector identifies and measures railway features, classifying anomalies and determining the health of railway features, while reporting on areas of concern to railroad decision makers. Some of the track features identified include crossties and their condition, joint bars, fasteners, frogs and switches. Track features measured inclu...Read More.
Shell and DJI Partner To Innovate Drone Technology For The Energy Industry
Posted: 2020-9-20DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, announced a Solution Development Partnership with Shell Oil Company to create, test and deploy DJI drone technology at its Deer Park Manufacturing Complex to improve efficiency and worker safety during industrial inspections and emergency incident response.
"As one of the world’s largest energy companies, Shell has provided us with valuable insight into the unique challenges of conducting aerial inspections at one of its largest f...Read More.
Bob Nielsen Named President of ASRC Industrial’s Mansfield Industrial
Posted: 2020-9-20TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ASRC Industrial (AIS), a premier provider of industrial and environmental services throughout the United States, is pleased to announce industry veteran Bob Nielsen as president of its wholly-owned operating company Mansfield Industrial. Mansfield, based in Pensacola, Florida with operations across the Gulf South and through the Mid-Atlantic is a world-class provider of industrial coatings, insulation, scaffolding, fireproofing and industrial. In his role, Nielsen will report ...Read More.
Augmentir Announces Connected Worker RealWear HMT-1 Industrial Wearable
Posted: 2020-9-20HORSHAM, PA – August 26, 2020 – Augmentir, Inc., a leading provider of artificial intelligence-based connected worker software for industrial companies, today announced the immediate availability of a comprehensive subscription offering that combines the RealWear HMT-1® wearable Android tablet with Augmentir’s AI-Powered Connected Worker platform. The low-cost subscription bundle gives enterprise companies the technology and tools they need to help increase safety, quality, and productivity for frontline wo...Read More.
LaSen Plans Major New Mexico Expansion
Posted: 2020-9-20Las Cruces, N.M. – A company that specializes in aerial inspection and mapping services is planning a major expansion in New Mexico, more than doubling its highly trained workforce and speeding global expansion, Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.
LaSen Inc. has been awarded a state Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) grant of $750,000 to construct a larger headquarters facility, add new drones and helicopters, and hire 79 additional employees over t...Read More.