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Archive: November 2019

Automated rail track inspection

Tuesday 26th November, 2019

Omnicom Balfour Beatty and the University of York have joined forces to create a rail track inspection system, which could save £10 million per year in maintenance costs for the rail industry. The project has been worked on for over two years, with the objective of digitalising line inspection, by using machine vision inspection systems. […]

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Drone used for aircraft automated inspection

Thursday 7th November, 2019

Aircraft maintenance provider AAR is the first company in America to use French company’s Donecle’s inspection drone to help improve efficiencies when inspecting its fleet. AAR is trialling automated drone technology to inspect the surface of the aircraft for damage and wear. The drone can inspect and oversee the surface of a Boeing 737 in […]

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