Reports

METHANE GAS DETECTION (sensor comparison)

Methane Gas Detection Sensors ELECTROCHEMICAL OR CATALYTIC TYPE SENSORS for Methane Gas Compared with above what are the advantages of  Methane Gas Detection with Laser Sensors? Zero Poisoning, No Aging and No Cross-sensitivity: Electrochemical detectors are always in direct contact with the gas. They are prone to aging as the measurement principle is based on …

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Natural Disasters and Drones (added functions)

Natural disasters and drones have become a very popular topic. Most recently there was an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia. The deployment of drones in this disaster feature in international headlines. Nearly every week another natural disaster somewhere in the world makes another headline. Natural disasters seem to occur particularly on the Pacific Rim’s geologically …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: "JAPANESE GOVERNMENT TO SLASH DRONE REGULATIONS"

As the FAA gears up to increase drone regulations in the US, the Japanese government announced that it would slash regulations on drones in order to promote their use, calling them part of the “fourth industrial revolution.” The second meeting of Japan’s Public-Private Dialogue towards Investment for the Future was held yesterday at the Prime Minister’s Office. The …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: "DRONES MAY SOMEDAY REPAIR OUR CITIES"

Drones to repair cities. In 2013, American taxpayers spent $91 billion on roads with a huge piece of the pie allocated to labor-intensive repair of bad roads. Now, fast-forward to the often-imagined “City of the Future.” Instead of massive, honking, smog-belching traffic delays ringed around stacks of safety cones and orange-clad workers, picture a small …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: "MINERS STRIKE DRONE GOLD DOWN UNDER"

Drones in mines

One of Australia’s largest mining and metal companies is digging into drone use as a viable means of information gathering and the results may be a virtual gold mine of data for the industry. According to a recent company press release, Rio Tinto — a British-Australian multinational — is using drones to monitor its coal …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: "DRONES HELP CATCH TRAIN THIEVES IN POLAND"

Using thermal cameras in drones in security and surveillance

PKP Cargo, Poland’s largest rail freight operator, has announced that recently introduced drones are helping to significantly reduce the amount of thefts from the company’s trains.  “Thanks to the initiatives undertaken by PKP Cargo, in the first half of the year losses due to theft of goods from trains were reduced by almost 60 percent,” …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: "DRONES ARE BECOMING THE OIL INDUSTRY'S GUARDIAN ANGELS"

Drones in the oil industry: AS PETROLEUM HAS BECOME HARDER TO FIND, IT’S BECOME INCREASINGLY COSTLY AND DANGEROUS TO EXTRACT. COULD AERIAL DATA-COLLECTION BOTS CREATE A NEW BOOM IN FOSSIL FUELS? Oil and gas exploration has always moved at the speed of the equipment—glacially. Productive job sites quickly get clogged with fleets of massive trucks, cranes, …

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