UAV Platform Development for Automated Asset Condition Diagnosis

Project: Research

Project Details


Creation of a first UAV prototype integrating two sensors and a live demonstration to show the benefits of this technology in terms of improved imaging and accuracy of diagnosis, reduced operational risk, process efficiency cost savings and health and safety improvements.

Layman's description

Development of a new onboard image processing platform to allow UAVs to do real-time asset inspection and condition assessment

Key findings

Technically feasible and beneficial, needs suitable industry partner to deliver a complete service in the energy sector
Effective start/end date1/03/161/03/17


  • UAV
  • Image processing


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