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It’s Not a Bird or a Plane. It’s a 17-Foot Drone, and It’s Here to Save Your Cellphone Service.

Law enforcement and emergency responders have been using drones to give them an eye in the sky for years. But the unmanned aerial vehicles may soon provide ears as well. Two of the country’s largest mobile phone companies are exploring … Continue reading

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Drone Inspections: HRSG Maintenance from a Bird’s Eye View

Battery powered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones are finding applications in an increasing number of commercial industries and the power industry is no exception. Originally more commonly associated with military and recreational applications, drones have expanded their resume to … Continue reading

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These Power Line-Stringing Drones Are Restoring Power in Puerto Rico

The mountainous area of Ponce, Puerto Rico has posed quite the challenge for local officials attempting to restore power in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The storm left residents powerless for four months, and while efforts by companies such as … Continue reading

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles UAV (Drones) will be a Business of Over $6 Billion in 2027

The “Electric UAV Drones: Autonomous, Energy Independent 2017-2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This report reveals a parallel universe of drones of all sizes receiving billions of dollars of investment so they and their associated services create multi-billion … Continue reading

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