Cases

Interesting stories from the entire industry.

A medical check for your utility.

Colorado Aerial Imaging’s insights to being a successful DSP.

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From Excel to excellence

The story of how one Co-op turned 3000 images in Excel into actionable insights about their assets.

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Thermal orthographic vs. individual images.

We thought it would be interesting to compare thermal orthographic (stitched images) versus individual images, to examine flight times of data collection and resulting deliverables.

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Top 10 acronyms of the commercial drone market

The commercial drone world can be a linguistic jungle.
We’ve tried to decode it in 10 steps.

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Drowning in data

It used to be more data = more problems.
But for Jim and Fenix I.S.R, one tool changed it all.

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A journey with drones

The story of a CEO, who believed that you can be a successful entrepreneur and still maintain a healthy work-life balance.

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Scopito Intelligence

Watch our AI in action, courtesy of Bytestone ai

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How drones are revolutionizing wind asset inspections

Asset inspections are in the ever-blowing winds of disruption – and the drone is in the air, documenting it all, affecting the future of the energy sector.

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Why you should be outsourcing your data analysis

Are You spending unnecessary resources on in-house analysis, or are you right to hold off when it comes to outsourcing?
Trusting an external company with Your data analysis might feel daunting, but in many cases, it can actually save You a lot of time and even increase the quality of inspection results.
However, sometimes it just isn’t right.

So how do you know? Read on.

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Preventing disaster; rail inspections

Rail inspection is the practice of examining rail tracks for flaws that could lead to catastrophic failures.

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Solar farm inspections

The benefits of using drones in solar farm inspections are impossible to disregard. However using thermal imaging as part of that inspection – though undeniably best practice – is not as widely accepted. In this article, we will look at the advantages of thermal imaging in solar farm inspections, and how to gain the most […]

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5 steps to mastering your commercial drone operations

Electric Transmission & Distribution

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In the Top 10 Energy Solution Providers 2019

At Scopito we are proud to be on CIO’s Top 10 list of Energy Drone Solution Providers.

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Drones replacing humans – when, why and how?

Inspections: Drones can save lives, drones can save money. But can they in fact replace inspection workers, like the ones who would climb a roof to check for lose tiles? That’s what we’ll discuss in this article, where we’ll also discuss what would be the ideal way to tackle the changes drones are applying to the inspection industry.

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The rise of drone inspections in Africa

Where is Africa standing on applying drones for inspections? At Scopito we are always curious to better understand our customer’s challenges and successes. This time we talked to Jaco Mienie from Step Above Mapping – a drone inspection company located in South Africa.

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Cell tower inspections

However, cell tower inspections are often risky and very expensive. Companies need to employ specially trained personnel, capable of detecting any flaws in the towers, using high end and costly equipment.

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Differentiating your product: Drone Inspection

Drones are getting cheaper, large companies are investing huge sums, and more pilots are getting certified
– in short, the barriers of entry to the drone inspection market are lowering.

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THE EVOLUTION OF WIND TURBINE INSPECTIONS

As the part of an inspection company that offers inspection reports as their core product, one employee of the wind turbine inspection division in the energy company ALL NRG tells us about his challenges with inspections and shares an exciting vision for the future of wind turbine inspections.

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Simple solar inspection software

Previously the inspection of Solar plants was messy. Luckily using a drone to lift the thermal imager helps a lot, but when anomalies are captured in the Solar plant, the next challenge is locating those faults within thousands of almost identical Solar modules – here intelligent software has come to the rescue.

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WHY CELL TOWER INSPECTIONS ARE WORTH GOLD

Functioning cell tower coverage is a necessity today, as so many of the technologies that we take for granted, depend on it. This makes proper maintenance and regular inspections more critical than ever before.

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50% less time spent on image analysis

50% less time spent on image analysis With governments loosening restrictions and an increasing number of drone operators getting BVLOS permits, drone flights are becoming more efficient by the day. With this development, the drone industry’s next big challenge will be how to efficiently handle the thousands of images that drone inspections create. As a […]

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Promising results from drone-based powerline inspections in Norway

In many regions of Norway, access to powerlines is difficult, so helicopters are often deployed to inspect the grid. But power utilities are increasingly becoming aware of the potential of drone-based inspections as a cost-effective and powerful method of obtaining data.

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ROOFTOP INSPECTIONS AND 3D LANDSCAPE MODELS BASED ON PRECISE IMAGE TAGGING

ROOFTOP INSPECTIONS AND 3D LANDSCAPE MODELS BASED ON PRECISE IMAGE TAGGING DANISH DRONE NETWORK USES THE SCOPITO SOFTWARE TO CREATE PRECISE ROOFTOP INSPECTION DATA – AND TO BUILD VIRTUAL BUILDINGS ON UNDEVELOPED LAND Dansk Drone Netværk (Danish Drone Network) is a networking company consisting of freelance drone operators performing all sorts of drone jobs such […]

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HOW TO HANDLE THOUSANDS OF INSPECTION IMAGES WITHOUT LEAVING YOUR OFFICE

Energinet is a non-profit organization operating 6,800 kilometres of electricity supply grid in Denmark. In recent years, Energinet has come to rely increasingly on drone inspections for the maintenance of power lines.

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