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The world's first high-temperature aerial platform for Close and General Visual Inspection performs a job at 65°C on an offshore platform.

UAV Takes the Heat off Inspectors

High pressure with adjustable angle can achieve so much more

Specialised Drones delivering High Pressure Cleaning Solution

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal research institute WSL have developed a flying device that can land on tree branches to take samples. This opens up a new dimension for scientists previously reserved for biodiversity researchers.

Special drone collects environmental DNA from trees

On January 20, Team POLAR showcases its first vehicle for independent climate research in icy, inhospitable regions such as the North and South Poles.

Antarctic rover performs research in the snow

High-precision measurements, shorter surveying times and the rapid further processing of the data obtained convinced voestalpine Stahl.

How Creaform Met the Need for Enhanced Accuracy, Versatility, and Efficiency of voestalpine Stahl GmbH

Latvian company SFM, a provider of transformer tanks, has been using Creaform MetraSCAN BLACK 3D scanner with VXelements software for 2 years, to provide high-quality 3D measurement reports for its products.

SFM improves its client reporting and the quality control of its transformer tanks through 3D scanning

Cambridge engineers have used drones, handheld particle sensors and a new modelling framework to measure, map and characterise harmful shipping emission particles at both land and sea. It is the first time that multi-characteristic particle measurements – including lung deposited surface area (LDSA), black carbon, and particle number – have been performed in this way, and it is hoped that this research will inform environmental initiatives and support efforts to clean up the maritime sector.

Monitoring maritime emissions at land and sea using drones and handheld particle sensors

Hummingbirds have extreme aerial agility and flight forms, which is why many drones and other aerial vehicles are designed to mimic hummingbird movement. Using a novel modeling method, researchers gained new insights into how hummingbirds produce wing movement, which could lead to design improvements in flying robots.

Hummingbird flight could provide insights for biomimicry in aerial vehicles

The origin of Mars’ two moons, Phobos and Deimos, is still unclear. To unravel this mystery, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) mission is scheduled to launch in 2024.

A rover for Mars' moon Phobos

End-to-end recycling solutions deliver the benefits of carbon fiber composites with a more circular approach.

Carbon Fiber Recycling: Accelerating Aerospace Circularity

3D laser scanners are a hot topic these days. 3D laser scanning is an advanced technology with a market growth forecasted by some reports to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2021 to 2026. Other research indicates that the 3D laser scanner market will likely reach $16.66 billion by 2030.

3D Laser Scanners: A Buyer's Guide for Professionals

The device could help scientists explore unknown regions of the ocean, track pollution, or monitor the effects of climate change.

Engineers build a battery-free, wireless underwater camera

In this episode, we talk about how a team from TUM has developed a system composed of collaborative drones that can create structure in remote and/or disastrous areas.

Podcast: The Flying 3D Printers

An international team of researchers have created a fleet of bee-inspired flying 3D printers for building and repairing structures in-flight.

Additive manufacturing in-flight: 3D printing drones work like bees to build and repair structures

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