Drones could keep watchful eye on construction sites

Professor Angela Schoellig of the Institute for Aerospace Studies at the University of Toronto says there are many applications for unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones. She recently highlighted that they could be used to inspect powerlines and pipelines as well as infrastructure. Angela Schoellig recently provided a presentation during the 2014 Intelligent Transportation Systems Research Day, hosted by the University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute. She discussed the role of these vehicles in future environments. She states drones have a broad range of applications and when it comes to construction could be used for power line and pipeline inspection, 3D mapping, and infrastructure inspection. Read more… in the Daily Commercial News.