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Elimco performs the first test of validation for the inspection of gas pipelines through unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)

08/07/2013


Subsequently, the images have been georeferenced and processed with specialized software in order to place the line of the pipeline and their accessories on them.
In this way, the whole tour of driving has been able to analyse meter to meter for the detection for anomalies, movements of works or natural movements that might threaten its

For the management of the images in a georeferenced environment, it has been used the geographic information system (GIS) Condor, developed by Elimco, which also serves as an interface for the operation, storage and transmission of the data that the gas company will accumulate as periodical documentary support of their facilities.

In addition to several works like this in Spain, the UAV E-300 Viewer is being used nowadays in countries such as Chile, Colombia and Australia for works of topography, research and monitoring.

This test is an additional step of the leadership that the UAV' Spanish industry, represented in this case by Elimco, which is proving to the world level the suitability and profitability of the incorporation of unmanned systems as industrial tools of regular use