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The Next Big Uses of Drones in the Industrial Setting

Drones are changing the way many in industrial automation spend time on the job.

Sure, drones have a lot of entertainment value. And they’ve brought photography and videography to a whole new level. But there’s more to their use than simple fun or fad.

  • If you’re the person responsible for climbing a wind turbine, would it be safer to send a drone?
  • If you’re a water district supervisor surveying an area for the next water main to install, could you save time by using a drone to survey the land?

Drones are becoming a competitive advantage to many companies embracing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). How would they be useful in your application? Or are you already using them?


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