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Intel Falcon 8+ Drones Find New Calling as Bridge Inspectors

Intel is working to improve U.S. bridge inspections—with drones. The electronics firm supplemented manual inspections of two midwestern bridges with advanced automated commercial drone hardware and software. After all, there is only so much humans can do on their own before technology intervenes. “With bridges worldwide experiencing undetected structural issues …

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​Why working with Intel is helping Delair’s drones fly into new markets

Since Delair first launched in 2011, it has grown from a small drone startup into a global unmanned aircraft systems and asset-management company, with headquarters in Toulouse, France, and offices in Belgium, Singapore, and the US. In June 2018, Delair was named one of the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers, …

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Intel Flies Drones for Bridge Inspection > ENGINEERING.com

The Intel Falcon 8+ drone surveys Minneapolis’ Stone Arch Bridge. (Image courtesy of Intel.) The Kentucky and Minnesota state transportation departments recently used Intel drones to make photogrammetry models of their state bridges. Intel worked with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) to inspect the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge spanning Ohio …

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Intel Falcon drones supplement KYTC inspection of Daniel Carter Beard Bridge, improve safety

Intel has collaborated with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Minnesota Department of Transportation to improve bridge inspections. The collaboration will supplement manual inspections of the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge connecting Ohio and Kentucky and the Stone Arch Bridge in Minnesota. Throughout the inspections, Intel’s advanced automated commercial drone hardware …

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Intel Showcases Drones for Bridge Inspections

Bridges connect people cultures and form the lifeline of connectivity the world over. Upkeep of bridges is necessary but can be quite a cumbersome task being high risk that costs several man hours too. Now Intel is using Falcon 8 drones to supplement manual bridge inspections across the US. More …

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Intel Brings in Drones for Bridge Inspections

The Intel Falcon 8+ Drone at the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge (Source: Intel) Intel has announced two separate collaborations with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to improve bridge inspections by using drones. In partnership with KYTC and Michael Baker International, Intel recently used its …

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An Intel drone fell on my head during a light show – TechCrunch

It didn’t hurt. I thought someone dropped a small cardboard box on my head. It felt sharp and light. I was sitting on the floor, along the back of the crowd, and then an Intel Shooting Star Mini drone dropped on my head. Audi put on a massive show to …

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Intel breaks world record by flying 2,018 drones — behind the scenes

In the early morning on Sunday, July 15, Intel broke the Guinness World Record for simultaneously flying the most unmanned aerial vehicles. The company flew 2,018 drones in Folsom, California, for a show that lasted about 5 minutes. It featured imagery that celebrated Intel’s 50th anniversary. The previous record was …

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