Monday, October 22, 2018
News
NEWS HOME
»
PRN INDIA
Honeywell UAV Service Inspects More Than 100 Miles Of Power Lines In Five Days
  SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend  
   

Ozarks Electric Cooperative utilizes Honeywell's unmanned aerial vehicle service and sophisticated data analytics software to shorten inspection time, advance operations and address "most dangerous jobs"

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Honeywell's (NYSE: HON) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)-based inspection service has helped utility customer Ozarks Electric Cooperative inspect more than 100 miles of power lines and provide actionable data in only five days. Inspecting the same distance takes approximately two weeks with up to 15 employees when performed on foot, and one day by helicopter, but with higher safety risk, cost and insufficient data quality.

Honeywell Logo.

"Ozarks Electric Cooperative is constantly trying to innovate and improve in areas like reliability, quality and sustainability," said Mitchell Johnson, president and CEO, Ozarks Electric Cooperative. "Our collaboration with Honeywell helps us improve in these areas and connects us with the data analytics we need to work smarter, advance operations and add value to our members."

The United States Department of Labor lists utility line work as one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the country. Transmission lines are often located in rugged or remote areas, making on-foot or helicopter inspections difficult, time-consuming and often dangerous. Ozarks Electric Cooperative's utility grid spans mountains, rivers and valleys in the Ozarks Mountains, which make it challenging to access transmission lines. With Honeywell's UAV inspection service, customers save time and crews can work from a safer location to identify problematic areas along power lines such as cracks, vegetation encroachment or frayed electrical wires.

Honeywell's UAV service utilizes a three-step process to conduct inspections and deliver data analytics for customers like Ozarks Electric Cooperative. During the first phase, Honeywell works with the customer to plan the inspection and finalize the UAV's flight plan, ensuring it complies with Federal Aviation Administration regulations. Next, Honeywell's UAV pilots perform the inspection using autonomous flight management software, capturing thousands of images and raw data along the way. Finally, the imagery is run through Honeywell's proprietary data analytics software, which is specially designed to sort, organize and tag the inspection data. This software then uses machine learning algorithms to identify potential hazards such as vegetation encroachment or hardware defects, and prioritizes them based on how urgently they need attention. Once this process is complete, all of the imagery and findings are delivered to the customer via a web portal that they can access in the field or back in the office.

"With decades of experience in developing world-class avionics systems and software, Honeywell is well positioned to bring scalable UAV solutions to our customers." said Brad Westphal, Honeywell's UAV business leader. "We understand the real-world complexities of the end-to-end environment and are advancing UAV systems and software at a higher rate than our competitors to help digitize and connect a variety of businesses, including utilities, renewables and oil and gas."

Why Honeywell

Ozarks Electric Cooperative selected Honeywell Aerospace and Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) Smart Energy, which transforms electric, water and gas operations, to provide cutting-edge solutions that maintain and manage its electricity network. Honeywell offers technology that allows utilities to transform energy consumption in homes and buildings, software-based systems that make the energy grid more connected, and intelligent services. Honeywell's UAV service also provides customers with the extensive use of safety work procedures, checklists, and its fleet of customized drones and payloads.

Supporting Resources

Honeywell Aerospace products and services are found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft. The Aerospace business unit builds aircraft engines, cockpit and cabin electronics, wireless connectivity systems, mechanical components and more. Its hardware and software solutions create more fuel-efficient aircraft, more direct and on-time flights and safer skies and airports. For more information, visit www.honeywell.com or follow us at @Honeywell_Aero.

Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 software-industrial company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings and industry; and performance materials globally. Our technologies help everything from aircraft, buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains, and workers become more connected to make our world smarter, safer, and more sustainable. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com/newsroom.

Logo  - https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/74078/honeywell_logo.jpg  

More News by PR Newswire India

Tejas Networks Wins Rs. 111 Crore Order for Indian Navy's Communication Network From Sterlite Technologies Limited

DLT Labs™ Launches Universal Access to Blockchain Functionality with New Product: DL Gateway™

$2 Billion in Sight: US Lottery Breaks Record

China's Largest Gifts & Home Fair Opens at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center with 2,500 Exhibitors

Gen Z As Customers: The Unique Needs Of This Generation

Frost & Sullivan Briefing Explores the Impact of Brexit on the UK Economy and Industry

Upgraded Smart Home Appliances and New Energy Products Take Centre Stage at Phase 1 of the Canton Fair

Data is at the Helm of Every Business - WPP India's 'Date with Data' Summit Highlights the Impact and Influence of Data

Tez Financial Services Becomes the First Pakistani Startup to Raise $1.1 Million in Seed Round Led by Omidyar Network

Shaanxi's Xixian New Area Project Explores Innovative Model of Urban Development

Ministry of Tourism of Republic of Indonesia Enters into Two Tourism Cooperation Agreements with Brand Expedia to Promote 15 Key Travel Destinations in Indonesia

Transport and Logistics Sector Emerges as Leader in APAC IoT Technologies Adoption and Spend, says Frost & Sullivan

Don't Miss the Signs of a Breaking Spine, Warns IOF

Menarini Progresses Into the Clinic With MEN1611, a PI3K Inhibitor for the Treatment of HER2 Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer

Siemon at the Forefront of Emerging Single-Pair Ethernet

UnionPay cards issued outside mainland China exceeds 100 million

Discover Why Medical Marijuana Has Healthcare Companies Scrambling to Invest in the $10 Billion-dollar Opportunity

Cruzio and One Wheel/Future Motion - High Tech in Surf City

Dubai Offers Highest Potential Price Growth on Residential Property for Investors Worldwide, According to Emaar

Millionaires Made Online: Uplive India Revolutionizing Real-time Entertainment Economy - Launches in Seven Local Languages

GuardKnox Earns Accolade for its Vehicle Cybersecurity Framework at Frost & Sullivan's 2018 Excellence in Best Practices Award Banquet

Elior India wins the 'Most Innovative Product/Service' Award at the Indo-French Business Awards 2018

Merck Announces Agreement to Sell Amnis® Flow Cytometry and Guava® Technologies Businesses to Luminex Corporation

Sims Recycling Solutions Listed Again as a Representative Vendor in Gartner's "Market Guide for IT Asset Disposition (ITAD)"

Committed to Support China's Belt and Road Initiative, XCMG Wins Big in International Market

Zoya Celebrates Iconic Hollywood Glamour With its New Collection '6299 HOLLYWOOD BLVD'

FISCO BCOS: Challenging Hyperledger Fabric with a Consortium Chain from China

Family Of Missing British Journalist Appeal For Help 9 Years On

Huajuchen Industry Group hosts the 6th Global Tea Fair Xi'an, the best tea fair in western China

Global Tech Firm Abakus Acquires IDX-Listed DEFI

Research into the scaly anteater genome could provide clues to human immunity

Standard Chartered and Huawei Partner to Develop Internet of Things Solution to Expand Ecosystem Lending

Final Two Weeks To Apply For New Awards Totaling $600,000 To Recognize & Support Sustainable Livelihood Programs In Asia, Africa and Latin America

Aerospace Component Manufacturer Arrowhead Products and STS Component Solutions Announce New Distribution Partnership

Stars of Science Presents Its Top Nine Innovators

Cyient reports a strong quarter with Well-rounded growth in Revenue, profit and cash

Vectra Earns Accolade from Frost & Sullivan for its AI-powered Cognito Cybersecurity Platform

PGNiG and Venture Global LNG Announce LNG Sales and Purchase Agreements for 2 Million Tonnes Per Year

Eigen Innovations Commended by Frost & Sullivan for its Unique AI-enabled IoT Solution for Manufacturing

Bitcoin SV version 0.1 goes live

Merck Inaugurates State-of-the-art Pharma Packaging Center in Darmstadt

The 124th Canton Fair to Further Open Chinese Market to Global Buyers

A Higher Intelligence: Huawei Unveils HUAWEI Mate 20 Series

Huawei Releases High-Accuracy Wireless Location Solutions to Simplify Business Digitalization

Top National and International Players Gear-up to Compete at The HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2018

NIIT Technologies Q2 FY2019 PAT up 66.3% YoY

The John Walker Masters' Edition: The First 50 Year Old Scotch Whisky in the History of Johnnie Walker

Codewise Names Dr. John Malatesta Chief Executive Officer

Aeronutrix Sports Products Pvt Ltd Announces Soorma Sandeep Singh as Their Brand Ambassador for Fast&Up

The International E-Business Expo 2018, a nationally celebrated e-commerce expo, will be held in Hangzhou, China in October

Next Story Group Plans 50 Kafnu Properties in Asia Pacific

Pine Labs Enables Debit Card EMIs From HDFC Bank and Axis Bank in Retail Stores

Aspect Software Announces Cloud Offering Aspect Via 18.1 With Smarter Omni-channel Automation, Streamlined Performance Insights, Improved Employee Engagement, GDPR Compliance Capabilities

Treebo Hotels Partners With PhonePe for In-app Hotel Bookings

Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi Inaugurated Dandiya Night Organized by Advantage Media

Aidemy is offering an Online Learning Platform Specialising in Blockchain Programming

Oracle's AI Powered Cloud Services Help accelerate digital transformation for Great Human Software

UPDATED -- JHL Biotech Announces China Approves Phase I and Phase III Clinical Trial Application for Bevacizumab Biosimilar to Treat Cancer

D-Link Ethernet Surge Protectors Beat Competitors in Surge Test

High GDP Per Capita and World-class Infrastructure Drive Added Value for Property Investment in Dubai’s Premier Destinations According to Emaar

Fortinet Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Protecting the Entire Attack Surface with its FortiSandbox Line of Cybersecurity Solutions

'The Chronicles of Wizardry' a Book by Four 12 years Olds - Four Students of EuroSchool Whitefield Publish a Book on Amazon

CyberScout To Provide Identity Theft Resolution To Länsförsäkringar; Partnership Will Help SMEs Manage Global Cyber Risks Post GDPR

Apergy Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan for Offering a Full Range of Wellsite Lifecycle Solutions for the Oil and Gas Industry

Mandarin Orchard Singapore bags second win as Best Upscale Hotel-Asia Pacific at the Travel Weekly Asia 2018 Readers' Choice Awards

Largest Skatepark In The Midwest Breaks Ground In Greater Des Moines

AutomationEdge Wins NASSCOM Customer Excellence Award for Delivering Innovation at ICICI Lombard

Jet Midwest Corporate Aviation Launches at NBAA 2018

Ste Industries Commended by Frost & Sullivan for its Micro.sp®, a Cloud-enabled Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Ezetap's Sanjeeb Kalita Joins Innoviti as Chief Revenue Officer

TiE Delhi - NCR and QGLUE Announce the 2nd Edition of India's First Design-led Entrepreneurship Awards

Chitkara University in Collaboration With Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), India Organized COMPUTE 2018

Pason Power Enables Solar and Energy Storage Project Developers to Deploy with Confidence

China's 100 most innovative companies in 2018 named in third annual report by Clarivate Analytics

Honor Launches Honor 8X - The Most Remarkable High Performance Smartphone in India

Acoosta Innovations Launches Acoosta Uno, the World's First Music System With the Largest Variety of Built-in Music in Association With Sony DADC

Aeroflot Flies Off With First-ever Business Traveller Award

Trina Solar Supplies Modules to Ukraine's Largest Solar Power Plant

CLAT Possible Launches its New Centre in Chandigarh

International Athlete in City to Raise Awareness at Key Paediatric Diabetes Forum

Kinshuk Apoorv Agrawal of GIIS Chinchwad Awarded as the 'Women of the Future'

Geopolitical Instability and the Need to Refresh Obsolete Fleets will Drive Recovery of Military and Public Services Helicopters Market

TECNO Launches 'HarSuratKhoobsurat' Brand Campaign for the New CAMON AI Series

TUV India Growth Journey Continues With New Office at Bangalore

UniStrong is now a 42Gears OEM Partner

Hertz Asia Wins Travel Weekly Asia Readers' Choice Awards for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Tapps Enters Indian Footwear Industry to Redefine the Affordable Loafers Segment

TUV Rheinland's Gurgaon, India, product testing lab is now recognised by Telecommunication Engineering Center (TEC), Government of India

Water Scarcity: A Major Threat to Data Centre Reliability and Growth

Ultiloc Copolymers Expand Selvol Functionality

IBM Introduces AI OpenScale to Spur Artificial Intelligence Adoption and Transparency

IBM Unveils World's First Multicloud Management Technology

IBM Announces Cloud-Based Community Platform for Cyber Security Applications

First-ever QS Ranking of India's Higher Education Institutions

CIVCO Radiotherapy Announces FDA 510k Clearance and CE Mark of their Solstice SRS Immobilization System

ORGANO Expands Africa Footprint into South Africa

Updated Breast Cancer Resources and Events from NCCN Keep Patients and Doctors Worldwide Informed during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Global Artists Gather for Fifth Silk Road International Film Festival Which Marks 60 Years of Film Making at the Iconic Xi'an Film Studio

JHL Biotech Announces China Approves Phase I and Phase III Clinical Trial Application for Bevacizumab Biosimilar to Treat Cancer

SodaStream Builds Massive Marine Device to Collect Plastic Waste from the Ocean off the Coast of Honduras

Io-Tahoe campaigns for the Chief Data Officer (CDO) role to lead the data-driven business agenda

Central Park Tower, Tallest Residential Building In The World, Launches Sales

Huawei Launches Next-Generation SD-WAN Routers, Simplifying Cloud and Network Interconnection for Enterprises

Ewire Softtech Acquires Cashier Prepaid Cards

COA-TRC Selects AnantU to Host Heritage Documentation Training Programme

Avon Products Appoints New Vice President for IT Transformation

Neron Informatics Showcased its 3rd Telecom Innovation [N-50 UCS] in the 9th Edition of Aegis Graham Bell Awards 2018

Chitkara University Hosted India's Largest National Theatre Festival 'Rangrezz' 2018 on October 5-6, 2018

Adda52 Rummy Launches Vijaya Kaandam Rummy Tournament for Dusshera

Arla Foods Ingredients Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for its Osteopontin-enriched ingredient, Lacprodan® OPN-10

RailRestro Launches its Very own Food Delivery Fleet Brand - Railivery

e-Zest Mentioned in Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide 2018

Sony Entertainment Television India (Sony TV) Launches Their First Official Movie Game With Aaryavarta Technologies for the Movie 'Namaste England'

Watch the Live Stream of Honor 8X India Launch on 16th October 2018 at 11:30 am IST

Huawei AI Fabric Raises Ethernet to a New Level of Ultra-High-Speed and Lossless Performance

Carsharing Operators Shorten their Go-to-Market Times Using Customisable Service-based Models

Verisign Presents DDoS Trends Report of Q2 2018

UBM India to Bring in the Maiden Edition of the Chennai Jewellery and Gem Fair

TalentSprint Hosts Confluence 2018, a Platform for Industry Academia Collaboration

Suning will actively participate in China International Import Expo

Clarivate Analytics Launches Cortellis CMC Intelligence to Expand Drug Availability in Low and Middle Income Countries

Indo-Australian Collaboration for Enhancing Community Media

Ex-Intel India CFO Joins INCX

StoutWeb Launches TraviYo to Help Travel Companies Manage Their Business Operations

Casio Launches Aviation Concept G-SHOCK Watch

 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
BJP to fine tune strategies for three ma...
Congress ignored freedom fighters to pro...
Petrol pumps in Delhi to remain shut on ...
Man held on murder charges in Maharashtr...
Odisha Congress leader Padmalochan Panda...
Separatist shutdown, restrictions affect...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Man held on murder charges in Mahar... 
Historic Jamia masjid closed again... 
Exams postponed in Kashmir... 
Kulgam blast: Case registered, inve... 
Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves for PoK... 
Train service suspended for securi... 
Jordan wants Israel to return borde... 
US peace plan to include Jerusalem ...