energy drones and roboticsThe Energy Drones and Robotics Summit Coalition kicked off in Houston, TX today. Dor Abuharisa of Percepto and Jack Dunn of Skydio offered keynote addresses on how autonomous drones and AI are contributing to the energy industry.

Percepto and Automated Inspections

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Dor Abuhasira, CEO of Percepto, led off the keynotes to discuss how his company – with their ground-breaking autonomous drone-in-a-box solution – is addressing the needs of customers on six continents.  Those customers include Florida Power and Light here in the U.S., where Percepto has helped the energy company to push the boundaries of disaster response and prevention.

In his presentation, Abuhasira said that there are four major challenges that enterprise companies face in complex inspections:

  1. Data collection:  Getting good quality without increasing the cost is a challenge, Abuhasira said, which is impacted by inspection frequency, data quality, and AI compatibility;
  2. Comparison to historical…