DroneBase acquires UK firm Inspection² to expand drone AI capabilities
California drone data collection and analytics startup DroneBase has acquired Inspection², a UK-based company that specializes in automating industrial inspections through AI technology. DroneBase plans to utilize the incoming tech stack across telecom and transmission & distribution (T&D) sectors.
This is DroneBase’s second acquisition in less than a year. In December 2021, DroneBase picked up Indian startup AirProbe’s AI solution for drone-based solar inspections.
The Inspection² platform, meanwhile, is capable of reducing analysis time by up to 70%, compared to traditional inspection methods. As Dan Burton, CEO and founder of DroneBase, points out:
With Inspection², we can now inspect the entire renewable energy site from asset to grid. We’ve developed the industry’s leading offerings for solar and wind energy owners and operators. Inspection² has designed solutions that enable the T&D and the telecom sectors to quickly and accurately identify…