Percepto’s  Waiver: First of its Kind

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Leading autonomous inspection and monitoring solution provider Percepto announced that it has been granted a nationwide Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) waiver by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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This first-of-its-kind approval will enable US-based Percepto customers to remotely operate drones, provided that their sites meet all of the waiver’s criteria. Percepto’s automated drone-in-a-box solution detects infrastructure problems, allowing for faster response times and increased efficiency, and is regularly deployed by electric utilities, oil & gas, solar power stations and mining operations.

The new waiver will enable the Percepto system to be remotely operated at qualifying sites across the country, granting a greater degree of safety, effectiveness and ease of use, while foregoing the need to wait for site specific BVLOS approvals….