Nearthlab, Nearthwind autonomous inspection droneNearthlab Brings Innovative Plug-and-Play Solution to Latin America

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Autonomous drone solutions provider Nearthlab has announced its completion of rounds of inspections in Latin America led by the award-winning NearthWIND Mobile, a plug-and-play solution converting store-bought products into smart device-tethered autonomous inspection drones.

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This marks the first instance in which standard commercial drones were deployed to complete full-scale inspections within the region.

The drones were deployed to inspect wind farms plagued by accessibility issues and operational hazards. Even in unfavorable conditions, NearthWIND Mobile proved its capabilities, conducting a survey of a 200-foot rotor blade in a span of five minutes.

“Making a dry run in the land of extremes felt like a tall order, to say the least,” said Nearthlab co-founder and CEO Jay Choi. “But now that NearthWIND Mobile is…