One of the leading operators in the US telecommunications market, such as AT&T just announced their new project with which they are literally looking replace all the operators that today inspect each of its telecommunications towers with drones. As a detail, tell you that this is by no means a new idea since the company has been testing these drones for months in such a way that they could begin to use them much more widely in September of this year 2016.
As we are used to and it is being tested in other large companies, when the operators arrive at a telecommunications tower they start their systems and begin to fly the drone throughout the turret. This creates numerous georeferenced snapshots for later and through a special software create a 3D model of it, which is inspected in order to measure the altitude, inclination and orientation of the antenna.
AT&T will replace all operators who inspect its telecommunications towers with drones
According to AT&T leaders, thanks to the use of drones, not only can many more towers be reviewed in less time, but the drone can be directed to get more images in real time while helping the operators to choose the necessary equipment in case of having to climb to the top of the tower to repair any damage or damage. Undoubtedly a new tool that is changing the world since, in the case of this sector of the market, it would be used for pre and post-installation inspections, evaluation of damage after a disaster or to test communication systems in a sports stadium.