Drone Can Check for Crack in Structures

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The hexacopter uses a pen in its pressure-sensing arm to write the Shenyang Institute of Automation's initials (SIA) on a glass wall
The hexacopter uses a pen in its pressure-sensing arm to write the Shenyang Institute of Automation’s initials (SIA) on a glass wall
Meng Xiangdong

Glass-clad skyscrapers need to be inspected on a regular basis, in order to ensure that the glass panes are securely attached and undamaged. Doing so might soon become much quicker and safer, with a little help from a special drone.

With these limitations in mind, a team of scientists from the Shenyang Institute of Automation at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a prototype autonomous hexacopter drone.

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