Instead of having human operators hanging off ropes to inspect huge hyperbolic cooling towers, Sterblue, a software developer for industrial asset inspections and management, developed a fully automated drone solution.

Using an off-the-shelf drone connected to Sterblue’s mobile app, the company performed an exterior inspection of a power plant’s hyperbolic cooling tower concrete shell at a major American utility’s site, which they began working with when they were selected through Electric Power Re
Source: NDT