#ndt For years, pipeline companies, utilities and other infrastructure intensive businesses sent workers to personally inspect critical infrastructure to avoid downtime. It was a costly and time-consuming approach.

“The ‘Stone Age’ of infrastructure inspections saw workers walking the line, or flying in helicopters to look for problems,” says Gytis Barzdukas, GE Digital’s head of product management for Predix, the company’s cloud-based platform-as-a-service.

Then came the drones, which can cover more groun
Source: NDT