Drones to help Smart City push

DRONES could play a key role in further boosting Ipswich’s status as a Smart City. Drones are set to fly over the tops of Council buildings and under and around bridges, taking high definition photos and thermal imagery from spots where it’s difficult for a human to access. From the data and images obtained from a variety of cameras, the condition of Council assets can be assessed such as identifying cracks or movement in bridges or rust spots in building roofs and gutters which can be quickly fixed. There are multiple areas which have been identified, where the use...

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