Automated Damage Inspection of Power Transmission Towers from UAV Images

  title={Automated Damage Inspection of Power Transmission Towers from UAV Images},
  author={Astrid Barreiro and Clemens Seibold and Anna Hilsmann and Peter Eisert},
Infrastructure inspection is a very costly task, requiring technicians to access remote or hard-to-reach places. This is the case for power transmission towers, which are sparsely located and require trained workers to climb them to search for damages. Recently, the use of drones or helicopters for remote recording is increasing in the industry, sparing the technicians this perilous task. This, however, leaves the problem of analyzing big amounts of images, which has great potential for… 

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