The National Business Review reports that Pittsburgh-based RedZone Robotics, which makes robots that inspect sewer pipes, purchased CleanFlow Systems, a similar company in New Zealand.
CleanFlow's FlyEye device travels down pipes taking photographs and 360-degree laser readings to pinpoint wall loss, cracks, holes and blockages. The information it collects is analysed using a software programme to build a digital image showing the pipe’s exact condition. It can also be adapted for use in flooded pipes taking readings by sonar.
National Business Review
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