• To study the applicability and feasibility for potential use of remote controlled observation equipments, such as a remote controllable model helicopter or semi-autonomous robots, as a reliable and low-cost method for monitoring and inspection of TEPCO power line facilities.
  • The image capture helicopter
    - a video camera was installed on a remote controllable model helicopter
    image capture helicopter

  • System operation
    - a model helicopter is flying over power line facilities.
    - GPS satellites are giving geographical information to assist navigation.
    - an inspector is sitting in remote location.
    System operation

  • Captured sample images (expectation)

    powerline 2 powerline 3

    powerline 4 powerline n

    Further Info
  • in preparation
    - Wenxi Chen, ...
    - ......