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Read the Avitas Systems press coverage, including features in Bloomberg, The Boston Globe, Forbes, the Houston Chronicle, MIT Technology Review, and Wired.

Avitas Systems: A New Model for Digital Transformation?

It was announced that GE Venture’s Avitas Systems is partnering with Kraken Robotic Systems. The reason this partnership struck me was that I …

Drones and Robots are Taking Over Industrial Inspection

Avitas Systems, a GE subsidiary based in Boston, is now using drones and robots to automate the inspection of infrastructure such as pipelines, …

FAA Relaxes Drone Restrictions in 10 New Programs

The space above your head—currently filled with sky, maybe some clouds, and the passing bird or plastic bag—is valuable. Many a company would rather see it filled with…

2018

November 2018

Shell Partner Receives FAA Approval for Drones Beyond Visual Line of Sight

Artificial Intelligence Applied for Grid Inspection Using Drones

Drones to Inspect Oil and Gas Operations

A Longer Leash for Drones: Federal Regulators Allow Avitas Systems to Work Beyond the Line of Sight

 

October 2018

Shell, First in Flight

GE Venture OK’d for Beyond Line of Sight Drone Use with Radar

Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, is the First FAA-Approved Civil Use of Beyond Visual Line of Sight with Radar

FAA-Approves Avitas UAS for Use Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight

FAA Awards Beyond Line of Sight Drone Waiver

Company Gets FAA Permission to Fly Drones Without Direct Human Supervision in W. Texas

Avitas Systems Receives First FAA Approval for Civil Use of BVLOS with Radar

Avitas Systems Receives First Ever FAA Approval to Fly a Drone with Radar and Without a Spotter

GE’s Avitas Gains First BVLOS Approval after Shell Oil Study

FAA Approves Avitas BVLOS with Radar

First FAA Approved Civil Use of BVLOS with Radar

Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, is the First FAA-Approved Civil Use of Beyond Visual Line of Sight with Radar

Avitas Systems Receives FAA Approval to Use Radar to Fly UAS BVLOS

Avitas Receives First FAA Civil BVLOS Approval Using Radar

GE-Owned Avitas Granted First Large Commercial BVLOS Waiver

An Eye for AI: Software Provides an Easier Path for Power Line Safety Inspections

Avitas Systems to Fly BVLOS Drone Inspections in Texas

 

August 2018

Keeping an Eye on Below-the-Waterline Assets

 

July 2018

Beyond the Naked Eye: How Tech is Revolutionizing Industrial Inspections

 

June 2018

GE Wants to be a Traffic Cop for Drones

GE Venture Develops High-Tech Ways to Better Inspect Oil, Gas Facilities

 

May 2018

Drone Pilots’ $2,000 Paydays Drop 90% in ‘Race to the Bottom’

Customizing Digital Inspection Solutions for Oil and Gas Assets

FAA Relaxes Drone Restrictions with 10 New Programs

 

March 2018

Where IoT Meets the Industrial Complex: IIoT

 

February 2018

Avitas Systems Collaborates with Waukesha Pearce

Digitally Transforming Inspection Services

 

January 2018

Aircraft Drone Inspection Technology

A Bird’s Eye View: Drones in the Power Sector

Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, and Waukesha Pearce Join Offerings

2017

December 2017

Bureau Veritas Partners with Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, to Create the Next Generation of Inspection Services Driven by Advanced Analytics

Tech Trends

Using Data to Advance From Reactive to Proactive Repair

Partnership Aims to Transform Industrial Inspection with Predictive Analytics, Drones

 

November 2017

Avitas Systems – a New Model for Digital Transformation?

Machine Learning Makes for More Intelligent Inspections

 

October 2017

Pushing Cutting-Edge Robots and Drones

GE’s Avitas Systems Partners with Kraken Robotics to Advance Subsea Robotic Inspection

Avitas Systems with Kraken to Advance Subsea Inspection

Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, Partners with Kraken to Advance Subsea Robotic Inspection

Avitas Systems Partners with Kraken Robotics to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Subsea Robotic Inspection

Oilfield Transformation from Above

Kraken Robotics Teams with GE’s Avitas Systems to Enhance Offshore Inspections

GE Inks Partnership for Robotic Subsea Inspection

GE’s Avitas Systems, Kraken Robotics Developing New Subsea Inspection Solution

Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, Partners with Kraken to Advance Subsea Robotic Inspection

AUV, LiDAR, Acoustic Tech Advance Underwater Inspection

GE’s Avitas Systems Partners with Kraken Advance Subsea Robotic Inspections

GE Venture Partners with Kraken Robotics to Advance Subsea Robotic Inspection

Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, Partners with Kraken to Advance Subsea Inspection

Avitas Systems Partners with Kraken Robotics to Advance Subsea Robotic Inspection

Kraken Partnership Points to a Cautious Market for Enterprise Robotics

 

September 2017 

Artificial Intelligence Powers Robotic Inspections

GE Startup Avitas Deploys AI Drone Inspections

GE’s Newest ‘Venture’ Partners with NVIDIA for AI-Powered Inspection

Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, Partners with NVIDIA to Enhance AI for Robotic Inspection and Automated Defect Recognition

Supercomputing Moves to the Edge with AI Guided Drones

NVIDIA’s AI Supercomputers Help Augment Human Site Inspectors

Drones and GPUs Provide AI Boost for Inspection Firm

Advances in AI Will Aid in Autonomous Industrial Inspections

GE Venture, Nvidia Bond over Inspection AI

Above the Trend Line

Drones and Robots are Taking Over Industrial Inspection

Aerospace Sees Opening Drone Commercial Inspection Services

AI-Driven Drones May Soon Assist Humans to Inspect Heavy Industrial Equipment

GE’s Avitas Systems Hopes to Reinvent Industrial Inspection with AI from NVIDIA

NVIDIA and Avitas Systems Partner on Using AI to Help Robots Spot Defects

Avitas, NVIDIA Team Up for High Tech UAS Inspections

GE’s Avitas Systems teams up with NVIDIA Enhance AI Drone Inspections

Avitas and NVIDIA Use AI, Drones and Robots to Improve Inspections

 

July 2017

GE Uses Drones to Reduce Inspection Costs

Drones, Robots Can Play Central Role in Preventing Oil, Gas Disaster

 

June 2017

GE Mixing Drones and Artificial Intelligence in Niskayuna

GE Ventures Opens Data Driven Firm to Advance Industry Inspection Services

GE Unveils Big Data Tools for Industry Amid Software Shift

With Immelt Out, GE Pushes Digital Transformation with Drones and ‘Industrial Internet’

GE Launches Industrial-Oriented Startup in Boston

GE Taps Cloud Analytics Robotics to Fuel Industrial Transformation

GE Digital Extends Asset Performance Management Portfolio With ServiceMax

GE Tests Autonomous Drones for Equipment Facility Inspections

GE Begins Testing Drones to Inspect Refineries and Factories

GE Testing Drones for Tech Inspections

New GE Startup Tests Drones for Pipeline, Gas Flare Inspections

GE Moves to Automate Industrial Field Service Management

Autonomous Robots to Cut Inspection Costs by 25%

GE Launches New Solutions Purpose Built for Industrial Assets

GE Ventures Launches Inspection Services Startup

GE Hybrid Battery Storage to Serve All Its Gas and Coal Plants

GE Launches Avitas Systems AI-Driven Robotics Expansion

GE Begins Testing Drones to Inspect Refines, Factories

GE Company has Begun Testing Autonomous Drones and Robotic Crawlers to 

Rise of the Machines GE Turns to Robotics to Inspect Refineries, Factories

GE Pushes Digital Transformation Industrial Growth with Three New Products

GE Begins Testing Drones

GE Launches Company Dedicated Robotics Drones Inspections

GE Unveils New Industrial Internet Applications

GE Unveils New Big Data Tools Amid Software Shift