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Use Cases » Landborne Robots

As the drone, lanborne robot, and subsea ROV industries continue to grow so do the number of use cases making it almost impossible to track them all. Sphere Drones aims to be a source of information for these industries by tracking and listing all the use cases we come across as a business. Below is a regularly updated list of use cases across air, land, and water.


Ground-based Acoustic leak detection

Detecting air leaks is often a tedious task that requires a lot of time and patience and can even result...

Ground-based Interactive Inspection

Remote inspections using landborne robots don't often allow interaction with objects or the environment being inspected. This can result in...

Ground-based Object Manipulation

A major reason landborne robots haven't taken over many of the highly repeatable tasks is due to not being able...

Ground-based Surveying

Ground-based surveying is a crucial step in producing topographic maps of an area that needs to be used for a...

Ground-based Site Documentation

Documenting the ever-changing environment of a site is important to know how things are coming along and to always ensure...

Ground-based Radiation Detection

Radiation detection is necessary when it comes to areas that work with radioactive materials and previous exposure sites such as...

Telemedicine

As the impact of the pandemic continues to remove the ability for many people to see doctors in person or...

Ground-based Thermal Inspection

Thermal inspections play an important part in safety operations around the world at, but not limited to the energy, manufacturing, and...

Noise Anomaly Detection

Noise anomalies across all industries are usually an indicator that something isn't working correctly or is broken. Capturing this data...

Gauge Reading

Gauges are often used to track important data on an oil rig, manufacturing plant, or during mining operations. Many of...

Ground-based Powerline Inspection

Powerline inspections are a time-consuming task requiring a dedicated team to go out and visually inspect each power pole and...

Hot Spot Detection

What is hot spot detection? When completing inspection work hot spots are always checked for as they are a key sign...

Ground-based Facility Patrols

What are ground-based facility patrols? All facilities require regular patrols to ensure nothing has been stolen and to deter people from...

Processing Facility Inspection

What is processing facility inspection? Processing facilities can cover large areas of land and are always active, meaning inspections are...

Gas Sensing

What is gas sensing? Gas sensing is a common occurrence on oil rigs, gas filling stations, and other sites that...

Bomb Inspection

What are bomb inspections? When a suspicious object is found, that usually is a bomb, the bomb squad will be...

Hazard Identification

What is hazard identification? When a new area is being explored or checked out hazard identification must often be done...