UTEC StarNet, part of the UTEC group of companies, partnered with Sky Futures for 3D inspection and onshore and offshore asset management. The move further enhances both companies’ positions in the oil and gas, renewable and telecommunications markets.
The relationship will provide clients with a total solution utilizing Sky Futures’ advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspection and measurement services combined with UTEC StarNet’s IMDC and laser scan capabilities. These will be delivered through UTEC StarNet’s market-leading i-Site™ integrated 3D web-based software package.
Commenting on the announcement, UTEC StarNet’s Director of Operations & Business Development, Bill Miller, said: “This partnership reinforces UTEC StarNet and Sky Futures’ focus on innovation and technology to enable knowledge-based decision making in complex and challenging environments.”
James Harrison, Director, Sky Futures added: “By partnering with UTEC we are able to provide a unique, world-leading service that can be delivered directly to existing and new clients. We’re very excited about this, and are looking forward to working with the UTEC family globally.”
Sky Futures is a UK-based company providing UAV inspection services to clients globally in the oil and gas, renewable and utilities sectors with world-leading expertise in engineering inspection and reporting using HD video and thermal camera imagery. They have also recently developed proprietary DTL-VU software that is used to measure defects and corrosion.
UTEC StarNet is part of the UTEC group of companies which provides a wide range of survey services including offshore positioning and construction support, metocean, geophysical and AUV surveys, geotechnical sampling and consulting services to the oil, gas and energy industries. With a focus on people, performance, excellence and ethics, the company also offers dimensional control surveys, laser scanning, 3D modeling and the iSITE™ asset management software. UTEC has offices located around the world including: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Indonesia, Italy, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States.