RTA commences drone service

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The move is part of RTA’s endeavors to have updated and precise information about all projects concurrently using the most recent technology.

RTA commences drone service

RTA commences drone service

Execution of the technology follows the directions of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in an effort to alter Dubai into the smartest city internationally.

It was reported that the RTA conducted a sensible test run by flying a drone to watch and check the accomplishment phases of Jumeirah Beach Walkway Project, street lighting units, and concluded phases of the Dubai Water Canal project.

The test has numerous advantages as it has given with a holistic view of the locations and projects to follow up the completion phases. The drone service can also be utilized in cases of catastrophes and urgent situations on the roads to observe the unpleasant impacts on a large scale, which eventually serves residents of Dubai.

Underscoring the benefits and advantages of the drone service, it has the capability to arrive at places unreachable by conventional human means like work teams. Examples are the higher parts of the Metro stations, and beneath bridges to examine or recognize the parts that require repairs.

The remotely controlled device is competent of taking images of more than one place as the aircraft is programmable to access a series of places and take photos.

Mohamed Dekkak