TeamViewer, a provider of remote connectivity and workplace digitization solutions, has announced that its connectivity solution is integrated into professional aerial drones provided by SB C&S (Softbank Commerce & Service).
The cases of commercial use of this technology they include, for example, joint infrastructure inspections, as well as joint aerial inspection of disaster sites or other hard-to-reach locations.
Through TeamViewer's solution, images or videos captured by the drone's camera can be seamlessly transmitted to multiple remotely connected devices over a mobile network 4g or LTE. Also, images from devices such as infrared cameras for temperature measurements or LiDAR could be transmitted through the solution.
Katsumi Moriya, Vice President, Deputy Head of ICT Unit, Head of Cloud Services Promotion Division, SB C&S Cloud Services Unit, said:
"In recent years, there has been a growing need for remote control of real-time aerial footage shot by drones and for direct instructions to the operator."
“Real-time broadcasts of aerial images allow people in different parts of it world to collaborate effectively in exploring remote locations,” said Sojung Lee, President APAC at TeamViewer.
"Although our solution works perfectly with 4G and LTE networks, the global introduction of 5G networks will allow various additional uses, with even higher image resolutions and larger amounts of data that will be transmitted and shared in real time. We are pleased to work with our strong partner SB C&S to meet the challenges and investigate use cases for various customers from industry as well as public authorities.