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Matthew Hopkinson, Author at Acuity Robotics

Glacier Energy, an international provider of products, services and engineered solutions for renewable and conventional energy markets has entered into a partnership agreement with Acuity Robotics to implement ground breaking technologies into their wind inspection offering. The partnership will see Glacier Energy working in collaboration with Acuity Robotics to provide leading edge, safer and cost-effective...

An article on LinkedIn on how Wind Turbine inspections are conducted:   With thousands of onshore wind turbines across the world we see a huge opportunity to assist asset owners and operators in carrying out inspections using Robot Squirrel to analyse surface condition, welds and turbine gear all while the asset is in operation. This...

Robot Squirrel: Trial Inspection in York with BT

Working near York with BT and two radio and rigging technicians, Katie and Colin, testing out Robot Squirrel, and putting it through its paces. Usually, to inspect monopoles, the engineers would have ladders, safety ropes or some scalability and be working at height. The team at Acuity Robotics supported them in giving some pointers for...

Article: Magnetic squirrel bot inspects telecoms and wind turbine poles without tether

An article on the Super Innovators website, introducing Acuity Robotics’ Squirrel Bot:   Introducing the world’s smallest untethered robot that climbs ferrous infrastructure. Acuity Robotics, a spin out company from the University of Leeds, has built the world’s smallest untethered robots for ferrous infrastructure inspection. The six magnetic wheeled robot is called Squirrel and has...

Reference: ARME02 Permanent position Are you an enthusiastic and experienced in robotic systems? Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge as part of a recent spin out robotics inspection company? Acuity Robotics Ltd (AR) has spin-out from the University of Leeds to commercialise remote exploration robots for non-destructive evaluation and condition monitoring of...