Leaders in AI and digital asset management collaborate to improve asset inspections for cost, time savings, and risk reduction
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AI-powered visual inspection pioneer Neurala today announced a collaboration with Optelos, the developer of the industry’s first patented enterprise SaaS platform designed to fully operationalize digital asset inspection and management. Neurala’s AI will be integrated with Optelos’ platform to deliver AI-powered industrial inspections, increasing the productivity for asset inspectors while reducing the time from defect identification to remediation – saving time and money while reducing risk.
Optelos is the leading way major companies organize, inspect, analyze, and act on digital asset information, up to and including the creation and management of a digital inspection twin. By providing a unified SaaS platform, Optelos helps both the people performing the inspections and the people using the inspection data to transform their business by lowering costs.
Optelos’ platform is integrated with Neurala’s vision AI platform, Brain Builder, to improve the efficacy and efficiency of defect and object identification. The joint solution enables enterprise asset visual inspection data to be stored and managed in the Optelos platform while simultaneously being leveraged to produce custom vision artificial intelligence that can automatically sift through future inspection data as it is added. As a result, companies save time and money while accelerating time-to-action at scale.
Neurala and Optelos have already successfully delivered solutions that identify defects and potential issues in oil and gas pipelines; specifically, with solutions that highlight lightning strikes on wind turbines, identify antennae on cell towers to ensure towers are hosting the appropriate equipment and detect defects within electrical infrastructure. More efficient identification and remediation of defective assets allow customers to reduce risk across assets.
“Working with Neurala, we at Optelos have been able to unlock insights that allow our customers to more quickly identify defects in their industrial assets at scale,” said Kevin McKeand, CEO of Optelos. “Neurala’s technology enables our clients to efficiently scale their inspection processes while improving their ability to take corrective action as quickly as possible.”
“Neurala is thrilled to partner with Optelos to improve the efficiency of industrial asset inspections,” said Massimiliano Versace, co-founder and CEO of Neurala. “As visual data becomes increasingly important within the workflow for asset management, organizations are already beginning to grapple with how to find meaning from the massive amount of image and video data being collected. By leveraging Optelos’ platform for the organization, storage and management of this data and combining that with our AI, we can surface the information that’s needed. We look forward to continuing to scale our partnership to establish a new standard for digital asset inspection data management.”
Neurala is a pioneer in AI-powered visual inspections. On a mission to make AI more applicable and useful in real-world applications, Neurala is the company behind Brain Builder: a SaaS platform that dramatically reduces the time, cost and skills required to build and maintain production-quality custom vision AI solutions. Founded in 2006, Neurala’s research team invented Lifelong-DNN™ (L-DNN) technology, which lowers the data requirements for AI model development and enables continuous learning in the cloud or at the edge. Now, with customers in the industrial, drone, robotics, and smart devices verticals, Neurala’s technology has been deployed on 53 million devices globally.
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Optelos is the leading enterprise platform for enabling digitalization of asset inspection. Utilizing patented image transformation technology, Optelos leverages AI, advanced image modeling/visualization and enterprise system and workflow integration to enable enterprises to fully operationalize asset visual inspection. Optelos allows enterprises to lower inspection costs while increasing safety, speed and accuracy of inspections spanning oil/gas, manufacturing, agriculture, energy, telecom and virtually any other market segment where asset inspection is required.