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1. (WO2018204490) ROBOTIC INSPECTION SYSTEM FOR HIGH MAST LIGHT POLES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/204490    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/030638
Publication Date: Fri Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu May 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: G01M 11/08
B25J 5/00
B25J 19/02
Applicants: INFRASTRUCTURE PRESERVATION CORPORATION
Inventors: SEAVEY, William
Title: ROBOTIC INSPECTION SYSTEM FOR HIGH MAST LIGHT POLES
Abstract:
A high mast light pole inspection system includes a command center and a transport vehicle. The transport vehicle has a frame configured to be secured around a high mast light pole, and a plurality of sets of wheels. Each set of wheels has a spring mechanism that biases a respective set of wheels inward towards a center of the frame. The plurality of sets of wheels are wirelessly controlled from the command center. In addition, the transport vehicle includes a plurality of cameras mounted to the frame, a power supply coupled to each set of wheels and camera, and a RF digital video transmitter coupled to the plurality of cameras. The transmitter is configured to transmit a wireless multiplexed output of the cameras to the command center.