Computer Vision For Cable Tunnels
National Grid Electricity Transmission
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Network Innovation Allowance
Health and Safety and Asset Management
Working in collaboration with ARUP and Cambridge University, National Grid will modify a video detection algorithm that has been used to condition monitor bridges to be used in cable tunnels the major technical difficulty to overcome is the repetitive nature of the
tunnel structure. This will also be modified to run on an autonomous device that is being designed to run on the I-beam on the roof of the tunnel.
To produce a system that is able to perform condition monitoring on tunnels, without the need for personnel to be in the tunnel.
This project will be successful if a solution is developed that enables personnel to be removed from the tunnel system whilst condition
monitoring is being performed.