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drains like this could one day be used to repair things they will be able to autonomously fly around structures and using computer vision technology spot to wherever Pat is required , then they could even summon all the drains to come and fix the problem the director of the Swiss lab partnering with imperial college London on the project says it was inspired by biology our larger vision and we were calling is to think of the building or think of the infrastructure elements as an organism where did drones are part of this organism and act like an immune system of these organisms so the Jones would routinely monitor the structures and one seventy five any abnormality or any potential damage they would go closer features soft and flexible drains will be able to reach areas dangerous for humans such as tunnels minds %HESITATION pipelines the project could also be cost saving in the long run reducing the need for helicopters for building assessments and scaffolding for a pass drones still have a negative connotations in some discussions but I think it is important initial holiday can support , all my work flow so they can support humans in their day to day jobs to make their life easier less dangerous while at the same time reducing costs of operation express invision these drains becoming permanent residence in the buildings of the future