In late 2015, INet applied for exemption to Section 333 of the FFA Reform Act in the railcar inspection and inventory market space and began testing a new drone AEI reader, the INet Rail Automation Drone (IRAD-1), which will change the face of railyard automation once again. It's a bold plan that requires safety testing and FAA approvals, but will give rail shippers a greater amount of flexibility in their railyards. The IRAD-1 will be capable of fully autonomous scanning of the railyard for inventory and inspection of a railcar. Built into the drone is an elaborate collision detection and avoidance system to help avoid objects in the flight path and reinforce safety. This tool gives the IRAD-1 the ability to be a completely autonomous AEI scanner. This will lead to faster data collection and help the business reduce workforce requirements.