The Future of Drone Surveying and Mapping for the Construction Industry
September 9, 2023 by Jim Gibson
Drones are becoming increasingly popular in the construction industry, and for good reason. Drones offer a number of advantages over traditional surveying and mapping methods, including: What is Drone Surveying and Mapping? Drone surveying and mapping is the process of using drones to collect data about a physical object or area. This data is then used to create maps, models,
The Ultimate Guide to Building an Internal Construction Drone Crew
August 28, 2023 by Jim Gibson
As a seasoned professional in the drone services industry, I understand the critical role that enterprise drones play in revolutionizing the commercial construction sector. The ability to gather real-time data, monitor progress, and enhance safety measures has made drones an indispensable tool for construction project managers. If you’re considering building an internal construction drone crew, here are a few key ...
Drones’ Role in Mitigating Construction Job Site Materials Theft
August 19, 2023 by Jim Gibson
Construction site theft is a glaring problem that impacts projects in two significant ways: time and budget. The theft of vital materials, whether it’s copper wiring, heavy machinery, or tools, can significantly delay project timelines. Replacing stolen items takes time – time that could have been used to make substantial progress. Moreover, the financial blow resulting from the replacement of ...
Drones Impact on the Construction Industry’s Top Challenges
August 3, 2023 by Jim Gibson
We are witnessing firsthand the transformative power of drone technology in revolutionizing some of the biggest challenges in today’s construction industry. In this blog post, I’ll delve into the five most significant challenges that construction companies face in 2023 and beyond and demonstrate how drones can be the ultimate cost effective solution to overcome these hurdles and pave the way ...
A Perfect Match: Drone Technology and Construction Software
July 25, 2023 by Jim Gibson
As a Drone Service Provider (DSP) that specializes in data collection services for the construction industry, I am constantly intrigued by the innovative software technologies that continue to transform traditional construction processes. I am further excited about how drone data is becoming more intertwined with each technological advancement in construction project management software. In recent years, software has become an ...
Vertical Perspectives: Drones in High-Rise Construction
July 2, 2023 by Jim Gibson
Drones are popular in the construction industry, and for good reason. They are used for a variety of tasks, including façade inspections, concrete pour monitoring, and structural monitoring at height. This is especially valuable in urban high-rise building construction projects, where traditional methods of building inspection can be dangerous and time-consuming. Common Types of Traditional High Rise Inspections Visual ...
Flying Witnesses: How Drones are Transforming Personal Injury Litigation
June 15, 2023 by Jim Gibson
Drones are used more frequently in personal injury cases, driven in large part by their ability to provide comprehensive, efficient, and objective evidence, ultimately facilitating fair and informed legal proceedings. Drones are, no doubt, transforming personal injury litigation in tangible ways. In the past, personal injury lawyers had to rely on traditional methods of collecting evidence, such as photographs, videos, ...
5 Benefits of Using Drones for Commercial Building Facade Inspections
June 12, 2023 by Jim Gibson
Drone data collection services provide a reliable and efficient method for inspecting commercial building facades, offering numerous benefits that enhance worker safety, save costs, expedite deliverables, optimize manpower allocation, and keep key stakeholders informed and engaged. In this blog post, we explore these key advantages and showcase the impact of drone inspections through an actual construction defect legal case. Advantages ...
Embracing Drone Tech in Commercial Building Construction
June 8, 2023 by Jim Gibson
In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, innovation is the key to success. One such innovation that has revolutionized various industries, including commercial building construction, is drone technology. Drones offer tremendous potential to improve productivity, enhance internal and external communications, ensure worker safety, and maximize overall return on investment (ROI) for each construction project. However, convincing internal teams to embrace this ...
Benefits of Using 360 Virtual Tours in Commercial Construction
June 4, 2023 by Jim Gibson
As a drone service provider focused on providing digital data collection solutions to the construction industry, we know that timely communication between the field and key stakeholders is critical to keeping commercial construction projects on time and within budget. Just as we need to be able to keep our clients informed of the progress of the project, construction project managers ...
Top 5 Technologies for Construction Project Managers
May 15, 2023 by Jim Gibson
As the CEO of a drone data collection company, my goal is to look for ways to leverage emerging technologies that help commercial construction companies complete their projects on time and on budget. To achieve this, we rely on several technologies that enable us to collect, analyze, and share data with our clients efficiently. In this blog post, I will ...