Construction Progress Monitoring

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, ...
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The Ultimate Guide to Building an Internal Construction Drone Crew

August 28, 2023 by Jim Gibson
Commercial Drone
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 ...
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Drones’ Role in Mitigating Construction Job Site Materials Theft

August 19, 2023 by Jim Gibson
Drone Construction Monitoring
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 ...
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Drones Impact on the Construction Industry’s Top Challenges

August 3, 2023 by Jim Gibson
Image of Commercial Real Land
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 ...
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A Perfect Match: Drone Technology and Construction Software

July 25, 2023 by Jim Gibson
Co-Workers Engineering Business Solutions at an Internal Meeting
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 ...
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Vertical Perspectives: Drones in High-Rise Construction

July 2, 2023 by Jim Gibson
Commercial Building Facade Scaffolding
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 ...
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Embracing Drone Tech in Commercial Building Construction

June 8, 2023 by Jim Gibson
High Rise Construction Skyline View
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 ...
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Benefits of Using 360 Virtual Tours in Commercial Construction

June 4, 2023 by Jim Gibson
insta360 Camera
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 ...
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Why Infrastructure Projects Need to Include Drone Monitoring

March 4, 2023 by Jim Gibson
Image of Highway Construction Scaled
As long as I’ve been in the drone tech industry, the most common discussion of where the biggest growth sector in drone applications has been in the construction space.  Most consider top of mind commercial, industrial and even residential construction.  But if you dig a little deeper, you’ll see that an often overlooked sector of the construction industry lies at ...
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