Stay on Top of Your Site while Keeping Stakeholders Up-to-Date
Construction is one of the many industries where drone services are highly advantageous. Construction site drone photography reduces risk factors, increases profitability, saves time, and collects a large amount of data that traditionally is time-consuming to collect and often incomplete. Since there is a considerable risk of human errors, the accuracy of real-time data is often compromised.
In contrast, by employing drones, a reliable monitoring and surveying system can be established to obtain accurate, timely, and trustworthy data. Drones have high-quality sensors and high-resolution cameras. After data collection, the information is then processed and analyzed through advanced software for enhanced operations, preparations, and improvements.
Drones collect multiple types of data
- Photos are taken in high resolution, usually with a 20-megapixel camera to show progress comparisons. Waypoints are programmed to capture the exact replica of the area to show the progression from breaking ground to a completed project.
- Videos capture wide angles and vantage points to show the comprehensive progression from an aerial point of view. Video allows for access to hard-to-reach places giving an overview of the entire infrastructure.
- Maps are customizable for end-user demand. The drone can produce Orthomosaic maps that will send details to the construction manager that is impossible for the human eye to see. Orthomosaic maps show the entire site from a bird’s eye view and can estimate material cost, and calculate stockpile volume and other specific data without having to be at the site.
Drone Construction Services
Stockpile AnalysisDrones are a popular and conventional method of stockpile measurements in the industry. Our pilots can conduct stockpile analysis with our surveying drones and capture topographic data points that traditional methods cannot detect due to their irregular shapes. Surveying can capture and depict all these variations as the shape's actual volume, and not just its estimate. We strategically and efficiently deliver photogrammetric information through Contouring, Digital Surface Models, stockpiles such as waste, excavated dirt, rock piles, etc., and volume measurements with a nearly 99% accuracy rate.
Progress MonitoringPhotos, videos, 3D models, and orthomosaic maps created with drone data can be used to provide clients with detailed, real-time reports on how things are progressing on-site. On larger construction projects, there are often multiple stakeholders in multiple locations who are all eager to know how things are progressing. Without a drone collecting visual data, clients would have to walk a site in person to see how things are moving along, or hire a helicopter at a prohibitively high cost to collect aerial shots or video. And even if they did take this step, the shots collected could be outdated after the next workday. Detailed visual reports can then be shared with stakeholders, helping everyone involved in a construction project to see what has already been done and what work is remaining.
Site Construction and Planning
Site Construction and PlanningVisual data collected by a drone can help construction companies get a solid understanding of the entire site before they begin construction. This pre-planning data can show possible drainage spots, changes in elevation, and other factors that can help determine the best places to build, dig, or stockpile materials. Construction is one of the many industries where drone services are highly advantageous. Construction site drone photography reduces risk factors, increases profitability, saves time and collects a large amount of data that traditionally is time-consuming to collect and often incomplete.
Drone MappingDrones provide data for 3D creations and 2D orthomosaic maps of the construction site. Drone Deploy allows data, including contours and terrain, to be systematically captured, updated, and collected as online maps for convenient inspection of the construction site.
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