Mapping and Surveys
- Drones can drastically reduce the time required viewing a site’s topography due to their capacity to map large areas of land.
- This aids in keeping the project on track and within budget, as well as ensuring correctness before it begins. This data can be used to determine feasibility and assist with design.
- Additionally, the high-resolution photographs obtained by drones may be transformed into 3D models, enabling the construction crew to identify issues throughout pre-construction and discover scope errors, thus saving time and money.
- Drones can perform critical inspections in place of heavy machinery and large scaffolding. They may fly around structures to assess for stability and minute features, as well as collect high-resolution photos for analysis.
- Heat leaks, cold spots, and electrical problems can all be detected with thermal sensors. Long-term client relationships benefit from this degree of quality assurance.
- Drones can also be used to maintain larger buildings such as bridges, towers, roofs, and scaffolding. A drone operator can complete a work that would take a whole team of surveyors only a few hours.
- A drone operator can perform a flyover to swiftly determine whether or not a piece of equipment is in a safe area.
- They could also use the security camera to see if there are any unauthorised people on the premises. This can assist identify unauthorised entry and prevent loss of or damage.
- Managers can use a drone to make a flyover and swiftly verify whether the equipment is where it should be.
- They can also swiftly detect whether or not a piece of equipment that should be terminated is still on-site, avoiding costly extension fees.
- Drones’ recording capabilities could be utilized to remotely identify problems and provide visualizations to help in communication.
- Before they even arrive on the jobsite, operators can quickly transfer recorded data to repair professionals at equipment rental businesses for quicker and more effective diagnosis.
- When collecting manual measures, workers are frequently required to climb to unstable platforms and negotiate around hazardous hazards. Drones can take the place of employees in certain scenarios, reducing the risk to construction workers on the job.
- Drone video cameras can also be used by construction managers to monitor the project site for safety problems, such as ensuring that workers are completely balanced and that no buildings or machinery are loose or unsafe.
- Drones may create stunning overhead views and provide clients with a sense of the project’s progress, especially when they are unable to physically visit the site.
- Design professionals, engineers, site supervisors, employees, and owners can all view the data at the same time to track the project and spot any errors.
- Drones can also leave a trail of documents that can be accessed later by teams.