More state transportation agencies are using aerial drones, and overall commercial use of the devices is expected to continue to climb, though not as dramatically as predicted in 2017, recent reports say.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport became the first U.S. international airfield to let drones fly within its controlled airspace when Atkins and its design-team partners, 3DR and Autodesk, flew a series of seven flights during a four-hour period on the morning of Jan. 10.
The use of drones for business is a relatively new concept, and anyone contemplating operating a drone for construction needs to not only learn the rules of the sky but ask themselves some business questions before opting to buy a drone as a mainstream tool.
In Coatesville, Pa., a depressed, rust-belt town about 40 miles west of Philadelphia with a population of 13,100, the city manager and the town’s consulting engineers are using 3D reality capture to help prospective developers see a diamond in the rough.
Today’s drones help project managers, superintendents, and virtual design & construction (VDC) teams build instant ROI with aerial photos, maps, and 3D models. Attend this webinar to hear from industry experts leading the charge to bring drones to construction, and learn how you can leverage drones on your job sites.
Drones are transforming the way large companies do business across the entire enterprise. Once small programs prove their value, they tend to grow quickly, so starting with a strong foundation is key. In this webinar, we’ll present case studies from some of the most successful in-house drone programs in the industry as well as advice from top drone consultants.
Drones have earned their place on the jobsite, and now construction firms and agencies across the country are looking to build enterprise-wide drone programs. We will hear from industry leaders who have transitioned from early adopters and experimenters with the use of drones in construction into industry leaders implementing new systems for drones in the enterprise.
The majority of construction projects finish late and over budget. Can drones help project managers and site superintendents keep projects on schedule? You'll learn how the latest drone hardware and software can be used to survey sites, monitor progress, manage subcontractors and streamline communications—ultimately keeping projects running on budget and schedule.
Starting a drone program from scratch is not without its challenges. Get tips from the drone experts leading the charge to bring drones to the job site during this webinar. You'll also hear from the UAV specialists at Katerra as they share their experience implementing drones within the company and building a scalable drone operation to manage pilots across nine states.