The Next Evolution of UAS Drone Technology: Future Ideal or Present Necessity?

As I have pontificated in nearly every blog, article, interview or webinar I have been a part of I have to keep up with my tradition and reiterate… unmanned aerial system (UAS) technology is advancing faster than commercial business stakeholders can keep up with. That isn’t anything new these days considering Goldman Sachs has projected … Read more

WEBINAR VIDEO: Using Drones for Remote Construction Project Tracking in Real-Time

Webinar OverviewDesign/Build AEC firms are under mounting pressure to deliver quality construction projects under tight budgets and timelines. While drone technology offers interesting possibilities, real benefits are achieved when you add relevant data to UAV photos and video. In this webinar,  we’ll share case studies that highlight some of the ways drone technology is transforming … Read more

How Drones are Used for Roof Inspections

Whether you are a roofing company, managing a building, working with solar panels, inspecting for an insurance claim, or any other number of reasons, it makes sense to consider using drones for roof inspections for a range of benefits, including safety, cost, and time.The old traditional method of inspecting roofsUntil recent innovations, there was just … Read more

How Construction Companies Use Drones

Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (sUAV’s)—more commonly known as “drones”—are one of the fastest growing technology applications for construction in decades. While aerial progress monitoring and inspection assessments are the predominant uses today, there are hundreds of emerging applications leading to safer job sites, better dissemination of information, and in many cases, more accurate and precise … Read more

Drone Data: Aerial Intelligence, Inspection Analytics, and Business Value

Today, commercial industries are using drones to capture data that was previously dangerous, difficult, or expensive to obtain. But what is drone data, and what are the real benefits of this new sexy data everyone wants a piece of?What exactly is drone data?Drone data often starts as a collection of images (typically hundreds, if not … Read more

ConnexiCore Partners with Cape For End-to-End Drone Integration and Intelligence

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. NOVEMBER 12, 2018 Cape, the leading cloud platform for drone telepresence and data management, today announced a partnership with ConnexiCore to provide end-to-end aerial telepresence and intelligence solutions for companies across industries, including public safety, oil and gas, construction, infrastructure, and insurance. As part of the Cape reseller program, ConnexiCore customers can now fully leverage … Read more

Drone Based Thermal Imaging for Search and Rescue

Search and rescue missions are probably one of the most appropriate missions for any public safety drone team. Last week, my volunteer fire department’s drone team received a request to assist another rural area Sheriff’s Office south of Bedford, VA.Drone Team Deployment The search began for their department/team at 5:30 p.m. and we were requested at … Read more

Speed vs. Efficiency: Five guys are standing around a machine…

Okay, go with me. Five guys are standing around a machine. One sales person. One production guy. One numbers guy. One engineer. And then, the Bossman. “So how are we going to meet this customer’s deadline, guys?” asked the Bossman. The other four guys looked dumbfounded. “I don’t know, but we sure can work harder I guess,” said … Read more

How Drones Improve Disaster Response And Relief From Hurricane Florence

In the wake of Hurricane Florence, information on the physical damage to homes, shorelines, roads, utilities, trees, and coastline infrastructure is still emerging. Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)—also known as “drones”—are beginning to reshape the way public safety officials and emergency responders conduct a post-mortem on disasters. They are an invaluable resource for emergency triage and insurance … Read more

Business Process in the World of (AI) Artificial Intelligence

As business and industries have evolved, there have been many innovations that serve to support greater efficiencies, higher quality manufacturing, and smarter collaboration, just to name a few. Perhaps one evolution that still to this day is interpreted differently by many, is the use of the term Artificial Intelligence (AI). Simply put, AI is the automation … Read more