Drones for Architectural Engineering & Construction

Problems We Solve

  • Improve Real Time Monitoring
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    Improve Workflow Efficiency
  • Enable Faster Tracking of Assets
  • Communicate Progress Faster
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    Catch Conflicts Sooner
  • Identify Hazards and Enhance Safety
  • Mitigate Dirty, Dangerous, and Dull Jobs
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    Identify Trends — Good or Bad

Construction is an industry where UAV usage has grown substantially, and as a result, is experiencing mainstream adoption. The amount of time and money saved by deploying a drone into a construction project is now significant. For companies that run multiple projects at a time, a UAV solution will be instrumental in helping you gather the necessary information to streamline your project workflow.

Aerial intelligence produces comprehensive data that supports all aspects of planning, compliance, and monitoring in the Building Design, Engineering, and Construction industries. Our systems provide decision makers with the ability to easily assess project sites, track progress, and inspect all construction phases as they are implemented. 

PRE-CONSTRUCTION AERIAL ANALYSIS

Our drones can be equipped with cameras, GPS, infrared sensors, and more. The acquired data can then be imported into survey software to create orthomosaic, 3-D models, and/or thermal imagery of existing conditions. This helps with determining feasibility, understanding constructability, and helping stakeholders visualize what the final project will look like. It can also be used to identify areas of interest to isolate obstacles before a project is actually built to reduce or prevent errors, delays, and cost overruns.

Drone generated mapping helps inject real-world conditions into design and development conversations. The ability to easily capture site information also improves the rate at which the design can be reviewed and approved. 

Progress Monitoring

Construction progress can be easily managed with the use of drones. They help managers follow and communicate progress, by tracking and managing materials and assets to reduce loss, improving owner visibility, increasing safety, and providing valuable information for improved design changes. They also create a valuable documentation trail instrumental in mitigating issues. Recurring aerial imagery can improve safety, logistics and stakeholder updates, while integrating seamlessly with your Business Information Modeling (BIM) workflows. This data also has a practical value in property management and maintenance, providing owners and managers with key visual information regarding the as-built condition of the finished product(s), thereby enhancing customer satisfaction during handover.

Structure Inspection

It is now easier, quicker, safer and more cost efficient to perform inspections on regular, complex and large buildings and other structures. Drones can help to identify structural defects that require repairs or upgrades. Building inspection reports are useful to a wide range of industry stakeholders including the marketers, lenders, insurers, construction firms, prospective buyers, building owners as well as the maintenance companies.

Monitor Multiple Job Sites

 Developers and Project Managers can save valuable time by deploying drones to capture detailed footage of any aspect of projects, thereby reducing, and often eliminating, the need to visit multiple job sites.

Inventory/Material Management

ConnexiCore drones are equipped with advanced cameras and sensors that provide valuable data to help track and manage materials and aggregate inventory. A simple deployment can provide amazingly accurate measurements of stockpiles of raw materials such as sand, gravel, crushed stone, clay and more. This reduces the man hours needed to walk the site and measure materials, as well as reduce the costs incurred by expensive survey teams. Accurate measurements can now be delivered with increased timeliness, and often provided same day. Information like this is invaluable in conducting audits and staying well within budget.

Safety AND RISK Management

Scheduled aerial site monitoring to inspect specific areas of the job that may present safety hazards can save your company significantly in the long run. Areas at high elevations can now be easily inspected in detail using drones, reducing risk to the inspector or worker.

Stay on Track and Under Budget

Continuous monitoring of a job site via ConnexiCore helps you identify trends that can contribute to issues that would otherwise delay your project, and provides valuable data that helps to keep projects within budget, while keeping your teams focused on the tasks at hand.

Thermal Live Maps help to pinpoint problem areas, such as cracks, leaks, and structural damage, within minutes, while minimizing safety risks. It allows companies to proactively address existing and potential risks to help prevent equipment failures or other accidents on site, thereby increasing workplace safety.

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