Drone Surveying

Drone usage in surveying is growing because projects which would normally take days can instead take only hours leading to significant cost savings compared to conventional ground surveys.​ Point cloud and digital terrain models captured by drone can be produced more easily than traditional surveys. With drones the detail is much richer.

 

In construction industries in particular, drones are used to perform cut/fill analysis, volume calculation, build design surfaces and the verification of earthworks - delivered from sky to digital model.

DJI Phantom 4 Drone in St Helena

Construction is one of several industries in which drone capabilites are exerting a disruptive influence. Increasingly, drone inspection capabilities are being used by oil and gas companies to inspect pipelines while energy businesses are using drones to inspect large boiler facilities. Wind farms too are using drones to inspect turbine blades and gearboxes.

If you want more detailed modelling of site topography and faster turnaround tmes or If you have a need to save money on your inspections and surveys please get in touch for a discussion about how DroneSurvey.Video can make your surveys more efficient.

DJI Phantom 4 Drone Operated by DroneSurvey.Video

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