Drones now being used to map your jobsite

April 28th, 2015

Just read this article by John Biggs (@johnbiggs) about drones mapping out jobsites in hours not months. I have always had a high interest in drones for the commercial world, have a couple at home i fly with my kids for fun. The applications for drones are limitless right now and it makes a lot of sense to start using drones on jobsites.

I remember growing up in the bush in western NSW where any of the farmers would need to call in a plane and pilot to get an overview of the farm. Planes and pilots cost a lot of money, imagine how low cost it would be in comparison to send in the drones…

Identified Technologies’ Drones Will Automatically Map Your Job Site So You Don’t Have To

Mapping a job site – be it a construction site, oil field, or giant human battery pod factory – is a tough job. That’s why Identified Technologies’ Dick Zhang wants you to send in the drones.

His company, which is funded to the tune of $2 million, allows you to send a quadcopter around your job site to create a topographical map of the situation. It is completely autonomous, and the batteries can be hot-swapped as the drone maps. The system comes with a base station where the drone comes to roost when its done.

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Peter Morrissey has been working with employee time and attendance for more than 15 years, Peter has supplied more than 3000 customers around the world with employee time management systems. He has seen the good, the bad and the ugly. Peter bought the JobClock system into Australia in 2008 to fill a void not being covered at the time. As cloud technology has come along the JobClock system not only services construction but many more industries hungry for employee labour costing information.

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