Category Archives: Civil/Transportation

Taking Flight

As drones begin to fill our airspace, Switzerland is figuring out how the skies will remain friendly

Remote Monitoring

Keeping tabs on assets with wireless monitors is not just for those dirty, dangerous or distant jobs

Aerial Efficiency

With 174 miles of transmission line to capture and the need for fine detail images for inspection analysis, SkySkopes turned to a helicopter platform with a 100-megapixel (MP) camera to produce RGB photographs for quick project turnarounds.

Drones in Confinement

From warehouses to underground facilities, demand for drone inspections in GPS-denied places is rising. The new flying destination for UAVs is the great indoors.

Innovations in AEC

I’m sure it feels the same in every industry – sometimes there are just too many acronyms to keep track of: AEC, LiDAR, VR, BIM, 3D, 4D, 7D – the list goes on and on for AEC professionals.

In Alaska, There’s Tough and There’s Survey Tough

On a survey job, Seth Kiester might find himself staying in a remote five-star hunting lodge. On the next job, he and the crew might be pitching tents hundreds of miles from civilization, encircling their makeshift camp with electrified wire to keep bears out.