Drones. Artificial Intelligence. It’s amazing to believe that we live in a day and time when this technology is part of our everyday life. One industry that has shown to benefit greatly from the addition of drones in the workflow, is the construction industry. Drones and AI are helping construction companies and contractors improving the accuracy, safety and cost-effectiveness of many projects.
In a recent article from Concrete Products they write: “Collection of data to determine the location and severity of structural deficiencies have traditionally been a manual process requiring ground crews and lane closures, and creating hazards for drivers, road workers, and inspectors. As part of a patent-pending methodology, GBA deploys UAS with infrared thermography to evaluate concrete deck, overlayment, and bridge joint conditions.”