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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Drone Companies Set Sights on Construction Industry
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 34-35
Keywords: drones, site survey, photography, mapping
Abstract:The use of unmanned aerial vehicles could soon be the status quo for construction companies around the world. The devices allow rapid and efficient inspection and mapping of construction sites. Low-level aerial photography has adequate resolution for generation of accurate three-dimensional models. While the technical possibilities are unlimited for using these vehicles in construction, major hindrances are created by regulatory constraints.
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