SkyCatch Blog

Building With The Beck Group: Upgrade Your Construction Workflow With Drones


Communication and collaboration is critical on every construction site. From the initial design to the final product, communication between the trades, the supers, and the engineers needs to be constant and easily understood.   We talked to Grant Hagen, VDC Manager and drone pilot for The Beck Group to get the inside story on how… continue reading »

New Feature Release: 3D Mesh Sharing


In our newest update, we’re excited to announce 3D mesh sharing! Now you can share your 3D meshes with the world, just like our 2D map sharing feature. It’s a great way to easily share site progress with others, or embed your finished product into your website. Check out this interactive embedded 3D mesh of an… continue reading »

10 Easy Steps to Make BIG Money with Drones


  Up until recently, the majority of folks around the world have simply looked at drones as something cool to do, not fully understanding the insane money making potential drones offer. Before I get into the meaty details, we must first get on common ground. The following framework is something that must first be understood…. continue reading »

DASHBOARD UPDATE: New 3D Viewers & Map Sharing Links


At Skycatch, we’re constantly improving our tools so that you can make the most out of your drone data. In this newest update, we’ve built in new ways for you to preview your 3D files and easily share your data with others. 3D Point Cloud & Mesh Viewer We’re introducing two more amazing ways to… continue reading »

Apples & Oranges: Making the Most Out of Your Drone


Here at Skycatch, we’ve learned a tremendous amount from our customers using our platform and from our partners using a variety of systems for capturing aerial data.  As you read this article, customers are flying drones at commercial job sites all over the world.  The little known secret is that most people flying drones are… continue reading »

New Release: Flight Direction Control


We’re excited to announce several exciting new updates today. The first is a feature called Flight Direction Control. This feature gives you the ability to set the flight direction in order to optimize for the shape of your flight area. Use Flight Direction Control to set the flight path relative to wind, terrain, and obstacles. COMMANDER… continue reading »

RISE OF THE DRONES: Skycatch Featured in AEC Magazine


Building information modeling, or “BIM” as it’s commonly known, uses 3D digital models to plan, design, build, and manage buildings and infrastructure. BIM is becoming so valuable and widely adopted that governments around the world are starting to mandate that all projects be developed with BIM.  AEC Magazine’s Special Edition features Skycatch CEO Christian Sanz… continue reading »

Delivering Viable Solutions Through Design Sprints @ Skycatch


I work on the Software Product team at Skycatch. We’re a small team — there are five of us and together we span product management, product design, customer success, and QA. Everyday we face tough choices about which feature to ship next, which bug to fix first and what’s next on the roadmap. We carefully… continue reading »