SkyCatch Blog

Digitizing Earthworks with Flywheel and Autodesk


Earthworks contractors: get ready to turn the world upside down. You know how important it is to know what the terrain state is at the beginning of the project, and what it should be at the end of the earthworks phase. But relying on eyeballed estimates or an obsolete data model will more often than not result… continue reading »

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


Interested in using drone data for BIM, but not sure how to set up your workflow in a way that improves your bottom line? Don’t miss the the next Skycatch DJI live webinar: “DJI Drone Workflows for BIM Coordination Part 1” featuring The Beck Group, March 16 at 10AM PT! Save your spot at: http://skycat.ch/2mcdzjy   Communication… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Feeding the World with Data


Each year the agriculture industry is spending more and producing less due to preventable causes. Mapping crops with UAVs outfitted with a variety of sensors can capture valuable data that solves a host of problems and optimizes operations and production. Irrigation monitoring, pathogen and infection detecting, and molecular (e.g. CO2, ammonia) sensing are just a few of the many different… continue reading »

How Skycatch Accelerates Construction


It’s not about the drones Skycatch began when our Founder & CEO walked onto a construction site with his own drone and started snapping pictures. From day one, the workers’ interest in the drone was quickly overshadowed by their interest in the data that the drone could provide. After two years of relentless technological development… continue reading »

Another Exemption Filed


Woolpert, one of the largest surveyors and aerial imagery specialists, has filed an exemption to use Skycatch for its government and private sector customers. This is the sixth exemption to use Skycatch’s UAV – more than any other commercial system. Woolpert and Skycatch have both been pioneers in working closely with the FAA. Both companies… continue reading »