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 »
Skycatch and Stantec parter to offer commercial surveying system across North America.
Read Skycatch CEO Christian Sanz’s 8 page spread in Construction Global to learn how drones are building a better construction industry.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Komatsu, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of heavy machinery for construction and mining and the first company to commercialize the Autonomous Haul System, announced plans to integrate Skycatch’s autonomous aerial data capture solution into their construction business. First announced at a press release in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo today, Komatsu’s Smart Construction branch will leverage Skycatch’s fully autonomous UAV (unmanned… continue reading »