Here Comes the Next Big Technological Boom: Drones in Construction

Increasing numbers of construction companies and civil and environmental engineering consultancies are turning to drones to capture rich aerial data and generate detailed—and financially valuable—3D models of earthwork and building sites.

See the projections on how the use of these technologies will increase and how a team using drones, cameras, and laser scanners were able to produce textured, 3D mesh models and animated videos of the ancient Italian city of Volterra, its archaeological remains, and some of its treasured artwork in this article from Redshift.

 

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