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Drone (UAV) Solutions

How it works

Features and Benefits

Plan and Estimate

  • Know what you’re quoting: Conduct your own site surveys before the job begins, and whenever changes occur

Survey Frequently and Faster

  • Get accurate, up-to-date topographic surveys whenever you need without having to bring in a survey crew

Communicate Effectively

  • A visual timeline keeps everyone on the same page
  • Track site changes, avoid crossed wires, and resolve disputes quickly

Take Control

  • Save on consultants and avoid information bottlenecks; get answers to questions yourself with an intuitive, web-based tool

Site Volumes

  • Calculate overall material volumes added or removed from pits, stockpiles, cells, drainage channels, etc.

Design Checks

  • Upload design file to compare actual surface to design surface and track progress
  • Easily measure distances, slopes and heights to compare with site measurements

Site Management

Subcontractor Management

  • Trimble StratusPerform quick volume calculations of material moved for progress payments
  • See proof of site changes via a visual timeline
  • Fewer disputes as your portal can be shared with subcontractors so everyone is on the same page

Road and Traffic Management

  • Measure road grades, cross-slopes, road widths and windrow heights with one click
  • Optimize traffic plans with a complete, up-to-date site map, and easily direct personnel to where they need to be
  • Reduce cycle times and optimize mobile plant efficiency by tracking haul road design conformance

Environmental Responsibilities and Safety

  • Get frequent, detailed images of site boundaries and protected areas to easily demonstrate your conformance with regulatory requirement
  • Reduce people-to-machine interactions by surveying inaccessible or hazardous areas safely using a drone
  • Get overall site images for inspection works, without sending personnel on-site
  • Track changes in slope angles to better manage slips

Project Efficiency

  • Software for consistent local coordinate definition
  • Conduct your own site surveys for more accurate estimates
  • Tighter plans and budgets as a result of more frequent and accurate volume data
  • Fewer site visits needed when people can track progress and inspect work remotely
  • No more information silos or unnecessary hold-ups when everyone can work from the same current survey data