The Real Deal New York

Construction industry embraces new technology

Contractors find efficiencies in drones, augmented reality and wearable technology

October 11, 2015 01:00PM

Drones can make site analysis easier.

Drones can ease site inspections.

From the South Florida website: Technology is changing the construction industry as contractors discover the efficiencies of such products as drones and wearable devices.

Drones, for example, are permitting contractors to record on-site progress faster and more reliably than ever before. Traditionally, inspecting sites from the air has been costly in time and expense, and produces results that are hard to analyze. A drone equipped with a camera can capture aerial images with greater ease and lower cost. [more]