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Throw in the i-Drone

Bram Entrop, Alexandr Vasenev, Regina Bokel, Eric van Ham, Sander Mutsaards

Abstract


Although many consider drones to be toys, multiple industries, such as the agriculture and mining industry, already know what advantages professional Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) can offer. However, many companies in the construction industry do not seem to be familiar yet with the possible advantages of UAVs for their projects. In our 3TU Lighthouse project “Throw in the I-drone” we, the University of Twente, Delft University of Technology, and BeemFlights, would like to make the construction industry aware of the possibilities UAVs have by demonstrating possible usages, by providing a protocol on how to use them and by simplifying the interpretation of data collected.


Keywords


drone; construction industry; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; UAV

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7480/spool.2015.2.967



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