Our customer, Douglas MacAyeal, a Glaciologist/professor at the University of Chicago, used BlinkX (now UpBlink) in a project that studies surface melting and climate change effects on the George VI Ice Shelf located on the Antarctic Peninsula. Here is the incredible story of his team’s journey and how BlinkX with a custom power supply and HERO7 were part of the process to document their progress autonomously for two years!
If you’re choosing a solar-powered construction time lapse camera, there are many things you need to look for to get the equipment that will serve you the best. In general, you’ll want camera equipment that will meet your requirements at a low cost of ownership. And, if you’re deploying a camera in an area where there is no convenient power source, you’ll want solar-powered equipment. Here are the things you need to look for to get the best match.
Now, you can sync your CamDo construction time lapse images directly to PlanGrid Photos. All the powerful features you frequently use in PlanGrid, such as creating RFI's, tracking defects and communicating on issues, can now be enhanced with additional content captured through your CamDo construction time lapse setup.
This year, ENR FutureTech 2021 is being held on June 9-11, 2021 as a virtual event and we’re proud to be a sponsor. You can join hundreds of business and IT leaders in architecture, engineering, and construction to explore the latest technology. In our fast-paced environment, these emerging technologies will help you improve productivity, enhance sales effectiveness, protect your job sites, and improve profits.
Construction time lapse post-production can be taxing and will test your attention span. While the simplest time lapse solution may be putting it together using JPG files and reliable software, the best post-production results require more attention to detail as well as the right tools to make it work. Here are some useful tips to use when editing your time lapse video and making it a top-quality one.
The Ocean Cleanup is a nonprofit that is developing advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. And they’re doing this by developing large floating systems that concentrate and collect the plastic from the sea. It’s the largest cleanup effort in the world. Yes, it’s as cool as it sounds. View a time lapse of the construction of one of their systems and learn more about the effort.
Construction is a trillion dollar industry for a reason. Even small construction projects can cost millions of dollars in investments. Commercial jobs with this kind of scale and value require a high degree of monitoring in order to effectively secure the developer’s return on investment (ROI). Construction site monitoring can’t be limited to a photographer or a security team. It needs to be implemented from the top-down, using a manager’s perspective.
Time lapse photography is an essential addition to many construction projects because it charts progress and provides information for stakeholders. However, all of this is contingent on staging a proper environment and knowing the purpose of the images you capture. With that in mind, let’s discuss some of the essential elements of composition and planning for time lapse construction photography.
In the age of COVID-19, there is an increased focus on the health and safety of everyone involved with your construction project. And part of the way to achieve this is a shift towards new ways to use technology, including remote monitoring.
CamDo Customer Seth Larson recently shared a long term construction time lapse video of a recently completed construction project by Stel Builders, a residential remodeling company based in San Diego, CA. The project consisted of the demolition of a garage structure and construction of a garage with a rental unit on top.