Read how solar saved a construction time lapse camera project. The video was used to create teasers for those looking to visit the new training center.
The Livermore Training Center time lapse project achieved its objective of elevating the awareness and interest of international customers to attend the new facility for support and training. Topcon has installed an additional two cameras to capture and promote another expansion project on the campus.
Not all digital cameras are created equal when it comes to time lapse photography. Some are better than others, depending on the builder’s or photographer's specific needs. Here are a few things to consider when choosing a digital camera for construction time lapse photography.
CamDo is proud to be listed on the Proptech in Canada 2022 Report as an onsite technology for the construction industry, among other startups. The report highlights key trends in the proptech ecosystem - featuring over 450 startups, funding statistics, investors, and key trends in the industry.
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!
With so many new opportunities on the horizon, construction firms will have to bid on highly competitive government projects and follow stringent regulations for compliance and safety. One strategy that can help construction firms build a strong reputation is the use of time lapse.
As we enter 2022 and embrace the promise of a brand-new year, CamDo Solutions reflects on the progress we made in 2021, which sets the stage for advancements in our capabilities to serve our customers into the next decade.
CamDo customer, David Manzo, owns Bejaw Video Productions in the San Francisco Bay area. He recently completed his first time lapse photography project for a local construction firm. They were building a high-tech campus featuring four towers and one parking structure, with a project cost between $700-800 million.
Manzo used an UpBlink with a GoPro HERO5. He set the equipment for max photo size and took one photo every 15 minutes on Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The equipment was installed on a 45-foot pole from September 2019 until November 2020.
If you’re using time lapse photography to document your construction project, you’re not alone. Many construction firms are finding that time lapse photography is useful for everything from monitoring a job site to informing investors of project progress, to marketing their businesses. And, bad weather doesn’t stop them, but there are some things you can do to make filming during rain or snow easier.
Passive homes are much more numerous in Europe than they are in the U.S., but awareness is growing. The passive home Adams + Beasley is building in Acton, Massachusetts was designed by architects at ZeroEnergy Design.