Introducing The Next Generation of Drones at SITECH

Man flying Wintra drone

Here at SITECH Southwest, we have a museum of drones hanging from our ceiling. It all starts at the door. As you walk from the front to the back, drones are ordered from old to new. Entering you will see larger, older, more complex, more expensive, and Ph.D. required drones. And as you walk toward the back of the building you will notice an evolution, ending with the newest drones on the market.

These ones are easier to fly, less expensive, and include new abilities for consistent and accurate results. They really do outperform older drones in every way.

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How Drones Can Enhance Your Surveying Business

How Drones Can Enhance Your Surveying Business

Depending on a construction site’s size, topography and visibility, traditional surveying requires manual measurements and inputs and takes a couple of days or weeks. As a solution, drone technology can make surveying much simpler and more accurate, so you can save time and take on more clients.

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Full Constellation GNSS Benefits

If you are reading this, you are probably a high-end user doing surveys and machine control. The focus for this article is show how Modernization of the GNSS system is affecting your job site. Frist we define what the differences between GPS and GNSS are and how they can benefit you.

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Choosing the Right Integrated Construction Technology Solutions

Technology has transformed the construction industry over the last few decades, bringing modern capabilities to the job site. From remote equipment controls to comprehensive budgeting and designing platforms, the options are vast — and can seem intimidating.

Because technology moves quickly, it can be difficult to tell if your chosen solution is still being developed or if it’s a reliable, well-established solution. Fortunately, SITECH Southwest specializes in integrated construction technology and can help you sort through the noise.

Let’s look more closely at the process for choosing construction technology solutions.

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Reduce Cost Overruns With Paving Control

Reduce Cost Overruns With Paving Control

Contractors are always on the lookout for ways to save costs, yet McKinsey tells us that time and cost overruns are the norm in the construction industry. From materials to labor and equipment costs, overruns can occur in many parts of a project. Fortunately, there are ways to prepare and understand your costs from the start. Modern technology offers plenty of efficient tools, like paving control, to help bring accuracy, speed and other benefits to the project.

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Trimble’s New R750 Modular Receiver

The R750 is not only a direct replacement for the SPS85x series of receivers, but also comes with useful upgrades making it a versatile tool.  As typical with a new product, out with the old; the SPS855 has been discontinued and is no longer available.  The good news is the R750 uses the same antennas and data cables besides offering many new enhancements.

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LiDAR Mapping and Construction Projects

Several methods are available for construction surveying, from photogrammetry to traditional surveying to LiDAR, the latter of which has been increasing in popularity in recent years. Invented in the 1960s, LiDAR has quickly become a prominent technology in many industries, including construction, city planning and scientific research. But what is LiDAR, and how can you use it on your construction site? Read on to find out.
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