Category Archives: Construction

Intel’s Falcon 8+ Helps Preserve 15th-Century German Cathedral

The 15th century Halberstadt Cathedral in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany is getting help from 21st century technology: the Intel Falcon 8+ drone. In collaboration with experts from Bauhaus University Weimar and Kulturstiftung Sachsen-Anhalt, a foundation for the preservation of cultural monuments, Intel is powering inspections and damage assessment of the cathedral with advanced commercial drone technology. Continue reading

John Deere and Kespry Forge Global Alliance

Deere Kespry

John Deere and Kespry have announced an exclusive global strategic alliance through which John Deere Construction & Forestry dealers will provide the Kespry Aerial Intelligence System to their customers on job sites around the world. Starting in North America, the alliance enables John Deere customers to use Kespry’s fully integrated industrial drone platform to capture topographic data in minutes with survey-grade accuracy. Continue reading

Caterpillar Invests in Airware Bringing Drone Tech to Mining and Construction Enterprises

Commercial Drone at Construction Site Pre Launch

Airware, which provides end-to-end solutions that turn aerial data into actionable business intelligence for enterprises, announced that it has secured a strategic investment from Caterpillar Ventures. The investment allows Airware to accelerate programs that enable dealers to offer solutions and services within the construction, mining, and quarrying industries, and highlights Caterpillar’s commitment in leading the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Continue reading