Drones = Driving New Wave of Big Data Collection / Analysis
Source: News articles, KPCB analysis.
Point cloud models created from aerial LiDAR surveys
measure conductor tension & vegetation encroachment,
reducing inspection cost & injury.
Vegetation health maps created from multi-spectral imaging
surveys help minimize use of water & pesticides & maximize
Stockpile maps created from aerial photo surveys provide
faster & more accurate volumetric calculations for mining and
High resolution photos of rooftops aid damage assessment for
insurance underwriters & thermal imaging being used for
building insulation inspections.