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Designing Drone Game for Construction Site Inspection

Kenneth Lawani, Billy Hare, Iain Cameron, Hamid Homatash, Julie Campbell
2022 Frontiers in Built Environment  
The use of drone technology in the construction sector promises faster and more streamlined working practices.  ...  This study focuses on creating a drone flying game for inspecting a virtual construction site and identifying potential safety hazards.  ...  Therefore, the adoption of the drone technology as an intermediary tool for remote site inspections and real-time feedback is an added advantage with features such as the ability to capture images and  ... 
doi:10.3389/fbuil.2021.771703 doaj:738da7e6916148a4bc51945377e34814 fatcat:tbcqknj235cxhlzjqhfukmkym4

Applications of Drone Technology in Construction Industry: A Study 2012-2021

Gayatri Mahajan, Assistant Professor, Allana College of Architecture, Pune. (Maharashtra). India.
2021 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
used with drone, (iii) overview of utility of DT in construction and related industries (iv) recent construction technology trends, tools and techniques accomplish with drone technology.  ...  Adoption of new trends, tools, software and technology would motivate to minimize problems that arise during use of drones in construction.  ...  ii) camera-based image processing iii)aerial inspection iv)Increased safety for railway personnel in the inspection of assets in remote or dangerous locations. able to create new photos ii)ICT tool for  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.a3165.1011121 fatcat:2sw75e2lufggzb2btybcqbh7bq

Mixed reality based environment for learning sensing technology applications in construction

Omobolanle O. Ogunseiju, Abiola A. Akanmu, Diana Bairaktarova
2021 Journal of Information Technology in Construction  
This paper also presents a learnability assessment of the developed mixed reality learning environment.  ...  With the growing rate of adoption of sensing technologies in the construction industry, there is an increased need for technically skilled workforce to successfully deploy these technologies on construction  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.  ... 
doi:10.36680/j.itcon.2021.046 fatcat:2wph25vdxbdgtdj23r7w26rv5q

Impact of UAV Hardware Options on Bridge Inspection Mission Capabilities

Zahra Ameli, Yugandhar Aremanda, Wilhelm A. Friess, Eric N. Landis
2022 Drones  
Current research trends in UAV technologies address some of these limitations, such as obstacle detection and avoidance methods, autonomous flight path planning and optimization, and UAV hardware optimization  ...  Given the classification of the bridge inspection types as initial, routine, in-depth, damage, special, and fracture critical members, specific UAV mission requirements can be developed, and their suitability  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones6030064 fatcat:pmskfeawhzdrnpjealnybkyapy

Improving Train Track Safety using Drones, Computer Vision and Machine Learning [article]

Kirthi Kumar, Anuraag Kaashyap
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The manual, mundane, and expensive monitoring of rail track safety can be transform through the use of drones, computer vision, and machine learning.  ...  Our other goals included designing and building a prototype representation of train tracks to simulate track defects, to precisely and consistently conduct the visual inspection using drones.  ...  Laura Mason, Senior vice president of Rail Services at WMATA), reviewing their safety and security procedures, maintenance review of track inspections and many other principles that covered the train track  ... 
arXiv:2006.11379v1 fatcat:ae562vkvj5edvakgoo7zgsa2oe

Maritime Robotics and Autonomous Systems Operations: Exploring Pathways for Overcoming International Techno-Regulatory Data Barriers

Tafsir Matin Johansson, Dimitrios Dalaklis, Aspasia Pastra
2021 Journal of Marine Science and Engineering  
A safety net needs to be devised to protect non-personal data.  ...  Service robotics, namely micro aerial vehicles (MAVs) or drones, magnetic-wheeled crawlers (crawlers), and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), function by relying on the architecture of the Internet of  ...  inspection technologies".  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmse9060594 fatcat:vtgr3lorhfgt7lj4i6fr24zc3q

Preliminary Assessment of Low-cost Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for Creating Aerial Photographs for Natural Resource Research

Eric Compas
2016 Proceedings of the Wisconsin Space Conference  
The recent significant reduction in the cost of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) has expanded access to this technology to researchers in a variety of fields.  ...  This research assessed the utility and characteristics of lowcost UAS aerial photography for natural resource applications.  ...  Acknowledgements In addition to WSGC, I would like to thank all of the Advanced GIS students, Aaron King and Tyler Tomaszewski in particular, who helped with the building and testing of our UAS program  ... 
doi:10.17307/wsc.v0i0.146 fatcat:xbybtgn7s5akvf3kpvst65pvtu

Innovative Water Quality and Ecology Monitoring Using Underwater Unmanned Vehicles: Field Applications, Challenges and Feedback from Water Managers

Rui L. Pedroso de Lima, Floris C. Boogaard, Rutger E. de Graaf-van Dinther
2020 Water  
There is a need for better and more dynamic monitoring methods and technologies. Aquatic drones are becoming accessible and intuitive tools that may have an important role in water management.  ...  This study identifies opportunities for the application of this technology, discusses their limitations and obstacles, and proposes recommendation guidelines for new technical designs.  ...  , as well as the support of Hogeschool Rotterdam (Center of Expertise; RDM Campus), Hanze Hogeschool Groningen, TU Delft and the Valorisatieprogramma Deltatechnologie en Water, who provided the necessary  ... 
doi:10.3390/w12041196 fatcat:sjzf5zn66vgulpwkb4ifvglthy

Review of Air Traffic Management Systems for UAV Integration into Urban Airspace

Lee Davies, Yuriy Vagapov, Vic Grout, Stuart Cunningham, Alecksey Anuchin
2021 2021 28th International Workshop on Electric Drives: Improving Reliability of Electric Drives (IWED)  
This research aims to discover the current state of the art technologies and innovations developed to create a workable UTM framework giving an overview of the various methods available to analyse the  ...  The increase of the UAS will pose a significant safety risk to not only buildings and property but to the public and general air travel.  ...  Risk Assessment Safety Grid Using a rating grid, it is possible to identify hazards and place them in accordance to the level of acceptable risk (Fig. 4) .  ... 
doi:10.1109/iwed52055.2021.9376343 fatcat:6reolcmoezda5m7yzaalzdd6u4

A REAL-TIME DRONE MAPPING PLATFORM FOR MARINE SURVEILLANCE

I. Jeon, S. Ham, J. Cheon, A. M. Klimkowska, H. Kim, K. Choi, I. Lee
2019 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
In conclusion, a real-time drone mapping platform that is introduced in this study can be evaluated as being available for maritime monitoring that requires swift responses.</p>  ...  UAV system transfers data from a drone to the ground stations.  ...  Territory" funded by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-2-w13-385-2019 fatcat:xlgqbk3otza2phnjiy25sergwa

The New Privacy Battle: How the Expanding Use of Drones Continues to Erode Our Concept of Privacy and Privacy Rights

Chris Schlag
2013 Pittsburgh Journal of Technology Law and Policy  
Due to recent technological developments, which make drones an affordable and universal tool, drones have expanded out of military use and into domestic applications.  ...  This article argues current common law and legislative protections of potential privacy invasions resulting from drone use are drastically insufficient as neither affords strong protection of an individual's  ...  ., Usability Assessment of Drone Technology as Safety Inspection Tools, J. INFO. TECH.  ... 
doi:10.5195/tlp.2013.123 fatcat:vogl6l7vnvhhpj4kav7ia6ydgi

Design of a Service for Hospital Internal Transport of Urgent Pharmaceuticals via Drones

Sara De Silvestri, Mirco Pagliarani, Filippo Tomasello, Diana Trojaniello, Alberto Sanna
2022 Drones  
information to ensure operations' efficiency, safety and regulatory compliance.  ...  The needs of the main users were identified by means of semi-structured interviews and visualization material. Based on those outcomes, a drone service was designed and validated with the main users.  ...  The RP performs the pre-flight checklist to ensure drone serviceability and safety (i.e., authorization to fly, assessment of weather conditions, consultation of available UTM services, check that drone  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones6030070 fatcat:piqiulx7jrco3iengc7hvwvqze

On the future of safety in the manufacturing industry

G. Reniers
2017 Procedia Manufacturing  
Abstract This paper argues that a new paradigm is needed in the manufacturing industry to further substantially advance safety as part of the industry 4.0 concept.  ...  Abstract This paper argues that a new paradigm is needed in the manufacturing industry to further substantially advance safety as part of the industry 4.0 concept.  ...  But also the use of innovative technology (e.g., drones), certain human aspects (e.g. trauma-psychological aspects), and organizational structures to deal with problems in a post-incident phase, are improvements  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2017.09.057 fatcat:q56ulzib2vgylangyuo2wbyefu

D1.8 Risk and safety assessment method

Manuel Menendez
2021 Zenodo  
a common risk detection methodology for the three demo sites based on their safety assessment, it should be flexible and customizable from certain inputs that the work technicians can configure at the  ...  The construction industry shows high workplace accidents than other sectors, in Europe it is at the forefront of fatal and non-fatal accidents ahead of traffic. he main objective of this report is to set  ...  Summing up, the Methodology will be based on two kind of inspections, the ones made by the sensors, ground robot and UAV´s, and the inspections made by the persons in charge of the safety. 1 st Inspections  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4650365 fatcat:w2f4z4ydkfgxfgohbmrlqy6bfa

Detection of Pothole by Image Processing Using UAV

2020 Journal of science and technolgy  
UAV is new tool under the Remote sensing technique for the pavement inspection with more efficiency as it is usable in hard to reach places also where road maintenance is difficult.  ...  With more advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning algorithms can be used for surveillance of road with more precise results with automatic repairing robots or machines  ...  The continual examination and assessment of physical and practical condition of civil infrastructure is crucial for safety, utility and rideability.  ... 
doi:10.46243/jst.2020.v5.i3.pp101-110 fatcat:npg4usuvwjhqdbhjckqggmubeq
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