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The technological horizon

In a break from our normal style, our Technical Lead, Jon Hadley, drops the red pill and moves past VR, blockchain and drones to imagine how his role - and the technology of image capture and construction as a whole - might change in the next 50...

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Case Study: BPG and Sudbury House

The client

BPG Architects + Surveyors, on behalf of Wandsworth Council.

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Six of the best: Photography inspiration

You guessed it: we love photography. Going hand-in-hand with the site monitoring aspect of what we do; capturing crisp, stunning images in up to 8K and creating engaging, broadcast-quality films forms the core of our service offering. We truly...

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How to commission a great video

As a company who specialises in creating engaging videos for our clients - with specific experience in construction and engineering content - we thought we would share our recommendations on how to commission a knock-out video, to get the best...

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Six of the best: Tips for time management

Time. As we discuss here, time can be our most valuable commodity; we can’t get it back, and we have a finite amount of it, yet we often manage it poorly and rarely maximise the time we do have.

If, like us, you have lots going on and little...

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ISO 9001:2015 and why it matters

ISO standards of varying numbers get mentioned a lot, but what does it all mean and, more importantly, as a customer, why does it matter if your supplier is ISO certified or not?

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The future of drones in construction

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, you’ll have noticed the huge surge in the popularity of drones, as the technology gets better, cheaper, lighter and more versatile. There are obvious - and less obvious - applications...

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Time lapse site monitoring: FAQ

Setting up a new process such as monitored time lapse on a project can initially kick-up a multitude of questions and queries. To help you navigate the subject, especially if time lapse is new to you, we've put together a list of the most...

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A glossary of BIM

Technology can be a minefield of terms and acronyms. The platforms and technology related to BIM - the acronym representing Building Information Modelling - are certainly no exception.

We're keen to avoid using words that require insider...

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Six of the best: Resources for construction news

As we all know, the construction sector is in a constant state of change. New developments, emerging technologies and changes in legislation all mean the industry must continually evolve. Despite some criticism that the industry needs to be...

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