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GeoSLAM Introduces a New Solution to Optimize Construction Progress Tracking

GeoSLAM | July 07, 2021

GeoSLAM, a leading SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping) technology company, has developed a solution for quickly and easily tracking the progress of a construction project.

After almost a decade of close collaboration with the construction sector, GeoSLAM has developed Construction Progress to simplify project monitoring using generated point cloud data.

By speeding up an essentially manual process, the solution will assist construction companies in evaluating their progress. Using an easy-to-use portable scanner, information collection and progress results (expressed as a % complete, with colored digital pictures displaying the most recent project updates) are accessible in minutes both on-site and at head office.

The collected data is automatically analyzed, resulting in a point cloud compared to a CAD model, showing simple changes on-site by date and time.The ability to monitor a project’s development provides site teams and head office with a clear and objective view of progress, assisting in preventing missed milestones in the construction or costly delays.

Graham Hunter, CEO of GeoSLAM, described the software’s launch:

“We’ve always emphasized the significance of technology in any company, but now, more than ever, automated tools like Construction Progress are critical to the long-term sustainability of construction companies in particular. This is a totally new concept in the business.

“The sector’s future seems bright, but it requires the right tools to meet it head-on. I am convinced that Construction Progress will assist in easing some of the difficulties that construction companies may face in the coming months.”

With the world population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, the need for faster construction and environmentally friendly building methods has never been greater.GeoSLAM has introduced its payment plan to reduce the initial cost of ownership by enabling clients to spread the cost of a Connect and Construction Progress device over 24 months.

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