automated drones, DroneDeploy new platform, drone in a box, ElevateUAV, drone nerds, Ready MonitorOn the second day of the DroneDeploy conference in Denver, an enterprise panel discussed what automation means on the jobsite – capturing data with automated drones, ground robots, and more.

This year’s DroneDeploy conference has been exciting – not only is the company announcing a slew of new features, they’ve honed in on the value that drones – both aerial and ground based – can provide for enterprise customers.  For the drone industry, it’s a welcome progression from “it’s not the drone, it’s the data” to the general understanding that the data needs to offer practical and concrete use that makes life easier, not more complicated, for professionals.

On the floor, the talk among attendees is not just about data, it’s about reality capture – the distinction being that reality capture is about using multiple technologies to record a physical space in digital form.  Once you have captured a space in digital form, you can share it with remote…

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