Faith Tangara
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Innovation in the Built Environment: Harnessing the Power of Reality Capture with Evercam

Innovation in the Built Environment: Harnessing the Power of Reality Capture with Evercam


The annual Digital Construction Week provides industry players with insights into the advancements and progress of digitalization within the construction industry. Innovation has always been the fundamental element of progress, driving industries to new heights and transforming the way we live and work. The built environment, a complex fusion of structures, spaces, and systems, is experiencing a notable digital transformation and requires innovative solutions.

From construction and architecture to property management, professionals in this field face numerous challenges that impede efficiency and productivity. At the forefront of this digital advancement is reality capture, a technology that collects real-world data and translates it into a digital format. Central to the application of this technology in the construction sector is Evercam, a leading software company that’s bringing reality capture to life in innovative and transformative ways.

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Bridging the Gap

The industry has long struggled with various challenges that obstruct progress. Here are a few examples:

  • Inefficient Communication and Collaboration: With multiple stakeholders involved in a project, communication breakdowns and misalignments often occur, leading to delays, errors, and increased costs.
  • Lack of Real-Time Visibility: Traditional project management methods offer limited visibility into ongoing construction projects, making it challenging to monitor progress, identify bottlenecks, and take proactive measures.
  • Time and Cost Overruns: Inaccurate estimations, unforeseen challenges, and delays impact project timelines and budgets, causing frustration for stakeholders and hindering profitability.

The power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning is harnessed by Evercam to analyze the captured images. We have an extensive database of video footage, which is continuously growing, allowing the algorithms to learn and provide necessary insights. Reality capture helps in various aspects, including identifying risks, vehicle monitoring in and out of sites, and providing time-lapse videos for marketing purposes. The timestamps on the recordings serve as critical evidence in project management and dispute resolution.

“The explosion of new construction technology, and reality capture products in recent years has been phenomenal. Our clients can’t stop mentioning how much it was worth to take up Evercam! It’s a game-changer that brings together top-notch AI, BIM, and drone solutions, seamlessly integrated with other platforms and project management tools. With everything on the Evercam dashboard, site teams have it all in one place, simplifying their lives and supercharging their efficiency. Contracts, commercial, HSEQ, marketing – you name it, Evercam supports it all.”

Mark Egan, Evercam’s UK Sales Manager

Evercam: Transforming Reality Capture into Reality Solutions

Evercam emerges as a powerful ally, leveraging reality capture technology to reshape the built environment landscape in various ways such as;

 Seamless Communication and Collaboration: 

Through Evercam’s platform, stakeholders can engage in real-time collaboration, accessing project data, documents, and images seamlessly regardless of their location. This streamlined communication process minimizes errors, fosters collaboration, and ultimately contributes to enhanced project outcomes. 

The utilization of drones for reality capture further enhances the process by capturing images from various angles, providing a more comprehensive perspective of the subject at hand. The integration of drones into reality capture technology enables access to previously inaccessible locations, efficient coverage of large areas, and a holistic view of projects, making them an invaluable asset in the field. Additionally, with the incorporation of artificial intelligence and machine learning, the potential for even more precise and detailed models becomes boundless.

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Enhanced Visibility and Insights:

Reality capture technology, such as Evercam’s advanced cameras, provides enhanced visibility and valuable insights on construction sites. For example, it can be instrumental in detecting and documenting water damage, a common issue in construction projects. By capturing high-definition images and videos, reality capture enables project managers to gain a comprehensive understanding of the causes, effects, and extent of water damage, proactively mitigate risks, protect the construction site, and ensure successful project outcomes.

Reality Capture with Evercam

Analytics for Efficient Project Management

A well-designed and managed construction site logistics plan can improve the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of your project. But how do you monitor and control the site traffic and access routes? Evercam’s intelligent analytics engine processes the captured data to identify patterns and optimize project management processes. This proactive approach helps prevent delays, mitigate risks, and streamline workflows, resulting in improved timelines and reduced costs.

Empowering Stakeholders with Remote Monitoring:

With Evercam’s remote monitoring capabilities, stakeholders can access live feeds and recorded footage of construction sites from anywhere, ensuring transparency and enabling remote decision-making. Utilizing reality capture technology on construction sites offers a powerful means to minimize re-work. By capturing and documenting all on-site activities and movements, videos provide a meticulous account of the project’s advancement.

This comprehensive record facilitates the identification of any issues that may arise during construction, enabling the project team to promptly address them and prevent the need for re-work. This proactive approach not only saves valuable time and resources that would have been expended on re-work but also enhances overall project efficiency and profitability.

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Quality and Safety

Evercam’s high-definition construction cameras play a vital role in maintaining quality standards and ensuring worker safety throughout the construction process. Site managers can leverage these cameras to monitor site activities and identify potential hazards in real time, allowing them to take immediate action to mitigate risks. 

In the past, physical presence at construction sites was necessary for monitoring purposes. However, with Evercam’s remote review capabilities, managers can now assess site practices from a distance.

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Evercam’s commitment to providing enhanced visibility and insights is a game-changer for the industry. By capturing high-definition images and videos of construction sites, project managers can monitor progress, identify bottlenecks, and take proactive measures to keep projects on track. Real-time visual data provides invaluable insights into project quality and safety, allowing for immediate interventions and ensuring compliance with regulations.

Evercam’s capabilities are an aid to stakeholders in the built environment industry. With live feeds and recorded footage accessible from anywhere, decision-makers can remotely monitor progress in the construction sites. This not only improves transparency but also significantly reduces the need for site visits, saving time and costs associated with travel.

Whether it’s monitoring construction progress, inspecting quality, or ensuring adherence to safety protocols, Evercam empowers stakeholders to have real-time oversight and make informed decisions remotely. As the construction industry embraces the potential of reality capture, Evercam stands at the forefront, paving the way for a future of streamlined processes, improved outcomes, and enhanced client satisfaction.

Contact us today if you want to learn more!