Drone Integration with BIM: A Review
Received Date: June 10, 2019; Published Date: June 17, 2019
Unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, have been increasingly integrated with building information modeling (BIM) and construction automation. Small, light drones attached to advanced technology cameras and with infrared radiation have revolutionized and expedited the construction process. The use of drones for site surveying, building inspection, audit, and building energy modeling has made them vital to the construction industry. This article reviews the state-of-the-art drone integration with BIM and the digitalization of the construction process.
Keywords: Drone; Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV); Building information modeling (BIM)