EarthCam Launches 360° Reality Capture App for Easy Jobsite Progress Reporting
VR Site Tour app redefines best practice for simple DIY interior documentation
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New York, November 8, 2022 -- EarthCam, the leader in live camera technology, content and services, today at Procore® Groundbreak announced its redesigned VR Site Tour app. EarthCam has helped contractors easily capture and share detailed photos and videos of jobsites for more than two decades. Now, a ground-up redesign of the VR Site Tour platform makes it faster, simpler and more intuitive to capture and communicate interior progress for owners and contractors.
VR Site Tour is specifically designed for quick, straightforward reality capture for small-to-medium jobsites. For larger scale projects, EarthCam provides a range of construction imaging solutions – including professional onsite photography services.
VR Site Tour interactive images are easily captured using a standard 360° camera, combined with EarthCam’s environmental sensor data, and automatically assembled into a virtual project tour. It quickly converts a day’s worth of progress into easy-to-share, 360° photos synching them directly to site plans, CAD drawings or 3D BIM models. All images are geo-tagged to properly align with the site plan. Immersive imagery quickly evidences actual live progress, reducing the need for site visits, preventing rework and saving time and money for stakeholders.
Combined with EarthCam’s construction cameras, VR Site Tour provides owners and contractors with comprehensive documentation of jobsite progress. Interactive 360° images from VR inspections are captured accurately without prior expertise or photographic knowledge.
VR Site Tour is integrated with EarthCam’s all-inclusive software, encompassing all aspects of visual data management for construction, including AI analytics, 3D/4D model integration, live streaming and time-lapse.
By uploading immersive 360° imagery from VR Site Tour to project management platforms such as Procore and Autodesk Build, contractors are able to add value and provide greater insight. With EarthCam, annotated 360° images can be pushed to 100% of image-ready Procore Daily Log sections, including Photos, RFIs and Change Events, to allow greater transparency and faster collaboration.
EarthCam has long been the partner of choice among industry leaders for smart project documentation, promotion, safety and security. EarthCam provides camera rentals, professional installation and reality capture services to make construction project management more efficient with powerful visual data. Visit EarthCam’s exhibit #403 at Procore Groundbreak or set up a virtual meeting during Groundbreak at earthcam.net/groundbreak/virtual. To learn more about EarthCam’s VR Site Tour, visit earthcam.net/vrsitetour/.
EarthCam® is the global leader in providing live camera technology, content and services. Founded in 1996, EarthCam provides live streaming video, time-lapse construction cameras, 3D/4D BIM model integrations and security solutions for corporate and government clients. EarthCam leads the industry with the highest resolution imagery available, including the world’s first outdoor gigapixel panorama camera system. This patented technology delivers superior multi-billion pixel clarity for monitoring and archiving important projects and events. EarthCam has documented over a trillion dollars of construction projects around the world. The company is headquartered on a 10-acre campus in Northern New Jersey.
Projects documented by EarthCam include: One Vanderbilt Manhattan, St. Regis Chicago, Hudson Yards, UBS Arena, Los Angeles SoFi Stadium, Las Vegas Allegiant Stadium, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, LAX Airport, Moynihan Station, San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, Panama Canal Expansion, The Red Sea Project, The Jeddah Tower, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Whitney Museum of American Art, Louvre in Abu Dhabi, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, One World Trade Center, Statue of Liberty Museum and the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum.
Learn more about EarthCam’s innovative solutions at earthcam.net.