Construction Cameras 101
At a base level, a construction camera needs to have two primary features in order to be properly utilized by industry professionals. Camera systems should have superior cellular connections and strong storage capabilities. These two factors are one of the core reasons why standard smartphones, webcams and even some drones aren’t sufficient enough for documenting job sites.
In our series, we take a close look at the features and functions that are fundamental to construction cameras by discussing:
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Unlike an office, setting up an internet modem and even electricity comes with a lot of complications for jobsites just breaking ground. The best construction camera systems include internal modems that automatically connect and transmit high-definition images with a strong, built-in internet connection. Solar-powered options and heavy-duty casing all ensure that no matter where the job is and what the needs are, construction cameras can help.
One of the main benefits of a visual data system is having an unbiased record of events. Capturing high-definition photos throughout the day lets you see daily, hourly and incremental progress on site. Your system will take thousands of images, meaning you’ll need expansive storage. Many cameras include on-board storage but a system that utilizes cloud storage as well ensures you won’t have to worry about data being deleted.