Tectus Dreamlab is proud to announce a milestone in its “indoor navigation of drones for construction productivity” project.
The fully autonomous drone has now demonstrated an amazing reliability to fly indoors without GPS, Wi-Fi or beacons.
The technology that makes this possible is the drone’s processor that generates a real-time map from onboard LiDAR and pre-defined waypoints for the drone to follow.
Reliable indoor drone flight will allow for a wide range of industrial applications, including safety inspections, defect inspections and as-built check on high-rise or large-scale construction sites.
Tectus Dreamlab is now carrying out more in-depth testing and sees the indoor autonomous drone being ready for commercial industrial use in the near future.
“Indoor navigation of drones for construction productivity” is a joint research project between Tectus Dreamlab and National University of Singapore (NUS). We sincerely thank Singapore Building and Construction Authority (BCA) to fund this project under its 2-Stage Innovation Grant (iGrant).