The Blaze Podcast
The Blaze Podcast
Dec 25, 2021
Drone Technology in Construction - with Engr Alonge Olusola
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This episode of The Blaze Connected Construction Podcast Series by Blaze Inc. features an interview with Engr. Alonge Olusola, a Civil Infrastructure Engineer, BIM Expert, a Civil 3D and Autodesk Infraworks Trainer, and a Drone Pilot.

  1. He started by explaining what exactly Drone Technology is and the various types of Drone Technology - in contrast to other similar trends in the built sector. Such as Photogrammetry, Laser Scanning, Scan-to-BIM, etc.
  2. After that, he elaborated on the common applications of Drone Technology in the built sector, spanning the life cycle of a built asset - through Pre-design, Planning, and Design, Delivery, and Maintenance.
  3. He also explained how Drone Technology complements BIM and GIS technologies, from an Infrastructure viewpoint.
  4. After that, he deep-dived into the Untapped Opportunities of Drone Technology in the African built sector. What makes the technology a great fit for the African built sector.
  5. From his rich experience in the industry, he highlighted the common challenges of Drone Technology in the African built sector, using himself and Nigeria as a case study.

Here is the full video conversation with interactive Q&A:

Host: Onyema Udeze

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