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Ridiculously Easy Photography and Inspections with Control Tower’s Camera Controls

Close up, detailed drone inspections are a task normally reserved for expert drone pilots. Flying ever closer to a building to capture details and high resolution photos requires a pilot to simultaneously control the drone’s position, orientation, and camera in a stressful situation while close to a building.  Control Tower’s Camera Control mode allows anyone to […]

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Rapid Site Photos with Control Tower

Control Tower’s autonomous One Shot Photo task captures the perfect top-down map photo of your job site. Select the area you wish to capture on a map and Control Tower will autonomously fly your drone to capture the perfect photo of your entire site. Upon landing, the photo is fetched from the drone and uploaded […]

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Showing Off 3D Models from Your Flights

3D models of buildings and sites are a great way to check progress, and show what the current state of the work, all from inside a conference room. Control Tower’s augmented reality allows you to easily toss 3D models onto a table and have everyone take part in seeing a project from all sides.  […]

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Straightforward Troubleshooting for your Drone

Control Tower’s diagnostics are an easy way to understand if your drone is ready to fly. Control Tower’s app troubleshoots each step of the drone connection process and runs over 30 automated diagnostics checks after connecting to your drone. Any issues with the drone are intelligently combined, along with recommendations so you can easily fix […]

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Creating Maps & 3D Models

With Control Tower, you can easily create orthomosaic area maps and 3D structural models of your job site, and then share them with stakeholders and clients from the web. Outline the area you want to photograph, Control Tower will  figure out the best photos to take for your map/model, and autonomously fly the drone for […]

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Real Time Measurements with Augmented Reality

Augmented reality has the potential to change how we interact with everything in the world around us by adding an extra layer of information on top of what we can see. With Control Tower, you can easily get the measurements of buildings and roofs in real-time as you fly the drone. Using Control Tower’s unique […]

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Automated Tasks for Photo Timelapses

Monitoring a jobsite’s progress over time requires pilots to capture the same set of drone photos each time they are on site. Pilots must spend time looking at the shot list and doing their best to recreate each photo; a time consuming and error prone process. Control Tower’s automated photo task is easy to setup […]

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Visualize Flight Logs with your Fleet

Control Tower’s Fleet view gives you the data to keep your drones in the air and profitable. With one click, get an interactive map of where, when and by whom a drone or battery was last used. No more relying on email chains or texts to locate misplaced hardware! Control Tower securely stores serial numbers, FAA […]

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