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Kolon Global to Develop Drone-Based Smart Construction Technology
A Drone Platform for Photogrammetry
Kolon Global to Develop Drone-Based Smart Construction Technology
  • By Michael Herh
  • December 3, 2019, 13:10
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Kolon Global has signed a strategic business agreement with drone startup Carta to jointly develop smart construction technology using a drone platform.

Kolon Global announced on Dec. 2 that it has signed a strategic business agreement with drone startup Carta to jointly develop smart construction technology using a drone platform.

Through this agreement, Kolon Global will provide Carta with infrastructure for technology development, including a test bed site, and jointly develop smart construction technology.

The Kolon Global R&D Center has been studying since 2016 ways to boost productivity by introducing drone photogrammetry to construction sites. From this year, the center has been focusing on introducing a cloud-based total drone platform to enhance drones’ usability for workers in the field.

Carta, a smart construction startup company that started at Seoul National University, nabbed the best prize of the 2018 Smart Construction Idea Contest organized by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport.