October 2, 2015

Case Study: Outdated, Consumer-Grade Imagery Results in Costly Inaccuracies for Contractors

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EV v RoofscopeRoofing contractors require accuracy when using aerial measurements for bidding, estimating and planning production. Incorrect measurements can translate into hundreds or thousands of dollars lost on a job.

The resolution and timeliness of the aerial imagery that is used to derive the measurements is a key factor in the accuracy. Buildings undergo constant change and when an aerial image is not current, the possibility that a piece of the structure has been added or removed is unforeseeable, leaving the contractor’s measurements useless.

Recently, an EagleView competitor delivered a measurement report to a contractor that was derived using satellite imagery freely available on the internet that was captured in 2014. EagleView measured that same property using 2015 Pictometry® Intelligent Imagery® along with its patented 3D technologies and found that the competitor’s report was short by 34 squares. How is it possible to be so far off?

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