Construction Cameras

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OpticVyu: Construction Cameras

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Introduction

OpticVyu develops construction cameras offering site monitoring and management solutions featuring HD images, Timelapse videos, Auto-Email alerts, Image annotation/markup, Sharing & Comparison, Primavera/Microsoft project integration etc. The camera captures images at regular interval & uploads them to our cloud servers. These images can be accessed by authorized personnel.

Dashboard Platform

The Dashboard allows users to operate multiple cameras from a single platform. User Interface also allows user to view archived images as per calendar date and time, create time lapse video, request live photos, compare images, draw, write and annotate over the image, email it thereby coordinate digitally across various teams involved in a project.

Hardware Requirement

• The camera operates on cellular-based LTE/4G/3G networks like Airtel, Jio, Vodafone. No LAN connection needed

• 24x7 power supply needed.

• No IP configuration needed.

• No DVR/hard-disk needed. The camera offers unlimited storage on cloud.

ARCHIVED IMAGES

Images once uploaded are archived in chronological order on our cloud-based server & kept in storage till project completion. Users can use the following tools to quickly access archived images:

Calendar based image selection tool allowing user to select archived image for chosen date and time, and “Thumbnail-View” allows user to see image thumbnails for a selected date

PHOTO COMPARISON

Compare images captured at different instances to identify the actual work progress.

OpticVyu interactive comparison tool allows user to compare image side by side thereby showcasing absolute construction progress at given location.

PHOTO ANNOTATIONS & SHARING

Any image can be annotated using simple markup tools to highlight areas of concern.

Annotated images can be shared within the team or with the customers to pin-pointedly showcase the concerns/updates.

Annotated images are saved in “Favorites" tab for future reference.

AUTO EMAIL ALERTS

Want to receive daily image notifications? No need to visit dashboard every day! Use Auto-Email feature.

Receiver’s Email ID and Email time can be preconfigured to receive timely email alarms.

Quick access to daily images keeps busy users in touch with project activities without putting in any extra effort.

PROJECT PLANNING INTEGRATION

Integrate project planning with camera monitoring by uploading planning data to OpticVyu portal.

Event-based photo comparison allows user to check site status corresponding to planned start & end date of an event. User can update event's actual start & end dates based on visual inspection through camera images.

By analyzing events' planned & actual dates, Gantt chart shows delays.

TIME-LAPSE VIDEOS & CUSTOMIZATION

Time-lapse video is a fast movie showing months & years of project progress in a few minutes.

OpticVyu proprietary algorithm creates daily time-lapse videos updated till date. Additionally, user can customize time-lapse videos on demand.

For construction projects, time-lapse videos are the best tool to showcase construction pace & help in marketing.

EVENT TIME-LAPSE VIDEOS

Event time-lapse video is a derived feature of project planning integration with camera monitoring. Event-based time-lapse video can be created to check the project progress during the execution of an event.

OPEN ACCESS FOR PUBLIC VIEWING (OPTIONAL)

OpticVyu offers a platform to remotely monitor numerous construction projects on Open-access portal thereby creating transparency in construction projects and allowing the common man to witness the infrastructural development of their region. Through open access portal, government divisions can centrally monitor all the construction projects across the country.

Open access page features multiple project/cameras viewing dashboard, image archiving, time lapse videos, split-screen view, slide show, project info & project layout options.

MULTIPLE PROJECTS & CAMERAS

All the projects & cameras for one organization are mapped under one umbrella.

This allows a user to access numerous projects & cameras from single login credentials.

OPTICVYU MOBILE APP

OpticVyu mobile app allows user to access camera images, time-lapse videos, etc from their mobile phone.

Download the application from playstore.

MOBILE PHOTO SYCHNRONIZATION

Capture site photos from mobile phone and upload to OpticVyu portal using OpticVyu mobile application.

This helps in documenting photographs captured through camera as well as mobile phones.

EVENT TAGGING

Tag an event to any image uploaded by the camera. Tagged events are stored in a separate tab called “Event timeline".

Event timeline is an interactive platform showcasing construction progress via tagged images.

All users on a given project participate to build event-timeline by regularly tagging images with important details.

SPLIT SCREEN

Multiple cameras on a given project can be seen in split-screen view.

The page auto-refreshes regularly to show the latest feeds.

FAVORITE TAGGING

By the time construction reaches its completion, thousand & lacks of images are accumulated in the system.

"Favorite" option allows user to mark few images as important.

Once marked, these images are stored in favorite tab for future reference.

LIVE IMAGE ON DEMAND

No need to wait for scheduled images to update! Request “live image“.

It triggers camera to captures live image and update it on the dashboard within few seconds.

Live images can be identified by “Live image tag” placed over it.

WEATHER INFO

Stay updated with the latest weather conditions at your job site.

Weather APIs collect weather info based on the city where construction is happening.

Upload planning data Compare Images for planned start & end dates Input Actual Start & End dates Check delays through Gantt Charts Set Event Timelapse

ANSHUL JAIN

Alumnus IIT-Bombay

Founder, Opticvyu

NITESH PATEL

Alumnus IIT-Roorkee

Co - Founder, Opticvyu