From the ground, this would take months. By using drone maps to assess the structural damage caused by the hurricane, insurance inspectors shortened that process to days — all while improving safety, data collection, and turnaround time for the claims process.
Over a period of just 10 days, Emilien Rose and his team at Dronotec mapped 300 buildings in St. Martin, leveraging DroneDeploy's powerful cloud processing engine to map 30 buildings per day and jumpstart efforts to rebuild an island hard-hit by the disaster.
After a Natural Disaster, Remote Inspections Make Processing Insurance Claims Faster and Safer
In the wake of Hurricane Irma, GFA Generali, a major insurance company that insures many buildings on St. Martin, approached Dronotec for help. The company needed a way to value the damage as fast as possible, but they faced several challenges.