2018

CASE STUDY: SOLVING A SERVICE CHALLENGE USING DRONES
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The Challenge Severe weather often triggers high-volume loss events that create a performance challenge for carriers and contractors. Service timelines deteriorate because repair estimates are delayed for days or weeks while loss data such as damage evaluation, measurements, and photographs are collected. Historically, wide-ranging weather events that affect roofs take the longest to resolve because…

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DRONES IN PROPERTY INSURANCE: THE TOP 3 THINGS TO CONSIDER
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This article was published in the November 2018 edition of Canadian Underwriter For insurers, drone tech is a positive way to increase employee safety, reduce cycle times, decrease costs, delight customers and, ultimately, improve their combined ratio. However, being relatively new, the technology requires clear thinking in order to fit in to carriers’ underwriting evaluations,…

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UAVs ENTER THE CANADIAN INSURANCE INDUSTRY
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Although drones have been available for many years, the technology has only recently started to make its way into the insurance industry. In most cases, it started as an adaptive process using technology from the mining, aggregate, and farming industries. The results were encouraging and this opened the door for companies that specialise in insurance…

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THE DILEMMA OF DRONES
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IMGING is software that enables drones to carry out roof and property scans with incredible accuracy and great efficiency. However, some may say that when you consider the outputs, it’s not really cutting edge because roof inspections have been available for many years – either by way of satellite images or from people clambering up steep slopes on…

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CANADIAN COMPANY RECEIVES NATION-WIDE FEDERAL DRONE OPERATING CERTIFICATE
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Automated Drone Property and Roof Inspections Toronto, ON, May 1, 2018–Leading drone InsurTech software distributor Drone Software Canada Inc. (DSC), Canada’s leading provider of drone automation software for the insurance and roofing industries has been awarded a Nation-wide Complex Restricted Standing Special Flight Operations Certificate from Transport Canada. This advanced Standing SFOC allows DSC to…

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DRONES IN RESTORATION
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When it comes to roof inspections, ‘Drones are the Future’. Now what? Buying a drone is easy. But using a drone for roof inspections, not so much. Figuring out how to conduct roof inspections by using a drone legally, skillfully, safely, and profitably, while simultaneously getting better and faster data, all while protecting people’s privacy,…

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