New technology that can be used to create a 3D picture of underground services on smartphones is being trialled by Eurovia UK Morrison Utility Services in London’s Thames Water and Yorkshire Water contracts. The new technology claims to offer precise pipe location identification and to within 5cm; and can be visualised via 2D or 3D augmented reality. A feature will also be the ability to record the construction of new pipelines, cables or services and have them stored in the cloud, thus being within easy access the next them excavation is required.
The most important advantage is the ability to work safer, others include faster and more efficient operations and less disruption to the public.
We look forward to the results.
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