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Feature Spotlight: Live Streaming HD Video

Live streaming construction camera at job site

The ability to log into a camera webpage and immediately see exactly what’s happening at a remote job site in real time via live streaming video is invaluable to project managers, office teams, investors, and local communities alike. Here we explore some of the ways that live streaming video can impact your projects.

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Monitoring Remote Construction Projects

Remote construction project with construction camera

Remote construction projects present a number of unique hurdles for construction companies, one of which is how to effectively stay on top of what is happening at them.

Read on to see why construction cameras are the ideal solution for keeping you connected to projects in remote locations. Read more »

Ethernet-connected 4K Construction Cameras & Their Benefits

Ethernet-connected construction camera

While most construction cameras use an integrated cellular modem to communicate, Ethernet-connected cameras serve a special role.

If you are fortunate to have a network available at your job site, an Ethernet-connected camera can be a more cost-efficient way to get even better results from your construction camera system. Read more »

Why is Time-lapse so Popular for Construction?

Construction camera time-lapse of bridge

Construction cameras with time-lapse capabilities are among the most popular technologies that are impacting the construction industry today.

Let’s explore the reasons behind their popularity and what actual iBEAM clients have to say. Read more »

Construction Cameras Aren’t Just for Executives Anymore

Downtown executive buildings

Not that long ago, a construction camera was considered a luxury that only the largest companies and builders had the privilege of using, but that couldn't be further from the truth today.

Let’s take a closer look at the real-world applications and benefits construction cameras provide for builders, project owners, subcontractors, and more. Read more »

Single Tenant Commercial Construction & Construction Cameras

Sherwin-Williams Paints by Wall Development Group

When most people think of construction cameras, a large commercial project is the first thing that comes to mind. But did you know that construction cameras can have a big impact on small projects, too?

Read on to see how construction cameras help ensure success for single-tenant and other small-to-medium commercial projects. Read more »

World of Concrete 2019 Preview

Visit us at World of Concrete

The iBEAM Construction Camera team can’t wait to touch down in Las Vegas and get to the event center for World of Concrete. We’re avidly looking forward to attending some of the 180+ education offerings and 70+ new sessions, as well as hearing from the 135+ industry speakers. Plus, we can’t wait to talk shop with you and learn about the projects you’re excited for in 2019!

Here’s what our team is looking forward to most while in Vegas for the WOC event. Read more »

When to Buy vs. Rent a Construction Camera

Construction professionals reviewing marketing plans for construction camera

When it comes to construction projects, every dollar spent needs to deliver value and positively contribute to the bottom line. That's why iBEAM offers rental and purchase options on all of our construction camera models.

How do you decide what is the right choice for you? In this article, we will examine the defining characteristics of buying versus renting a construction camera system, as well as the benefits each provides to you and your project’s budget. Read more »

4 Ways to Boost Your Construction Marketing

Construction professionals reviewing marketing plans for construction camera

Standing out from the crowd can be tough for construction companies. With so many companies vying for the same projects, how do you stand out?

Here are four ways to give your marketing a boost in 2019 using a tool you’re probably already using every day. Read more »

How Construction Cameras Can Help You Avoid Litigation

Blind justice statue and construction camera for litigation

The thought of protracted and costly litigation is enough to scare most construction professionals.

In today’s litigious world, construction professionals need to think ahead in order to protect themselves, their company, and their livelihoods against unnecessary risk. Discover how construction cameras can proactively help you avoid litigation. Read more »

Experience Construction Cameras in a New Light

Job site photo captured by iBEAM Construction Cameras

If you’re looking for a construction camera, you’ve probably found there are a number of providers to choose from.

iBEAM Construction Cameras isn’t just another face in the crowd - we listen to our clients to provide exactly what they need, when they need it. Read more »

Construction Cameras + Photographers = Complete Photo Documentation

Construction Camera and construction photographer

Photo documentation can be a tricky subject for construction professionals to delve into. And with a variety of options available, how do you find the best fit for your specific project?

Two of the most popular options are construction cameras and photographers. Let's take a look at these two, how they work well together, as well as defining features of each. Read more.

Troubleshooting Your Construction Camera 101

Construction Camera error message

Construction cameras are an incredible tool for construction professionals. Once in a while, you may find yourself in need of help to troubleshoot your construction camera.

Discover some of the common issues we help clients with in regards to their cameras, and how to resolve them. You'll be surprised at how easy it can be! Read more »

The Pitfalls of DIY Construction Cameras

Overwhelmed IT worker

DIY, or in-house construction camera solutions often start out simple enough, but as projects scale and demand for site monitoring increases, DIY solutions often aren’t enough.

Discover how one DIYer came to the realization that doing it himself just wasn’t cutting it. Learn about his DIY solution, its pitfalls, and how he plans to correct course. Read more »

Photo Documentation for Construction: What it is & why you need it

Photo documentation of Lehigh Valley Hospital construction job site

When it comes to managing a construction job, you have a lot to do over a short period of time. Photo documentation can help save time, money, and resources - but what really is photo documentation?

Let’s take a closer look at the ins and outs of what photo documentation is, what it is NOT, and why it matters on the job. Read more »