EarthCam IoT camera captures construction site data

  • April 24, 2023
  • Steve Rogerson

New Jersey-based EarthCam has announced an IoT-based visual data camera for construction and facilities management.

This should let retailers and contractors incorporate jobsite cameras and an array of IoT sensors to help manage risk during store construction and renovations.

The IoT StreamCam 4K allows up to eight separate low-power wireless devices to share a single 4G LTE data connection. The platform allows a selection of compact, accessory cameras and IoT sensors to document interior progress and jobsite conditions.

Connecting door cams to the platform will log visitors, track deliveries and read simple QR codes to create an effective photo timeclock that accurately documents time-in and time-out. Alerts are configurable and include flood, smoke and glass-breakage, plus more from an ever-growing list of IoT devices.

“EarthCam’s decades-long commitment to retail construction has given us a deep understanding of the unique requirements that the industry has for visual information,” said Brian Cury, CEO of EarthCam. “The new IoT StreamCam 4K is EarthCam’s best-in-class, and is central to providing data-rich video to monitor jobsites, document progress and reduce delays.”

The IoT StreamCam 4K adds value by expanding coverage for interior projects and is part of EarthCam’s complete visual data ecosystem for retail. Combined with IoT sensors, this system provides live-streaming, high-resolution video, AI analytics, 4K time-lapse and environmental data to keep facilities safe and projects on schedule.

Weighing less than 4.5kg, the IoT StreamCam 4K is easy to set up and relocate, includes a heavy-duty tripod, battery backup and up to 365 days of encrypted, continuous security recording.

EarthCam’s control centre software handles smart project documentation, marketing, safety and security. EarthCam provides camera rentals, professional installation and reality capture services to make construction project management more efficient with visual data. Mobile apps provide access to all visual information from the field.

Founded in 1996, EarthCam provides live streaming video, time-lapse construction cameras, 3D and 4D BIM model integrations, and security for corporate and government clients. The company is headquartered in northern New Jersey.

EarthCam’s retail clients include: Acadia, Apple, BP, Burger King, Chase Bank, CBRE, Chipotle, Costco, CVS, Dunkin Donuts, Five Guys, Home Depot, Hudson Yards, Inspire Brands, Kimco, Love’s Travel Stops, McDonald’s, Seritage Growth Properties, Sheetz, Shake Shack, SoFi Stadium, Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, Statue of Liberty Museum, T-Mobile, RPM Pizza, Taco Bell, Target, Tractor Supply, UBS Arena, Urban Edge and Walgreens.