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GoPro Video Makes Operating A Crane Look Like An Extreme Sport

Just when we thought digital cameras couldn’t get any better, here comes GoPro. The company has changed the way we capture the world around us. It has revolutionized not only the world of extreme sports, but also everyday life.

GoPro cameras are heavily associated with extreme sports and adventurous activities. This is, after all, the reason they were developed in the first place. However, GoPro cameras can be used in plenty of ways other than shooting extreme sports.

In the construction world, most companies that deal with cranes on the job site on a regular basis are now aware of the benefits of using video cameras on a job site. While safety is the first and most important benefit from using these cameras, it also saves a lot of time.

There is no such thing as a routine crane lift. Through the lens of a GoPro, you can see every minute of it from a whole new perspective.


As you can imagine, being a crane operator can be a very stressful job. One small mistake and not only could millions of dollars in damages occur, but also lives could be lost.

From far above the job site, the crane operator can see the entire area below, but at times he cannot see many of the areas from which he must lift. This causes him to have to perform blind lifts on a regular basis. These lifts are not optimal for safety or accuracy. By placing a camera anywhere on a crane, the operator can see every minute of every lift.

Whether sitting at the top of the world in a tower crane or at the bottom of the site in a mobile crane, GoPro makes operating a crane look like an extreme sport.


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