New patent improves how aerial imagery can be used in capturing, identifying and estimating roof damageALPINE, Utah, Aug. 30, 2017 — (PRNewswire) — Loveland Innovations®, maker of advanced drone solutions for the Property and Casualty Insurance Industry, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded it a second patent. The new patent continues to illustrate Loveland Innovations' fierce commitment to constantly improving drone technology for the Insurance industry. This patent advances the way aerial imagery, used for the purposes of identifying and estimating roof damage, is captured. The approach positions the drone in a way that limits potential image distortion and lays the groundwork for further image capture techniques that will accelerate the use of aerial imagery in established insurance workflows.
"Our team has more than 200 combined years of experience in developing technology solutions for insurance," says Jim Loveland, CEO and Founder of Loveland Innovations. "By drawing on this wealth of experience, and through listening to key industry players, we're vastly improving the industry's approach to capturing aerial images for the claims process in ways above and beyond advances in hardware. The speed in which we continue to receive patents from the USPTO is a tremendous testament to our unique skill set and incredibly innovative approach as a company. This latest patent is one of many of our planned steps forward for insurance-focused drone solutions."
The issuance of patent number 9,734,397 comes just a few months after Loveland Innovations' first patent, which covers advanced image capturing techniques as well as in-app technologies that makes performing drone inspections simple for insurance professionals. Together, these patents represent Loveland Innovations' dedication to delivering the most advanced drone-based inspection solutions for the Property and Casualty Insurance Industry.
For more information about Loveland Innovations and how it's changing the way that roof and property inspections are done, visit www.lovelandinnovations.com.
About Loveland Innovations
Loveland Innovations is the first company in the world to develop an autonomous drone inspection solution specifically for—and only for— property and casualty insurance. Our patented technology lets insurance carriers, adjusters, and contractors improve claims and underwriting by allowing them to conduct roof inspections safely and in just a matter of minutes.
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