Storm damage has been put in the forefront of a number of Americans’ minds during this rather strong hurricane season, with Texas in cleanup mode, and South Florida and Georgia expecting a strong impact over this weekend. To help assess the damage, insurers are turning to technology following disasters, with a focus on drone for an eagle eye view of the situation…

“Insurers have been testing drones and using them on a small scale since getting Federal Aviation Administration approval in 2015 to use the technology for U.S. inspections. Drones provide aerial images that can help insurance adjusters inspect buildings faster and more safely, executives say, part of a larger industry effort to speed up time-consuming claims….” [ Read more here ]