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Remote Video Inspections For Industrial and Manufacturing

May 29, 2020 Blitzz Team Remote Visual Assistance

Industrial and manufacturing companies rely on high-quality inspections to ensure their tools and equipment meet industry standards. These inspections help ensure quality, minimize risk, and guarantee safety.

However, as important as quality inspections are, they are often very inefficient. Remote video inspections solve this issue by providing a streamlined inspection process for industrial and manufacturing companies.

The Drawbacks of In-Person Inspections

Traditional in-person inspections are notoriously inefficient — mostly due to excessive travel times. On particularly bad days, inspectors may spend just as much time on the road as they do performing actual inspections.

For inspectors and inspections companies, these long travel times make it difficult to perform as many inspections as they would like. Moreover, the environmental impact of this frequent travel can be quite significant.

Not only does this inefficiency impact inspectors, but it also hurts the industrial and manufacturing companies that rely on timely inspections to ensure their equipment, tools, and procedures meet industry standards.

Lastly, and perhaps most importantly, in-person inspections present safety risks for inspectors and clients in light of the current worldwide pandemic.

During these unprecedented times, it’s important to find ways to complete inspections without risking the health and wellbeing of anyone involved.

For this reason, many inspection companies are adopting remote alternatives that allow inspectors to safely carry out their duties without sacrificing the quality of their work.

How Remote Video Inspections Work

Remote video inspections offer an effective, full-featured solution for inspection companies searching for a safe and more efficient alternative to in-person inspections.

There are several different types of inspections that manufacturing and industrial companies rely on, including:

  • Source Inspections
  • Final Inspections
  • First Article Inspection
  • Stocked Re-Inspections
  • Receiving Inspections
  • Shop Floor Inspections
  • Returned Material Inspections
  • Field Inspections

Blitzz remote video inspections provide inspectors with all of the tools they need to complete these inspections successfully so that companies can feel confident that their facilities and equipment are up to their standards.

To start, inspectors simply send clients an SMS message containing a link to initiate a video call. Clients don’t need to download any apps or software to participate — all they need is access to an internet browser.

Once the call is started, the inspector can walk the client through the inspection process. Inspectors can utilize a variety of tools and features to help complete the inspection, including:

  • Markup Tools
  • HD Image & Video Capture
  • Mobile & Web Screen Sharing
  • HD Video Call
  • Reporting and Analytics Tools
  • And More

With these tools, inspectors can successfully perform their job duties without sacrificing the integrity of the inspection process, the health and safety of all parties involved, and can avoid excessively long travel times.

How RVIs Benefits Industrial & Manufacturing Companies

Blitzz remote video inspections offer several benefits that improve the industrial and manufacturing inspection process, including:

  • Save Time & Money: Remote video inspections help inspectors and inspection companies save time and money by avoiding long travel times.
  • Eliminate Wait Times: Manufacturing and inspection companies can’t afford to waste time. Remote video inspections eliminate wait times by allowing inspectors to begin the video call as soon as the appointment is scheduled to begin.
  • Ease of Use: Remote video inspections are designed to be user-friendly and intuitive to avoid any hang-ups during the inspection process.
  • Green: Remote video inspections can help inspectors drastically reduce their carbon footprint, and what’s better for the world is better for everyone.

Ultimately, remote video inspections streamline the industrial and manufacturing inspection process to the benefit of both inspectors and clients.

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Contact us today to request a demo and see how Blitzz can help your company today!

Published by Blitzz Team May 29, 2020