Expediting Wildfire Claims with Aerial Imagery

Here is a nice story looking at how Travelers is using aerial imagery and mapping to service customers more quickly during catastrophic events like the California wildfires. Access to imagery during and following these events allows travelers  to expedite claims, even in areas  that are not physically accessible to inspectors.

By overlaying the data on maps marking its customers’ locations, the company can quickly identify those who are likely to have been affected, said Jim Wucherpfennig, Travelers vice president of claims. Workers were able to see what roads were open and map out spots in Chico and Thousand Oaks to park the RVs that serve as mobile claim centers

read the full article at InsuranceJournal.