Pitch determination systems and methods for aerial roof estimation

  • US 8,170,840 B2
  • Filed: 05/15/2009
  • Issued: 05/01/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/31/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method for generating a roof estimate report, the method comprising:

  • displaying an aerial image of a building having a roof comprising a plurality of planar roof sections that each have a corresponding pitch;

    displaying a pitch determination marker operable to indicate pitch of a planar roof section, wherein the pitch determination marker is overlaid on the aerial image of the building having the roof;

    receiving, based on the displayed pitch determination marker, an indication of the pitch of one of the plurality of planar roof sections of the roof of the building; and

    modifying a model of the roof based on the received indication of the pitch of the one planar roof section.

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