Where research intersects with construction equipment and materials, applications of machine learning and knowledge-based systems, robotics, 3D Printing, internet of things, wearable computing, applications of drones to construction, safety systems
A young Boston-area startup, ManufactOn, has entered into a non-exclusive partnership with Autodesk, which plans to integrate ManufactOn’s cloud and mobile software for optimizing materials and prefabrication supply chain management with Autodesk’s BIM 360 construction management platform. The partnership was announced on Sept. 18.
Boston-area tech startup ManufactOn is partnering with Autodesk Inc. to integrate its prefabrication production, materials and supply-chain management software into Autodesk’s BIM 360 construction-management platform.
In a project aimed at preventing wrong-way driving accidents, Arizona is installing the nation’s first thermal-camera-based, wrong-way-driver detection system along a 15-mile-long stretch of Interstate 17 in Phoenix.
As demands for better data access on jobsites grows and the Internet of Things begins to bleed over into construction equipment, tool manufacturers are working to build wireless connectivity into their product lines
After five years of PhD research and two years of software development, a start-up enterprise that applies parallel computing and artificial intelligence to construction planning and scheduling is ready to go to work.
A $429-million highway job in Ohio to bypass the southern city of Portsmouth and speed driving time between Cincinnati and Columbus by late 2018 is the state’s largest road project and its first as a public-private partnership.
Using artificial intelligence to scan construction-site photos and video to spot issues that can affect performance, quality and safety, a tech startup has landed a strategic investor with millions of such images that can be used to improve the technology.
In a catalogue that offers specialized lighting and power equipment for use in hazardous locations, a company now is offering an explosion-proof drone with an impressive range and flight time, a useful payload capacity and a high price tag to match.
Our panel of forward thinkers discuss the future direction of immersion through gaming, VR, AR and mixed-reality in construction, including how it is inspiring next generations of architects, engineers, builders and craftworkers to change the way they approach their work.
How did state DOTs like Missouri, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts successfully bundle dozens to hundreds of bridges into rapid-replacement programs? This webinar will feature answers from project officials who were involved in executing this crucial type of project delivery.
This webinar will describe the ways that contractors are merging the two systems, and the digital tools that make that possible, so that Last Planner methods that are part of Lean can add important workflow, crew size, location and resource information to keep the Critical Path Schedule properly updated and keep the long-term goal of on-time completion paramount.
ENR will talk to contractors who have been engaged in this debate for years now through project after project to hear what they have learned, why they have transitioned operations from ink to digital, and how they set up new systems for success.
In this webinar, discover how that 15% wait time can be significantly reduced with construction technology that focuses on efficiency gains and higher labor productivity made possible with automation of people, process, and technology.
We will talk with two experts from the global claims consultant and construction project management firm Hill International, about the principles they stand by for change documentation, and the technologies they apply to facilitate it.
Hear how a proactive, technology based strategy can keep equipment and fleet assets on the job site and productive, reduce maintenance costs and drive overall improvements in scheduling and operational performance.