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
After a successful trial of a railcar-mounted robot to drill holes for tunnel cable racks, the MTA is putting together an open bidding process for vendors to further develop a robot drill rig for use in New York City’s subway tunnels.
In a surprising shift for a traditional tool manufacturer, Stanley X, the innovation division of Stanley Black & Decker, has acquired Buildup, a project management platform used by general contractors and trade workers for punchlists, inspections and other tasks.
Rumor is that owners typically have a 10,000-foot view of their capital projects, seeing things only at a high level with minimal detail. But with advancements in today’s cloud-based capital project software, the view from above is giving owners more control than ever before. We’ll discuss how cloud technology has sharpened the owner’s view of the entire project life cycle, yielding better project outcomes for all.
Like every profession, the construction industry was upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, and practices of temperature monitoring, PPE usage and social distancing were adopted as some work continued. We'll discuss how construction estimates can be built to account for changes in labor and equipment due to COVID-19 and what impacts the use of social distancing could have on construction project timeline.
Bluebeam Revu is a productivity solution built for today’s AEC industry, designed to improve quality and increase efficiency across the project lifecycle. But did you know you can use Revu to mark up documents with your teammates in real time, even when they aren’t in the office with you? Attend this webinar to learn more.
Virtual reality, long seen as a presentation tool for marketing, is being used more for actual BIM review and commenting.Panelists will discuss how they use virtual reality systems to perform BIM walkthroughs, make notes and annotations and even generate RFIs. We will explore how collaborating with others in the same virtual space—even thousands of miles apart—can offer value to any job, pandemic or not.
We'll examine how new project and field management tools are unleashing the true value of the 4D model as it transforms into a construction digital twin connected to real-time project data. Learn how a live construction digital twin will transform workflows such as resource tracking, inspections, and project management through the 4D model context to deliver projects on time and more profitably.
With employees increasingly working remotely and disputes becoming more prominent with projects facing delays and scope changes, reducing risk is vital for the future of many firms. Many of these risks today lie within the chaos of project emails. This webinar is for you if you use something like Procore in your business at the moment, but staff aren’t consistently filing emails.
The requirements for project data are evolving. Owners are setting high expectations for documentation, and as BIM is increasingly mandated by both regulators and owners, quality business analysis requires proper data hygiene. Join us for this webinar where experts from across the industry will weigh in on what you need to do to keep up with construction's changing data requirements.
Advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning are giving firms new insights into what can go wrong on their projects. From providing advice on where to allocate resources to identifying real safety risks on jobsites, A.I. advisors are promising to deliver real competitive advantages. Learn how to get past the hype around A.I. and find the benefits of these tools.
Construction management software is a wide-ranging term representing many different types of software and products. Without transparency from providers, contractors can waste both time and money on the wrong solution. During this webinar, we'll discuss the 5 insights that contractors must consider when looking for the best-fit in a solutions provider.
Working remotely has been a reality for the past few months. While some companies have transitioned relatively well to the new normal, others have struggled and continue to have lingering doubts and concerns. Join us as we dispel popular myths and misconceptions around construction data in the cloud.