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VisuaLynk
August 15, 2018

Connecting IoT Data to BIM

Internet of Things sensors and IoT-capable devices provide a huge amount of data from buildings. To make this data useful and usable for research, Aalto University is developing and testing a service that links IoT with building information models, BIMs. / continue reading

report data management
May 2, 2018

Survey: Manual Processes Hurt Quality Control and Add Costs on Construction Sites

A new survey of 500 US executives and managers in construction and engineering found that nearly half still use manual collection processes to capture critical data on job sites. These manual processes increase the time needed to make decisions, hurt work quality, and leave firms facing unnecessary costs. / continue reading

March 2, 2017

A New Report Inspires Innovators to Redefine the AEC Industry

The World Economic Forum and The Boston Consulting Group recently released a report to encourage innovators redefine the AEC industry. They give recommendations and feature ten lighthouse innovation case studies to demonstrate the potential of innovation. / continue reading

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October 27, 2016

Augmented Reality for AEC – Interview with Charles Woodward of VTT

Augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are hot topics right now. I had a chance to meet with Professor Charles Woodward, principal scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. He is a pioneer and globally renowned authority on AR. / continue reading

September 19, 2016

How to Evaluate Sustainability Innovations in Construction

I attended a doctoral dissertation defense at Aalto University in Otaniemi on Friday, September 15, 2016. The candidate, Juho-Kusti Kajander, M.Sc. (Econ.), presented his thesis on how construction industry companies can evaluate their sustainability innovations and the economic benefits of innovation investments. / continue reading

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