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construction robotics
August 11, 2017

Construction Robotics – Videos

The market for construction robotics is still in its infancy. That’s mainly because a large portion of the work takes place on-site, not in controlled industrial environments. The following videos demonstrate the possibilities of today’s construction robotics and offer a glimpse into tomorrow.

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VR and AR in Construction
July 27, 2017

The Future of VR and AR in AEC – Danielle Dy Buncio of VIATechnik

In this presentation, Danielle Dy Buncio, Co-Founder and CEO of VIATechnik, talks about the future of VR and AR in AEC. The recording  is from our webinar, How Virtual and Augmented Reality Can Change Your AEC Business.

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July 20, 2017

How Drones are Speeding Up Construction

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are being used in many industries, e.g. agriculture, construction, mining, oil & gas, mapping, and surveying. In construction, drones have proven to be quite disruptive, offering huge productivity increases. / continue reading

Evaliina Vesalainen
July 8, 2017

Augmenting BIM Classifications – Interview with Eveliina Vesalainen of Granlund

BuildingSMART Finland is supplementing building information modeling (BIM) guidelines in a national standardization project, as a part of the KIRA-digi program. In her Master’s thesis, Eveliina Vesalainen, of Granlund, has compared European BIM classifications for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) design. Her study is the groundwork for the upcoming Finnish norms. / continue reading

machine-readable bim
June 2, 2017

Automating Construction Processes by Making BIMs Machine-Readable

Process digitalization and automation is an essential strategy in improving construction productivity. A Finnish fast-track standardization project is paving the way to automation by making open building information models (BIMs) machine-readable. / continue reading

robotic timber fabrication
May 11, 2017

Robotic Timber Fabrication – Videos

These videos demonstrate today’s possibilities of robotic timber fabrication. / continue reading

April 8, 2017

Will On-Site Robotics Become Feasible in Construction?

Over the last few years we’ve seen concepts and pilot projects for construction site robotics. Peter Novikov, Enrico Dini, Wolf D. Prix, and others have shown what on-site robotics can already accomplish. There are still hurdles to overcome, but the convergence of several technologies is making the automated construction site look attainable. / continue reading

virtual augmented reality housing
February 7, 2017

A Showcase of Virtual and Augmented Reality for Housing

The annual Housing Market Conference took place in Helsinki on January 31, 2017. During the event, the attendees had a chance to try out virtual and augmented reality solutions for housing. Nine service providers were showcasing their solutions. / continue reading

augmented reality construction
January 29, 2017

Augmented Reality for Construction Videos

I’ve been looking for information on augmented and virtual reality for construction. Here is a collection of  videos that I’ve come across lately on the use of augmented reality. / continue reading

augmented reality mixed reality
July 27, 2016

Augmented and Mixed Reality in Construction

Augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) are in the headlines, thanks to the recent mobile gaming boom. How are these emerging technologies applicable to construction? In this blog post, I present six application areas to consider. / continue reading

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