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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

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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

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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

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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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July 11, 2016

Virtual Reality for Construction

Paradoxically, Virtual Reality (VR) technologies are still lagging behind the visions that people have for their use.  However, VR has already demonstrated its capacity to change the ways we design, make decisions about, and produce built environments. / continue reading

May 30, 2016

Virtual Reality for Homebuyers – Interview with Teatime Research

I visited the newly formed virtual reality startup Teatime Research, tried out their Showroom app demo, and interviewed the team. They let me step into a virtual apartment house, move around, and modify it to my liking. The experience was great! / continue reading

April 26, 2016

Indoor GPS on the Construction Site: Interview with Antti Korhonen of Redpoint Positioning

This is my interview with Antti Korhonen, CEO of Redpoint Positioning Corp. We’re going to talk about indoor positioning, what Antti’s company has to offer, and how construction industry companies could use the technology successfully. / continue reading

December 30, 2015

Game Technology for Construction – Interview with Petri Kokko

Petri Kokko is a Finnish architect, service developer, and the CEO of Sova3D. In the 40th episode of the AEC Business podcast Petri shares his experiences and ideas on using game technology in construction. / continue reading

December 27, 2015

Growth from Trends and Technologies

RYM, the Finnish innovation center for built environment, commissioned my company to identify changes in the customers’ world and discover business opportunities that arise from the changing business environment. / continue reading

October 26, 2015

Construction Innovation News from the North

Many of you know Nokia and Rovio, the creator of Angry Birds. Are you aware that Finland also has innovative companies in the construction industry? / continue reading

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