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Disperse.io Launches AI-Based Construction Planning Tool

Disperse.io, a U.K.-based construction technology company with an AI-powered platform has launched Impulse, a product that highlights issues gleaned from 360° site scans.

#contech #AI #aecbusiness

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November 22, 2022 | AI


Dr Harpreet Seth: The age of metaverse in construction

While 3D visualisation has been commonplace in construction for some time, Dr Harpreet Seth asks whether the industry is ready to take the next step and enter the metaverse. Seth is head of Architecture at Heriot-Watt University Dubai.

#contech #VR #AR #metaverse #aecbusiness

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November 20, 2022 | Extended reality


Building China’s Virtual World – The New Action Plan for Metaverse Technology

The Action Plan is the clearest sign yet that the Chinese government is banking on VR technology and the metaverse to become the next big thing in the digital space.

#contech #VR #AR #metaverse #aecbusiness

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November 20, 2022 | Extended reality


Bentley partnership brings augmented reality to construction industry

Nearabl is a New York based startup that digitizes physical experiences in buildings and cities. Starting at the construction stage, companies can now edit work orders based on iTwin data and use Nearbl’s augmented reality application to visualize it on-site. Also, Nearabl’s indoor navigation technology gives iTwin users the ability to keep track of their people with digital head counts and other measures in real time.

#contech #AR #aecbusiness

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November 20, 2022 | Extended reality


6 Insightful Construction XR Cases to Read in 2022

Leaders innovating in XR construction projects

#contech #VR #AR #aecbusiness

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November 20, 2022 | Extended reality


XR Today’s Virtual Reality Guide for Enterprises

These days, VR is skyrocketing in popularity, with people exploring it not just for fun, but innovation, collaboration, and business.

#contech #VR #aecbusiness

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November 20, 2022 | Extended reality


The State of XR in Construction (AEC) for 202

The rising opportunities for XR in architecture, engineering, and construction

#contech #AR #VR #aecbusiness

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November 20, 2022 | Extended reality


Nemetschek Group takes home four Construction Computing Awards

The Nemetschek Group has taken home four awards at this year’s Construction Computing awards in London. The Nemetschek brands Graphisoft, Solibri, and Vectorworks were rewarded in four categories.

#contech #BIM #aecbusiness

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November 18, 2022 | Smart construction


The risks and benefits of greening

Blanca Berruguete of Allianz explores how net zero economy-driven building methods and materials will require close risk management co-operation between firms and their insurers.

#contech #sustainability #risks #aecbusiness

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November 17, 2022 | Industrialized construction


Architects can rest easy that AI isn’t coming for their jobs just yet

AI is more likely to find a role generating apartment floor plans or resolving service layouts than any visionary creative application, design writer Will Wiles argues.

#contech #AI #design #architecture #aecbusiness

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November 17, 2022 | AI


Whitepaper: Greening the UK’s skills

Greening the UK’s Skills report outlines that the transition to Net Zero will only be possible with a skilled ‘green’ workforce.

#contech #sustainability #aecbusiness

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November 17, 2022 | Smart construction, Business development


Trimble Dimensions 2022 Highlights the Increasing Pace of Technological Change

“The pace of change has never been this fast, yet it will never be this slow again,” said Trimble CEO Rob Painter at the Dimensions 2022 event in Las Vegas.

#contech #aecbusiness

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November 15, 2022 | Smart construction


ANYbotics opens commercial sales of inspection robot

With over 500 ANYmal X units already reserved, ANYbotics is scaling production output with its global manufacturing partners.

#contech #robotics #aecbusiness

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November 14, 2022 | Industrialized construction


Construction commences on BIG and ICON’s community of 3D-printed homes in Texas

Construction is underway on a community of 100 3D-printed homes in Texas co-designed by Danish architecture studio BIG and American construction technology company ICON.

#contech #3Dprinting #aecbusiness

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November 14, 2022 | Industrialized construction


Bentley Systems solutions optimise delivery of construction projects

Bentley Systems has announced advancements to its construction management solution with enhancements to Synchro 4D and the addition of Synchro Cost and Synchro Perform applications.

#contech #4D #5D #BIM #aecbusiness

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November 14, 2022 | Smart construction


Answers to Common Questions About Safety Technologies

Casey Banks, Managing Risk Control Consultant at Travelers, answers questions about the latest safety tech.

#contech #AI #safety #aecbusiness

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November 14, 2022 | Smart construction


The Top XR Vendors Majoring in Construction in 2022

Six vendors innovating in XR solutions for the construction industry

#contech #AR #VR #aecbusiness

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November 14, 2022 | Extended reality


8 Reasons why BIM systems support a manufacturing business

Having BIM objects or working with BIM methodology can increase sales, align marketing campaigns, and structure the customer service and management perspective for the whole firm.

#contech #aecbusiness

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November 10, 2022 | Smart construction


New construction technology releases for November 2022

EarthCam, Trimble, Hilti and others have recently launched new products and updates to keep construction projects running on time and on budget

#contech #aecbusiness

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November 10, 2022 | Smart construction


Harness BIM for a complete safety package

Hilti is working within project BIM models to design early and model firestopping to ensure penetrations are designed and installed as effectively as possible.

#contech #aecbusiness

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November 8, 2022 | Smart construction


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