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General Construction Technology Articles

Under the Impression That Repeatable Processes Aren’t for Construction? Think Again

“With increasingly complex projects and tighter schedules, standardizing processes is a foundational step toward working faster, smarter and with less risk.” (Construction Executive, April 2020)

From Lofty Futures to Neighborhoods Now, The Way We Build Has Changed Forever

“…the hardware, software and tied-together processes of ‘state-of-the-art’ technology have permanently transformed the way construction is done.” (Properties Magazine, December 15th, 2019, Pg. 52-53)

Finding Efficiencies Via Construction Technology

“Construction industry technology and the impact it’s having on construction firms.” (Properties Magazine, November 19th, 2019, Pg. 77-78)

Construction Technology + Labor Shortages

“Through the use of modern construction technology, the augmentation of a company’s capabilities becomes possible via comprehensive pre-planning, communication and maximized efficiency.” (Properties Magazine, August 19th, 2019, Pg. 40-41)

Dawn of the Mobile Construction Tablet

“Through seamless, real-time communication, cost effective and competitive management solutions and a combination of software and workflows specifically designed for construction tasks, mobile tablets are revolutionizing the construction world.” (The Cincinnati Constructor Magazine, December 13th, 2018, Pg. 10-11)

Modern Construction Technology vs. Traditional Methods: Benefits of the Switch

“With a structure in place to make learning easy, a portfolio of power to add to a company’s operations and more competitive, compelling work, the reasons to move toward modern construction solutions are more potent than ever.” (The Cincinnati Constructor Magazine, March 28th, 2019, Pg. 13-14)

A Practical Approach to the Adoption of Modern Construction Technology

“Through professional contacts who know the solutions, regular training and a consistent equipment set, the adoption and use of cutting-edge construction technology is not only beneficial, but practical.” (The Cincinnati Constructor Magazine, March 15th, 2018, Pg. 24-25)

GNSS on the Construction Site

Satellite navigation technology and its benefits for building layout (Properties Magazine, December 11th, 2017, Pg. 81-82)

Construction Layout Articles

The Role of Layout in Delivering Efficient, Successful Building Projects

“Sitting somewhere between the point where structures are conceptualized and designed and when they’re physically erected, lies a vital phase of project success – construction layout.” (Civil + Structural Engineer, February 2020, Vol. 6, Issue 2)

Mixed Reality Articles

A Tale of Two Worlds, Inside & Out: Merging the Physical & Digital Realms Through Mixed Reality Design & Construction

“Construction starts in the mind, and as an artist must first envision their ‘masterpiece’ before they can bring it to be in the physical realm, so, too, must the architect, engineer and general contractor.” (Properties Magazine, July 2020)

Infrastructure Outlook: Putting Designs into Motion with Extended Reality

“When it comes to planning and design, how do you tie data in the model from the office to the field? Augmented- and mixed-reality devices in the field connected to software in the office can facilitate this process.” (Informed Infrastructure, May 2020)

How to Transform Construction, One Hologram at a Time

“With #mixedreality, #construction workers can visualize their projects in the digital world to support complex modeling processes and improve opportunities for #collaboration across projects.” (Construction Best Practices, April 2020)

Labor Management Articles

Social Distancing and Site Monitoring Tech Rapidly Rolling Out to US Construction Sites

“The coronavirus pandemic has shocked U.S. construction into needing to adopt new technologies to maintain social distancing and monitor jobsites remotely. …It’s also forced more connection between the site and office…” (Construction Drive, May 2020)

How XR is Building Momentum in the Construction Industry

“There’s this loss of understanding between the 3D that lived in the architect’s brain and the engineer’s brain back in the office and the 2D that the worker on site is actually getting. So there’s a disconnect in what it is all these people are supposed to be building together…” (XR Frontiers, January 2020)

Mixed Reality Pushes Structural Fabrication Forward

“Mixed reality is one of the most promising advances propelling the construction industry forward. It has the potential to simplify the design, build, and operate experience for every person touching a project.” (The Fabricator, December 30th, 2019)