Meeting COVID-19's NEXT Challenge

    Constructech, 11/12/2020

    In June, we noted the NEXT Coalition’s Construction Safety Challenge and explained how an industry group focused on infrastructure and construction was challenging the industry to come up with new and innovative ideas for meeting the COVID-19’s impact on jobsites across the country. The original companies forming the NEXT Coalition were Black & Veatch, DPR Construction, Haskell, and McCarthy Building Companies. They were soon joined by Swinerton and Truebeck Construction.

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    Smartvid.io to sponsor Autodesk University 2020

    Autodesk University, November 17-20, 2020, Virtual

    Smartvid.io is sponsoring Autodesk University on November 17-20th. "Stop by" our virtual booth to see how Smartvid’s Safety Suite, featuring "Vinnie" the AI engine, gives project teams and management the ability to trend, predict and prevent safety risk, including automatically tracking of COVID-19 metrics like mask wearing and social distancing.

    View our on-demand breakout session, "Using Autodesk BIM 360 & AI to Improve Safety & COVID-19 Mitigation" which was listed as a top session about safety that you don't want to miss at AU.  In this class, you'll hear from Barton Marlow’s leadership on how they used Autodesk BIM 360 and Smartvid to run its safety program and the steps they took to adapt the program for COVID-19.

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    Smartvid.io to speak at the 2020 StructionSite Summit

    StructionSite Summit, November 12, 2020, Virtual

    Smartvid.io is speaking at the StructionSite Summit on November 12th. Save your seat today and join Josh Kanner, CEO of Smartvid, and Matt Daly, CEO of StructionSite, as they discuss the benefit of insights drawn from reality capture data, and where it can give visibility into Safety and Production rates that empowers teams to do more with the resources available (11/12; 1:20 PM ET).

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    Smartvid.io to sponsor Groundbreak 2020

    Groundbreak, October 27-28 2020, Virtual

    Smartvid.io is sponsoring Procore's virtual conference, Groundbreak, on October 27-28th. "Stop by" our virtual booth to see how Smartvid’s Safety Suite, featuring "Vinnie" the AI engine, gives project teams and management the ability to trend, predict and prevent safety risk, including automatically tracking of COVID-19 metrics like mask wearing and social distancing.

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    3Q Tech Report: New Ideas for a Strange Era

    ENR, 9/30/2020

    At the start of 2020, construction technology was a hot market. Venture capital was pouring in as tech investors saw potential for growth. Industry firms that had already made investments in technology were seeing real gains from their efforts. When the COVID-19 pandemic rattled the construction industry this spring, technology providers dropped what they were doing to refocus on practical solutions to keep projects going in a frenetic triage. Now that the initial pandemic shock has passed and a new, unusual rhythm for construction has settled in, what happened to the momentum for broader technology adoption?

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    NEXT Coalition chooses first pilot efforts in ‘Construction Safety Challenge’

    Business Wire, 9/29/2020

    Three months since banding together to promote and share work-site safety best practices, the NEXT Coalition -- an industry collaboration among leading critical infrastructure and construction companies – has chosen five pilot projects meant to protect crews against challenges posed by COVID-19.

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    Smartvid.io to sponsor ENR FutureTech 2020... virtually!

    ENR FutureTech, October 13-16, 2020, Virtual

    Smartvid.io is a silver sponsor at the virtual 2020 FutureTech conference on October 13-16th. "Stop by" our virtual booth (#33) to see how Smartvid.io’s Safety Suite, including Safety Observations, Safety Monitoring and Predictive Analytics, combine to give project teams and management the ability to predict and prevent incidents - saving lives and preserving timely project delivery.

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    Smartvid.io to sponsor the Advancing Construction Analytics Conference

    Advancing Construction Analytics, September 22-24, 2020, Virtual

    Smartvid.io is a sponsor at the 2020 Advancing Construction Analytics conference on September 22-24th.  This year the conference will be online but "stop by" our virtual booth to see how Smartvid.io’s Safety Suite, including Safety Observations, Safety Monitoring and Predictive Analytics, combine to give project teams and management the ability to predict and prevent incidents - saving lives and preserving timely project delivery.

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    How Data is Helping Contractors Survive the Coronavirus

    ENR, 8/26/2020

    Construction companies are facing exceptional levels of uncertainty. With the novel coronavirus still spreading, varying levels of economic restrictions in place, and with national elections weeks away, contractors are desperate for signs of how demand for projects will vary by region and type of structure. Equally important are the prospects for supply-chain disruptions, materials prices, and availability of employees, subcontractors and government workers needed to approve projects.

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    How these tech companies are helping keep construction workers safe during COVID-19

    Procore Jobsite, 8/17/2020

    The world is still in the early days of the “new normal” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    In order to keep workers and customers safe, the construction industry like many other businesses, has had to adapt rapidly. It is changing processes to ensure workers and jobsites remain safe. To that end, some safety-focused companies repurposed their existing technology, while others discovered new uses for the work they had already been doing.

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