10 apps that can improve productivity in the construction industry

hedgehog lab, July 9, 2018

The global construction industry is changing. An industry that has long been accused of being resistant to technological innovation has finally begun to buck its ideas up and say goodbye to many of its archaic habits.

It’s about time too. With wafer-thin to non-existent productivity gains in the global construction sector in the last 40 years, it’s an area that has been ripe for innovation.

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Using connected digital data to improve construction productivity, quality and safety

ENR, July 12, 2018

Collaboration with digital data is helping the construction industry eliminate the lag time between information creation, or capture, and sharing. This can head-off safety issues that arise from miscommunication and faulty coordination, as well as prevent rework and enhance productivity and quality.

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Leverage the power of AI to reduce risk on your projects

Autodesk BIM 360, June 26, 2018

Smartvid.io's solution makes it easy to organize photo and video data through its integration with BIM 360. Import all of your job site videos and photos and let Smartvid's powerful AI automatically analyze your data and highlight issues.

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Leveraging Technology: Considering what's "Possible" for the Jobsite

MassConstruction.org, 6/13/2018


In 2009 at Autodesk University the Keynote speaker (then CEO Carl Bass) gave a presentation regarding the evolution of technology. He described what he called the technology spectrum in which technology flows from an impossible state to a required state.

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AI could help the construction industry work faster - and keep its workforce accident-free

MIT Technology Review, 6/12/2018


Construction workers are killed on the job five times more often than other laborers. Now a new kind of construction worker—a data scientist—aims to use artificial intelligence to predict the likelihood of injury and intervene.

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What is AI and Machine Learning in Construction? Our Definitive Answer

Connect & Construct, 5/31/2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer a futuristic fantasy. It’s happening now, and many in the construction industry are already reaping its benefits. Forward-thinking GCs have the opportunity to get ahead of the trend now and use AI with tools that are currently on the market to increase performance, maximize profits, and improve safety. So, what is machine learning in construction? Here’s what you need to know.

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Smartvid.io to sponsor the PlanGrid Construction Summit

PlanGrid Construction Summit, June 10-11, 2018, San Francisco, CA

Smartvid.io is a sponsor at the PlanGrid Construction Summit on June 10-11 in San Francisco, CA. Stop by our kiosk to say hi and get a safety risk assessment using artificial intelligence with your jobsite photos.

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Smartvid.io to participate in AGC WebEd Series

AGC of America, June 12, 2018 – July 17, 2018

Recognizing that contractors are fast embracing innovation to impact their work and improve productivity, efficiency and profitability, AGC is launching a new Web Education (WebEd) series with a focus on innovation and the technology that drives it. The goal is to keep AGC members informed and aware of the trends in innovation and technology that are playing a significant role in how contractors approach projects.

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AI in Construction Market Worth 1,831.0 Million USD by 2023

Cision PR Newswire, 5/16/2018

According to a new market research report "Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Construction Market by Technology, Stage, Component, Application, Deployment Type, Organization Size, Industry Type (Residential, Institutional Commercial, and Heavy Construction), and Region - Global Forecast to 2023", published by MarketsandMarkets™, the global market to grow from USD 407.2 Million in 2018 to USD 1,831.0 Million by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 35.1% during the forecast period.

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Smartvid.io to Sponsor ENR FutureTech 2018

ENR FutureTech, June 4-6, 2018, San Francisco, CA

Smartvid.io is excited to be once again sponsoring ENR FutureTech in 2018. Come by our private meeting room (The Plaza Room) on June 5th to meet our VP of Sales & Marketing, Mike Perozek, and get a free Safety Risk Assessment that benchmarks your projects based on safety and risk management best practices simply by analyzing jobsite progress photos. Reserve your spot here.

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