Organizing Video-Heavy Construction Projects With Artificial Intelligence

ZBRELLA, 8/23/2017

Using Tech to Monitor the Progress of a Jobsite & Video-Heavy Construction Projects with AI

The amount of photos and video taken of just a single construction project is astounding. And while the content is generated for data-driven results and feedback, it has plagued the industry with video-heavy projects that lack form and structure. The ability to store, label, and share media content is an advantage the industry has yet to benefit from. Yet it remains integral to checking the status of project milestones, a building’s health report, identifying safety issues, and generally ensuring the project runs according to plan.

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Smartvid.io to Speak at TAUC Summer Summit

TAUC Summer Summit, August 23-24, Pittsburgh, PA

Mike Perozek, VP of Sales & Marketing at Smartvid.io will be speaking at the TAUC Summer Summit being held on August 23-24 in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Autodesk invests in AI tech

AEC Magazine, 8/9/2017

Boston-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) developer Smartvid.io has closed its Series A funding round for $7 million, with money coming from Autodesk, Borealis Ventures, Castor Ventures, in addition to its original funders.

Autodesk sees this as a strategic investment in machine learning within the AEC space and Smartvid.io is now integrating applications based on its ‘VINNIE’ engine into Autodesk BIM 360. Borealis Ventures also has a proven track record in AEC investment having been early investors in SketchUp, Revit and Flux.io.

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Construction Technology and Software Rundown

Construction Executive, 7/24/2017

Here’s the rundown on an app for precast modeling, a telematics app, hi-res imagery camera, fiber cement support platform and hi-speed rugged tablet. There is new software for predictive analytics and work sequencing along with a slew of partnerships and acquisitions. Don’t miss the Bluebeam eXtreme Conference and Autodesk’s new blog.

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Con-tech Investors Focus on Field Productivity

Construction Dive, 7/31/2017

Dive Brief:

Funding for construction technology startups is on the rise, with those startups raising $10 billion in investments from 2011 through early 2017, according to McKinsey & Company.

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