Before the Covid-19 pandemic, Oracle was already focused on how to build buildings remotely. But as the coronavirus has spread, the tools on hand at the Chicago-area co. have helped global businesses outside of construction and inside coronavirus hotspots keep safe.
Oracle’s Innovation Lab is intended to serve as a live construction site where the firm’s global partners come to test new tech. The site’s success inspired the company to expand the operation. In late 2019, it announced it would add new utilities and communication units to the lab.