5 Ways New Technology in the Construction Industry Can Optimize Your Workforce

Software Advice, 9/7/2018

Introducing new technology into a construction business is intimidating. It can so fundamentally alter day-to-day processes that the upheaval is just too much for some small and midsize businesses (SMBs)—so they don’t do it.

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What Is Prop Tech? And What Does It Mean For B2B and 'The Smart Cities of Tomorrow'

Geomarketing, 9/7/2018

By 2050, it's forecasted that 68 percent of all human population will be living in urban areas, representing an increase of 2.5 billion people and over 50 percent growth. Advanced technologies such as AI, IoT, robotics and consumer apps are poised to dramatically alter the real estate technology landscape to help meet the challenges posed by these massive, new cities, writes Revel Partners' Thomas Falk.

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Smartvid.io to sponsor the Boston ConTech Roadshow

ConTech Roadshow, September 12, 2018, Boston, MA

Smartvid.io is a sponsor at the ConTech Roadshow on September 12th in Boston, MA. We will have an exhibit table so be sure to stop by to say hi and get a safety risk assessment using artificial intelligence with your jobsite photos.

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Connected Job Site 50 List 2018

BuiltWorlds, 8/27/2018

We are excited to present to you the 2018 Connected Job Site 50 List, the easiest way to understand the companies changing the future of job sites through IoT-enabled, data collecting products and systems. Read on to see who made the list.

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Constructech Honors 2018 Vision Awards Winners

Cision PR Newswire, 8/24/2018

Recognizing the most innovative construction companies in the world, Constructech magazine announces the winners of the 2018 Constructech Vision Awards, which were honored at a dinner last night at the DoubleTree By Hilton Chicago in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

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Image, Video Data From EarthCam and TrueLook Integrated Into Autodesk BIM 360 Platform

ENR, 8/14/2018

Two jobcam competitors, EarthCam and Truelook, have recently announced their construction camera content—such as still images, security video and construction time-lapse videos—can now be integrated into the Autodesk’s BIM 360 construction management platform. Users of BIM 360 platform are now able to attach webcam image files and 360° virtual-reality imagery created from photos and video directly to documents and Autodesk BIM 360 hubs as a result of the integration.

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How Smartvid.io Uses AI and Machine Learning to Reduce Risk on Construction Projects

Connect & Construct, 7/20/2018

Safety and risk mitigation are two of the main problems that keep contractors up at night. From project delays and liability issues to injuries and even fatalities on the jobsite, the consequences of safety lapses can be severe. According to data from OSHA, 20% of all workplace deaths are in the construction industry, and jobsite deaths have increased every year since 2007.

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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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