Posts Tagged ‘business’

Euclideon’s hologram table: early installations are likely to be used primarily at a municipal level for town planning and area response purposes (Credit: Euclideon) by  Loz Blain Australian company Euclideon has built a working prototype of what it calls the world’s first true multi-user hologram table. Up to four people can walk around a holographic image […]


Photo by Thinkstock by  CLAIRE BUSHEY Manufacturing jobs today include machinist, welder and assembler. In the future, the list might add cybersecurity strategist, digital twin architect and collaborative robotics specialist. That’s according to a new report released by the Digital Manufacturing & Design Innovation Institute, a research consortium in Chicago that includes universities and companies, and […]


by Mary Tyler March The construction industry may be slow to change, but technology’s influence on and off the job site is unmistakable. One company fueling that trend is Berkeley, CA–based 3D Robotics (3DR), a commercial drone software developer focusing on single-layer data collection and analysis. Founded in 2009 by former Wired Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson, the company […]


by HingePoint An economist recently said that America has not had a technological revolution since the computer. We at HingePoint were floored. Working as a BIM consultant in architecture, engineering, and construction, we know this is inaccurate. Not to call him out,  but he is flat out wrong. Everything we have been seeing suggests we […]


by Parul Dubey SUNNYVALE, Calif.—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today Trimble® Penmap® for Android™, a cloud-connected application for field surveying and high-accuracy Geographic Information System (GIS) data collection that works on mobile handhelds, smartphones and tablets. Trimble Penmap for Android focuses on core survey and mapping tasks such as cadastral and boundary surveys, establishing local control, stake-outs, […]


by Jose Luis Blanco, Andrew Mullin, Kaustubh Pandya, and Mukund Sridhar New technologies are transforming all stages of the engineering and construction process. Here’s what companies need to know about the evolving landscape. The engineering and construction (E&C) industry is at the cusp of a new era, with technology start-ups creating new applications and tools that […]


Here’s one way the technological revolution isn’t very inspiring. By Tyler Cowen   No, I can’t recommend a wine. Photographer: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images The fear that robots, or more generally smart software, will put us all out of work is one of dominant economic memes of our time. But that fear is misplaced. We’re unlikely to […]


by Mary Tyler March The construction industry has found itself at a crossroads. While the industry has been resistant to change, the built world around it has not been — and the need for additional housing, offices, schools, hospitals and more in shorter timeframes is only growing. As product manufacturers of all kinds have retooled with […]


By Matthias Geipel, Management Consulting Team, Arup Blockchains will change construction Blockchain Technology could play a key role in the emerging digital built environment. The construction industry is ripe for disruption, greater transparency in supply chains is much needed, paperwork is still predominant, and as building components increasingly become ‘intelligent’ there is a need for a secure digital […]


By Pete Billante. Connect and Construct Why on earth would we claim that you are really in the business of construction technology? Because you are. You just might not recognize it. The construction industry has a technology problem A 2016 survey by strategic advisory firm, KPMG, shows that the industry is ambivalent about technology uptake. […]