Peggy Smedley takes an inside look at new research from Purdue University that will help rebuild aging electrical infrastructure. An algorithm will help better link outages and the impact on the economy to help determine the best strategies for improving electrical infrastructure in the future.
How can you heighten safety and save money? Industry 4.0. Peggy Smedley and Jose Luis Blanco, associate partner, McKinsey & Co., have a candid conversation about what the construction industry needs to know about Industry 4.0.
Peggy Smedley catches up with Anil Nanduri, vice president in the new technology group and general manager of the drone group, Intel, to discuss how contractors are managing data from drones and if collision avoidance will be a game changer in construction.
Mobile device management is on the rise. Peggy Smedley chats with Garrett Denney, product marketing manager for Jamf Now of Jamf, about how technology can help in construction.
At InterDrone 2017, Peggy Smedley sits down with Jeff Freund, vice president of enterprise construction solutions, PrecisionHawk, to discuss how small integrations are driving new methods of surveying.
Peggy Smedley and Alison Mitchell, executive director, Sensor City, converse about a new innovation center that is dedicated to fostering the creation and development of sensor technology, and how construction companies can benefit from this type of incubator.
Will a robot replace your workers? Peggy Smedley and Laura Black talk about the reality of robots on the jobsite and how to overcome hurdles and reduce fears.
Prefabrication is changing the game for the construction industry. Farzad Rahimian, senior lecturer, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, explains to Peggy Smedley the benefits of offsite and the main barriers to implementation.
A new construction innovation zone looks to connect startups with global construction companies. Peggy Smedley is joined by Uzi Scheffer, CEO, SOSA, to discuss what new materials and technologies are being introduced.
Peggy Smedley talks human-centered computing with Masoud Gheisari, assistant professor of construction management at the University of Florida. They discuss research that is currently being conducted in this area, as well as how it will impact the construction industry.