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Innovation in Technology, Robot Reality

September 6th, 2017|0 Comments

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.

Innovation in Technology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

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. [...]

Innovation in Technology, SOSA

August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

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. [...]

Innovation in Technology, University of Florida

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Innovation in Technology, Building Systems Speak

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley gives her insights on changes happening with building automation and energy management. She asks: Have you considered how interoperability approaches for building-to-grid will pave the way for transactive energy systems? If not, [...]

Innovation in Technology, George Brown College

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley chats with Pietro Ferrari, professor and program coordinator for the School of Architectural Studies at George Brown College, about BIM (building information modeling), 3D laser scanning, computer-aided manufacturing, prefabrication, and the data [...]

Innovation in Technology, John Deere

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Is your equipment in good “health?” Jim Wagner and Andrew Kahler of John Deere answer. They tell Peggy Smedley about the data that is central to monitoring equipment and how it ultimately helps construction [...]

Innovation in Technology, On Center Software

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Estimating technology continues to evolve—and with that the role of the estimator needs to change as well. Kyle Hamer, vice president of marketing, On Center Software, joins Peggy Smedley to discuss the evolving job [...]

Innovation in Technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Additive manufacturing enters the jobsite. Bill Peter, director of the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which is part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Science and Energy Laboratories, joins Peggy Smedley [...]

Innovation in Tech, Identified Technologies

April 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Drones drive data from above. Peggy Smedley and Dick Zhang, president and CEO of Identified Technologies talk about gathering data from drones, and what’s next for the construction industry.

Innovation in Tech, Brokk

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

The robots are here! Peggy Smedley and Peter Bigwood, vice president sales and marketing, Brokk, talk about how robots are impacting demolition in construction—and how hydro-demolition will alter methods for bridge deck repair. [...]

Innovation in Technology, J.C. Cannistraro

March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley talks about how J.C. Cannistraro is using field technology such as total stations, tablets, and mobile apps, in conjunction with BIM (building information modeling), to better manage prefabrication in HVAC (heating, ventilation, [...]