Innovations in Tech

All about construction technology – the latest, the greatest and what you need to know.

  • The CAD Revolution In Construction

    The CAD Revolution In Construction

    The introduction of Computer Aided Design (CAD) has led to an increase in productivity all over the world. CAD is transforming the way we work – and will continue in the future.

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  • 3D Laser Scanning Can Preserve Your Old Building

    3D Laser Scanning Can Preserve Your Old Building

    Understanding building science is more important than ever when working with an old building, and when it comes to renovations, there is no better technology to get the job done than 3D laser scanning

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  • Getting Smart Onsite - IoT & Smart Construction

    Getting Smart Onsite - IoT & Smart Construction

    Smart construction with IoT tech lets you track everything from tool and equipment location, to wear and tear—all while monitoring site conditions and worker health.

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  • Rotating Skyscraper in Dubai Must Have BIM

    Rotating Skyscraper in Dubai Must Have BIM

    Building principles go back centuries but architecture is always evolving. Physical laws remain but sometimes an innovation arises, making us rethink the realms of possibility— the rotating skyscraper

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  • This CEO Is Using IoT Technology to Transform the Construction Industry

    This CEO Is Using IoT Technology to Transform the Construction Industry

    As Founder and CEO of FLICQ, Karthik Rau is laying the groundwork for an innovative IoT technology that uses smart sensors and proprietary algorithms to address operational and technical...

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  • These Manufacturing Executives Use IoT to Increase Profit and Drive Value for Customers [Interviews]

    These Manufacturing Executives Use IoT to Increase Profit and Drive Value for Customers [Interviews]

    We interviewed Executives from Schneider Electric, ABB, Lutron, and Mestek, Inc to find out just how they are using IoT (Internet of Things) to increase company profit and drive value for customers

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  • New Horizontal Elevator Will Make You Rethink Megacity Construction

    New Horizontal Elevator Will Make You Rethink Megacity Construction

    Buildings can’t be constructed higher than elevators can go, so a new invention ditches the ropes, harnesses the power of linear motor technology, and allows multiple cars to move in a single...

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  • What Is a Point Cloud?

    What Is a Point Cloud?

    If you're taking a 3D laser scan of your site’s as-is condition and turning that information into a 3D CAD model to estimate, detail, or make renovations to MEP projects, you might wonder what a...

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  • The Future of Building Design in 5 Minutes or Less

    The Future of Building Design in 5 Minutes or Less

    While “the future of building design” is far too deep and rich a topic to cover in five minutes or less, the top-level trends driving that future are much easier to wrap your head around.

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  • Exoskeletons for Construction Workers Are Marching Onsite

    Exoskeletons for Construction Workers Are Marching Onsite

    For construction workers of the not-so-distant future, the term “suit up” may refer to sporting a metal exosuit – an exoskeleton for construction workers – which provides robotic strength, even...

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  • Mixed Reality Gets Real with Trimble’s HoloLens Hard Hat

    Mixed Reality Gets Real with Trimble’s HoloLens Hard Hat

    The lines between reality and fiction are finally disappearing on construction sites. A new hard hat solution for Microsoft HoloLens is changing the way construction professionals design, build,...

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  • Real-Time Technology Benefits People Management

    Real-Time Technology Benefits People Management

    Construction companies have endless assets they need to carry out their services and make a profit. But as the saying goes, a company’s greatest asset is its people.   What is asset...

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  • From BIM to Blockchain In Construction: What You Need to Know

    From BIM to Blockchain In Construction: What You Need to Know

    Forget Bitcoin while reading this. We’re going to discuss Blockchain. Blockchain is the platform that many Cryptocurrencies are based on. It’s the ledger system for recording transactions, and...

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  • Adapt or Die — Why Adopt Tech Trends

    Adapt or Die — Why Adopt Tech Trends

    In this guide, we’ll discuss why the modern construction industry is so dynamic and competitive in comparison to the past, and how the right cutting-edge technology will enable you to thrive.

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  • Internet of Things Phrasebook

    Internet of Things Phrasebook

    What is IoT in Construction? The Ultimate Phrasebook for IoT in Construction will provide you with a complete glossary of definitions you need to know and pro tips for your firm

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  • The Evolution of 3D Laser Scanning

    The Evolution of 3D Laser Scanning

    Download The Evolution of 3D Laser Scanning to learn how a powerful set of hardware and software tools have finally reached that optimal balance between potential and practicality in construction.

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  • Are Drones Really the Future of Construction? Yes.

    Are Drones Really the Future of Construction? Yes.

    Drones were once a technology commonly associated with the military. But in recent years, these space-age flying objects have become recognisable across multiple industries.

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  • 10 Innovations that have revolutionised construction

    10 Innovations that have revolutionised construction

    We’ve come a long way as a species since the days when we inhabited the caves built for us by nature. Here we look at 10 innovations that have revolutionised construction in the most spectacular ways.

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  • LEGO and Minecraft Can Teach You About BIM

    LEGO and Minecraft Can Teach You About BIM

    If you’re new to Building Information Modeling (BIM), diving in and learning the process can be a bit intimidating. This leads to several questions about how it will impact your business,

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  • 5 Things You Should Know About Robotics in Construction

    5 Things You Should Know About Robotics in Construction

    Increased productivity and efficiency is one of the biggest challenges in the construction industry. Some claim this is partially due to severe worker shortages and weak growth, and that the total...

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