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Mixed Reality Comes to Construction

There has been a lot of talk around augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in the construction industry. Now, a new, emerging technology is set to change how business is done: mixed reality (MR).Here is a quick breakdown of all... Continue Reading

High-Tech Training for Welders

Technology can help with training, amid a labor shortage. For the construction industry, skilled labor is hard to find, but technology can help in a number of areas, including training trades such as welders.Workers trained in the latest... Continue Reading

AR/VR Surge for Construction

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are impacting construction. This is true today, and will continue to evolve and grow in the months ahead.AR and VR have traditionally been associated primarily with the consumer sector, but... Continue Reading

Training for Tomorrow with VR

Virtual reality (VR) is changing how the construction industry does business. This technology is increasingly being used by enterprises due to the ability to provide immersive training environments, simulate dangerous situations, and... Continue Reading

3 Ways Technology is Easing Drone Implementation

New and emerging trends surrounding drones continue to arrive at the jobsite. For construction companies, drones are quickly replacing land surveying methods as a way to collect jobsite data in a safe and efficient manner. The challenge... Continue Reading

Ep. 79: 2018 Construction Market Outlook

2017 has been a big year for the construction industry, as the market has begun to pick up. This podcast will look to the future and identify trends about what to expect in the year ahead. Ken Simonson, chief economist, Associated... Continue Reading

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Top 6 Wearables for Safety at the Jobsite

154 million by 2021. That is the number and date according to an ABI Research report anticipating growth for enterprise device shipments. In fact, the report suggests that wearables in the workforce are becoming more prominent. This will... Continue Reading

20 Tips from Veteran CONEXPO-CON/AGG Attendees

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is big, and it can be overwhelming if you are attending for the first time. We asked veteran attendees to share their best advice for first-timers coming to the show. Here are 20 things you need to know before you travel... Continue Reading

AI and Robotics: The Future of Construction

Often, the concept of AI (artificial intelligence) and robotics are combined into one futuristic notion of how advanced intelligence and technology will impact business.However, the concepts—each very different in nature—serve a specific... Continue Reading

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