The Japanese National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) released a short video of their new robot installing drywall. It’s still slower than an expert human, but it’s difficult not to be impressed by how precisely and carefully their robot slides the drywall off a stack, picks it up, carries it over to the wall, and then holds a Hitachi cordless driver to install it in place. In another 5 or 10 years of improvements, what will they be installing next?
New technologies of the 21st century are making their way onto the construction site, boosting workers’ efficiency and safety, while also saving businesses time, money, and waste. A SoftwareConnect survey from 2017 asked 158 construction industry professionals from small and medium-sized businesses in North America about their current and hypothetical future technology usage.
Depending on the size of your next project, consider the cost-benefit analysis of including an Interface Manager.
We’re always looking for ways to build structures bigger, better, and faster. Bridges are no exception to this rule, but even the most advanced suspension bridges face limitations.
Read about two of many cases of how software development is advancing exponentially the area of drones!