A recent study released by Ernst & Young highlights some of the technological advancements causing disruption in the construction industry, and points out several it expects to grow most over the next five years.
Construction firms are adopting autonomous robotics for a variety of reasons, particularly safety, efficiency, and cost-savings. The following are five ways autonomous robotics are helping construction companies do more with less.
The next frontier for this rapidly emerging technology could well be the construction industry, which experts are predicting will lead to fewer jobsite injuries and accidents, and greatly increased efficiency and precision.
Large segments of the construction industry still consider robots as a far-off technology of the future, with no practical application for their companies. That attitude has been slowly shifting, and new research is forecasting the … about Thousands of Robots Expected to be on Jobsites by 2025
Construction work as we well know is a team effort, requiring the synchronization of workers, equipment and materials. And just as construction workers need to be trained to work among and around their fellow workers, … about The Next Frontier: Robots Working in Squads
The lack of clarity around what exactly AI is and what its capabilities are may contribute to its slow uptake in construction. Fortunately, other prominent industries have already woven the technology into their operations to … about The 5 Artificial Intelligence-Based Technologies the Industry Can’t Ignore
There have been several factors contributing to construction’s increased interest in automation technology in recent years. The labor shortage is perhaps the most obvious, with companies facing increasing demand while coping with a diminished labor … about Can Automated Concrete Pourers Empower the Industry?
The world’s only fully-automated, bricklaying solution is now on the cusp of becoming commercially available, according to its developer Fastbrick Robotics Limited. “We now have the world’s only fully-automated, end-to-end bricklaying solution, with a massive … about Ancient Profession Moves into the Future
While some have raised the question of whether human workers are set to be replaced by metal and silicon, many workers don’t see construction robots as a direct threat. In fact, they see emerging technology … about Robotics Break New Ground in Construction
Australia’s first Robotics Roadmap lays out a vision of how the new technologies might help sectors, such as construction, manufacturing, agriculture and service industries, evolve to meet the future.