How “The Internet of Things” is Affecting the Construction Industry

How does interconnection affect the construction industry?

UK, December 4, 2017.- The “Internet of Things” (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. The IoT is the concept of connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to each other) and is transforming the construction industry. This includes everything from mobile phones to wearable devices and almost anything else you can think of. This is also subject to components used on modern building sites, such as Doka’s innovative concrete monitoring sensor – Concremote, which plays a huge part in the IoT. The Balance’ takes a look into how the IoT is changing the construction industry in the 21st century with some practical examples.

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Do you already have a cybersecurity protocol in your construction company?

UK, October 20, 2017.-  We are living in one of the greatest disruptive transformations of human history: the digitalisation of personal and professional life. The internet of things, big data, smart data, artificial intelligence and analytics all require an efficient and competitive level of cybersecurity.

With the construction and manufacturing industries being  strategically important parts of  Western economic development, the construction publication, UK Construction Online, and Schneider Electric assimilates the great importance of cybersecurity and have published the following analysis:

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How to make the #construction sector an attractive option for future generations in an uncertain market

UK, October 9, 2017.- The construction industry needs professionals and finding them has become an increasingly difficult trend in many Western countries. This is confirmed by a detailed report from the World Economic Forum, who also propose eight measures to make the construction sector an attractive option for future generations. In addition to this, we review the Guardian and Reuters data which highlights the current situation within the construction sector for comparison. Below is a summary of the analysis from the World Economic Forum.

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Will you trust your construction project to virtual reality?

UK, July 12, 2017. – Virtual reality technology will be in our hands sooner than originally planned. Technology giants, Google, Samsung, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft are working to market virtual reality products and services for any market. And of course, for the creation and development of construction projects. Here, we recall a Construction Enquirer analysis of this technology.

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CBI: 50 years of influence in the construction sector of UK

UK, May 22, 2017.- Business organizations in the construction sector are influential entities that favor the free development of companies. Today we are going to make reference CBI, Confederation of British Industry with half a century of trajectory. We then publish the definition, services and benefits that CBI expresses on its website.

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General elections next June 8 how they have been received by the #Construction?

UK, May 11, 2017.- As we read on www.constructionnews.co.uk the industry has reacted as follows to the next general election announced by Theresa May.

Theresa May announced that in the “national interest” of the people, a general election would be held on the 8th of June. According to the Prime Minister, this is the only way to “guarantee certainty and stability in the wake of Brexit.”But how are those in construction industry reacting to this news?. Well, according to Construction News, the economics director for the Construction Products Association stated that “in the short-term, it adds a little more uncertainty and speculation for the UK economy generally.”

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