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The Robots are Coming! (For the Construction Industry)

A friend of mine at Amazon recently sent me a link to this neat chart that was posted recently on a site called Dusty Robotics. It maps out different disciplines across the construction industry (from excavation and foundations to surveying, data capture, and prefab/modular project delivery), identifying startups that are applying robotics technologies within each of these verticals.

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Gamifying Infrastructure: Why the Future for Bridging the Infrastructure Funding Gap Could be Crossed on the Blockchain

It’s been quiet around here lately thanks to some demands around the AEC Labs home office, but we’re happy to be back and have some great content and initiatives planned around here in 2019, so I hope you will stick with us! As some of you may know, I spent a lot of time last fall thinking about how blockchain technology could apply to the construction industry. In the course of working through that effort, I also found myself increasingly thinking more specifically about how a blockchain solution or protocol (but not necessarily a standalone cryptocurrency) could help bridge the $3.5 trillion infrastructure funding gap (for maintenance on existing infrastructure alone!) through 2025. And, with infrastructure getting a single mention 55 minutes into this week’s State of the Union Address, I think it remains timely to consider how the country can possibly bridge that gap.

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AECOM and Super 78’s Mushroom VR Sign MOU to Develop Virtual Reality Tech for Theme Parks

The global civil engineering and infrastructure giant AECOM recently announced that it has signed an MOU with Mushroom VR, a subsidiary of Super 78, the theme park entertainment design and multimedia studio. The companies will jointly develop a collaborative virtual reality platform that intends to transform the theme park visualization and design processes. They hope their partnership will catalyze innovation in their creative processes and enhance the quality and effectiveness of theme park project planning, which can be quite complex.

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