Posts Tagged 3D

3D Printing of Buildings for Construction

I’ve discussed the 3D printing of buildings in many of my talks. I thought I would expand on the topic here and provide some examples of people around the world who are actively using printers to construct buildings. As previously discussed in a blog post on our JBKnowledge website, 3D printing is becoming more and […]

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Developing a Tech Palate, Part 1 – Learning to Build in 3D

For several years I’ve been speaking around North America about new technology in construction, presenting results of our JBKnowledge Construction Technology Survey and discussing what I see coming on the horizon of the industry. I’ve frequently made the analogy of using technology to being a foodie. If you want to know what great food is […]

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Augmented Reality Shows Promise, But Has a Long Way to Go

Published on Construction Executive February 5, 2014 By Judy Schriener Augmented reality is cool, but what about the practicality of it for the construction industry? What are the benefits, and which ones could be realized first? What are the problems and challenges it is trying to solve?   These are some of the questions that need […]

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Is Construction Ready for a Dose of (Augmented) Reality?

Published in ENR Tech January 7, 2014 By James Benham   In 2008, I tested out an augmented reality mobile app called Nearest Tube that allowed me to use my smartphone camera to navigate my way to the nearest London Underground entrance without having to unfold a giant paper map and confirm my status as a […]

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Review: Leap Motion Controller

I’ve had my Leap Motion controller for a couple of months now so I thought I would give it a quick review for those of you contemplating a purchase in the motion controlled hardware space. It’s been an interesting year for this concept and we’ve seen lots of different answers to non-traditional Human-Computer-Interfaces. The MYO […]

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