IoT in Construction & Facilities Management

IoT in Construction & Facilities Management

Thinxtra provides Sigfox connectivity to IoT projects down under

Thinxtra, an IoT specialist that operates the Sigfox IoT network in Australia and New Zealand, has this week announced details of two new projects...

Start-up of the month: Converge – automating industrial monitoring

Internet of Business chats with Raphael Scheps, CEO and co-founder of Converge, a London-based start-up that wants to help industrial organizations say goodbye to manual monitoring. What does...

Finnish elevator company Kone lifts profits with IoT

A major theme at this years’ London leg of the Salesforce World Tour was putting the customer first. Decreeing 2017 'the age of the customer',...

Honeywell launches analytics hub to ‘listen’ to smart buildings

US industrial technology conglomerate Honeywell has launched a new cloud-enabled building management service to improve maintenance and performance in commercial properties. As part of Honeywell's...

Parrot revamps consumer drones for commercial market

French tech company Parrot has revamped two of its recreational drones and launched several new packages to appeal to commercial pilots and small businesses.  Parrot, a...

UK smart cities fall short on strategy, says report

The UK’s smart city gurus need to get their act together if citizens are to get the full benefits, according to a report from...

Seekur robot ready for autonomous bridge inspection

Researchers at the University of Nevada have developed a robot capable of autonomous bridge inspection.  The condition of bridges can deteriorate quickly as materials age...

MIT Media Lab unveils autonomous construction platform

An autonomous robot under development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) could provide the blueprint for construction projects of the future. The Digital Construction...

IoT held back by skills gap, say a third of execs

Almost a third of executives at large global enterprises believe that the Internet of Things (IoT) faces a major skills gap, and that this...

Clicks for bricks, Procore cements construction management software

Can we connect the world of construction management to the Internet? Yes, we can. Not traditionally regarded as a hotbed of software application development and data management...

Barcelona IoT, big data projects help manage tourists at popular attractions

The city of Barcelona, Spain, has trialed Internet of Things (IoT) and big data technology to manage the visitors who flock each year to...

KMC Controls creates smart building apps with Kony development platform

Last month, US-based building automation provider KMC Controls announced it is using enterprise mobility company Kony's platform to develop applications that will make buildings smarter....