IoT: Take Guessing Out of the Concrete Drying Process
An experimental project recently used IoT sensors and AI to determine when it is safe to start finishing concrete surfaces.
A Portable Robot That Will Shake the Window Cleaning Industry
A Finnish startup wants to automate the way we clean and care for our building facades. Its compact robot is taking the world by the storm.
Human Eye Resolution Virtual Reality for AEC
Virtual reality opens new perspectives for communication and customer involvement in construction.
Sweco Boosts Construction Productivity and Quality with AI
Sweco is one of the first in the world to showcase the use of machine learning in structural design.
How BIM is Revolutionizing Building Control in Finland
A Finnish KIRA-digi experimentation project has demonstrated how BIM can speed up and improve the building permit process considerably.
Better Design of HVAC Systems with VR
CTRL Reality, a Finnish AR/VR application development company, is completing an experimentation project demonstrating how HVAC design and installation are easier and cost-efficient with the help of vi...
BLOXHUB – A Co-Working Space for an Ecosystem
BLOXHUB is an urban innovation lab; it’s a coworking space and community providing a platform for companies within the open built environment.
Echargie: How to Make Use of Existing Infrastructure for E-Mobility
All major car manufacturers are committed to making hybrids and 100 % electric vehicles (EVs). Consequently, a growing number of drivers will need sockets to charge their vehicles. Echargie solves thi...
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Solving data transfer problems in the construction sector through algorithms
In the construction sector, cooperation between architects and structural engineers is sometimes challenged by the fact that data transfer between different software applications is often impossible. The project aims to solve this problem through the use of algorithms.Read more
Live digital master plan of Iisalmi
In the experiment conducted by the City of Iisalmi, the local master plan is enriched by using location data.Read more
Updating details in building designs more quickly
The transfer of more detailed information to the design data models of buildings is currently slow and it may lead to errors. Architects NRT is developing a process that allows more details to be added to building designs as quickly as possible during the construction stage.Read more
Inspecting moisture damages in buildings with passive RFID sensors
An experimental project by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, "Passive RFID sensors in monitoring moisture in buildings". The experimental project was launched on 1 August 2017 and will end on 30 April 2018.Read more
Controlling the drying of concrete on construction sites
The project developed a smart method for ensuring that concrete dries within the allotted time at the construction site. This would also help to effectively prevent damp damage in buildings.Read more
CubiCasa: better availability of indoor data
The experimental project of CubiCasa Oy examined how the digital architectural drawings in municipalities could be integrated into one cost-effective ecosystem.Read more
Mobile safety: a safety system for construction sites
The Rateko project involves producing a comprehensive safety system for construction sites as a mobile solution.Read more
Remote monitoring to facilitate the emptying of cesspits
The experiment conducted by Pirkanmaan Jätevesipalvelut looks for a solution for the remote level monitoring of cesspits.Read more
A concept model for cable location data in the network sector
The experiment conducted by Sitowise involves creating a common concept model to promote the standardisation of the network sector.Read more
Accelerating the spread of electric cars
This project develops a service in which anyone can sell electricity to anyone else. With the service, a charging network for electric cars could be formed fast and effortlessly.Read more