[DAILY NEWS] 19 Sept 2018

DT Research’s newest tablet provides scientific-grade GNSS Land surveying. Surveyors can use the DT372AP-TR RTK tablet to measure the altitudes, angles and distances on the land surface so that they can be accurately plotted on a map to determine property boundaries, construction layout and mapmaking. e-construction. Construction workers can manage the collection, review, approval and distribution of…

CIB World Building Congress 2019 – Constructing Smart Cities

The CIB World Building Congress, themed ‘Constructing Smart Cities’ will take place in Hong Kong, China next year, 17 –21 June, 2019. CIB is the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction. It was established in 1953 as an Association whose objectives were to stimulate and facilitate international cooperation and information exchange between governmental research…

[DAILY NEWS] 12 Sept 2018

What is IIoT? Keywords: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT); IIoT in practice; cyber security   What is a smart city? How to define a smart city Keywords: Smart city; McKinsey Global Institute’s report on smart city;  information and communication technologies (ICT) 

How are 4D cities developed?

4D city models enable detection of changes in built environment over time The research team led by Prof. Xiaoxiang ZHU in the Technical University of Munich (TUM) retrieved data from the German TerraSAR-X satellite, the most high-resolution civilian radar satellite in the world, to develop algorithms and models of 4-dimensional (4D) cities. They used point…

Blockchain and the built environment: how far are they connected?

How Blockchain helps with efficient use of electricity Answer: could be closely. Efficient use of energies especially electricity is a major concern for building’s life cycle costing, in particular in this era when everyone is talking about saving the earth’s resources for a sustainable growth of economy and for our next generations. From the economists’…