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Read more at: UIL: Making the digitally enabled services and supply chain work

UIL: Making the digitally enabled services and supply chain work

This workpackage explores the capabilities needed: by government, by those involved in the specification, design and delivery of built assets and across a portfolio of services, through-life, for businesses and citizens, and the capabilities needed by government, business and citizens to best...

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Read more at: UIL: integration and optimisation of services embedded in the built environment

UIL: integration and optimisation of services embedded in the built environment

This report explores the capabilities required to specify, procure, design, deliver and manage services based on, and embedded in, the built environment in order to optimise effectiveness, efficiency and productivity for their stakeholders, whilst making best use of data and information through-...

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Read more at: CAR: creation and through-life management of built assets and infrastructure

CAR: creation and through-life management of built assets and infrastructure

The past 20 years have witnessed a transformation in digital technologies that touches every part of life in Great Britain. We now take completely for granted the ability to take digital photographs, access precise locations using satellite technologies, and access a world of information from the...

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Aerial Swarm Robotics for Active Inspection of Bridges

Bridge collapses are expensive and often tragic events that need to be avoided by detecting faults early. This project aims to create a coordinated aerial swarm system to inspect the cracks in bridge structures, improving the monitoring coverage and efficiency.

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Read more at: PolyChora Alpha: a new digital interface for interdisciplinary city design

PolyChora Alpha: a new digital interface for interdisciplinary city design

The aim of this project was to develop a new digital interface to integrate the data and visualisation of the designs of land use, buildings, transport infrastructure and associated urban services at both the neighbourhood and city scale. The interface can also be used by non-specialists to modify...

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Read more at: Feasibility of an Operating System for Interspatial Networking in a Built Environment

Feasibility of an Operating System for Interspatial Networking in a Built Environment

Osmose is a project aimed at building a new operating system for situated environments that can handle the demands of thousands of sensors and actuators that need to run in a coordinated and highly reliable fashion.

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Read more at: Open ML Training Data For Visual Tagging Of Construction-specific Objects (ConTag)

Open ML Training Data For Visual Tagging Of Construction-specific Objects (ConTag)

ML technology has enabled a revolutionary leap in many digital economies generating growth in activity and business mainly for the ITC sector. Part of the growth is generated through sharing of IP, knowledge, tools and datasets. We want to adopt this approach for the digital construction sector...

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Read more at: From Norm to Swarm: development of a balanced scorecard for evaluating automation in construction

From Norm to Swarm: development of a balanced scorecard for evaluating automation in construction

This project aims to develop a Balanced Score Card (BSC) to support the adoption of automation in construction. It will do this by delivering a set of indicators that ensure the sustainable development of these innovative processes and technologies in the UK construction industry and highlighting...

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Read more at: Toward Blockchain – enabled construction supply chains: Potential, requirements and implementation

Toward Blockchain – enabled construction supply chains: Potential, requirements and implementation

How could Blockchain be implemented in construction? As an emerging technology, Blockchain is being explored for various industries including, but not limited to: health care, manufacturing, insurance, real estate, logistics, finance, banking and education. Recently, discussions for the use of the...

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Read more at: Information Resilience – exploring ways to leverage data and information to deliver a digital built Britain

Information Resilience – exploring ways to leverage data and information to deliver a digital built Britain

Information Resilience (IR) can be defined as the process of reducing the vulnerability of information to threats during its lifespan. The aim of this project is to develop a holistic IR model that will systematically demonstrate how information in digital built Britain could be made resilient...

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