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Keaney tells me, "Right now we're focussing on applying NLP … we have partners using
image recognition; there are 360-degree cameras, Internet of Things (IoT) that can detect
gasses in the air … in my mind there’s no doubt that within the next five years, this technology
is going to be saving lives.”
In fact, evidence suggests that it probably already is. I spoke to one construction company,
BAM Ireland, which told me that by using Autodesk's BIM 360 platform, they had achieved a
20% reduction in quality and safety issues on site.
They have also increased the amount of time available to staff to spend remedying high-risk
dangers on site by 25%.
Construction Site Data Management