2016 CONSTRUCTION TECH TRENDS UPDATES FOR 2017
While it’s going to take a year to see how the 2017 tech trends play out, we thought we’d update you on the trends we reviewed last year:
- Remote surveillance: Check out these new theft prevention solutions at Construction Equipment. Most are designed for remote surveillance.
- Drones: Here are some of the latest construction applications from Construction Executive.
- Wearables: Yet another application where the cloud is mandatory.
- BIM: It’s not just for large-scale builders anymore.
- Unified Communications: Another trend that depends on the cloud…
- 3-D printing: Still much promise but actual practice remains foggy.
- Digital documentation: 92% growth for one firm in 2016.
- Vehicle-Mounted Cameras: How about a public video stream accessible to anyone?
- Mobile Field Service Software: Still growing at a CAGR of 11.3% until 2020.
- Business Intelligence: A byproduct of big data, business intelligence will continue to grow in parallel with the cloud and IoT.