Technology Archive

Securing the airport terminal

Globally, fence mounted vibration sensor based Perimeter Intrusion Detection System has been proven as ideal solution for effective perimeter security at airports. The complex security environment has become a matter of concern for aviation industry in India. The Indian sub-continent is witnessing a traumatic phase and is reeling under disturbances of major proportions. There is

Safe solutions for safe airport

Matrix offers advanced security and safety management solution for airport safety. Over the past two decades, huge advancement in the technology for safety and security at airports is witnessed. Among them, biometrics has played a major role in increasing the security in various places at airports. Biometric technology ensures that individuals can assert only their

Engineering and construction firms “Going Digital” to improve project delivery

For architecture, engineering, and construction firms active in project delivery, as well as for owner-operators, it is increasingly important to digitally share engineering models, project information, and deliverables with the entire supply chain throughout design, construction, and completions. Firms that are going digital are significantly reducing project delivery time and are gaining better insight into

Bentley advances Reality Modeling

New ContextCapture and ProjectWiseContextShare technologies comprehensively deliver fidelity, accessibility, scalability, and shareability Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, demonstrated at SPAR 3D Expo & Conference (SPAR) new ContextCapture offerings for reality modeling that increase joint opportunities in surveying and engineering. ContextCapture capabilities now include cloud processing services,

Honeywell rolls out outcome-based connected buildings management services

Honeywell introduced a new cloud-enabled building management service that prioritises the most impactful maintenance activities to optimise building performance. Combining advanced automation and data analytics, Outcome Based Service enables Honeywell service engineers to watch building assets around the clock, identifying anomalies faster than traditional maintenance, saving them time and money. Without close monitoring, energy consumption

Building with BIM

The industry is moving towards greater sophistication in design and engineering information management, better efficiencies in construction and lower reliance on manual labour on site. Hugely transformative technological tools are bringing in systemic shifts in all aspects of design and construction. Data analytics linked to computational design tools allow for intelligent, informed design with much

Visualising made easy with 3D Printing

3D Printing has really helped a lot of fields – in construction industry; it not only helps architects to quickly build 3D Models to enable easy visualisation. Ar. Prem Nath of Prem Nath & Associates believes that the technology in last one decade has transformed every industry and every persons’ life – construction industry too

Digitising lifestyle with 3D Tile Visualiser

3D Tile Visualiser enables the user to visualise, through virtual reality, how certain products will look in his or her space prior to a purchase. Enhancing lifestyle Urban consumers are no longer interested in mere functional bathroom. Today they are looking for bathrooms that have contemporary designs and aesthetics and at the same time are

Beautifying structures with marbles

KalingaStone which is made from natural marble aggregates is a preferred choice for its green qualities. Technology has played a vital role in the evolution of stone products used for various applications such as flooring, cladding, and façades among others in the construction industry. It is due to the recent advancements in the technology that

Technology, the greatest enabler: Hiranandani

From a global perspective, there have been breakthroughs in 2016, but these will take some time before we see them being exhibited in India. Technology is having a positive impact on construction by reducing the time taken to finish a project, as also by ensuring consistent quality levels through the entire project believes Niranjan Hiranandani,