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Is digitisation transforming mobility?
2017-05-30

Is digitisation transforming mobility?

A particularly important part of city life for its inhabitants is mobility. Those who live and work in modern cities spend significant amounts of their time travelling from one place …

Smart infrastructures need smarter security
2017-05-16

Smart infrastructures need smarter security

As world populations grow, especially in cities and urban areas, there seems no doubt that the energy efficiencies, cost savings, and lifestyle improvements that the smart building or city offers …

Smart City…from concept to reality
2017-05-05

Smart City…from concept to reality

This month on the energyandnuclear.com blog we are looking at the emerging trend for connected infrastructures and smart cities, designed to reduce energy consumption and improve the lives of their …

The impact of robotics on our future societies
2017-04-27

The impact of robotics on our future societies

Last week we defined the term ‘cobots’. This week is Responsible Business Week and so our focus is on the socio-economic impact of robotics and artificial intelligence.

 

Advances in technological …

Collaborative robots and the future …
2017-04-17

Collaborative robots and the future …

Last week we touched upon humans and robots working in harmony within the healthcare sector. Let’s take this a step further and look at ‘cobots’, which are functional, user-friendly and reprogrammable …

Towards a “BIM Bang” in the construction sector
2017-04-13

Towards a “BIM Bang” in the construction sector

The French Digital Transition Plan in the Construction Industry (PTNB) proposed by the government will support the deployment of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in public procurement. Although this solution will …

Will robots take over the human element of healthcare?
2017-04-10

Will robots take over the human element of healthcare?

As we read last week the use of robots and artificial intelligence in healthcare around the world is growing. Whilst many have embraced this innovation and identified positive outcomes such …

Cities of tomorrow …
2017-03-02

Cities of tomorrow …

Our main area of discussion for February has been the growth in infrastructure around the world, adoption of smart cities and the impact these changes are having on our everyday …

Building Information Modelling in the UK
2017-02-27

Building Information Modelling in the UK

Our post last week looked at the growing infrastructure of worldwide cities, in particular the growth of smart cities and the effect this has on communities around the world.

 


Smart technologies to boost the infrastructure sector
2017-02-15

Smart technologies to boost the infrastructure sector

Cities around the world are growing at a rapid rate, whilst there are many positive outcomes from this growth in infrastructure, it is important for individual countries to ensure that …