Stéphane Allaire, chairman of Objenious, tells us about the activities, positioning and the technology from this Bouygues Telecom start-up.
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Facilitating the work of the crane operator for greater safety
Worldwide, about 600,000 cranes are used for construction works. They are essential for numerous construction sites. Some measure up to 200 metres in height and can lift loads of 500 tonnes. Currently, a Bouygues Construction R&D project, headed by Bouygues Construction Matériel, aims to allow remote control of cranes with video assistance, using augmented reality and even some automation. What is the purpose of this ambitious system, and what does it change for workers on the sites ?
Answers with Julien Meyer, manager at the lifting division at Bouygues Construction Matériel at Île-de-France.
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