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.
Friday February 12th, 2016
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The number of digital technology uses in the health sector is multiplying. We seek to modernise operating theatres, facilitate medication, and shorten hospitalisation periods to relieve the burden on healthcare centres without harming the patients. Patients are monitored remotely and assisted during recovery, as digital technology allows health professionals to collect data on the patients’ […]
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