PBC Today | September 11, 2020
Monthly construction output grew by 17.6% in July 2020, following the record monthly growth of 23.5% in June 2020, according to the latest ONS figures. The level of construction output in July 2020 was 11.6% below the February 2020 level. Construction output fell by 10.6% in the three months to July 2020, compared with the previous three-month period. This decrease was driven by falls in both new work (9.7%) and repair and maintenance (12.4%). The plummet in new work (9.7%) in the three months to July 2020 was due to falls in every new work sector, apart from infrastructure, which grew by 6.0%. The largest negative contributor for new work was private new housing, which fell by 17.0%. The repair and maintenance sector witnessed a 12.4% decrease in the three months to July 2020 – this was attributed to falls in all sectors which was largely impacted by a 17.9% drop in private housing repairs. Commenting on the new construction output figures, Clive Docwra, managing director of McBains, said: “Today’s figures will be welcomed by the construction sector as a sign of its continuing recovery, but in reality they need to be viewed in the context of an industry that experienced a record 40% drop in output at the height of the lockdown.
prnewswire | February 01, 2021
Shimizu Corporation has consented to an organization arrangement with OpenSpace to utilize their 360° photograph documentation and examination stage in mix with its own development information and skill to improve distant administration of its building destinations.
OpenSpace, an endeavor supported organization situated in San Francisco, utilizes PC vision and man-made consciousness (AI) to make cutting edge development the board instruments. To catch 360° pictures, a field laborer strolls the place of work with a protective cap mounted camera. The OpenSpace stage catches a picture each half-second and afterward uses its rapid information preparing and exclusive calculations to give manufacturers an advanced reproduction of the site that can be seen distantly by colleagues everywhere on the world.
Shimizu started a preliminary of the OpenSpace stage in March, 2020, and discovered it to be profoundly compelling. At the point when the Covid-19 pandemic forced new difficulties on development, Shimizu permitted numerous abroad representatives to briefly re-visitation of Japan. During this time, they utilized OpenSpace to screen places of work and track occasions in the field distantly. The stage end up being especially helpful in improving correspondence and cooperation of groups internationally.
DREAMTNS | April 19, 2022
DREAMTNS Co. Ltd. announced the release of PointShapeTM Design software, which enables the creation of parametric CAD models of real-world items using Scan/Mesh data. In addition, the software's intuitive design process and user interface would allow users to quickly complete reverse engineering jobs.
Convergence Geometric Modeler, the world's first powerful modeling kernel, is used by PointShape Design. In addition, DREAMTNS has been upgraded to include the best-in-class graphics engine 'HOOPS Visualize' to fulfill users' visualization needs.
Through scan data acquired with various measuring equipment such as a 3D scanner, a CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine), and vision systems, PointShape Design can easily create parametric CAD models of practical, real-world products and provides users with a familiar design process and user interface.
It includes extensive and sophisticated CAD design tools that enable engineers and operators to communicate ideas from concept through manufacture and production, enabling more rapid, accurate, and reliable reverse engineering than is feasible with other approaches.
"Through this solution, we will solve various reverse engineering and design challenges across various industries, including automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, research & development, heritage preservation, and industrial machinery and engineering services."
The PointShape team is committed to consistently improving PointShape Design's features and capabilities to increase users' work productivity. In addition, the team can tailor the program to meet each customer's unique specifications and demands. Apart from PointShape Design, PointShape's portfolio includes a validated Inspection module and a Mesh Processing module.