Tech 101: Autonomous Machinery
Joe Bousquin, Construction Dive
Like many emerging technologies in construction, the use of autonomous vehicles on jobsites today is still more of a rarity than a norm. But the technology is making inroads, both from original equipment manufacturers, and from the increasing use of retrofitted technology to make conventional vehicles drive themselves.
"Construction executives need to know that this emerging technology will make their job operations more safe, keep work on schedule and maintain efficiency, and will in most cases save on cost," said Ali Asmari, head of AI & machine learning at Hauppauge, New York-based ULC Techologies