Episode Sixteen – Robotics Part 3

On Thursday, November 4th, 2021 Episode sixteen of the BILT Academy Podcast went live. Yes, we did return a tad delayed from our summer break but for a good reason, we wanted to accommodate the busy schedule of our interviewee! 

For episode sixteen we invited Anthony Meijer,  a student taking Built Environment at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen, Netherlands to hop on board as guest narrator to this month’s topic. 

In this month’s episode, we once again dive into the world of robotics. This time it was Anthony and his research that’s based on how the AEC industry can utilize robotics in construction that lead out show. To get his urgent questions on the topic answered he reached out to Brian Ringley of Boston Dynamics. 

Here is more information about this month’s interviewee: 

  1. Brian Ringley, Construction Technology Manager at Boston Dynamics.

Brian Ringley is a construction technologist at Boston Dynamics where he manages Spot autonomy product development for dynamic sensing in changing environments like construction sites. Before coming to Boston Dynamics, he was a construction automation researcher in commercial real estate where he piloted emerging construction robotics products and stood up a factory for the industrialized construction of office space 

Brian Ringley

Some resources from this month’s episode:

Brian Ringley’s publications, blogs and other media: 

Brian Ringley | Linktree 

LinkedInhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/bringley/ 

Boston Dynamics: 

Home | Boston Dynamics 

Spot Arm – Mobile Manipulation | Boston Dynamics 

Break Through Supply Chain Blocks with Automated Container Unloading (bostondynamics.com) 

What is Dynamic Sensing? (bostondynamics.com) 

Warehouse Automation | Boston Dynamics 

Collaborations: 

Trimble Field Technology 

Trimble Releases Turnkey Autonomous Robotic Scanning Solution | Trimble, Inc. 

Urban Housing Reimagined – Home Page – Intelligent City (intelligent-city.com) 

Also mentioned in the podcast: 

Rocos | Robot Operations Platform 

Dusty Robotics | Construction robots  

Construction simulation and optimization software – powered by AI | ALICE Technologies 

INDUS.AI – CONSTRUCTION INTELLIGENCE 

TestFit | Solve site plans instantly with the Ultimate Building Configurator 

Avvir | AI powered precision for the built world 

Reduce jobsite risk with the power of AI (newmetrix.com) 

Construction Photo Documentation – OpenSpace 

StructionSite – Intelligent Project Tracking | Site Documentation | Production Tracking 

HoloBuilder – Construction Progress Management 

Hypar | The next-generation platform for designing, generating, and sharing building systems. 

Versatile | CraneView 

Episode Seventeen – Coming November 26th, 2021

Don’t miss out on our next Podcast airing on November 26th where we kick-off the topic open source.

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