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  • AI and building sensors to help businesses optimise energy efficiency


    A system to determine the energy and cost efficiency of commercial buildings is being developed by researchers including the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). Data collected from a network of small sensors will initially help experts paint an accurate picture of energy consumption in a number of test sites with a view to setting up a service to offer energy efficiency advice to businesses.

  • Voice-activated AI system could improve construction worker safety, productivity and efficiency


    Construction workers could soon benefit from voice-activated technology that beams real-time audio instructions in their earpiece, and augmented reality (AR) graphics onto their helmet visor, thanks to technology being developed at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). Using artificial intelligence (AI), the system will voice and display information, thereby removing the need for walkie-talkies or consulting hard copies of blueprints.

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