Just as they sit in many modern households, voice assistants, such as Alexa...
The smart move: are hoteliers ready to bet on voice assistants?
Just as they sit in many modern households, voice assistants, such as Alexa and Google Assistant, could soon be a commonplace feature in hotel rooms. The benefits for guests and hoteliers are clear, but questions over privacy remain, as Ross Davies reports.
BIM and the IoT: the grandest of all designs
Building information modelling (BIM) has become widely used in architecture, but now a growing number of products are integrating Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities. Patrick Kingsland takes a look at how bringing the two technologies together might add new capabilities and asks what it all means for architecture.
Architecture’s robot revolution: pioneering robotic construction
From a science museum in Seoul constructed by robots to a conference centre completed with robotic assistance in just 100 days, new projects suggest that automation may be heading for the mainstream of the construction industry. Patrick Kingsland looks at the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
ABB integrates digital tech to cut a buildings costs
The scalable 'Give Your Buildings a New Dimension' portfolio from ABB brings new levels of control and savings to small- and medium-sized businesses.
Largest Swiss rice mill monitors energy distribution digitally with ABB
As part of its expansion of production facilities in Ticino, Switzerland, La Riseria is pursuing a comprehensive sustainability program with ABB's digitally monitored, low-voltage distribution system.
ABB protects historic town hall against consequences of arc faults
Thanks to an electrical refurbishment at the town hall in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, the historic building is now protected against arc faults.
ABB presents solution for sustainable factory of the future
At its site in Lüdenscheid, in the presence of Nico Rosberg, ABB shows how the sustainable energy transition can succeed with digital energy management.
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