Brian Ringley, Construction Technology Manager at Boston Dynamics joins us for episode 47 of the ‘Changing Construction’ podcast, the podcast designed to help people in Construction address the big challenges they face and discuss the key themes across the industry, breaking down stigmas, bringing awareness to issues and challenges, and hear from those at the forefront of change. In this episode, we discuss the role of robotics within the future of Construction.
Episode 47: Brian Ringley- The role of robotics within the future of Construction
Brian Ringley, Construction Technology Manager at Boston Dynamics, chats about the history of Boston Dynamics, why companies are automating and the impact of doing so, the role of 'Spot' in data capture, how the pandemic has acted as an accelerator, problems with BIM, and advice for adopting the use of robotics within Construction.
Brian Ringley is a construction technologist at Boston Dynamics where he promotes new value-add autonomous capabilities for construction project delivery and works to expand the construction application ecosystem with the Spot SDK. Prior to Boston Dynamics, he was a Senior Construction Automation Researcher at WeWork where he managed the construction robotics research program and contributed to initiatives in design automation, unitized prefabrication, and construction site progress monitoring. He has also taught architecture courses for many years, most recently at Pratt GAUD where he led seminars in computational fabrication and industrial robotic automation for industrialized construction.
About Boston Dynamics:
Boston Dynamics is a world leader in mobile robots, tackling some of the toughest robotics challenges. They combine the principles of dynamic control and balance with sophisticated mechanical designs, cutting-edge electronics, and next-generation software for high-performance robots equipped with perception, navigation, and intelligence. Boston Dynamics has an extraordinary and fast-growing technical team of engineers and scientists who seamlessly combine advanced analytical thinking with bold engineering and boots-in-the-mud practicality.
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