Is IoT the future of construction?


With the recent and very unfortunate Covid-19 pandemic, this lead to more and more digitisation in the construction industry. With the majority of people working from home, building information could no longer be entered on paper. Check-ins using paper-based clipboards were made digital due to a reduction in face-to-face meetings of big groups on site.


This birthed a rapid increase of on-site data and information that now needed to be processed between parties in the construction sector, remotely.


Enter the implementation of IoT.


Next-generation networks are essential in a sector that has had to change its business model and methods to become increasingly dependent on digital information.


Adopting IoT can solve many problems that construction companies are now facing and will guarantee that they have access to connectivity that is quick to set up, dependable, secure, and most importantly, incredibly effective.



Tracking IoT assets and data analysis


Unquestionably one of the most useful and productive instruments in contemporary business is IoT asset tracking. It allows for complete product traceability throughout the whole supply chain, whether it's a container, pallet, or a single item. Construction site managers can keep track of what is present on the site and how much of it is still there, this thanks to real-time automatic monitoring. By automatically determining when extra supplies need to be ordered or when orders are anticipated to arrive, this keeps projects running in a timely manner and on schedule.


Tracking resources is always crucial, but data insight may also reveal important details about how those resources are operating, automatically spotting construction flaws, streamlining procedures, and checking equipment for compliance purposes.


Businesses in various industries are finding it increasingly important to have flexible networks, but construction companies find it especially useful for managing multiple locations at once, preventing lengthy project delays, and ensuring networks are always secure.



If you are in the construction industry and have been thinking about implementing IoT and remote monitoring into your site management, get your FREE consultation now with Promptus Ltd, by visiting our homepage or contacting us via email at: info@promptusltd.com.