Construction defect reporting using mobile and digital workbench technologies
Dong, Andy , Maher, Mary Lou , & Daruwala, Yohann (2006) Construction defect reporting using mobile and digital workbench technologies. In Joint International Conference on Computing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering, June 14–16, 2006, Montreal, Canada.
Sending data between the construction site and an off-site design office is one of the more problematic areas in information technology for construction automation, particularly for construction defect management. The aim of this research is to investigate how mobile computing and new forms of human-computer interaction can be brought to bear on specific problems in construction management. The construction defect reporting system is one such application. Combining mobile and wireless computing technologies with a digital workbench, we have developed a system to facilitate remote telecollaboration between a construction site and an off-site engineering office. The application reported in this paper demonstrates how construction defect reporting can be streamlined by field collection of construction defect information using a mobile device and visualising the defect in a CAD model on a digital workbench in an engineering office. This paper reports on the design of the system and our tests of sending images from the construction site to the engineer’s office and positional accuracy of GPS for localization of the defect.
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|Keywords:||CRC for Construction Innovation, Program C : Delivery Management of Built Assets , Project 2002-057-C : Enabling Team Collaboration with Pervasive & Mobile Computing|
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