Discover the latest trends and insights in the world of technology: from blockchain to smart streets, driverless cars and shrinking offices.
Drones are fast becoming a common part of the surveyor's tool kit. So, what does it take to fly one? We sent novice pilot Evan Owen-Powell MRICS to find out.
Most drone regulations state that operators must keep drones in a visual line of sight, but in some regions regulations are evolving to accept “beyond visual line of sight”.
With drone use becoming increasingly prevalent across the profession, we asked three drone-flying surveyors to share their experiences.
The latest hi-tech surveying tools – from measurement apps and document scanning to photography and activity planning.
The internet of things may be a magnet for hype, but its potential to transform workplace efficiency could be very real indeed.
90% of the data in the world has been created in the last two years, and it is projected to increase by 40% annually.
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Invest in proptech before you need to use it, advises Anthony Walker of Trident Building Consultancy, as he looks at surveyors’ attitudes to adoption.
All new homes having a car-charging point would be a step in the right direction, says Ashley Osborne, but, in the short term, it could create more problems than it solves.
The security issues linked to internet-connected devices are creepy, terrifying and potentially deadly.
Modular and off-site construction are finally beginning to grab the industry’s interest. Could they revolutionise housebuilding?
Everything you always wanted to know about blockchain. How does it work and is it really going to change the property sector?
In real estate, where the ‘cash cow’ of the physical asset is still healthy, there is a reluctance to acknowledge the presence of the digital asset and what it could mean in the future.
Chris Hoar investigates some of the threats and opportunities about the impact of artificial intelligence in the workplace.
Watch our videos about the opportunities being created by the latest technological innovations.
As technologies converge with urban planning, a revolution of automated, ownerless transport beckons. But is the intelligent city network sci-fi or a deliverable reality?
Discover four smart city innovations already at work in cities across the world, from London to Barcelona and Singapore.
In Barcelona, sensors under parking spaces track whether they are free, sharing information with drivers via an app, which also lets them pay.
In terms of data sharing and control, the internet of things changes the game in important ways.
Jo Sutherland of Magenta Associates argues that business strategies should no longer be solely concerned with revenue generation and cost-saving initiatives.
What next for the traditional office provider, now that their far more agile and flexible occupiers are discovering they can employ the same amount of people in less space?
Superfast internet has put a fire under the economy of the city of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Could it do the same for others?
New technologies are disrupting business, and global economic shifts mean companies must adapt to shifting markets
David Stapleton of TenderSpace talks about effective collaboration, early engagement and how to yield better returns.
See how innovative, new technologies are transforming the world around us, changing the ways we live and work