Leaders from across the North West have discussed the fourth industrial revolution’s relationship with the construction sector.
Industry 4.0 technologies such as sensors, virtual reality and simulation are transforming modern manufacturing but they are also enabling the industry to achieve greater productivity and embrace new ways of working.
Insider teamed up with Liverpool John Moores University and its LCR4.0 initiative to find out how an analogue industry like construction is being transformed using digital innovations.
The discussion focused on how new technologies are improving productivity in the sector and what the future of construction might look like. It also warned against getting carried away with the possibilities.