Builtworlds, May 2, 2017
It's been a picture perfect year for Newmetrix, a 2015 Cambridge, MA-based start up that incorporates machine learning, a form of artificial intelligence, to quickly and easily catalog, retrieve, and analyze imagery captured by drones, wearables, tablets, and other devices on construction sites.
The enterprise, whose machine learning facilitates automatic and voice recognition to classify—or, “SmartTag"—imagery, joined project-management software giant Procore Technologies' App Marketplace in October. A month later, mega-contractor Skanska USA forged a collaboration with Newmetrix to support use of its platform at select project sites under the auspices of the Skanska Innovation Grant Program.
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