Aug 05, 2021

Evolving Technologies Are Changing How Engineers Work | WWD Weekly Digest

Evolving Technologies Are Changing How Engineers Work | WWD Weekly Digest

Technology advancement in the water and wastewater industry often focuses on the technologies solving issues at a treatment plant, but engineers are experiencing changes too. From augmented reality and virtual reality to machine learning and artificial intelligence, designing and constructing projects has gotten more advanced.

In this video, CDM Smith’s Global Strategy Leader for Digital Solutions Rajan Ray talks through some of the current technologies being leveraged by engineers and consultants to build the next big water and wastewater projects. 

  • Intro: (0:00)
  • Emerging technologies changing how engineers work: (0:45)
  • Data gathering, HoloLens and virtual reality: (3:40)
  • The benefits of HoloLens and virtual reality in constructing facilities remotely: (6:00)
  • How CDM Smith leverages new technologies to enhance its work: (7:08)
  • How utilities benefit from engineers leveraging new technology: (12:00)
  • The future of digital technologies for engineers and utilities: (15:35)
  • Simplicity and security are crucial drivers for adoption: (19:41)
  • Outro: (21:29)

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