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Use cases for the Internet of Things (IoT) in the construction sector: lessons from leading industries

conference contribution
posted on 2019-01-01, 00:00 authored by Arka Ghosh, M. Reza HosseiniM. Reza Hosseini, David Edwards, Mohamad Kassem, Monica Matteo-Garcia
This study conducts a cross-sectoral comparative analysis of academic and industry literature to determine the use cases of the internet of things (IoT). Specifically, the research seeks to explore digital applications (e.g., building information modeling (BIM), radio frequency identification (RFID)) within the construction supply chain – a sector berated for its lack of innovation. An interpretivist epistemological lens provides the overarching methodological approach adopted in which the literature constitutes units of analysis. Ensuing discussion defines the architecture of proposed real-life scenarios and provides a description of an IoT layout for these scenarios. In practical terms, the study contributes to the field by raising awareness of potential use cases of IoT for construction practitioners as ‘proof of concepts’. For researchers, the findings provide a blueprint template layout of suggested use cases to be tested in future research studies hence, offering a sound basis and a fertile ground for advancing the body of knowledge on this topic area.

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Event

International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction. Conference (36th : 2019 : Newcastle, Eng.)

Series

International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction Conference

Pagination

1 - 8

Publisher

CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction)

Location

Newcastle, Eng.

Place of publication

Delft, The Netherlands

Start date

2019-09-18

End date

2019-09-20

ISBN-13

9781861354877

Language

eng

Publication classification

E1 Full written paper - refereed

Copyright notice

2019, CIB

Editor/Contributor(s)

[Unknown]

Title of proceedings

CIB W78 2019 : Proceedings of 36th CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction) W78 2019 Conference

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