Food Engineering Article: “How to get the most out of sensors”

Food Engineering Article: “How to get the most out of sensors”
Ryan Beat, PE, Senior Electrical Engineer in SSOE’s Food and Consumer Products Division, is featured in a recent Food Engineering issue. The article explains how sensing technologies can detect small inequalities in food and beverage production which humans may not notice. Within, Ryan discusses the importance of having sensors that can operate in any hostile chemical environment. Continue Reading →

LiDAR News Article: “Artificial Intelligence Assists with Reality Capture Workflows”

LiDAR News Article: "Artificial Intelligence Assists with Reality Capture Workflows"
Tony Sabat, BIM / CAD Technical Specialist at SSOE, explains in this article featured on the LiDAR News blog how artificial intelligence (AI) is the next step in improving the reality capture workflow. He notes that with AI, time is saved working on an unedited heavy dataset and creates an easier workflow further into a project. Additionally, the ability of these solutions to create a concise dataset for the user proves incredibly valuable in making design decisions and maintaining a successful project. Continue Reading →

LiDAR News Article: “Minimum Effective Dose of Accuracy”

LiDAR News Article: “Minimum Effective Dose of Accuracy”
Tony Sabat, BIM / CAD Technical Specialist at SSOE, explains in this article featured on the LiDAR News blog how reality capture is no longer a race for accuracy. The market has seen a greater need beyond accuracy; other conditions need to considered such as cost and speed. With these considerations entering a potential customer’s field, the reality capture industry has evolved into a spectrum of accuracies coupled with the issues of time and cost. What is your minimum effective dose of accuracy? Continue Reading →

Area Development Article: “Modular Construction Projects Cut Cost and Timelines”

Area Development Article: “Modular Construction Projects Cut Cost and Timelines”
Cliff Reese, PE, Business Leader and Senior Associate at SSOE, recently authored an article in Area Development explaining how obtaining early commitment from both buyers and stakeholders is imperative to a successful modular construction project, which can deliver on cost savings and shorten timeliness. He goes on to discuss how leaders could consider using Advanced Work Packaging (AWP), similar to Lean project delivery, as an option to significantly optimize the efficiency of site-labor costs as well as the project schedule. Continue Reading →

New Equipment Digest Article: “Steel Package Delivery as an Integrated Whole”

New Equipment Digest Article: “Steel Package Delivery as an Integrated Whole”
Josh Zimmerman, Section Manager for SSOE's BIM2Fab™ Steel Group, recently authored an article in New Equipment Digest where he explains how an innovative Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) project approach allows architecture and engineering firms, such as SSOE, the ability to bring the detailing and steel fabrication optimization process in-house at the beginning of the project instead of the middle—saving real time and real dollars. Continue Reading →