Offshore worker using digital tools like those promoted by EVOLEN'UP

ViiBE joins EVOLEN’ UP

Introduction EVOLEN' UP is the R&D and innovation accelerator launched by EVOLEN: an organisation whose aim is to promote French excellence in the hydrocarbon and new energy industries worldwide. It is also co-lead by Impulse Partners. In seeking to disseminate scientific and technical knowledge to promote the development of inter-professional networks specialised in the energy sector, ViiBE was invited to join this association’s accelerator program. Video-assistance in energy  New technologies, and more specifically ...

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Construction case study: ViiBE and Bouygues Construction

Introduction The collaboration between ViiBE and Bouygues Construction underscores the growing trend of fruitful partnerships with key actors looking to support start-ups who provide construction-specific technology. When asked whether the best way to address contemporary challenges in the industry is through startup-major collaboration, Guillaume Bazouin, Head of Startup and Intrapreneurship Programs at Leonard, was enthusiastic about the solutions resulting from these partnerships. He noted that global financing trends for construction technology ...

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Improving sustainability in construction

Introduction Today, across industries, companies are investing in R&D to find new ways to become environmentally friendly and improve sustainability in construction. This trend is particularly relevant for the construction industry which produces 40% of the world’s carbon emissions, and 23% of air pollution in the US alone as a result of industrial processes, infrastructure, and transport. Furthermore, the EU reported that its largest source of waste comes from construction and ...

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The benefits of construction-specific technology

Introduction The development of new innovations has resulted in the rise of construction-specific technology in recent years. According to entities like the Construction Industry Institute, construction-specific technology consists of innovative tools, machinery, and software which enables the improvement of field construction methods. Today, construction companies are facing key challenges such as a lack of effective communication and equipment breakdowns which lead to project delays. To address these challenges, they are turning towards ...

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Areas for innovation in the construction industry

Introduction The construction industry saw overall growth in 2019, and the years ahead remain promising for this thriving market. According to an Oxford Economics study, the global construction market is expected to grow by 70% between 2013 and 2025, from $8.7 trillion to $15 trillion. Despite this positive perspective and projected growth, margins in the construction sector remain low and actors need to continue to reduce costs. Thus there are still ...

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call center agents

ViiBE x Zendesk: complementary platforms for enhanced customer experience

ViiBE’s video-assistance technology dedicated to helping desk support in call centers is proud to partner with Zendesk. As a member of Zendesk’s incubator at Station F in Paris, as well as being available on the Zendesk marketplace, ViiBE is pleased that this partnership has proven beneficial to clients such as the international sporting goods retailer, Decathlon. ViiBE’s integration with customer service powerhouse, Zendesk, promises the best remote diagnosis thanks to ...

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Construction worker overseeing site

ViiBE joins the Construction and Building Accelerator by Impulse Labs

Visual-assistance solutions are both useful and relevant when addressing the challenges faced by the Construction Industry in 2020, including a lack of real-time communications and equipment breakdowns that lead to major budgetary losses. In these situations, visual-assistance solutions are particularly effective in carrying out a quality remote diagnosis to properly troubleshoot and resolve problems. The relevance of a video-assistance solution in the construction industry  Video-assistance solutions enable real-time collaboration with experts who ...

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Oil and gas worker

Barriers to communication in the oil and gas industry

The oil and gas industry is facing back to back crises following the plunge in demand brought on by the Covid-19 crisis, and worsened by the 2020 price war between the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies (OPEC+). As a result, oil prices have reportedly fallen a disastrous 59% since the beginning of the year. In early April, OPEC+ held a series of bilateral talks. These resulted in ...

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Why digital innovation will disrupt costly airplane grounding

Air travel continues to be a lucrative market. The booming demand and economic growth of this $6.3 trillion industry is driving the demand for new innovations. The digitalisation of aeronautics is particularly focused on new manufacturing and operational tools and services. Increasing efficiency in these parts of the industry will lower both production and maintenance costs. This is a key area of innovation, as one of the industry’s most challenging ...

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Smart homes: Connected appliances

Smart home challenges and why companies should care

It is no surprise that people continue to become more and more connected every year. Technology is everywhere and connecting everyday devices in our homes makes routine tasks even easier. In fact, Gartner predicts that 20.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2020 as compared to 8.4 billion in 2017. The rate of connection is also increasing as 8.4 billion was up 31% from the amount in ...

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