Understanding AI and its Role in Structural Inspection

Nadine Graß
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) seems to be making major advances in adoption regardless of industry, helping businesses to improve on their execution and their offering. So, what can AI deliver when it comes to structural inspection and how come we are suddenly seeing these terms being used together?

AI and digitization are turning much of business convention on its head. Not only that, but they are permeating our daily lives in ways we could not have imagined only just some years ago. But in order to move beyond the hype of AI, digitization and the vocabulary of the era of Industry 4.0, it’s crucial to keep our feet on the ground. What do the terms we are now hearing so regularly actually mean? What are the concrete benefits of AI and digitization? How can we take advantage of these benefits in the field of structural engineering? These are concrete and business-specific concerns that need to be addressed if AI and digitization are going to be handled in a meaningful way.

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