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dc.contributor.author Dilakshan, S
dc.contributor.author Rathnasinghe, AP
dc.contributor.author Seneviratne, LDIP
dc.date.accessioned 2021-08-04T04:57:26Z
dc.date.available 2021-08-04T04:57:26Z
dc.date.issued 2021-07
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.uom.lk/handle/123/16616
dc.description.abstract The introduction of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the manufacturing industry changed the trajectory to Industrial Revolution 4.0. Accordingly, it consists of various technologies, where the IoT is the basis of this revolution. However, there is an increasing gap between traditional Construction and digitalised data-driven Construction. In such context, the adoption of IoT applications in construction projects shall increase the productivity and better performance of construction activities. Consequently, IoT concepts, developments, applications, and potential benefits of IoT in the construction industry need to be acknowledged by industry practitioners before the implementation can take place. Hence, the purpose of this research is to outline such needs, thus provide an understanding on the potential of the IoT in the construction industry. Subsequently, a comprehensive literature synthesis revealed the expression IoT is best understood as a metaphor that encapsulates the immersion of almost anything and everything within the communications and connectivity space. The development is at an embryonic stage of development but proliferating in measuring, tracking, modelling, and prediction stages such as smart wearables, sensors attached to the structures and machinery, IoT linked Building information modelling (BIM) models, usage of drones. As a result, potential benefits are entertained by the construction industry practitioners towards sustainability. Ultimately, the study provides a starting point for raising awareness to facilitate and implement IoT applications in construction projects. In the absence of empirical literature on the implementation of the IoT paradigm in general, this paper presents a valuable contribution to the growing body of knowledge. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Automation; Bottlenecks; Construction industry; Internet of Things (IoT); Smart controls. en_US
dc.title Potential of internet of things (IOT) in the construction industry en_US
dc.type Conference-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Building Economics en_US
dc.identifier.year 2021 en_US
dc.identifier.conference World Construction Symposium - 2021 en_US
dc.identifier.place Sri Lanka en_US
dc.identifier.pgnos 445-457 en_US
dc.identifier.proceeding 9th World Construction Symposium - 2021 en_US
dc.identifier.email dilux96@gmail.com en_US
dc.identifier.email akilapr1993@gmail.com en_US
dc.identifier.email isenevi@uom.lk en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31705/WCS.2021.39 en_US


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