St. Petersburg’s 400 Central construction crew has started using artificial intelligence to avoid mistakes in the construction process. Here’s how new tech accelerates long buildouts. In a matter of months, 400 Central Avenue, the site of St. Petersburg’s future tallest building, has gone from a ground-level foundation to a multi-story cement structure rising rapidly from…
OpenSpace CEO Jeevan Kalanithi Opens up on What is Next for Construction Photogrammetry
With photogrammetry becoming more central to the construction workflow, OpenSpace is integrating more tightly with Procore, with drones, and with the bottom line.
IRONPROS caught up in late January of 2023 with OpenSpace CEO Jeevan Kalanithi, and he indulged us as we fired some questions at him about, among other things, the construction reality capture company’s integration strategy with Procore, the extension of the OpenSpace platforms to drone data and Kalanithi’s vision for hard return-on-investment for customers.
OpenSpace has been broadly adopted by contractors ranging in size from the ENR top contractors to mid-tier contractors with a few hundred million in revenue to small mom-and-pops. OpenSpace offers a free version that may be a fit for the smallest contractors, but the cost to a small contractor that opts into a paid subscription will be based on their construction volume. A contractor constructing single family homes could be a fit, as could the largest subcontractors in the world working on horizontal construction.