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AECCafe Bunker Broadcast: AI for Construction Is Easy with OpenSpace

The rise of construction technology is radically altering the way the world builds. Computer vision, artificial intelligence, and other technologies are bringing significant changes for owners, trades, and general contractors alike.

In this edition of the AECCafe Bunker Broadcast, host Sanjay Gangal welcomes OpenSpace CEO Jeevan Kalanithi to discuss how he came to co-found the company and to learn more about how the software helps simplify the building process for a growing number of construction businesses around the world.

Listen to this broadcast to:

  • Learn about OpenSpace’s origins on the job site.
  • Get an overview of OpenSpace’s technology and how it was designed to simplify everyday work for owners and builders.
  • Understand why a growing number of construction businesses are adopting OpenSpace technology to manage their portfolios.
 

About the Speakers

Jeevan Kalanithi

Jeevan Kalanithi

CEO, OpenSpace

Jeevan is CEO at OpenSpace. He sold his first company, Sifteo, to 3D Robotics, where he eventually became the President. 3DR, a 200+ person company, launched a drone that made $45M in its first year. 3DR partnered with Autodesk to launch Site Scan, a tool for documenting and analyzing job sites. Jeevan was most recently an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Lux Capital. He holds a BS from Stanford and an MS from MIT, where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow
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Sanjay Gangal

Sanjay Gangal

President, IBSystems

Sanjay Gangal is President at IBSystems, Inc., which owns and operates a number of online magazines for engineering and high-tech professionals including AECCafe.com. This portal shares the world's most complete AEC product catalog listings, technical papers, AEC news, CEO interviews, multimedia presentations, and more. Sanjay holds an MS in Engineering Management, Marketing and Management from Stanford University, an MS in Computer Science & VLSI Design from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a B.Tech EE, Electronics Engineering & Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
At OpenSpace, we’re on a mission to bring new levels of transparency to construction. We combine simple off-the-shelf 360° cameras, computer vision, and AI to make it incredibly easy to capture a complete visual record of a jobsite, share it via the cloud, and track progress remotely. Our customers have used the platform to capture more than ten billion square feet of jobsite imagery in over 600 million images of active construction projects, from jobsites in 91 countries across five continents.