Project progress monitoring start-up Disperse has launched the next stage of its platform. Called Impulse, the new platform can track more than 480 task components across superstructure, envelope/facade, MEP, and fit-out. It also highlights issues that do not conform to design or that may require rework.
Read ENR's recent press coverage about Impulse, our latest product. Impulse uses artificial intelligence to help project managers track work, capture data from building sites and make better project decisions, all gleaned from 360° site scans captured by our platform.
Disperse has raised $16 million of additional funding, with 2150 as lead investor and participation from existing investors including Northzone and Kindred Capital. The investment will be used for the dual purposes of continuing to drive product advancements and expanding the go-to-market function in the Americas.
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Mace has become the latest contractor to adopt an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered issue detection system which tracks onsite progress. The move comes after construction tech start-up Disperse piloted its product concurrently with Canary Wharf Contractors (CWCL) and Kier.