PolyU start-up viAct has developed scenario based Artificial Intelligence for its "Construction Management Software" to enable remote monitoring of construction jobsites with the help of a CCTV camera.

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Commercialisation opportunities
Collaboration for product development, technology development in various application segments; Product distribution
Problem addressed

Scenario based AI automatically identify various complex scenarios and mitigate the safety related risks, enhance productivity and ensure environmental compliances on jobsite

  • For using viAct there is no AI expertise needed, any on construction site with any CCTV camera with a minimum resolution of 2MP can simply use the RTSP link for connect to viAct’s smart cloud system.
  • viAct has added a smarter touch to its surveillance system by training it to acquire insights vision technology and transform it into practical actions through audio-visual alerts.
  • viHUB gives ease to the client for selection of over 30 pre-built AI modules-based safety, productivity, environmental protection and inspection in construction sites.
Key impact
  • viAct with its “super cognitive” AI modules makes a construction site 10X more “smarter” in gleaning various safety, productivity and environmental compliances related issues in real time.
  • viAct is bringing a revolution in that sector of market which is popular for fatal accidents, opaque workflow and environmental non-compliances to even enhance the ESG ranking of construction business.
  • By giving remote access to every associated stakeholder, viAct also makes the construction process a transparent flow in terms of information regarding non-compliances which otherwise become the antecedent.
  • viAct can be deployed within a week and has capacity to replace multiple vendors into one because of its all-in-one solution.
  • Top 50 ConTech startups in 2020 by Cemex Ventures
  • Top 100 Global ConTech Startups 2019 by BuiltWorld & PwC
  • Sector Winner SLINGSHOT 2021 by Enterprise Singapore
  • Top 5 Construction Technology Startups by Josef Umdasch research prize 2022
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

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