A construction worker at a site of the Wan Chai MTR section of the Sha Tin-Central link in Hong Kong on October 12, 2020. Photo: SCMP / Nora Tam
A construction worker at a site of the Wan Chai MTR section of the Sha Tin-Central link in Hong Kong on October 12, 2020. Photo: SCMP / Nora Tam

AI can reduce deaths on construction sites, says start-up viAct, by tracking workers and resources

  • The company’s system monitors the movements of workers and equipment to spot safety issues and track productivity
  • Construction has the highest accident rate of any industry, a problem viAct’s founders say AI can address

Topic |   Artificial intelligence
A construction worker at a site of the Wan Chai MTR section of the Sha Tin-Central link in Hong Kong on October 12, 2020. Photo: SCMP / Nora Tam
A construction worker at a site of the Wan Chai MTR section of the Sha Tin-Central link in Hong Kong on October 12, 2020. Photo: SCMP / Nora Tam
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