Forget the “internet of things” — this is the “internet of tools.”

Since moving to Pittsburgh in 2007 with his wife, Brad Kriel, the owner of Velocity Robotics has completely remodeled his 1930s-era home. So he understands construction equipment and the headache that comes along with it.

That’s why he created Velocity Robotics, a North Side-based startup that builds smart tape measures and smart miter saws to make more accurate cuts.

Mr. Kriel, CEO, took home a $3,000 check and a one-year Solidworks license for computer-aided drafting software after winning the fourth iteration of AlphaLab Gear’s Hardware Cup Mid-Atlantic Regional Semi-Finals at Google’s Bakery Square offices in Larimer.

Watch Velocity Robotics pitch at the AlphaLab Gear Mid-Atlantic Regional Finals in Pittsburgh

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