Velocity Robotics is changing the construction industry

Brad Kriel is bringing high-tech gadgetry to a hands-on industry.

Among Velocity Robotics’ smart tool creations: AutoSet, a miter saw attachment, that uses Bluetooth tech to record accurate measurements in a smartphone app and sends those exact measurements to a saw to help make precise cuts. That accuracy can allow construction to move faster and prevents the cost and waste that come from materials being cut imperfectly, solving two major pain points for contractors.

“There is a clear problem being solved in a large, mostly untapped market,” Kriel says. “We have put together a solid team to solve the problem, and have built a solution based on solid market feedback.”

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