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Bluebeam’s Revu iPad App Gets New Signature Tool

Carol Hagen

The latest release of iPad Revu brings a much requested feature with the new Signature Tool in version 2.6. Here’s the full set of instructions on how to use the Signature Tool in Revu iPad directly from out of the handbook: Note that Revu iPad version 2.6 Get the Revu iPad App on iTunes. was released on April 29, 2014.

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Generations Y & X Want Homes on iPads

Collaborative Construction

Technology in the built industry continues to advance. Are you ready? Is your company ready? Is the industry ready? Some are. Some aren''t. Virtually Designing Homes at Lowes Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! James L. Salmon, Esq. Collaborative Construction 300 Pike Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Summary of Services and James L.

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GoReport latest to deliver RICS reports via iPad

Extranet Evolution

Roll forward a year, and GoReport has just  announced that it will be delivering a suite of popular RICS survey reports via iPad devices, including the HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey and Condition Survey. AEC Business/Financial Marketing Mobile SaaS Vendors GoReport iPad kykloud mobile RICS Software-as-a-Service surveying UK RICS HomeBuyer Announcement from GoReport® on Vimeo.

Bluebeam Revu Tips for iPad: Add Audio, Video and Perform Field Measurements

Carol Hagen

Bluebeam Revu iPad is available on iTunes and can help field workers access plans and perform the punch process visually. The audio and video markups were added in Revu iPad version 1.4 Typing on an iPad is rather awkward when holding the iPad in your hand. and field measurements in 2.1. So why not annotate with an audio recording, video clip or photo.

New version of BIM 360 Glue iPad app V3.0 has better Grid support

What Revit Wants

From joan.allen on the Ideastation: I''m happy to announce that you can view gridlines on the iPad app - and control the visibility settings of grids in both 2D and 3D view - with the BIM 360 Glue iPad app V3.0 3d grid BIM 360 Glue grid IdeaStation ipad that was released today.

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Construct.pm delivers mobile project management

Extranet Evolution

started in 2013, providing iPad users of with bespoke apps providing various site-based functions including daily checklists and site diaries. Before going out on site, users autosync their iPads, and can then, if necessary, work offline with the latest versions of information up to that point, then resync once they regain connectivity. London-based Construct.pm One was Construct.pm.

Bluebeam Revu Tip: Email or Script to Send to Box.com File Folder

Carol Hagen

For those Bluebeamers using an iPad Revu and Box.com to sync files, here’s the perfect way to get your files from Bluebeam Revu shared to Box quickly using a script (or email). Keeping the thumbnails can be helpful on the iPad. Bluebeam Revu Construction Industry - Software Bluebeam Bluebeam Revu Tips Box.com Revu iPad script Then it will bring up the Folder Properties.

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View IFC files on your iPhone and iPad with Tekla Field3D

What Revit Wants

Tekla have released a viewer app for iOS that can read IFC files. You will probably use Dropbox to get any large IFC files onto your phone or tablet, but you can also open from email or web. Download at: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/tekla-field3d/id868034113?mt=8 field3D ifc tekla

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Going APE

Extranet Evolution

Following the launch of the Apple iPad tablet, he then began looking at the use of mobile technology to support construction business processes and developed a prototype application, called APE Mobile. Australia is fertile territory for mobile construction technology businesses. APE Mobile is a Perth, WA-based start-up automating contractors’ paperwork requirements. My view.

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iPad Design App Touts Real World Site Data, Satellite Imagery

ENR Construction

Autodesk says this app does more than other 3D sketching tools, such as adding more site information to the building information model. Technology

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TouchFire: The Screen-Top Keyboard for iPad

Sean Burke

For those of you lucky enough to own an iPad, or may soon own one after the holidays, you really should check out www.TouchFire.com. If you join the Kickstarter project in the next 4 days, your funding can count towards the pre-ordering of one of the first to roll off the assembly line! Be Sociable, Share! Tweet. Mobile Design Off Topic Cool Tech Holidaze iOS

BIM = Better information mobility?

Extranet Evolution

Crossrail had learned from using an application called Formotus on iPads to rapidly capture and centralise engineers’ observation reports, and he also said viewing building information models in-situ often helped explain construction methodologies better than any paper drawings could. SmartMarket report. ProjectWise. Crossrail lessons.

Desktop and iPad Software Lets Users Carry Thousands of Site Plans

ENR Construction

With ‘Lightning-Speed’ Plan Grid tags notation, punch-lists and photos to site plans. Technology

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Corecon releases iOS app

Extranet Evolution

Four months after releasing an Android app ( post ), California-based web-based construction software provider  Corecon Technologies has released Corecon Mobile for Apple’s iPhone and iPad. Daily logs or timecards entered directly in the iPhone/iPad app will immediately appear in Corecon V7. With the release of the Corecon Mobile app for iPhone/iPad, project team members can reach an advanced level of real-time project management by enjoying the full capabilities of their more portable smartphone and tablet devices.”.

Touchfire, the beginning of something beautiful

Sean Burke

Absent, you would need to look down, as you take breaks to think of what to write next.  On an iPad screen they make no sense. T o have them as digital ornamentation behind a polished, flat slice of Gorilla Glass, makes absolutely no sense. This is the keyboard that iPad wishes it had shipped with. began composing this on my iPad using it moments after it arrived. will improve.

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iPhone and iPad Applications Best Suited for Construction Professionals

Construction Cost Estimating

Mentioned below is a list of some of the popular IPhone/IPod and IPad apps that are highly recommended for quick access: SmartBidNet : SmartBidNet consists of bid management systems that allow creating as well as tracking bid process with subcontractors and companies. With the changing trends in construction industry, use of IPhone applications is gaining pace with due course of time. Various IPhone applications are available that with innovative solutions for all related professionals. FingerCAD : FingerCAD is a CAD application for technical drawing with fingers assisted by computer.

From 4Projects: 4Mobile

Extranet Evolution

The app is free to download for current 4Projects customers on an Apple iPad or iPhone (an Android app will be released later this year). Rival Aconex launched its iPhone app in May 2011 , and added an iPad version in September 2012. Sunderland, UK-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects , has announced the release of its first app, 4Mobile.

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BYOD and the Construction Industry

John Chaney

Not too long ago, our marketing director lost his iPad after leaving it in a rental car while traveling. Fortunately, he had installed an app that cleared all of his personal information and locked down the iPad. For many, this would be a near catastrophic event, given the amount of personal (and often business) data that is often kept on any mobile device.

First RICS-approved mobile survey templates exclusively delivered by Kykloud

Extranet Evolution

Since its launch in early 2012, the north-east England-based business has attracted considerable attention for its time- and cost-saving asset management ( post ) and surveying ( post ) capabilities, delivered using a combination of iPad and Software-as-a-Service. Last week it was lauded for its achievements by government minister Chloe Smith at a London BIM conference. housing surveys, and.

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Aconex extends mobile offering to iPad

Extranet Evolution

I’ve mentioned its imminent launch a couple of times recently but now it’s official: Aconox Mobile for iPad. Aconex users can now log-in via their iPads to: capture photos, video and audio on site for communication and onward distribution. access and manage latest project documents and communications anywhere any time.

Basestone targets engineers and SMEs with mobile review tool

Extranet Evolution

Yesterday, I met the team behind a startup which has spent a year developing an iPad-based PDF drawing review application called Basestone. Alex Siljanovski Basestone BlueRonin collaboration construction collaboration technology CrossRail Engineering HS2 iPad London mobile Software-as-a-Service startup Telefonica UK Wayra BlueRonin. Drawing review and feedback management.

SprinklerMaps Turns iPads into Landscape Management Tools

Green Industry Professionals

New software eliminates need for printed maps, giving maintenance workers a new tool to manage landscape irrigation systems

Mr. Rooter adds to the customer service experience by using iPads

Constructor Magazine

WACO, TEXAS — When a Mr. Rooter technician shows up on a service call, chances are he will have an iPad in tow to make his job more efficient and customer experience more interactive — a win-win for Mr. Rooter franchises and customers. At this time, Mr. Rooter is in the process of rolling out iPads to all of the company’s franchises. read more. Best Practices Registered User

Learning BIM at the Bentley Crossrail Academy

Extranet Evolution

AEC BIM Collaboration Extranet Functionality Future SaaS Vendors 1:5:200 model Andrew Wolstenholme Bentley Systems building information modelling CAD collaboration COMIT Constructing Excellence Construction CrossRail EDMS Engineering Formotus Halcrow iPads London ProjectWise Software-as-a-Service UK UNIT4 Wikipedia Academy background. The Academy was announced in February 2012.

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Bentley ProjectWise to get more ‘cloudy’ with Bentley Connect

Extranet Evolution

At the COMIT event, the former ProjectWise Navigator (essentially its design viewing, analysis and markup tool – now rebranded Bentley Navigator ) seemed to attract a lot of attention, particularly as it was easily demonstrated on an iPad (ProjectWise Explorer and Bentley Navigator are both iPad-specific apps  - Android or other OS solutions are still in the pipeline apparently).

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Cloud Software Conclusions

John Chaney

It was only a few years ago that the iPad debuted, but tablet sales have grown so fast that now more than one-third of adults in the U.S. I’m constantly amazed by the speed with which new technology and new devices are reaching the marketplace. own one. Laptops continue to become lighter, hybrid tablet/laptops are available, and smart phones are becoming the norm.

Tablets for Construction

John Chaney

I remember when the iPad first came out and there was a bit of skepticism about how successful it would be – some even called it a large, more expensive iPod. Well, it’s no secret that the iPad and tablet computing in general have taken off. And with more construction apps and cloud construction software available today, more and more tablets are finding their way to the job site. With so many tablets available today, we thought we’d put together some basic comparisons of what’s out there. Construction Management with John Chaney

Structural Connectors Now Just an iPad App Away

Construction Informer

It used to be you’d go to the […] Related Posts: Construction Sector Embraces the iPad Agitated Lumber Reveals Its Defects Four iOS Apps For Following The AEC Industries Apps For Job Site Management and Estimating Watch Miglin’s Staybridge Suites Being Built. So, you just discovered that a recent change in floor loads is going to require upsizing the floor joists. Since the plans call for the joists to be hung with hangers you now have to order new hangers, but first you need to find the part number. Products Web Tech AEC industry apps construction apps

4Projects: 4Mobile. Looking forward: for Android

Extranet Evolution

Matt told me this was the first release of 4Mobile, available from the Apple iStore, and intended to provide key 4Projects functionality to users accessing the system from iPhone and iPad devices. There was, therefore, a few days delay before I could talk to 4Projects VP and general manager and Viewpoint SVP Strategy & Corporate Development Matt Harris about the 4Mobile iOS apps.

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Construction Cost Estimator App for the Mac, iPad, and iPhone

Construction Cost Estimating

Available in a Mac version for $39.99, an iPhone version for $19.99 and an iPad version for $29.99, all the version of the application are available in the App Store. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Published By Arka Roy www.costestimationjournal.quantity-takeoff.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~. After creating the estimate , contractors can also email it to the customer as a PDF. and Canada.

M-Six VEO launched

Extranet Evolution

In the two latter respects, and bearing in mind that VEO will be available as an Apple iPad app (“coming soon”), I was reminded of Kykloud ( post ), while the asset tracking will also interest facilities managers and others involved with operation and maintenance processes (see recent posts on Aconex , McLaren , for example). VEO Track for asset tracking.

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Tablets for Construction

John Chaney

I remember when the iPad first came out and there was a bit of skepticism about how successful it would be – some even called it a large, more expensive iPod. Well, it’s no secret that the iPad and tablet computing in general have taken off. And with more construction apps and cloud construction software available today, more and more tablets are finding their way to the job site.

Structural Connectors Now Just an iPad App Away

Construction Informer

So, you just discovered that a recent change in floor loads is going to require upsizing the floor joists. Since the plans call for the joists to be hung with hangers you now have to order new hangers, but first you need to find the part number. It used to be you’d go to the [.]. Products Web Tech AEC industry apps construction apps

Wind Load Simulation in Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional Whitepaper

BIM & Beam

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iPad, and with iTunes on your computer. I am happy to share with you another whitepaper. This time it is a document on Wind Load Simulation in Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis. This whitepape is also available on the iBooks Store.This

Robot Structural Analysis Professional Whitepapers Now Available on the iBooks Store

BIM & Beam

These copies were designed for iPad. To view these books on an iPad, you must have iBooks 3 or later and iOS 5.1 or later. These books are available for free and take advantage of some of great things you can do on your iPad or Mac. You can also explore these books on your Mac.      . They are capable of Multi-Touch, audio, video, and more.

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Autodesk Remote (inc. Inventor version for Ipad)

What Revit Wants

if you use Inventor – from an iPad (companion application). Heads-up: Control your BIM remotely from your iPad, with Autodesk Remote [link]. Download from: Autodesk® Remote | AutoCAD | Autodesk Exchange Apps. Requirements / limitations: free tool enabling users to drive any Autodesk product* from a remote computer. only available to users on subscription contracts.

Autodesk FormIt - Architectural Form Modeler for the iPad

What Revit Wants

ipad FormItFormIt is an intuitive, easy to use mass modeling application helping designers make informed decisions while accessing site and climate data. The building and site aware app allows designers to sketch proposed design options that can be compared with program requirements and then shared with the project team for continued collaboration through Autodesk® 360.