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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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. also developed some pre-rendering technology that speeds up the loading of drawings on the iPad. London-based 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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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.

Touchfire, the beginning of something beautiful

Sean Burke

On an iPad screen they make no sense. This is the keyboard that iPad wishes it had shipped with. The keys are specially designed to work on the capacitive touch screen of the iPad, and work so well – I have begun using only the iPad with my Touchfire for taking notes at meetings.

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. AEC Business/Financial Collaboration Mobile SaaS Vendors Android Apple iPad Construction Corecon iOS iPhone mobile Software-as-a-Service US

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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. Basestone, a tablet application developed by London start-up BlueRonin, enables cost-effective mobile engineering drawing review.

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

Learning BIM at the Bentley Crossrail Academy

Extranet Evolution

The Bentley Crossrail Academy is developing and promoting BIM best practice in the £15.9 billion London project’s supply chain that will be shared by other UK mega-projects.

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.

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.

Bentley ProjectWise to get more ‘cloudy’ with Bentley Connect

Extranet Evolution

I first encountered Bentley ProjectWise when writing a case study about its use by London-based DLG Architects in 1998, and the product has been in my peripheral vision almost ever since.

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.

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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.

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.

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

Construction Cost Estimating

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 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~.

M-Six VEO launched

Extranet Evolution

AEC BIM Business/Financial Collaboration Functionality Future Internet Mobile SaaS Vendors Aconex architecture Autodesk Autodesk Revit Construction construction collaboration technology Engineering Graphisoft iPad kykloud M-Six VEO Newforma Newforma Project Center Software-as-a-Service US

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.

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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.

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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 These books are available for free and take advantage of some of great things you can do on your iPad or Mac.

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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.

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.