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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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. Not too long ago, Google released its Chrome Book – a laptop that runs everything in the cloud and doesn’t require any software downloads.

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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LATISTA’s New IPad 2.0 Software Brags About its Speed

ENR Construction

LATISTA’s new BIM in the field software for the iPad boasts about its speed and suite of new features like barcode reader. It will be free to test as well. Technology

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Construction Software Partly Cloud(y)

Carol Hagen

No extra hardware or software needed, just a web browser and internet connection from your PC, smartphone or iPad. There are many mature software systems that did not start on the Internet and their cloud offering is actually a patchwork.

Construction Cost Estimating Blog: How iPads and Android tablets.

Construction Cost Estimating

How iPads and Android tablets are utilized to smooth the construction process. The third-generation iPad and improving Android tablets are playing a vital role for every construction industry. The contractors can utilize iPads for gathering information form project blueprints and architect’s drawings to schedule and material inventory. Labels: 3D walk-through , construction process , iPads for construction. Estimating and Costing in Civil Engineering Software.

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Construction Project Managers Go Mobile

Carol Hagen

Update September 27, 2010: Project Manager views Job Alerts on iPad using Corecon Mobile. Applications designed to improve collaboration that you can navigate efficiently on your cell phone or iPad. Apple – iPad. Wait, you did read that correctly…the iPad too.

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.

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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

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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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In the field: three Apps for the iPad

Constructor Magazine

Wrightsoft Right-Mobile Consultant (RMC) by Wrightsoft, www.wrightsoft.com , is cloud-based HVAC business-building software that provides sales personnel with a repeatable process to use during an in-home sales calls. BY WILLIAM & PATTI FELDMAN. It enables instant pricing and a customized presentation. read more. Feldmans

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Advantages of Using Construction Estimating Software

Construction Cost Estimating

Construction estimating software helps in simplifying the process of calculating the bottom line. Besides, software can track and compare the estimated cost with the actual cost during and after the job itself. Ease of Use : Construction estimating software manages many variables.

A free Estimating & On Screen Takeoff Template for measuring electronic plan

Construction Cost Estimating

In this video , the viewer will get a demonstration for on screen takeoff software program for electronic plans that is a plug-in for Excel. If any user applies Microsoft Excel as their estimating software, or takeoffs , or proposals, then this Electronic Plan Takeoff software program for Excel will provide huge benefits to him. The Estimating and Takeoff process are often very challenging and time consuming tasks in the construction estimating software world.

Saudi Arabia Aims to Construct World's Tallest Building

Construction Cost Estimating

civil engineering Civil Engineering Software cloud takeoff software cloud takeoff videos collision manuals constructioin cost data constructioin estimating construction apps for ipad Construction work begins for Saudi Arabia''s Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, which once completed is expected to take the record as the world''s tallest building.

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Mobile apps enhance desktop, cloud-based software

Constructor Magazine

As smart phones, iPhones, and iPads become affordable, software developers aiming at service contractors and their crews are incorporating more functionality that takes advantage of those devices. Desktop Dispatcher Proand iDispatcher Pro, www.desktopdispatcher.com , Windows and Mac, each carrying a one-time purchase price, are dedicated software solutions that maximize their value when used in sync, though the Desktop can be used as a stand-alone.

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Productivity enhancing solutions

Constructor Magazine

by Arctuition, www.arctuition.com , is a mobile app for the iPad, a mobile design, documentation, and collaboration solution. Software FeldmansArcSite 2.0 read more.

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New mobile application can enhance the processes for the construction sectors

Construction Cost Estimating

Aconex field application , a web-based field management tool, introduced by Aconex, is very useful to detect construction deformities as well as other faults on iPad at the jobsite. Latista , a secure, cloud-based, web and mobile software, empower users to deal with commissioning steps, record results applying custom forms, view color-coded status of commissioning works and accommodate with other team members.

Make your construction estimating process smarter with aspenOne V8.6

Construction Cost Estimating

AZPN), the most trusted solution provider in engineering and optimization software , just unveiled the availability of aspenONE version 8.6 software. release of aspenONE software, featuring updates to Aspen HYSYS, Aspen Plus, and Aspen Capital Cost Estimator , is available immediately.

What Your Construction Firm Needs in an Employee Portal

Carol Hagen

Employee Portal Integration to Your Construction Accounting Software and Intranet. Portal Access on Smartphones, iPads and tablets. Employee Portals are a way for construction companies to provide a self-service to their employees, providing access to weekly pay stubs and W-2s.

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The Construction Office Imperative: Digitize, Go Paperless and Mobile

Carol Hagen

It’s costing you money staying with software that doesn’t acknowledge how documents are distributed today. This also holds true for your construction project management software.

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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Trimble ProjectSight Puts Field Management in the Cloud

ENR Construction

Expanding their offerings for mobile devices, Trimble has introduced ProjectSight, a subscription-based project management software app for iPads.

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Winning Projects with Interactive Construction Presentations

Carol Hagen

Add a Liquid Multi-Touch Display and immerse your audience with an iPad-like project kiosk experience. Bluebeam Revu Construction Industry - Software Construction Industry Hardware Bluebeam business development construction presentations U-Pointer

Xoom for the Construction Project Manager

Carol Hagen

Update 3/23/11: With Firefox 4 for Android soon to be available, it is expected that Corecon will run the full version of their software on the Xoom! ” Who needs apps when smart software developers offer access to their applications in the cloud? Here’s a video showing a few project management functions on the Xoom: It works well on all the other popular platforms too like Android, iPhone, iPad and Blackberry.

Construction: What’s Your “X” factor?

Carol Hagen

If your systems are well defined, software can help with the deliverables, communications and the collaboration. So can smartphones, tablet PCs and iPads. .

Bluebeam Studio: The Most Powerful, Overlooked Feature in Revu

Carol Hagen

Studio comes with every license of Revu (even the iPad Revu app) and is similar to GoToMeeting or Webex without audio controls, yet doesn’t require everyone you invite to attend simultaneously.

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Construction Plan and 3D Model Markups will Never Be the Same

Carol Hagen

View Your Construction Plan Markups on Your iPad: For management on the go, mobility and access drives productivity Bluebeam Vu for the iPad [video] grants you access to your markups for review directly out of Dropbox cloud storage. BIM Construction Industry - Software Construction Markups Construction Plans construction software PDF EditingThe official release date for Bluebeam Revu 10 has arrived and they’ve again managed to blow the competition away again.

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Digital Dryshack #60, First look: Viewpoint Mobile Field Manager (MFM)

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

We recently attended a demonstration of Viewpoint’s new Mobile Field Manager, its new jobsite data collection software. MFM works with Androids, iPads, and Windows machines, offering optimum flexibility. Viewpoint Construction Software

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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Get a wide list of BOQ and price list with PriMus

Construction Cost Estimating

PriMus is actually the one-step software solution for your price lists and rate analysis. It collaborates with anyone using the same software FREE. It is new versions of the software with features directly suggested by our customers. It has free use in iPad too.

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7 Little Known Apps to Make LinkedIn Pop!

Carol Hagen

For People You Need to See More Often: HookFlash is a WebRTC app for video calls to your LinkedIn Connections ( iPad only). If you are in the construction industry, I invite you to connect with me on LinkedIn to learn more about software, apps and construction specific tech topics a.

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Bluebeam Tip: Make Your Construction Punch Process Faster with Spaces

Carol Hagen

The Construction Punch Process has been a time-consuming process for most general contractors until Bluebeam Revu and a few other software solutions added iPad apps. Bluebeam Revu Construction Industry - Software Bluebeam Bluebeam Revu Tips punchlist Spaces tips

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Augmented Reality Now: How 3D Visualization is Changing the Construction Industry

Carol Hagen

With the advent of all of these technologies put together into portable devices like the iPhone and iPad, not to mention Android based solutions like the Galaxy class phones and new Galaxy Tab, data now meets visualization in a way never imagined.

Sending PDFs to EverNote, Box and DropBox

Carol Hagen

Obviously Bluebeam has an iPad app but nothing on Android or on the iPhone for that matter. Bluebeam Revu Construction Industry - Software Bluebeam Revu Tips Extreme script Sending PDFs to Box Sending PDFs to EverNote

Construction Industry Steps to the Cloud and Mobile Devices

Carol Hagen

The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) had an interesting panel discussion at their conference last month entitled, “Cloud and Mobile Computing Technology for the Construction Industry” Definitions and software tech firms all agreed that a hybrid approach will be necessary and that the main players are working hard at delivering something that controllers and risk managers can embrace.

Improve your project management and estimating skills with newly launched cloud based estimating & project management applications

Construction Cost Estimating

www.corecon.com , launched Corecon Mobile for Apple’s iPhone and iPad. This latest application was designed to be applied with Corecon V7, a web based estimating , project management, and job-cost suite of construction software.

HeavyBid provides great solution to your construction estimating & construction bidding process

Construction Cost Estimating

HeavyBid is an easy-to-use construction estimating software that is widely applied in the sectors like transportation, utility, oil and gas, power, industrial, and commercial construction. HeavyBid supports all the iPad and tablet devices.

Integrating Revit and Robot Whitepaper Now Available on the iBooks Store

BIM & Beam

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iPad, and with iTunes on your computer. . Integrating Autodesk Revit and Robot Structural Analysis Professional Whitepaper is now available on the iBooks Store.

BIM Goes the Dynamite!

Collaborative Construction

The article focuses on the ease with which project managers can access 2D Drawings on iPads, but the use of an actual BIM is just around the corner. The article linked and excerpted below shows the rapid rise of BIM in the built industry, especially among general contractors.

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Trimble launched ProjectSight™, a cloud based solution for effective construction management

Construction Cost Estimating

The project team members can access it through a Web browser as well as an iPad app and enjoy an easy to use, intuitive user interface superimposing smart, project-based workflows in a synchronized way.

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