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TAG: construction

Bentley Systems acquires voice-based field automation provider

June 4, 2020By
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Bentley Systems has acquired NoteVault, a voice-based field automation provider for construction management. This acquisition expands Bentley’s Synchro digital construction environment with mobile field applications to track and manage labor, materials and equipment. According to Bentley Systems, these comprehensive offerings further extend the value of digital twins across construction management, enabling projects to combine immersive 4D models of the construction... read more

Topcon Solutions Stores partner with Autodesk on North American service

November 25, 2019By

Topcon Positioning Group released a new strategy through its Topcon Solutions Store retail channel. Together with Autodesk, and as an Autodesk Platinum Tier Partner, the Topcon Solutions Stores retail channel plans to expand top-tier service to civil-construction and BIM professionals through acquiring and adopting automation into its workflows. The plan calls for a shift from traditional retail “box moving” sales approach,... read more

AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference

May 21, 2019By
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AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference, which will take place in collaboration with the SPAR 3D Expo & Conference, is the premiere event for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry, incorporating education sessions and a vendor neutral show floor showcasing emerging technologies for the built world with a focus on collaboration, high performance building and project integration throughout the... read more

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Nearmap introduces roof pitch and area tools for solar and roofing

October 17, 2018By
Nearmap high-resolution aerial image showcasing new toolset in MapBrowser, captured Sept. 15, 2018. (Image: Nearmap)

Nearmap has introduced a complete measurement toolset in MapBrowser for the solar, roofing and other rooftop industries. The new tools allow users to measure roof-pitch, height, width and area, enabling roofers and solar installers to confidently measure rooftops and structures from high-resolution oblique aerial images. The new MapBrowser helps customers significantly reduce onsite visits during the quoting and planning stages... read more

Rugged tablet purpose-built for high-accuracy measurements

October 17, 2018By
DT301X rugged tablet. (Photo: DT Research)

RealSense 3D camera is fully integrated to capture real-time detailed images DT Research has released the DT301X rugged tablet, a lightweight military-grade tablet that is purpose-built to enhance the precision of crime and crash scene reconstruction, bridge and other construction inspections, and 3D surveying. DT Research made the announcement at Intergeo, being held Oct. 16-18 in Frankfurt, Germany. The DT301X... read more

Topcon, Bentley Systems kick off Constructioneering Academy

December 22, 2017By

Topcon Positioning Group and Bentley Systems announce the kick-off date of their collaborative Constructioneering Academy initiative. The first session is scheduled for Feb. 13, 2018, in Livermore, California. Topcon and Bentley have joined efforts to provide opportunities designed to allow construction industry professionals to learn best practices in constructioneering, a process of managing and integrating survey, engineering and construction data,... read more

Hexagon presents solutions for geospatial, construction industries at Intergeo

September 27, 2017By

Hexagon AB is showcasing its geospatial and construction portfolio at Intergeo 2017 in Berlin. Hexagon’s sensor portfolio combined with a range of software creates solutions that support the geospatial and construction industries. At Intergeo, visitors will be able to explore these solutions including mobile mapping; asset collection and management for geographic information systems (GIS); 3D laser scanning; photogrammetry; remote sensing;... read more

Leica Cyclone REGISTER 360, cloud services offered for digital reality-capture market

June 15, 2017By

Hexagon announced today its new Leica Cyclone REGISTER 360 laser scanning software for simpler, automated registration, and its Cyclone Cloud Services platform for secure global collaboration through an on-demand software-as-a-service model. Together, the new products offer users smarter ways to register, visualize and collaborate around digital reality projects, delivering solutions into the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC), plant, survey and... read more

Oregon moves to tablets for no-stake 3D design

February 8, 2017By

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is embracing the growing trend in highway construction to go “stakeless” and push to full 3D design. With more contractors using automated machine guidance applications, ODOT’s construction personnel are being asked to inspect projects with fewer stakes and visual indicators for line and grade. Employees are seeking to use the same data and information to... read more

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Topcon’s new ES series total station has advanced data-transfer functionality

January 25, 2017By

Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of the latest addition to its ES total station series in the Americas, the ES-60. Featuring advanced reflectorless capabilities and an upgraded data-transfer functionality — the new ES-60 is designed to provide an entry-level total station option with a fast and powerful EDM. “The ES-60 is an excellent solution for customers looking for the... read more

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