Tag Archive: GenieBelt

Jan 13 2015

Checkd mobile checked out

Checkd mobile view

Checkd is a mobile/SaaS construction application incorporating QR codes into its toolset, and attracting customers in its local Norwegian market. Norway’s construction market is a fraction of the size of the UK’s or US’s, and is proving a rich testing ground for a new mobile and Software-as-a-Service construction application called Checkd. Developed by a small …

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Nov 05 2014

GenieBelt construction collaboration is free forever

Gari Nickson, GenieBelt CEO

With GenieBelt, construction small- and medium-sized businesses can now share construction documents quickly anywhere anytime, and it’s free. Copenhagen, Denmark-based software developer GenieBelt has launched a mobile-based construction collaboration application that will help workers and managers access construction information, including drawings and schedules, online across any computer or mobile device. Unlike other providers which sometimes …

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Aug 01 2014

Avollio targets property asset managers

Ian Thompson (Avollio)

Elegantly designed to be easily intuitive to use, Avollio describes itself as an online property asset management and collaboration platform. It provides tools to: share, manage and improve properties to manage tenants, rentals and leased assets and coordinate building projects, and to collaborate with clients, colleagues, suppliers and contractors. In short, Avollio, created by a southwest …

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Jun 18 2014

Plangrid pushes simplicity

Plangrid Android drawing view

San-Francisco-based Plangrid is targeting the simple mobile plan-sharing needs of site-based staff, but expanding functionality. Another player in the mobile construction collaboration market in the US is San Francisco, California-based Plangrid. I received an email late last month from PlanGrid’s chief technology officer Ralph Gootee (a former Pixar Animation Studios software engineer) telling me about the …

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May 22 2014

CADBeam eyes mobile construction, adds scheduling

cadbeam logo

London-based, but French-accented, CADBEAM has a mobile-first approach that embraces construction programme management. The London tech startup community is internationally renowned and when Paris-based CADBEAM won a UK Trade & Industry entrepreneur competition providing funding to further develop its web and mobile construction technology, its two principles, engineers Laurent Biancardini and Alex Spieser had little hesitation in …

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May 08 2014

FieldLens closes $8m funding round

US-based FieldLens gets funding boost to grow adoption of its social construction collaboration platform FieldLens, the New York City, US-based developer of a mobile field management tool for the construction industry, today announced that it had raised $8 million in capital in a Series A round led by Boston-based OpenView Venture Partners. The financing will …

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Mar 07 2014

Real-time, mobile and social: FieldLens launches at ConExpo

FieldLens

Mobile-first collaboration provider Fieldlens offers a more mobile, open and real-time approach that reflects contemporary technology use. While many UK construction folk have been visiting east London’s ExCEL and wandering around the Ecobuild exhibition halls this week (more about this later), in the US, it’s ConExpo-Con/Agg time in Las Vegas. Among the technology exhibitors at …

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Feb 25 2014

Project Tango, Genie, Google Glass – converging?

Project Tango

Complementing Google Genie, Project Tango could revolutionise on-site real-time data capture, and Geniebelt sees such innovations as the future. Project Tango is Google’s latest project focused on mobile devices and interaction with the 3D physical world. Last November, there was a flurry of speculation about another Google project, Genie (see also Vannevar Technology), and its …

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Jan 21 2014

2014: year of AEC mobile?

As we increasingly access data and application on the move, AEC SaaS vendors will need to embrace the mobile cloud more in 2014. This morning I read a .Rising US news item predicting desktop traffic would be overtaken by mobile and tablet by July 2014, underlining, yet again, the growing importance of mobile and tablet traffic …

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Oct 19 2013

FieldLens: “the Facebook of construction”?

FieldLens - logo

Some months ago, a structural engineer friend James Burt alerted me to FieldLens, and we had a long chat about this and related applications before the London launch of BIM4SMEs in April. FieldLens is the work of a New York based development team led by CEO Doug Chambers. It aims to put construction collaboration on …

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