Tag Archive: Google Glass

Aug 21 2014

Bridgit launches Smartglass push

Bridgit combines armband, smart glasses and mobile construction applications to speed up site-based data capture and workflow. I haven’t previously covered Ontario, Canada-based construction software startup Bridgit (though I have exchanged a few tweets with them). Co-founded in 2012 by a construction engineer, Lauren Hasagawa, and an e-commerce entrepreneur, Mallorie Brodie, the company has much in common with …

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Feb 25 2014

Project Tango, Genie, Google Glass – converging?

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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Nov 11 2013

Could Google disrupt the construction IT market?

With a hint of Google Genie out of the bottle, could the search giant overtake the established AEC IT giants? Last month, I retweeted and bookmarked an Israeli news article suggesting Google technology could halve construction costs (a story also subsequently picked up by UK magazine Construction Manager – Is Google planning a BIM-busting app for construction?). The …

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