Tag: iOS

Oct 21 2014

Going APE

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Australia is fertile territory for mobile construction technology businesses. APE Mobile is a Perth, WA-based start-up automating contractors’ paperwork requirements. It’s a familiar story. Experienced construction professional wants to use a mobile device; tests some examples and finds none of them do what he thinks is necessary; decides to develop his own mobile software instead. …

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Oct 16 2014

Basestone 2.0 launched


Basestone’s new iOS mobile application features (it says) the market’s “most intuitive interface”, but in a busy market, integration matters as much if not more than interface design. After meeting Blue Ronin/Basestone‘s team in January 2014 (and at other events since then), I have kept an eye open for developments from the London-based startup. In …

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Sep 11 2014

VFA enters UK SaaS asset management market

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Capturing and analysing data about existing built assets is being enabled by mobile and SaaS technologies. VFA is now competing in the UK market. While much of the UK debate about building information modelling has been about accommodating the varying needs of people involved in the design and construction phases of an asset’s lifecycle, only …

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Jun 27 2014

Procore launches free mobile drawing management app

Procore logo

California, US-based SaaS construction application provider Procore Technologies has launched a free iOS and Android mobile drawing management application. CurrentSet by Procore helps ensure project teams work off the latest drawings, not outdated versions. CurrentSet also helps users view, mark up and share plans across devices: iPads, iPhones, Android devices, and laptop or desktop computers. Offline work is automatically synced and updated when …

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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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Jun 06 2014

Corecon releases iOS app

Corecon Punchlist on iOS tablet

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. enabling mobile access for iOS users to Corecon V7 online estimating, project management and job cost suite. Field staff can take progress photos, update checklist or punchlist items or import contacts directly from …

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Apr 15 2014

Newforma extends mobile and cloud functionality


Newforma, once mainly known for its on-premise project information management, is extending its mobile and cloud construction collaboration offerings. New Hampshire, US-based construction software vendor Newforma has today announced three new mobile apps, plus an update to an existing app, to improve on-site project information management for users of its on-premise Newforma Project Center (release …

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Mar 19 2014

Union Square: Workflow is everywhere (mobile and extranet too)

Union Square is now embracing the AEC ‘extranet’ world it once avoided, and is going mobile with its workflow. Today’s 12th Union Square user group conference at the Royal College of General Practitioners in London saw the launch of the Nottingham, UK-based software vendor’s contract administration module, plus announcements about forthcoming mobile and ‘extranet’ functionality. In its …

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Oct 03 2013

4Projects 4Mobile now 4Android

4Projects login screen

In July 2013, Sunderland, UK-based SaaS construction collaboration vendor 4Projects launched its 4Mobile application for Apple devices. As it then promised, it has now expanded its mobile offering to connect 4Projects data with Android devices (the app is downloadable from the Google Play Store here). 4Projects users will now be able to access data from both …

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Aug 27 2013

think project! releases mobile app


The latest SaaS collaboration vendor to release a mobile app is Munich, Germany-based think project! When I visited the company last year, its developers were talking about mobile tools, and these are now available for both Apple iOS and Android smartphone and tablet operating systems. The company announced the release of Mobile Capture in its …

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