Tag Archive: Layar

Aug 07 2012

Xpin offers new interface ideas

Last week I met Matthew Jennings, business development director, and online director Richard Hulbert of London-based digital agency Code Vanilla, which has developed a cloud-based collaboration platform called Xpin (described here). Following an introduction via Su Butcher, Matthew had asked for feedback on the Beta release of Xpin and whether it might be of interest to architects. Explaining Xpin …

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Apr 10 2012

Docia: a Red Herring Top 100 finalist

An email arrives from CEO Mads Bording, right, telling me that Copenhagen, Denmark-based SaaS construction collaboration vendor Docia is a finalist in Red Herring’s Top 100 Europe awards, a list honouring 2012’s most promising private technology ventures from the European business region. Nominees were evaluated on quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology …

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Dec 22 2011

Stiktu: a social app, perhaps with professional potential

Thanks to a transAtlantic Twitter conversation with fellow construction technology fanatic Carol Hagen, I was alerted yesterday to a new mobile augmented reality application, Stiktu. From the people behind augmented reality browser Layar, this has just been released on both iPhone and Android in nine European countries (US to follow, I believe), and its initial …

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Jul 26 2011

OpenBuildings now on Android

OpenBuildings.com, the crowd-sourced building directory I wrote about last month, is now available on multiple mobile devices. Just ahead of the launch of its Buildings Android app, I met up with the business’s two founders, COO Tom Mallory (left) and CEO Adel Zakout (right), in London last week. As previously described, OpenBuildings is a social media application …

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Mar 11 2010

Top 10 Construction IT trends

This is the original draft of an article I wrote that has just been published in the March 2010 issue of Construction Manager magazine (link to digital edition), alongside a bigger feature looking at the new generation of construction collaboration platforms (including Woobius, Collabor8online and SliderStudio‘s StickyWorld – all of which I’ve recently talked about …

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