Tag Archive: RFID

Sep 14 2016

Construction mainly technology laggards

A survey and report from management consultant KPMG International says less than one in 10 construction companies are at the sharp end of technology – most just follow, trying to keep up (survey also reported by Construction Enquirer and The Construction Index). KPMG talked to 218 senior construction executives, most of them working for major international …

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Jun 13 2012

QR codes for landscape asset management – HisTREE.net

After writing about ICON and its use of QR codes for asset management in January, I have been contacted by Edmonton, Canada-based Art Maat, who runs two businesses deploying QR codes. HisTREE.net – as the name implies – is used by suppliers and by landscape, urban forest and parks managers to log details of trees …

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Jan 19 2012

ICON considering QR codes for asset management

My interest in QR (quick response) codes started a couple of years ago following a June 2010 talk at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (post) and a week later I had my new business cards complete with scan-able QR codes on the back. I’ve been watching the gradual growth in use of QR codes …

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Jun 28 2007

FIATECH and COMIT to collaborate, but don’t forget the others…

At a Harvard University conference in Boston last year, I briefly met Ric Jackson of FIATECH and talked about the NCCTP‘s efforts to develop a data exchange standard that would allow data to be transferred between different construction collaboration (‘extranet’) platforms. From a Cadalyst article, I see FIATECH has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with UK-based group …

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