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Asia-Pacific hosting for Viewpoint for Collaboration

Viewpoint Construction Software has taken another step to service Australasian customers using its Viewpoint for Project Collaboration Software-as-a-Service platform (formerly 4Projects), opening a new data centre in Australia. The news release says this centre will “provide Viewpoint’s Asia-Pacific project collaboration customers improved performance as well as additional flexibility on their data hosting options.” Having established a US …

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Project Tango, Genie, Google Glass – converging?

Bob Leung

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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Conject acquires AEC mobile specialist, Wapp6

Conject Mobile defects reporting

SaaS construction collaboration provider Conject acquires Paris-based mobile AEC app developer, Wapp6. The Anglo-German SaaS construction collaboration technology provider Conject has acquired a French mobile software specialist Wapp6, based in Paris, allowing it to extend its capabilities to include dedicated inspection and defects management via iPad, Android and Windows mobile platforms. No value for the deal has …

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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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Global SaaS and delivering a good user experience

instart logic

Could AEC SaaS collaboration vendors deliver zero-wait web experiences to their end customers on any device and over any type of network? Last week at Bentley Systems‘ Year in Infrastructure conference in London (see previous posts), I listened to a couple of case studies about the use of its collaboration suite ProjectWise – for example, …

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think project! releases mobile app

thinkproject-Capture

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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4Projects: 4Mobile. Looking forward: for Android

4Mobile Directory Screen shot

Last week’s announcement of a new mobile app by Viewpoint Construction Software’s subsidiary, the UK-based SaaS construction collaboration software developer 4Projects, was apparently distributed earlier than planned. There was, therefore, a few days delay before I could talk to 4Projects VP and general manager and Viewpoint SVP Strategy & Corporate Development Matt Harris about the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://extranetevolution.com/2013/07/4projects-4mobile-looking-forward-for-android/

Conject CEO reclaims SaaS second place

Forget the investigations, an email has arrived from Conject CEO Colin Smith, mentioned in yesterday’s post about think project!, re-asserting the rival Munich, Germany-based group’s claim to be second largest SaaS vendor in the architecture, engineering, construction and operator space: The answer to your question “has ThinkProject been able to overtake CONJECT?” is no. At …

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McLaren launches Enterprise OnAir

Some six months after I talked to McLaren Software about its dual offering of SaaS and on-premise engineering document management platforms (post), the London-based vendor has announced a third option: McLaren Enterprise OnAir, a private cloud-hosted solution. Complementing the company’s existing SaaS offering, FusionLive, this development means its McLaren Enterprise engineering document control suite (aimed at …

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BIM in the field? Help this research…

MobiBIM conference - tell them Paul sent you

Through my involvement with UK-based membership organisation COMIT (Construction Opportunities for Mobile IT), I have learned of a joint project it is undertaking with US partner Fiatech, focusing on field reporting via smart mobile devices. The research survey aims to collect information about the software currently being used for the application of BIM (Building Information Modelling) …

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