Ever wish you could carry your iPad on your tool belt?

Construction Junkie’s Shane Hedmond shared the following: Runnur, a mobile tech gear company, has developed a hands-free belt clip system for your tablet that’s perfect for construction professionals. The belt clip system attaches to the case you already own and allows you to store it on your hip, keeping your hands free, when it’s not … Continue reading Ever wish you could carry your iPad on your tool belt?

Real Estate & Construction Industry Disruption In Progress: WeWork x FieldLens

Construction Dive’s Hallie Busta reports on the recent acquisition of construction software startup FieldLens by commercial real estate startup WeWork.

Never heard of either? You may not be alone, if you have been working in the built environment for some time. Chances are, however, that you’ll be hearing a lot more about WeWork and their highly profitable, avant garde approach to co-working commercial office spaces. One just opened down the street from me, for example. Continue reading “Real Estate & Construction Industry Disruption In Progress: WeWork x FieldLens”

More on iPads “In The Trenches”

ReadWriteWeb published an article yesterday entitled, iPad at Pompeii: Does Tech Really Revolutionize How We Seek the Past? They discuss the recent featured article on Apple’s website, chronicling the experience of archeologists using iPads for documentation on site at Pompeii. RWW asks the following:

But is handing out a half dozen tablet computers to archaeologists really “revolutionizing how scientists work in the field”? Or is Apple overselling what their products can do for us in our search for a greater understanding of our own voyage? Is it perhaps more true to say that the iPad, a 21st century tabulae ceratae, is extending and amplifying what remains essentially the same undertaking that occupied Giuseppe Fiorelli 150 years ago?

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Vela Systems Announces First Construction Application for Apple iPad | PR.com

In a previous post, I discussed the iPad’s potential for use in construction field inspections. Already less than one week after the official release of the iPad, a new app has been released for use by the architectural, engineering and construction industry. The company behind this product is Vela Systems, who has developed a suite … Continue reading Vela Systems Announces First Construction Application for Apple iPad | PR.com