Month: September 2021

The construction site is becoming an increasingly digitized space. Learn how Augmented and Mixed Reality applications can help foster a digital mindset and improve efficiency by complementing traditional methods.

Augmented Reality Transforms Digital Construction

In many ways, construction is one of the least digitized industries in today’s economy, with many workers continuing to employ tried and true manual methods. A shift is underway, however, as more advanced, field-friendly tools reach construction sites around the globe. With digital platforms like CAD and BIM now considered industry staples, the next step …

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VR, AR and MR – What’s the Difference?

How to Distinguish Between VR, MR and AR

Construction teams increasingly rely on Extended Reality – also known as XR –applications both on and off the jobsite. Extended Reality encompasses Virtual Reality (VR), Mixed Reality (MR), and Augmented Reality (AR). Each tool delivers visual content and can support construction and design teams in different ways. VR is a fully immersive experience, using apps …

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Trimble HoloLens Hardhat Improves Teamwork

Trimble HoloLens Hardhat Improves Teamwork

Maintaining clear communications and positive working relationships between the office and on-site construction crews can be challenging. Engineers and architects may have difficulty conveying the intent of designs or layouts. Workers onsite may encounter unforeseen obstacles or considerations not taken into account during the design phase. This has been a perennial problem in the construction …

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Enjoy the Latest Developments in Tekla PowerFab 2021i

All Tekla software by Trimble is committed to continuous development that benefits all users. The newest release of Tekla PowerFab will be released mid-September. For those that are most eager to see the latest development, the Beta version* is already out so you can see and try the new features today. We interviewed Ryan Vander Plaats, …

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With Trimble’s HoloLens Hard Hat, Mixed Reality Gets Real on Construction Sites [Video]

One of the major frustrations in the construction business can be the difference between how the project looks on plans and what builders onsite can see for themselves. Trimble and Microsoft have partnered to create a new technology tool that changes the way construction professionals design, build, and operate. It’s based on mixed reality, and …

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