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Webinar On-Demand: How your precast production benefits from constructible models

This Tekla webinar showcases the benefits of the model-based approach in precast production processes. We will cover advanced workflows for production planning, integrating with automated production systems, model-guided support for assembly and logistics planning. Also, we touch on new ways of collaboration throughout the project from design to site. Host: Tiina Lehtinen, Trimble Marketing Manager …

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Southland Industries performs 30% faster layout on massive LAX project

In 2019, Southland Industries, one of the largest MEP building systems experts in the U.S., was awarded a contract to develop a 7 million square foot consolidated car rental facility at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Given the substantial size of the project and the need to work quickly and precisely, Southland decided to …

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8 ways AR and MR are changing the construction industry

Eight Ways You Can Improve Collaboration and Safety

Working with augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) can be a game changer for both remote collaboration and improving employee health and safety. Below are eight ways in which these tools benefit the construction industry: 1. Environment Visualization and Sharing: With global collaboration becoming more common and COVID requiring social distancing, site view sharing …

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Mixed reality has a lot more going for it than just the “cool factor” and it is transforming how work is done in the construction industry.

Mixed Reality: It’s Not Just Cool, it’s a Vital Tool

When construction professionals first hear the phrase “mixed reality,” it may conjure up visions of teenagers with virtual reality goggles strapped over their heads, or roaming gamers hunting down imaginary Pokémon characters with their smartphones. The truth is that mixed reality has a lot more going for it than just the “cool factor” and it …

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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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Tekla construction projects redefine how to build

These 10 Construction Projects Redefine How We Build

When compared to other industries, the AEC sector has admittedly been slower to embrace change. But that doesn’t mean that construction is devoid of innovation and creativity. Forward-thinking project owners, designers, and contractors are pushing the envelope and creating positive momentum in the process. They’re making the most of the latest technologies and upskilling their workforce …

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