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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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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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BIM for True Constructibility – Build Better and Faster

Constructibility refers to ensuring in advance that a building or structure can be built efficiently, in terms of time, resources and money. Building Information Modeling, when developed and accurate enough, lets the industry achieve efficiency with information-rich, as-built models and find possible problems before starting to work, using or wasting real materials. As-built models minimize

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3D Scanning Myths, Debunked

3D laser scanning is your most cost-effective and efficient solution to streamline the collection of accurate measurement data on complicated construction projects. But here are some myths debunked. When you’re working with complex work zones, precise operations, and painstaking procedures, 3D laser scanning is your most cost-effective and efficient solution to streamline the collection of

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What is the difference between VR, MR and AR? [Interview]

Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality applications are gaining ground in the construction industry. David Burczyk, Segment Manager Field Technology Group, explains the difference between the three technologies and their value to construction projects. David Burczyk explains the difference between Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality.  Could you explain the difference between MR, AR, and VR? “The terms

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Managed Content: The MEP Contractor’s Secret Weapon

By Sarah Miller As an MEP contractor, you understand the importance of accuracy. When a design has mistakes or lacks important details, seemingly small issues can quickly turn into big problems during construction. Even if you identify problems before they become disastrous, they still require time and money to fix, hurting schedules and budgets. The

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Using Field Technology to Connect Construction Workflows & Drive Productivity Gains

By Cassidy Gaertner There has long been a communication gap in construction between the office and the field. When teams are working in isolation and project information only exists in silos, productivity and efficiency suffer. Connected construction addresses this problem by centralizing project models and data, and making this information accessible and shareable for all project

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Van Bower Construction Services Ensures Accurate Restoration of Historic Site with Trimble X7 3D Laser Scanner

Van Bower Construction Services Ltd. is a construction management/survey company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The principals of the company have over 60 years of design, survey, and construction experience, primarily for highway, mining, and infrastructure projects. The company began operations in 2010 with a vision to provide industry-leading client experiences in construction management,

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