ENR: Automation, Collaboration Key Themes at Autodesk Meeting

Engineering News-Record covered Autodesk University 2017, where automating construction and creating an integrated, cloud-based central system for projects dominated the conversation. We launched our Spot-r EquipTag at the event, which ENR covered:  Companies can monitor worker movements for safety, efficiency and workflow statistics. Triax also introduced Spot-r EquipTag, a new internet-of-things sensor that tracks operator identity,…

Despite recognizing apps’ importance, most firms don’t use them for safety training

According to JB Knowledge’s annual construction technology report, only 26% of contractors use software or a mobile app – despite acknowledging that apps and data can be helpful for safety training. 52% of construction companies reported they do not use any mobile safety app, while 37% gather safety data using spreadsheets. Construction Dive covers the new…