Spot-r EvacTag

Spot-r EvacTag is the first construction-specific solution to alert workers to a jobsite evacuation. Operating off the same Spot-r network, and working alongside our wearable Clip, the Spot-r EvacTag upgrades current evacuation procedures with a blaring, flashing alarm. Upon hearing or seeing the alarm, workers are trained to evacuate to their muster points, and supervisors can…

A Better Approach to Construction Site Safety

Safety is at the core of our Spot-r system – from our automatic worker fall detection and notification to our unique push-button and worker- and site-level evacuation alarms. Our total jobsite solution connects supervisors with the real-time information they need to provide timely and necessary aid and also provides workers with a tool to actively…

Lettire Construction Case Study

Challenge: As an organization that prides itself on safety, Lettire Construction Corporation was looking for innovative ways to detect and document safety issues on the job as well as a new tool for workers to report issues and “stop work” if necessary. In addition, automatically knowing which workers and subs were on site and where…

What is the difference between VR and AR?

The construction industry, which has traditionally been slow to adopt technology, is in the midst of a digital revolution. As contractors face increased demand and a shrinking labor pool, organizations are turning to technology tools to automate processes, streamline communication and maximize their current resources. Building Information Modeling (BIM), wearables, drones, and increasingly, virtual and…

Spot-r and Autodesk BIM 360: A Primer

BIM 101 BIM, or Building Information Modeling, is one of the biggest buzzwords in construction today. BIM involves the generation and management of incredibly accurate, robust, digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of spaces and is used by individuals, businesses, and governments to plan, design, build, run and maintain diverse physical structures, including office…

Beating the Low Construction Productivity Trap

“Engineering and construction companies suffer from low margins and relatively low productivity. They can do better.” According to McKinsey’s 2016 “Beating the Low Productivity Trap” report, it will take roughly $57 trillion in infrastructure investments by 2030 to keep up with the global economy. This translates into roughly 4 percent annual growth for engineering and…

OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirement

As the federal agency focuses on improving workplace safety, OSHA requires most employers to track, aggregate and submit yearly injury and illness records. In November 2013, OSHA first proposed moving larger companies and  particularly hazardous industries to an electronic reporting system in hopes of streamlining the reporting process. By going digital, OSHA aims to improve…

Geeking Out at the JBKnowledge Dallas ConTechRoadshow: Part Two

On October 24th, Triax joined JBKnowledge and the ConTechCrew in Dallas for their fourth roadshow, an event dedicated to educating the construction industry on all things tech. Over the course of  six sessions, the ConTechCrew and other guest speakers provided strategic and tactical advice on adopting new and emerging construction technologies. Our Marketing Manager attended the…