Triax and Autodesk Join Hands, Enabling 3D-led Workforce Monitoring and Safety

HR Technologist featured Spot-r by Triax’s integration with Autodesk BIM 360, which was announced during Autodesk University in Las Vegas. The integration allows Spot-r users to view real-time location on existing 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) frameworks, “helping team leads and HR professionals working in the construction space, better manage and secure their workforce.” Check out…

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…

5 Takeaways from Autodesk University

Tech has finally reached the construction industry. The explosion of useful, previously untapped data from a variety of resources at the jobsite can be aggregated and analyzed for actionable insights. When crews, managers and executives are connected to the same, real-time data and insights, they improve their chances of more informed, real-time response, helping to prevent…

IoT & Wearables in the Construction Industry

Triax CEO, Chad Hollingsworth, spoke with Elizabeth Manning from Construction Business Owner about IoT and wearables in the construction industry. IoT’s ability to send and receive information to and from objects is on the rise across a number of industries, including construction. Read below for Chad’s perspective on the direction of wearable safety technology at the…

Addressing the Construction Labor Shortage

The skilled labor shortage continues to be a major topic in the construction industry, as 70 percent of contractors report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions, which represent the bulk of the construction workforce. As we’ve shared, construction firms are having to change the way they attract, compensate and retain workers to…