8 construction trends to watch in 2018

In December, we shared our top trends and predictions for 2018 when it comes to construction technology. After a strong 2017, commercial contractors are gearing up for an even stronger 2018, and as construction companies plan for new projects, initiatives, and opportunities at their form, there are a few trends shaping the industry. Read ConstructionDive‘s…

Spot-r EquipTag and Clip gives contractors non-GPS solution for equipment tracking

Keeping track of people, materials, and machines on busy construction sites is a constant challenge. GPS telematics systems can help, but as the phrase implies, it requires “systems” and clear line of sight to the sky. Equipment World covered Triax’s Spot-r EquipTag product announcement, which occurred in conjunction with Autodesk University 2017 in Las Vegas:…

How Technology is Changing the Face of the Construction Industry

Ozobot blog looks at the dramatic technological and developmental improvements in the construction field over the past few decades, including when it comes to materials, 3D and offsite printing, wearable technology and overall site safety. Ozobot features Triax’s Spot-r wearable sensors as a “great example of safety improvements in construction through technology.” While these gadgets…

Report: Tech tools increase onsite safety

Dodge Data & Analytics’ newest SmartMarketReport, Safety Management in the Construction Industry, shows that technology, including BIM, drones and wearables, is having a positive effect onsite in regards to improving safety. Although wearable devices, including Spot-r by Triax, aren’t as widely adopted with only 13% of respondents saying they use them, 82% that do says…

BuiltWorlds Gear Guide 2017

Check out the BuiltWorlds 2017 Gear Guide, a master list of the 40 most groundbreaking and impactful technological gear for industry professionals today. Triax’s Spot-r Clip is featured under gear for the construction manager. Distributing these unobtrusive little devices to your craft workers will bring far-reaching visibility to your jobsite. Real-time location tracking, alert capabilities,…