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Elevating Data on the Jobsite

Our friends at BuiltWorlds spoke to McDonough Elevators’ Joe Galatas and Triax Technologies’ Ian Ouellette about the power of technology and data insights to identify inefficiencies and simplify the construction process, thereby saving time and money. “People have made assumptions through…

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The Promise of the Smart Jobsite

Our friends at The Jobsite caught up with Triax Technologies’ Chief Partnership Officer, Chad Hollingsworth, about the promise of a smarter jobsite and what it takes to get there. Check out a key quote below and click here to read…

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Leader’s Edge Magazine: Caution: Falls Likely

Leader’s Edge Magazine interviewed Gilbane SVP – Director of Risk Management, Don Naber, and Triax President and CEO, Pete Schermerhorn, for an article on how wearable technology is opening employers’ eyes to danger zones, especially in the construction and manufacturing…

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Partnerships propelling construction forward

Triax Technologies’ Chad Hollingsworth was interviewed by Builtworlds for an article about how partnerships and collaboration between technology companies are driving the construction industry forward. One of the most remarkable aspects of the construction technology space is the sheer amount…

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Implementing Construction Technology that Drives Decisions

Triax Technologies’ Chad Hollingsworth was interviewed by CONEXPO-CON/AGG for a story on implementing IoT technology at the jobsite.  Construction jobsite technology has moved beyond project-management software and mobile applications to include Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. This can include everything…

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Digital Deals: Partnerships in the Construction space

Construction Dive reported on construction partnership deals, including one between Triax and United Rentals. The Spot-r network is now accessible through United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company in North America.  United Equipment primarily serves the construction industry with more…

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A Cohesive, Connected Jobsite

Thanks to Constructech for covering the integration of the Bosch Bluehound asset-tracking solution with the Triax Spot-r system. This new integration uses the Spot-r network to collect and transmit floor- and zone-based location information from tools and assets tagged with the Bluehound…

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Triax, Bosch deal uses data to track workers and tools

Construction Dive covered Triax’s recently-announced partnership with Bosch Tools, the power tools division of the Bosch Group. This partnership combines the Triax Spot-r network with Bosch’s Bluehound asset tracking product to provide real-time data collection and monitoring of workers, equipment…

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Gilbane applies CT tech to worker safety

HartfordBusiness.com covered Gilbane’s commitment to raising the bar for the construction industry when it comes to safety with its latest implementation of Spot-r by Triax. By adopting the suite of Spot-r products, including the Clip which detects fall events and sends…

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Building Design + Construction’s Tech Report 5.0

From scheduling to risk management, contractors and AEC firms are looking towards artificial intelligence platforms to improve efficiencies, safety, and understandings on commercial construction projects. As John Caufield, Senior Editor, Building Design + Construction writes in their Tech Report 5.0:…

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3 Construction Industry Trends for 2018

MSI Data highlights three key trends construction contractors should prepare for – and leverage – in 2018 to stay ahead of competition. As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes more widespread within the industry and connected devices collect and send…

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BOSS Magazine: Construction and IoT

One key benefit of the Internet of Things (IoT) is the path of data collection points, which enable meaningful and actionable data collection – and business intelligence. In the construction industry, the rise of the IoT is helping contractors improve…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Technology That’s Making Job Sites Safer

Construction is a high-stakes industry with inherent risks, and safety must be a top priority across job sites and project types. Business.com recently highlighted some of the technologies being used to increase safety at worksites today, including Spot-r by Triax.…

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Wireless Wearables Improve Jobsite Safety

The traditional method of manual headcounts, time card maintenance, and visual safety checks are inefficient and impractical. Yet knowing how many workers are present at the jobsite and where they are located is critical to worker safety and site operations. Spot-r…

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Smart devices surround workers with 3-D info

Rob Lenihan from Business Insurance explores how wearable technology is creating a new working environment for many employees, including construction workers. “I think you’re going to see wearables become ubiquitous in a lot of labor jobs,” said Chad Hollingsworth, CEO…

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2017 Innovation Awards: Triax Technologies Spot-r

We are honored to be recognized as a 2017 Business Insurance Innovations Award winner, one of eight companies recognized for innovative risk management products and services. Business Insurance Magazine spoke with Triax’s CEO and Chief Operating Officer and a Spot-r early adopter…

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Increasing Construction Productivity with IoT

Triax’s Chad Hollingsworth discusses the importance of total digital worksite visibility in overcoming construction’s poor productivity image in an article for CONEXPO-CON/AGG: Without the ability to immediately and accurately see how many workers are on a jobsite, where they’re located,…

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The Hottest Construction IoT Companies

Thanks to Unearth Technologies, Inc. for including us in their list of “Hottest Construction IoT companies”! Read about what sets Spot-r apart below and read the full article to learn how Triax is advancing construction safety and powering the connected jobsite…

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Addressing the Human Element in Jobsite Safety

CONEXPO-CON/AGG recently covered the importance of addressing the human element in construction jobsite safety and spoke with  our President & Chief Operating Officer about leveraging innovative technologies to engage and protect the workforce. Check out highlights below or read the full article…

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The Latest HR Power Tool is IoT

Triax’s COO, Peter Schermerhorn, spoke with Steve Goldberg from HfS about the new “power tool” in workforce management: IoT. The construction industry pays more than twice the national average for workers’ compensation insurance, and U.S. construction companies pay out $1 billion…

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BW Summit 2017 hones in on enhanced field management

Construction is among the least digitized industries, second only to agriculture & hunting. At the BuiltWorlds Summit 2017 in Chicago, thought leaders from the architecture, engineering and construction industries gathered to discuss innovative and emerging technologies to improve productivity and…

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Spot-r by Triax featured as “Tech You Should Try”

Great interview on this week’s ConTechTrio podcast with James Benham, Josh Bone and Rob McKinney featuring Spot-r by Triax and the latest in construction tech news. Listen here: Listen to “ConTechTrio 62 Tracking Changes in BIM with Christian Proulx @ChrisP_02 @BIMTrack & @TriaxSpotr”…

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Spot-r on BuiltWorlds Safe Insights

Co-Founder and President, Chad Hollingsworth, recently sat down with BuiltWorlds to discuss our wearable sensor platform for mobilizing worker safety and preventing the #1 cause of deaths on construction sites: Read the original BuiltWorlds article here.

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Construction Dive features Spot-r by Triax

Construction Dive Tech featured the release of Spot-r by Triax in their November 16th newsletter: “Triax Technologies develops belt clip to track, report worker safety data” A new belt-clipped sensor from Triax Technologies reports worker movement data to the cloud…

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Spot-r by Triax in Engineering News-Record

Thrilled to see Spot-r by Triax in the November 7/14 issue of Engineering News-Record. Read highlights from the article below and watch our system in action here. “Belt Clip Tracks Workers, Logs Safety Incidents to the Cloud” by Jeff Rubenstone Managing jobsites…

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