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iPads Supplanting Construction Blueprints Boosts Productivity

IPads Supplanting Blueprints Boosts Builder Productivity

Armed with iPads linked to the newest plans, work orders and information requests, specialists are leading a shift to building information modeling, or BIM. New types of jobs are being created, such as modelers, and updated skills are becoming mandatory for designers and contractors. As builders recover from the worst downturn since World War II, such tools are changing processes used in design and construction.

“The goal is to eliminate problems before they happen,”

via IPads Supplanting Blueprints Boosts Builder Productivity – Businessweek.

Bluebeam® Revu® for iPad lets you work without limits. Watch this video (displaying Revu iPad 1.0) to learn how to access and navigate your PDF files on the go, from anywhere, and redline PDFs with industry standard symbols. Save custom markups for reuse across sessions, and collaborate with colleagues across the globe in real time using Revu’s cloud based solution, Bluebeam Studio™. All it takes is a tap and swipe to experience the difference.

A few taps is all it takes. Use Revu’s list of markup tools, including text, notes, highlighter, lines, clouds, callouts and more to redline your PDFs. Customize your markups by easily changing the color, fill, opacity, line type or font. Want to cut, copy or delete a markup? Just tap and hold down on the markup in question to bring up its context menu.

AutoDesk BIM 360 Field: iPad Basics

 

 

 

Electronic surveying improves accuracy on BIM driven hospital project

Electronic surveying improves accuracy on BIM-driven hospital project.

Electronic surveying improves accuracy on a @McCarthyBuild BIM driven hospital construction project and @SouthlandInd a mechanical contractor combines an electronic surveying tool with a BIM model to make significant productivity gains in a large-scale hospital construction project.

Using electronic surveying and BIM modeling, two-member crews were able to hit as many as 900 data points per deck per day.

Using electronic surveying and BIM modeling, two-member crews were able to hit as many as 900 data points per deck per day

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