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How Mixed Reality Could Speed Up Construction Projects

Reality is a reality the last time we checked, right?  We know that construction projects have a tendency to take longer than expected to complete.  But what about the terms “mixed reality and “reality capture.” What sort of disruptive words are these? Allow us to explain. Mixed Reality A mixed reality viewer allows users to open 3D models inside Windows …

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Cutting Edge Technologies to Differentiate Your Construction Business

The construction industry is booming.  Businesses are breaking ground in new locations everywhere, and companies are allocating resources to overdue renovations on existing properties.  There’s no better environment for construction companies looking to differentiate themselves and set themselves apart from the competition.  Many firms are doing this by integrating innovative breakthrough technology into their projects and processes. By embracing technology …

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Drones & Virtual Reality: The Next Big Thing?

Among the most talked about technologies today, are Virtual Reality (VR) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), or as most call them – drones. What is it about these that makes them popular? For one we know that they provide an experience like no other, be it experiencing real life like videos or getting a bird’s eye view from high up …

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How the Construction Industry is Leveraging Drones to Improve BIM Output

Competition in the construction industry is fierce. Business Information Modeling (BIM) software has been around for a while, but savvy engineers, architects and contractors are now discovering the power of combining BIM with drone technology to get a leg up. BIM uses a wealth of data gathered in various ways to accurately create a 3D model of a project, significantly …

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10 Ways Moms Can Turn Drone Time into Learning Time

So buying a drone for your child seemed like a great idea a month ago, right?  Since then, the shiny new toy has become a nuisance requiring constant supervision.  I get it.  We’ve put together some creative activities to help mom’s make the most of that time by turning the crashing and playing into a truly educational experience. Drones are …

Classroom Drones and Improving STEAM Education

When most people think of drones, they think of photography, military use or the promise of having packages delivered to us automagically. However, another excellent use for drones is in education, specifically in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM). The acronym was formerly known as STEM, but the “A” was added to include arts, and hey, drones fit with …