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  1. How Anser Advisory Enables Full Lifecycle Project Tracking Through OpenSpace

    Anser Advisory works with developers and municipalities on heavy civil construction projects such as freeways, ramps and interchanges. Due to the size and scale of typical projects, it would be virtually impossible for the construction management team to manually take pictures of every detail in order to have a complete record of every project. As…

  2. How Suffolk Construction Enhanced Collaboration with Trade Partners Using OpenSpace

    For general contractors, staying on top of the progress of multiple trade partners is challenging, not to mention anxiety-inducing. When things go wrong, it can be tricky to assign responsibility or figure out who is responsive for rework. Max Sanchez, an Assistant Superintendent for Suffolk, experienced this first-hand in the midst of a Ritz-Carlton Residences…

  3. How to Make Virtual Construction Effective in the Era of COVID-19

    These are unprecedented times for our industry. In states including New York and Pennsylvania, non-emergency construction work has come to a halt by executive order. In the Bay Area, some residential projects are permitted to continue, though all commercial construction has been shut down. Though OSHA has released guidelines on preparing workplaces for COVID-19, there’s…

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    OpenSpace: The Safest Way to Track Jobsite Progress Remotely

    Amid concerns about COVID-19 and social distancing, many construction projects have been deemed “essential” business by various governments. On our side, we’ve seen customers use OpenSpace with greater frequency—and with a greater variety of stakeholders—over the past few weeks. We spoke with one such customer, Adam Settino of Lee Kennedy, to learn how OpenSpace is…

  5. How Level 10 Improved Issue Management and Sub Accountability Using OpenSpace

    For general contractors, issue management is one of the most difficult aspects of any project, and profitability is sometimes on the line.

  6. How Introducing 360 Photo Documentation Makes It Faster to Capture Your Site

    Construction is hard. We know this. Margins are slim, deadlines are tight, and labor is scarce. The last thing any project manager wants to think about is how they’re going to get photographs taken of their job site in order to document progression of the project over time. 

  7. Helping builders during the COVID-19 pandemic: We’re offering OpenSpace Photo for free.

    We’ve been thinking hard about how we can contribute to all those who need help during the COVID-19 crisis. We’ve been thinking specifically about how we can help those we serve – the builders and developers of this country, and the world.

  8. Leading trade publication, ENR, features our cofounder, Jeevan Kalanithi, in a piece sharing his ideas about the future of “Digital Twins.”

    While the concept of digital twins is trending within construction, the construction industry didn’t invent it–the industrial manufacturing sector did. In this column, he explains that digital twins have traditionally relied heavily on two parameters–resolution and completeness: Resolution means how detailed a model is (e.g, are you able to measure the square footage of installed…

  9. OpenSpace Launches Three New Procore Integrations

    OpenSpace’s 360 photo documentation software unlocks workflow improvements. Our products and services integrate with leading industry tools like Procore, PlanGrid and Autodesk’s BIM 360. Our “Link to Procore” button brings data directly from the field into daily construction workflows, while our fully-featured BIM Viewer enables side-by-side comparisons in just a few clicks. Seamless product and service integrations means time saved–so…

  10. OpenSpace 360 photo capture and analysis products and services leverage cutting-edge computer vision and AI technology.

    The technology behind OpenSpace’s patent-pending algorithms and 360 photo documentation software is the culmination of nearly two decades of combined research and development using these foundational technologies. The team first began working in computer vision and big data visualization back at MIT, where they were earning their PhDs. Similar to the technology behind self-driving cars,…