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  1. Jobsite Capture Goes Next Level: Balfour Beatty Leverages OpenSpace for More Efficient Project Delivery

    Jobsite Capture Goes Next Level: Balfour Beatty Leverages OpenSpace for More Efficient Project Delivery

    As an industry leader, Balfour Beatty seeks innovative and custom solutions to continue to advance business initiatives, streamline operations, and enhance services to their clients.  For Balfour Beatty, jobsite capture is a critical component of documenting their work throughout the construction process. It assists project teams with quality control and inspections, helps identify safety hazards,…

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  2. How Tishman Speyer Uses OpenSpace to Strengthen Tenant Relationships and Improve Communication

    How Tishman Speyer Uses OpenSpace to Strengthen Tenant Relationships and Improve Communication

    As a leading owner, developer, operator and fund manager of first-class real estate around the world, Tishman Speyer is always in search of cutting-edge technology to help improve delivery and operational efficiency.  When Director of Design and Construction Eleftherios Pittas first came across OpenSpace in early 2019, he was struck by its potential to improve…

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  3. How Automated Progress Tracking Improves Transparency on Jobsites and Helps Avoid Rework Automated progress tracking

    How Automated Progress Tracking Improves Transparency on Jobsites and Helps Avoid Rework

    Here’s a primer on how manual construction progress photography is currently used to help GCs, owners and trades chart the progress of projects—and how AI-powered automated progress tracking is improving transparency and communication. What is progress tracking? Progress tracking is an effort to provide a reliable record of developments from week to week—or even day…

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  4. Meet Ethan Meyers, a Natural-Born Builder Who Found His Calling in Construction Ethan is our August Pathfinder Spotlight

    Meet Ethan Meyers, a Natural-Born Builder Who Found His Calling in Construction

    Meet our August Pathfinder, Ethan Meyers, a Kansas City-based Project Engineer for A.L. Huber General Contractor. Growing up, he was an imaginative child who tinkered with engines and toy trucks. His love of building things ultimately led him to a career in construction.  An Early Enthusiasm for Construction and Engineering Ethan grew up south of…

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  5. We Now Support 360° Video Capture for the Ricoh THETA Z1 360° Camera Now supporting video capture for the Ricoh THETA Z1

    We Now Support 360° Video Capture for the Ricoh THETA Z1 360° Camera

    The THETA Z1 is Ricoh’s premium 360° camera. With the highest image quality of all the THETA models, the THETA Z1 also has an improved lens, superior noise reduction, and more accurate image stitching.  While we’ve supported manual photo capture for the THETA Z1 for some time, we now support the full 360° video capability…

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  6. The 5-Minute Guide to Construction Photo Documentation 5 minute guide to photo documentation

    The 5-Minute Guide to Construction Photo Documentation

    Manual photo documentation for construction is time-consuming, clunky, and often an ineffective way to record jobsite progress over time. Photos inevitably end up buried in a tangle of folders and logins. You might need to find a single photo among hundreds for a big OAC meeting and then realize it’s lost, or that you never…

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  7. OpenSpace Announces OpenSpace Basic, the Construction Industry’s First Completely Free 360° Video Capture Tool Announcing OpenSpace Basic

    OpenSpace Announces OpenSpace Basic, the Construction Industry’s First Completely Free 360° Video Capture Tool

    We recently announced the release of OpenSpace Basic, the industry’s first completely free 360° video capture solution for construction. OpenSpace Basic allows builders to easily create a complete, interactive digital replica of a job site for free. We hope this enables more collaboration between the field and office, assists with remote site management, and helps teams avoid…

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  8. Meet Jeff Manders, an Athlete Turned Robot Builder Who Discovered a Love for Construction

    Meet Jeff Manders, an Athlete Turned Robot Builder Who Discovered a Love for Construction

    Meet our July Pathfinder, Jeff Manders, a Field Engineer for Kitchell based out of Phoenix. He joined his college’s robotics team after deciding to stop playing baseball, and his love for building things ultimately led him to a career in construction.  A Passion for Team Sports from an Early Age Jeff grew up in Louisville,…

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  9. Meet Luke Bottono, an English Football Fan Who’s Passionate About Construction Technology

    Meet Luke Bottono, an English Football Fan Who’s Passionate About Construction Technology

    Meet our June Pathfinder, Luke Bottono, a Construction Manager at Knight Harwood. After letting go of his boyhood dream of being a pro footballer, he energetically pursued a career in the construction industry. Moving from London to the Suburbs for School Luke was born in Bethnal Green, East London, to a father of Italian/English descent…

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