Last Friday, The ConTechCrew aired episode 88 of the podcast with special guest, Travis Voss, Technology Manager at Mechanical Inc. and discussed augmented reality and virtual reality use cases in construction. The top headlines included Trello’s planning and collaboration app, the Microsoft 365 announcement, Leica Geosystem’s partnership with Matterport, Trimble’s new products and much more!
Due to our dedicated listeners and massive growth in the podcast, the ConTechTrio podcast has newly been rebranded and renamed to The ConTechCrew and have also added Jeff Sample, (@IronmanOfIT) to join the crew. Be sure to follow The ConTechCrew for top industry trends and updates on Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, and Spreaker!
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Construction Tech News:
Industry Education, Insights & Trends
The Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of OSHA has issued a 30 day “grace period” to help assist employers who are making good faith efforts to meet the new requirements with OSHA’s new Silica Dust Exposure Limit regulations.
Partnerships & Acquisitions
Augmented & Virtual Reality
Trimble has announced two new products at Intergeo 2017. The new products include Trimble Clarity, a new cloud-based point cloud sharing application and eCognition 9.3, a solution for geospatial analysis.
Geek Of The Week:
We Interviewed: Travis Voss
Day Job: Technology Manager at Mechanical Inc.
Fun Fact: Travis Voss is a powerlifter.
Resume: Travis was born and raised in Freeport, Illinois and started working as a Programmer Developer for a startup company. After working as the Director of Data Services at Briteforce Software, Travis started working for Mechanical Inc in 2016.
Joined the Podcast to Geek Out On: Mechanical Inc.’s forward thinking ideology on investing in new technology, implementing Microsoft Hololens in the field, and lastly how technology is improving safety and productivity in the AEC Industry.