Thanks for stopping by! In episode 107 of The ConTechCrew podcast our topic is BIM Adoption at the Subcontractor Level with guest Jeff Elwell from EM Duggan! The ConTechCrew talks multi-user VR , fire safety, Stackable, Vegas Construction, and more.
The ConAppGuru talks about PlanGrid and the importance of 360 photos from the Ricoh Theta 360 camera.
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Collaborative VR meetings inside BIM! Up to 12 people can simultaneously participate in a VR model review with the new IRIS VR Prospect.
A drone learned to fly using the data from autonomous cars! James has thoughts on how this will mesh with FAA restrictions.
Pillar Tech‘s sprinkler deployment has massive life-saving potential in homes and on the jobsite! Check out this video of a fire in living space mock-up with Pillar Tech’s life-saving fire safety tech, versus a living space without.
Indoor positioning saves time and protects assets. Other GPS systems can prove to futile inside concrete buildings and work sites, indoor positioning helps track tools, locate workers, and assist with layout.
Fabricated steel/concrete hybrid building cores from CorTex are speeding up the building process. New building core solutions are created up-to-code and ready to install, no more time wasted on creating cores from scratch.
Building a 3D model is at your fingertips…on your smartphone! Bluesky uses videostreaming to accurately measure power lines.
Don’t feel overwhelmed trying to implement every new construction technology as soon as it hits the market. Learn how to mindfully vet technology to find solutions that last!
Geek of the Week:
We Interviewed: Jeff Elwell
Day Job: BIM Manager/Innovation & Technology Champion, EM Duggan
Fun Fact: Considered a career in radio.
Resume: A meandering path led to construction including an aptitude for art and software. It was ultimately a knowledge of basic programming language and a push toward BIM and away from traditional architecture put Jeff on the path to BIM Management.
Joined the Podcast to Geek Out On: Dedicated BIM departments, top-down pressure for implementing new tech, cross-training in BIM, and fabricating from within Revit.