Applications for iPhone and Android devices have fast become a part of our daily lives. Whether it’s checking our accounts or checking-in on friends, there’s an app in place to make the process efficient. This technology is quickly becoming a part of the construction industry as well. New apps are not only making the construction site paperless and more accurate, it’s creating opportunities that didn’t previously exist. It’s also reducing the likelihood that a claim will be filed, which makes the use of app highly advisable by any Orlando construction attorney.
In the first part of our series on apps for the construction industry, we presented a few apps that are successfully making planning, reporting, and time tracking easier nationwide. In this part, we are presenting apps that are both innovative and highly useful.
Site Diary: This app helps foreman and general contractors create and distribute reports. It also allows you to adjust them in real time, based on information that’s been gathered. The site makes collaboration efficient and effective.
AutoDesk, Site Scan: Using drone technology, Site Scan inspects and surveys construction sites.
FallSafety Pro: This tool detects if a construction worker has fallen using their phone’s built-in accelerometer. The app goes one step further by contacting emergency contacts and using GPS to help locate the employee.
IBlueprint: This app allows you to create a floor plan for any structure. It also allows you to export it to other file formats, zoom in on parts of the blueprint, and send it to others for collaboration.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.