Time and Attendance with Biometrics

Time and attendance tracking using fingerprint or face biometrics is becoming more common in the construction industry, with the help of new technology.

Ultra-rugged Tablet Launched

Designed for reliable performance in demanding environments, a powerful, lightweight, and ergonomic 7-in. Android tablet, called the ALGIZ RT7, has been launched by manufacturer of rugged mobile computers Handheld Group, www.handheldgroup.com, Lidköping, Sweden, and Corvallis, Ore.

Estimate and Sales Tool Available For Pros ‘On the Go’

To enable contractors and service professionals to create quick and easy quotes “on the go,” JobFLEX, www.job-flex.com, Rockford, Mich., has released a new mobile app—complete with images, quick access material lists, and an array of customization options.

Collaboration to ‘Supercharge’ Mobile Data Collection

Collector for ArcGIS from GIS (geographic information systems) technology provider Esri, www.esri.com, Redlands, Calif., has combined with the Zeno 20, an Android-based professional-grade handheld from Leica Geosystems, www.leica-geosystems.us, in a new solution

MetaMoJi Introduces Global Partner Initiative

MetaMoJi Corp., www.business.metamoji.com, Palo Alto, Calif., a provider of productivity and education support applications, has launched its global partner program to help solution providers take advantage of the MetaMoJi’s products.

Growth for Mobile

Dating back to 2006 with an app for the Blackberry, e-Builder has always been an early innovator of native mobile applications as part of its e-Builder Enterprise construction management software suite.

Connected Tools Come to Construction

With the rise of connected devices, it was only a matter of time before connected tools and hardware began to truly infiltrate construction jobsites.