What’s happening this week in our industry? Here’s our Friday round up of news and announcements from members of the BuiltWorlds network. Want to be included? Send your press releases or story ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Unearth Technologies raises three million dollars
Unearth Technologies digitally organizes drone footage of construction sites and allows users to plan future steps on top of the footage. A venture capital firm raised three million dollars in investment for Unearth.
2. FINALCAD launches Windows 10 application
FINALCAD, a field project management application, is the only solution in its field with applications available on iOS, Android, and Windows platforms.
3. BuildPay encourages women to go into the skilled trades
BuildPay is a cloud-based payment platform for the construction industry. To celebrate Women in Construction Week, BuildPay blogged about opportunities for women in the trades.
4. GCP explores the viability of construction forecasting
GCP is a renowned construction materials provider. In a recent blog post, GCP highlighted the ways construction professionals are using big data to predict trends in demand for different types of construction projects.
5. StructionSite acquires Rithm
6. iGlass joins the National Fenestration Rating Council
iGlass‘ Wisp digital blinds are transparent sheets that can be installed on windows and quickly tint the windows at the push of a button. iGlass is the only producer of electrochromic digital blinds to be a member of the NFRC, a non-profit that evaluates the energy performance of windows, doors, and skylights.