ARC4 Military Augmented Reality Moving from Battlefield to City Sidewalk

Virtual reality has been the hot topic as of late and is the focus for February’s SmartReality Tech of the Month. Technology that used to be a product of fictional movies is making its way into the real world. Scientists at Applied Research Associates (ARA) have been collaborating with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency […]

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Construction Technology Survey Discussed in Engineering News-Record

Engineering News-Record The construction industry’s embrace of technology and data security is, at best, casual, suggests the results of a technology-practices survey with more than 1,000 responses released in January. Technology consultant JBKnowledge Inc.‘s third annual “Construction Technology” survey had 300 more participants than the year before and was up from about 450 the first time […]

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Medical Mannequins Enhanced By Augmented Reality For Training Purposes

January’s augmented reality tech of the month shows how industries such as health care services are constantly growing and innovating with augmented reality solutions. There have been many uses for augmented reality incorporated into the medical world from apps to help people cope with phobias and anxiety to training medical personnel. The medical world most […]

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JBKnowledge Construction Tech Report Highlights Industry’s Technology Use, Research & Budget

PRWeb – Bryan/College Station A new report, published by JBKnowledge, Inc. in partnership with the Construction Financial Management Association and Texas A&M University’s Construction Science Department, reveals the results from a survey of roughly 1,028 construction industry professionals. The third annual Construction Technology Report (CT Report) compiles the survey responses and statistics from over one thousand construction professionals on five […]

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Information Technology Trends in the Construction Industry

CFMA Building Profits Magazine By James M. Benham, Chief Executive Officer of JBKnowledge, Inc.  The 2014 Construction Technology Report conducted by JBKnowledge (in partnership with CFMA and Texas A&M University’s Construction Science Department) recently investigated how more than 1,000 contractors are using, funding, and implementing information technology (IT). More than 30% of construction companies surveyed said that their 2014 IT budget […]

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AR Technology of the Month: McDonald’s “Kicks Off” Augmented Reality

McDonald’s, one of the largest global brands worldwide, was a sponsor for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil and along with its many marketing efforts came McDonald’s Gol! – an augmented reality app. The players “goal” is to try to flick a ball into the french fry box that duals as the goal. The app […]

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JBKnowledge Demonstrating SmartReality on Moverio BT-200 Smart Glasses at CES

2015 International CES, Las Vegas – January 5, 2015  JBKnowledge, Inc., a technology solutions provider to the construction, insurance and risk management industries, will make its first appearance at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas at the Epson America booth #74728 in the Sands Convention Center. JBKnowledge will demonstrate SmartReality, an augmented reality mobile app for the construction industry, customized […]

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SmartReality Update – Version 1

Happy New Year! We’re proud to announce that we’ve officially launched Version 1 of SmartReality. Users will no longer see “Beta” under the logo, but we hope users continue to send us feedback and comments – as we plan to continue monthly updates to the application. Version 1 includes a redesigned Projects menu and a settings […]

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SmartRealityOculus Version 1.3.2 Released

The following updates are now live for all users of the SmartReality virtual reality app for Oculus Rift® headset with Leap Motion controller. If you have these devices, and haven’t tried them with SmartReality yet, you can download the SmartRealityOculus app here. The SmartRealityOculus app has been updated to run: -Unity framework 4.5.5 -Oculus SDK 0.4.3.1 -LEAP Motion […]

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SmartReality Featured in Alberta Venture Magazine

Alberta Venture Magazine – “Rise of the Apps”  While a variety of technological advances have revolutionized the way builders and contractors work, there are four main advances that have had a huge impact. Some of these changes have affected the way companies communicate internally and externally; others have improved efficiency and accuracy by decreasing human […]

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