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Design & Construction Mobile Apps





The Stanley Works
Stanley Bostitch Level – This app uses the iPhone's built-in accelerometer and shows a virtual level. According to the developer, it is designed for hanging pictures or mounting shelves.
– Price: Free
– Category: Utilities
– Last Updated: Jan. 16, 2010
– Current Version: 1.2.1 (Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later; compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad)
– Languages: English


All Over Geo Pty Ltd.
Foreman's Mate – This app is a utility for on-site workers in the construction and building industries. Users can raise Action Notices, perform site audits and view site drawings and plans. Users also can upload subcontractor lists, custom hazard and issues types and project drawings.
– Price: Free download with 30 day trial
– Category: Business
– Last Updated: March 15, 2010
– Current Version: 1.2 (Requires iPhone OS 3.1.3 or later; compatible with iPhone and iPod touch)
– Languages: English


 National Fire Protection Association

NEC Changes– This app highlights changes between the 2008 NEC and the 2011 NEC. More than 500 updates and modifications.

– Price: Free

– Category: Fire Safety, Electrical Code

– Released: Nov 2010
– Compatibility: Compatible with all web-enabled phones. High-speed downloadable clients are available for Android, BlackBerry, J2ME, Palm OS, Symbian S60, Windows Mobile and iPhone.
– Languages: English


i3DOP– Photometric application instantly performs a lighting analysis and allows a light fixture to be positioned and repositioned by the touch of a finger, allowing users to see how fixture positions dynamically affect light output. Photo mode simulates the actual light output on the grid surface and thermal mode shows potential “hot spots” as well as the shape and uniformity of the light. Once the lighting design is completed it can be emailed to a client. The application provides six isolines that can be set to foot-candles or lux, and the grid scale can be set to feet or meters.

 




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