Tech Talk: Google Jamboard, HP Spectre, Microsoft Surface Studio, & More

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Check out this week’s construction tech news with myself, Rob McKinney and Josh Bone, along with our interview of special guest Britton Langdon, Co-Founder of FabPro.

Listen to “@ConTechTrio Episode 40 – Britton Langdon @BrittonLangdon from @Fab_Pro1! Talking Prefabrication in Construction.” on Spreaker.

Tech to Try

Milwaukee® M12™ Heated Jacket  This heated jacket uses carbon fiber heating elements to generate and trap heat across core body areas. Adjustable heat technology allows users to adapt to changing conditions by increasing or decreasing the heat level with the touch of a button! Learn more

Notable New Tech

Google Jamboard  As the newest addition to G Suite, the Jamboard merges the worlds of physical and digital creativity as the latest and greatest reimagined “whiteboard”. It makes impressive real-time collaboration possible, whether your team is all together in the conference room or sitting on opposite sides of the world. It’s currently still in private beta testing, but could be available as early as next year. Learn More

HP’s Spectre Laptop HP’s new Spectre laptop’s design and technology have been taken to a new level. Artisan materials, striking craftsmanship, and impressive power create an experience unlike any other laptop on the market. Even as an avid Apple lover, I still have to say this device is quickly becoming one of my favorites. Learn more

Microsoft’s Surface Studio The biggest news from the recent Windows Event was the reveal of the Surface Studio – a new all-in-one PC that combines a 28-high-resolution PixelSense display with touch input, and an adjustable base, and a new controller device called the Surface Dial. The Surface Studio also supports input from the Surface Pen, making it a very attractive option for creative professionals. It’s available for pre-order now, but isn’t expected to ship until early next year. Learn more

“I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created. They’re tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.” – Bill Gates


Where I’ve Been

I presented at the IEC Conference in San Antonio, Texas on October 28th.

Where I’ll Be

I will be speaking at the IRMI Construction Conference in Orlando, Florida on November 8th.

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Rob McKinney, our ConAppGuru, is another source for construction technology reviews and news. Teach me!

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