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A podcast sharing ideas and knowledge about the AEC industry. Bill Debevc, Carol Hagen and Carl Storms talk about technology from Bluebeam, Autodesk, and others. We discuss ideas and our thoughts on the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry.

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A podcast sharing ideas and knowledge about the AEC industry. Bill Debevc, Carol Hagen and Carl Storms talk about technology from Bluebeam, Autodesk, and others. We discuss ideas and our thoughts on the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry.

    E016 – What’s New in Revu 2019

    E016 – What’s New in Revu 2019

    In this episode, Carol lets Bill & Carl know what’s new with Bluebeam Revu 2019











    Show Notes



    Episode Hashtag: #SnappierDon’t pdf your drawings at ½ size scaleYou can just print your full-size drawings (pdfs) ½ sizeTop new features#3 – Drop Down Menus#2 – Easier to Standardize#1 – SpeedIt is now all one download for different versions of Revu.Wishlist itemsBill – larger pop-up dialog boxesAbility to resize those dialog boxesBill – A color picker option would be goodCarol – The ability to spellcheck the document and the mark-ups at the same timeBluebeam DrawingsIt is a view-only feature to publish your drawingsAvailable as an iOS or Android app “Bluebeam Drawings” to view on your mobile deviceRevu 2018 or 2019 with Maintenance is required

    E015 Augment Don’t Replace – Automation with Extreme

    E015 Augment Don’t Replace – Automation with Extreme

    http://blueprints.rip/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/BP_015_Final.mp3 | Open Player in New Window



    In this episode Carol & Bill talk about how to automate
    tasks using Bluebeam Revu Extreme…Carl missed this episode, but he was Happy to
    edit it.



    Show Notes



    Episode Hashtag: #ExtremeForms
    Find Greg Satell on
    Twitter @DigitaltontoWhy aren’t forms smarter, like Google autofillUse templates as a
    workaround for that common used infoFDF files – Frank David Frank or Form, Data, FormSignature Videos from Carol’s BlogBluebeam Signatures:
    Getting Started #1Bluebeam
    Digital Signatures Creation (Part 2)Verifying
    Digital Signatures in Bluebeam Revu (Part 3)Digital Signatures in Bluebeam Revu 2018
    (Part 4)

    E014 And we’re back…

    E014 And we’re back…

    It has been a while, but Bill, Carol and Carl are back for a new episode of BluePrints. We talk about Carol’s trip to XCON 2018, BIM 360 and Studio Prime integration, Bluebeam 2018 adoption and more…



    Update: Studio Prime does not have active directory only Studio Enterprise does.







    Show Notes



    Episode Hashtag: #CSnakeBluebeam 2019 may be coming early second quarterLearn about all the fun Carol had at XCON 2018DeWalt Jobsite WifiWhen should you be able to download Conference handouts?BIM 360
    and Bluebeam Studio Prime integrationPlanGrid, Building Connect and Assemble acquisitionsAlcatrazBluebeam 2018 adoption



    http://blueprints.rip/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/BP_014_Final.mp3 | Open Player in New Window

    E013 Tips for XCON 2018

    E013 Tips for XCON 2018

    In this episode, Carol talks about getting ready for Bluebeam Extreme 2018, which is now called Bluebeam XCON 2018. This topic leads the BluePrints crew to talk about tips & tricks for getting ready to attend a conference, and what to do when you return from a conference.
    http://blueprints.rip/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/BP_013_Final.mp3 | Open Player in New Window

    Show Notes

    Episode Hashtag: #FindCarol
    Use the App!
    More people in the AEC industry need to be aware of what the Construction Progression Coalition (CPC) is doing. And those that do know, need to share with those that don’t!
    Not sure what that font is, try WhatTheFont
    Want to find out what Bill have been up to with his rover? Then check out his site:

    Mojave Rover Project


    Make sure you make at least one new “Conference Friend”

    E012 Scanning for Moose with our AR Goggles.

    E012 Scanning for Moose with our AR Goggles.

    In this episode, the BluePrints crew learns about high-end residential scanning workflows using the Leica BLK 360, Bluebeam Revu and Microsoft Teams from Brian Nickel of Harvey’s Engineering in Bozeman Montana. We also all take a looking into the future of AR for an AEC workflow, and what we can learn from current Oil & Gas workflows and technologies.
    http://blueprints.rip/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/BP_012_Final.mp3
    Show Notes

    Episode Hashtag: #GreenPrints
    Quote of the Episode:

    “All eyes in the field”


    Bozeman, Montana
    “No Contest” Slide



    Check out the BILT events Brian talked about here
    Find Brian:

    Harvey’s Engineering
    LinkedIn: Brian Nickel
    Twitter: @therevitsaver
    Blog: The Revit Saver


    Picture from Harvey’s Open House



    Tech from the episode:

    Microsoft Teams
    Matterport
    Leica BLK360
    Daqri Smart Glasses





    Realwear hmt-1 & hmt-1Z1

    DeepFrame – AR/MR with a movable screen
    Autodesk ReCap
    Leica TruView
    Leica Cyclone Register 360

    E011 A New Revu For You

    E011 A New Revu For You

    In this episode, Carol tells Bill and Carl about the new Bluebeam Revu 2018 & 2018.1.0
    http://blueprints.rip/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/BP_011_Final.mp3 | Open Player in New Window

    Show Notes

    Check out Carol’s website to learn more about what’s new in Revu 2018.

    Hagen Business Systems
    Hagen Business Systems – YouTube Channel


    You can also learn about creating signatures in this blog post from Carol.

    Bluebeam Signatures: Getting Started #1


    Carol got a BIM BOX!
    Checkout Bills Mojave Rover Project

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