Friday, May 11, 2012

5 Reasons you should try Newforma’s Punch List App for iPad

Newforma recently released an iPad version of their Punch List App.  It provides all the capabilities available today on the Android version but its been optimized for the iPad environment.  Here are 5 of the top reasons you should give it a try.

1. Capture Photos, Videos and Sound Bites

imageUse the iPad’s built in media capabilities to capture pictures, videos and sound bites related to your punch list items. How does the old adage go, “A picture tells a thousands words?”   When it comes to punch list items being able to attach a picture or video is invaluable tool for describing what’s going on.

2. One tap Sync

The App wirelessly syncs with your Newforma Project Center hosted project.  You know you will always have the latest drawings, room datasheets and punch list data.  No connection.  No problem.  Just re-sync when you reestablish your connection.

3. Share with external team members

imageYour external team members can use the Newforma Punch List iPad App for free. They can see their assigned punch list items and provide status and updates. If they don’t have a tablet, Newforma Punch List can import and export information to Excel.

4. It integrates with Autodesk Revit

If you’re using Newforma® Add-In for Revit®, connect Revit rooms with the Newforma Spatial Index activity center to prepopulate your project spaces and help you locate each punch list item in the field.

5. It takes just a few taps to add an item

imageUsing predefined list of elements and descriptions, you can literally add a new punch list items in seconds.  After you’ve selected your space, just tap on add, tap on your element, tap on your description and optionally tap on your location.  One more Add tap and you have a punch list item.

So go ahead and give it a try.  Just tap on the App Store and search for Newforma Punch List. 

For more information and to see a video overview, visit the Newforma web site page for Newforma Punch List.

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