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Aconex Adds Mobility to Construction Project CollaborationNew Aconex Mobile for iPhone Ensures Anywhere, Anytime Access to Project Information (May 18, 2011)
SAN BRUNO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/18/11 -- Aconex, the world's largest provider of online collaboration solutions to the construction and engineering industries, announced Aconex Mobile for iPhone®, providing on-the-go project team members with anywhere, anytime access to project documents and other team members. Aconex Mobile for iPhone lets users manage many day-to-day collaboration tasks, including managing project mail, viewing and contacting project members from the directory, searching for and viewing documents, uploading and superseding documents, and creating new pictures, videos and audio notes and sharing them immediately with the team.
Aconex Mobile for iPhone has already been downloaded more than 2,800 times and is featured on the "What's Hot" and "Top Free iPhone Business Apps" lists in the Australian App Store, where it was first launched.
User comments from App Stores around the world include:
- "As an architect this app has made my life easier. It is so easy to use and it helps me stay on top of projects when I'm out of the office."
- "Really helpful App! Great to be able to use Aconex on my phone. Awesome and easy to use."
Construction project team members typically spend substantial amounts of time away from their desks. The combination of the Aconex web-based collaboration platform and a high-quality handheld device like the iPhone enables users to make decisions on the road, capture information such as defects onsite, and review information downloaded to the device, even when there is no mobile or Wi-Fi internet access.
"A lot of activity in construction and engineering takes place outside the office," said Leigh Jasper, CEO of Aconex. "Aconex Mobile for iPhone helps our users to stay current on changing requirements, reduces the possibility of errors and conflicts, and increases individual productivity."
Aconex Mobile for iPhone lets you:
- Search for documents and mail among multiple projects
- Download and view the latest versions of documents
- Send and receive mail
- Make documents and mail available offline
- Search and create mail offline, then automatically sync when connection is re-established
- Create photos, videos and audio notes and immediately send them to project team
- Upload and supersede media as text, pictures, videos and audio notes
- View project locations on a map
- View and contact project users from the directory
To learn more, and download Aconex Mobile for iPhone, visit http://www.aconex.com/mobile-iphone.
To see Aconex Mobile for iPhone in action, watch the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buqBNHlqsVc.
Aconex Mobile for iPhone can be downloaded at no cost from the App Store. Simply search for "Aconex."
Aconex is a web-based platform for managing the large volume of information created and exchanged during a project's lifecycle. Using the secure, central platform, each organization involved in a project is able to access, distribute, track and archive its documents and correspondence in real time. This reduces administrative costs such as printing and distribution, improves productivity by streamlining the flow of information and reduces companies' exposure to risks such as disputes and delays.
From its 41 offices around the world, Aconex services US$260 billion worth of construction, infrastructure, energy and resources projects. Projects using the system include the $3.2 billion Panama Canal Expansion, the $6 billion Denver Transit Expansion Program and the $40 billion Yas Island development in Abu Dhabi. For more information and examples of Aconex in action, see www.aconex.com. Follow Aconex on Twitter using @aconex and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Aconex.
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