Synchro Software Ltd. (synchroltd.com) held its fourth annual 4D Construction conference last week at the San Diego Marriott Marquis Marina. Over 120 people were present to see the unveiling of the new mobile app the company is developing to bring their 4D technology to construction sites. “At Synchro, it is our tradition to provide continuous software improvements to keep pace with the user communities’ demand for increased capabilities within 4D Construction Project Management.” Said Tom Dengenis, CEO.
In addition to the mobile app, the company released an update to its' award winning Synchro PRO software. The new release, PRO 5, has a long list of new features such as a direct integration with Navisworks and Bentley iModel, improved workflow enhancements and a new Risk Analysis tool. A complete description of the new features is available at https://synchroltd.com/synchro-pro-5-release-notes/.
The Visual Planning Awards were also announced at the conference. A wide variety of projects were submitted and Brazil stood out from the crowd by taking home the awards for the Industrial Project category, 4D Planner- Synchronian of the Year and Partner of the Year. Winners included:
Building Project winner: Forrester Construction, 1800 K Street, USA
Industrial Project winner: CNCC, Abreu e Lima Refinery, Brazil
Infrastructure Project winner: Ryan Companies, Marina Heights, USA
Specialty Project winner: TIC, 103 Mega Watt Simple Cycle Facility, USA
4D Planner of the Year: Gabriel Henrique Ferreira Goncalves, CNCC Brazil
Project of the Year: Crossrail, London, England
University Challenge Winner: Texas A&M Commerce
Partner of the Year: Verano, Brazil
Following the Synchro Conference, the Construction CPM Conference was held at the same hotel. Attendees noted there were a number of presentations made by companies using Synchro PRO and that there was significant buzz around Synchro as it becones the standard for improving construction project delivery in the industry.