Bluebeam to demonstrate how its integrated cloud solution, Bluebeam Studio, is transforming the way project teams share information and collaborate
PASADENA, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 14, 2012 — Collaboration is one of the biggest challenges facing today’s design and construction professionals, as project teams of all disciplines and sizes are trying to find the most efficient way to bridge the communication gap between team members in the office and at the jobsite. Beginning today, Bluebeam® Software, leading developer of PDF-based collaboration solutions, is exhibiting at the 2012 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. At its booth, Bluebeam will demonstrate how an increasing number of architecture, engineering and construction firms are leveraging Bluebeam Studio™ – an integrated cloud-solution in Bluebeam’s flagship product, Revu – to share project files online and collaborate in real time.
“Bluebeam Studio makes project information accessible at any time, from anywhere, and has quickly become the go-to collaboration solution for the industry’s top firms,” said Kristine Hopkins, Bluebeam Software Director of Account Services. “Every month, our users are starting thousands of new collaboration sessions with Studio so they can connect and collaborate with project partners around the world and share information instantly,” added Hopkins.
Studio is a two-part, document-centric solution included in Revu, Bluebeam’s award-winning PDF-based platform solution. Studio includes:
- Studio projects, acts as a built-in document management system in the cloud that allows architects, engineers, GCs, sub-contractors, consultants, owners or any other invited participant to access, check-out and edit an unlimited number of PDFs and other file types for free. Only the project host needs to have a licensed copy of Revu. Files stored in Studio projects can be accessed by any invited participants using Bluebeam’s free PDF viewer, Bluebeam Vu™ Windows.
- Studio sessions, enables project teams to collaborate by chatting and through redlining project PDFs with industry-standard markups, such as text, highlights, shapes, CAD symbols, and punchkeys™. Participants can share their feedback in real time or separately on their own time, while Studio tracks all activity in the Session record and all document annotations in Revu’s integrated Markups list. Studio sessions can be accessed from a desktop, tablet PC or iPad, and invited participants who are not currently Revu users can join the conversation using Bluebeam’s free PDF viewing applications, Bluebeam Vu Windows and Bluebeam Vu iPad.
“Project teams across the world are making Revu their Studio and achieving impressive case study results, including tracking projects 40% faster and achieving a 33% schedule savings,” added Hopkins.
To learn more about how Bluebeam Studio is transforming project collaboration, visit Bluebeam Software in booth #921S during Greenbuild, which is taking place November 14th and 15th at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California.
Bluebeam Software products are sold direct and through a global network of authorized resellers. For more information, visit www.bluebeam.com.
About Bluebeam Software
Bluebeam Software makes smart, simple solutions for paperless workflows based on the PDF format. Founded in 2002 in Pasadena, California, Bluebeam's award-winning PDF creation, markup and collaboration solutions are used today by the world's top architectural, engineering and construction firms, oil and gas companies as well as government agencies, accountants and even attorneys, as an intuitive, easy-to-use, PDF-based software solution for dramatically improved workflow and more sustainable, paperless operations. Bluebeam supports customers in over 65 countries directly through its Account Services team in addition to an extensive reseller network. For more information, visit www.bluebeam.com.