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NECA Show Features Disruptive Technology for Construction


TECHTOPIA Pavilion Launches New BIM Cave, Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in

at the 2018 National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
Convention & Trade Show
will demonstrate new disruptive and
digital technology for the construction industry.

As part of the free NECA Show, TECHTOPIA in Booth 1644 at the
Philadelphia Convention Center will include its first Building
Information Modeling (BIM) Cave, drone demonstrations, AR/VR and
hologram technology, Power over Ethernet (PoE) smart lighting, the
latest software applications, 18 brief TECH Talks and digital tech
experts to help with technology/media strategies for work, home and life.

"TECHTOPIA has expanded to experience new and emerging technology that
can improve project efficiency, workplace safety and profitability,"
said Joe Shorter, Ph.D., executive director, ELECTRI International,
NECA's director of research and editor of NECA

TECHTOPIA exhibitors include:

  • Assignar:
    A unified software platform to manage construction operations from the
    office to the field in real time
  • B&C
    Aerial Solutions
    : Aerial images and video for construction, real
    estate, inspections, energy
  • DisruptAEC:
    Bridging the gap between technology, BIM and AEC to integrate virtual
    reality, augmented reality and mixed reality
  • H.E.
    : Power Over Ethernet (PO-E)-ready LED luminaires provide
    turn-key networked lighting and sophisticated controls
  • ICI/Infrared
    Cameras Inc.
    : Thermal and multi-spectral infrared cameras with
    diverse applications
  • Rhumbix:
    A mobile platform designed to optimize construction productivity and
  • Sanveo:
    BIM for owners, architects, engineers and contractors and Reality
  • SmartSCM:
    Simplified electrical infrastructure brings it online on any device
  • Trimble
    Mixed Reality: The official Hard Hat solution for Microsoft HoloLens;
    mixed reality for project coordination through precise alignment of
    holographic data on the job site

As the electrical construction industry's largest annual event, NECA
2018 offers the widest audience of decision makers with approximately 300
exhibiting companies
demonstrating the latest technology, superior
education and training. Sixty-eight percent of attendees purchase new
products, and 66 percent do not attend any other trade show.

NECA 2018 is open to all electrical professionals, including nonmembers.
Free trade show admission: go to Attendee
and use code NECA18.

The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), is the voice
of the $160 billion electrical construction industry that brings power,
light and communication technology to buildings and communities across
the U.S. (301)215-4506 /
/ Twitter @necanet.

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