Recognizing that smart phones have become an integral part of the tradesman’s day-to-day work, Bosch said it released a hybrid app, providing users with the ability to browse the mobile site within the Toolbox app. This allows users to remain in the app with access to all of the tools offered without having to switch back and forth between the browser and app.
Bosch said the mobile app offers a number of useful tools for tradesmen. Using the building documentation option, professionals can record voice memos to store information and data for different building projects in a central location. With its photo and voice memo capabilities, a project manager can manage information for a large number of jobs simultaneously. Construction professionals and employers can also administer and enter timesheets digitally using the Toolbox app and keep close track of project progress. An export function allows timesheets and other documents saved in the app to be shared as PDF or TXT files.
The measurement camera helps users quickly and easily document data on the construction site for a variety of projects. The user can take a photo of the jobsite, enter the measured distances and angles directly into the photo, make notes on important details, and send the photo by email to colleagues or vendor partners. Pictures can also be used to identify tools, materials, room layouts, and more for easy recall and increased efficiency.
The unit converter quickly converts more than 50 different types of units including length, weight, volume, and speed output relevant to different trades and industries. The LED flashlight serves to illuminate dark workspaces.
Boschtools.com is now available in a mobile-friendly format. Users can easily browse the complete Bosch product line, quickly find a store or repair shop using the dealer or service locator, compare prices, view product videos, and read and write product reviews. A new site feature also allows users to filter accessories to more easily find what they need by category.
For access to the mobile website, visit www.boschtools.com on any smartphone to be automatically redirected to m.boschtools.com. The Bosch Toolbox app is available for smartphones with Android and iOS operating systems free of charge in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. For more information or to download the app, visit www.boschtools.com.
Publication date: 8/19/2013