Most scanners lack portability and versatility. A new 10-in.-long “Magic Wand,” which runs on a pair of AA batteries, stores images to a 4-GB micro-USB chip, has 24-bit color and downloads through a USB 2.0 port and cable, opens up a lot of possibilities for users. Photo by James Blum Magic Wand scanner grabs true-color, real-sized images and has a 4-GB micro-USB chip. With its 1:1 target-to-scan ratio and its ability to scan at 300 x 300 dpi in low resolution, or 600 x 600 dpi in high resolution, it becomes a potential tool for capturing jpg images to match
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.