It's the Achilles' heel of the iPad. The HandStand makes it easy to hold an iPad at the jobsite or in a meeting. The ergonomics of Apple's tablet are “like a bar of soap,” says Spencer Houser, a product engineer at Houser Works in Portland, Ore. “The HandStand changes that.”The HandStand, an iPad case from Houston-based Hub International LLC, minimizes the chances of dropping an iPad.A semi-hardened rubber iPad case with a handle, the HandStand ergonomically secures the iPad to the user's hand, gripping it with an elastic cuff so that the device doesn't have to be held. A “finger
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.