Kanner wrapped up by quoting a statement Autodesk President and CEO Carl Bass made at a recent conference, where he said mobility doesn't mean just taking a desktop application and putting it on a mobile device; it means re-imagining the way you can work in the field. "That's exactly what we've done at Vela with field management and construction, reimagined how you can work using mobility, BIM and the cloud," Kanner said.

"You can expect some great things out of this acquisition," Lynch said.