Spike: Photo-based Measurements
For Building Construction Applications
Spike is a smart laser measurement solution for all trade and construction professionals. The Spike device, Spike mobile app, Spike Cloud and your smartphone or tablet work together to change the way measurements are taken and shared. Spike allows you to measure an object simply by taking a photo with your smartphone or tablet. From that photo you can capture real-time measurements, including height, width, area, and the distance between two points. Today, thousands of contractors rely on Spike every day to get their field work done more quickly, efficiently and safely.
Bringing Measurements Within Reach
Smartphone / Tablet Functionality
Spike brings new functionality
to your smartphone or tablet
and turns it into a powerful
The Spike device, Spike mobile
app, Spike Cloud and your
smartphone or tablet work together.
Replace expensive and complicated GPS
handheld devices with Spike and get more
of your staff into the field. All it takes is one
person to collect location and measurement
data for a project, allowing you to grow your
field data collection, inspection and
reporting capacity. End user confidence is
increased by using the photo documentation.
Reduce your measurement time to minutes.
Photos and measurements are stored in
either the mobile app or Spike Cloud, and
can be remeasured at any time, eliminating
the need for return trips to the site.
Sales staff can take on more bids
because of the time savings and the
lack of dependency on additional
labor or equipment. Grow your
customer base by bidding faster and
accepting more complicated jobs.
Faster Estimates & Reports
By capturing real-time measurements
from a photo you can turn around
quotes and reports earlier, and
with photo verification.
Safer Field Operations
Capture measurements with Spike from a
safe location and distance. There is no need
to access the object in order to take
measurements. Simply stand at a safe
distance, aim the Spike laser at the object
you wish to measure, and take a photo from
your smartphone or tablet.
The Spike device pairs with your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth. Spike’s laser rangefinder
works jointly with your smartphone or tablet’s
camera, GPS, compass and connection to the Internet.
From a Photo
Simply take a photo of the object you want to measure, such as a building or wall, using the Spike app and your smartphone or tablet. From that photo, capture measurements instantly including height, width, area, length, and cutout area. Photos can be measured using the Spike mobile app or the Spike Cloud.
Measure the Distance
Between Two Points
Point-to-Point Measurements determines the distance between two objects. For example, to measure the distance between houses, the length of a fascia or the ground up to a soffit. Point-to-Point Measurements allow you to work quickly and capture hard-to-reach measurements from a safe location.
Export & Share
Measurements are saved with the photo, and can be exported and shared in industry standard formats including a scaled and flattened JPG, PDF, Spike file (XML), KMZ or sharable URL with your team, customer or organization. Files can then be imported into design and CAD or estimation software platforms.
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