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Refine Projects uses Nureva products in its mission to transform the construction industry

Posted by Shari-Lynn Sare on Jun 18, 2019 1:00:00 AM

German consulting firm chooses Nureva visual collaboration solution and the HDL300 audio conferencing system to remove geographic barriers and accelerate processes

Calgary, Alberta --- June 18, 2019 --- Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration-solutions company, announces that Refine Projects, a lean construction consulting firm in Europe, is using Nureva products to help effectively collaborate with clients worldwide. The mission at Refine Projects, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, is to transform the construction industry with new and radical lean consulting approaches, and Nureva products were chosen to enable this. A dual Nureva™ Wall system, Span™ Workspace and the HDL300 audio conferencing system are being used in a new Refine Future Lab, also known as the Digital Obeya Room, where daily scrums, client kick-off meetings, strategic planning sessions and lean construction workshops take place.

Working at the Nureva Wall

After being introduced to the Nureva visual collaboration solution at Stanford University’s Center for Integrated Facility Engineering, the team at Refine Projects knew it was the solution they needed to transform the way they engaged with their growing client base in China, Australia, the United States, Portugal, Dubai, India, across Europe and beyond. The HDL300 system provided the added benefit of solving the issue of poor audio quality impacting meeting productivity when remote participants were involved. Meetings no longer take place with project teams sitting around a laptop in an audio conference session that rarely worked. Today, teams in the Refine Future Lab stand up at the Nureva Wall to visualize ideas and explore solutions while collaborating in real time with their colleagues and clients in other locations.

“Nureva products will make a huge impact on the consultancy approaches we deliver to clients worldwide,” said professor, Dr. Claus Nesensohn, Refine Projects founder and CEO. “Our clients no longer have to fly around the world for a two-day meeting, and we can truly collaborate naturally, while optimizing projects from our home bases. This will undoubtedly increase productivity, accelerate processes and improve quality of life for our clients.”

”It’s very exciting to see how Refine Projects is using Nureva’s full solution to transform the way it works with clients around the globe,” said Nancy Knowlton, Nureva’s CEO. “We believe our products are an ideal fit for enabling the breakthrough business impacts they’re looking for.”


Download images of the Nureva visual collaboration solution being used at Refine Projects.

About the Nureva visual collaboration solution

The Nureva visual collaboration solution combines Span Workspace with one or more Nureva Wall WM408i systems. It is designed to support highly collaborative activities that benefit from visualizing and interacting with information on a large surface, including structured processes such as lean, agile and consulting. Span Workspace provides an expansive cloud-based digital canvas that can be tailored to suit virtually any collaborative activity. It draws upon familiar, simple and flexible tools including sticky notes, sketches, images, templates and screen sharing. Participants contribute and interact with the content using their personal devices, whether a computer, tablet or smartphone, or directly on the large-scale Nureva Wall or other interactive display. The Nureva Wall transforms collaborative spaces by creating large, ultrawide interactive surfaces that turn walls into expansive digital workspaces with high-performance multitouch and inking capabilities. The Nureva Wall is optimized for use with Span Workspace and can incorporate users’ preferred applications, including Microsoft® Office, Adobe® products and AutoCAD® software. For more information, visit the visual collaboration section on the Nureva website. For more information, visit the visual collaboration section on the Nureva website.

About the HDL300 audio conferencing system

The HDL300 audio conferencing system resolves the frustrating and persistent issue of poor audio pickup, especially in dynamic environments where participants move around the room. At the core of the HDL300 system is Nureva’s breakthrough Microphone Mist™ technology, which places thousands of virtual microphones throughout a space to pick up sound from any location to ensure that everyone is clearly heard regardless of where they are in the room or the direction they are facing. Users also have the option to limit the audio pickup to a specific zone within a space, such as the front of the room, making it ideal for corporate presentation scenarios and lecture capture in higher education. The system uses sophisticated algorithms to simultaneously process sound from all virtual microphones to provide remote participants with a high-quality listening experience, enabled by continuous autocalibration, simultaneous echo cancellation, position-based automatic gain control and sound masking. When combined with the Nureva Wall visual collaboration solution or other interactive display, the HDL300 system can also be used as the primary source for audio and video playback. The HDL300 system is designed to work with Microsoft Teams, Skype® for Business, Zoom, BlueJeans, Cisco® Spark, Cisco WebEx®, GoToMeeting™, Pexip® Infinity Connect and other common UC&C applications. For more information, visit the HDL300 section on the Nureva website.

About Refine Projects

Refine Projects is a lean construction consulting firm that launched in 2015 in Stuttgart, Germany, with the vision to transform the construction industry to a place where everyone is collaborating and creating value. Today, the company has 19 employees, a second office in Zurich, Switzerland, and a growing global client base, from architects, mechanical engineers, general contractors and more. In 2018, Claus Nesensohn, Refine Projects founder and CEO, was appointed Germany’s first professor of lean construction and project management at HFT Stuttgart. For more information, visit the Refine Projects website.

About Nureva

Nureva Inc. is a technology-rich, multiple award-winning private company that imagines and builds solutions that make it easy to unlock the collaborative potential of diverse teams around the globe. For businesses, that means enabling the group creative processes that are used to solve problems and develop breakthrough ideas that drive organizational advantage. In education, it means enabling the student-led, collaborative activities that deepen learning and equip students with the skills required for future success. A passion for deep customer understanding and a commitment to innovation drive the company’s product roadmap. For more information, visit Nureva’s website.


For more information, please contact

Shari-Lynn Sare
Marketing Communications Manager
Nureva Inc.
Phone 587.774.6636
E-mail sharilynnsare@nureva.com

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