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Seismic tech shift led by Apple, Google and Tesla will rock transportation and the commercial truck market

Seismic tech shift led by Apple, Google and Tesla will...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Mar 04, 2015

  If you follow me on Twitter you know I tweet out stories I run across that highlight new technology in the ...

Telematics-equipped Case, New Holland construction equipment will soon have satellite connectivity

Telematics-equipped Case, New Holland construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2015

CNH Industrial will update its construction telematics solutions with the ability to transmit machine data even when operating on jobsites ...

Created by a contractor, busybusy mobile app automates construction labor cost management

Created by a contractor, busybusy mobile app automates...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

You won't find too many contractors that consider themselves a "nerd." But very early on in my conversation with Isaac ...

VIDEO: Meet Punchbot, the roving robot construction superintendent born at AEC Hackathon

VIDEO: Meet Punchbot, the roving robot construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

What if a jobsite superintendent could be everywhere at once, providing workers with the information the need instantly, with the ...

Texas DOT crews now measure stockpiles by shooting a quick video with their iPhones

Texas DOT crews now measure stockpiles by shooting a...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has begun using an iPhone app to get accurate measurements of stockpile volume and ...

FAA drone rules OK most construction uses, but put a major one in question

FAA drone rules OK most construction uses, but put a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 16, 2015

On Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration issued its proposed rules on the commercial use of small drones, otherwise known as ...

Topcon unveils host of new products and upgrades, announces partnership with GOMACO

Topcon unveils host of new products and upgrades,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 06, 2015

The Topcon press conference at World of Concrete was chock-full of new products and a few interesting corporate developments. On ...

Catch jobsite thieves in real time from your phone with the Eyetrax Ranger Series construction camera

Catch jobsite thieves in real time from your phone with...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 04, 2015

Security cameras are cheap and easy to find, but most have shortcomings. The Ranger Series construction camera from Eyetrax solves ...

With drones and driverless dozers, Komatsu to begin leasing automated construction fleets

With drones and driverless dozers, Komatsu to begin...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

With consecutive showings on our annual Innovations awards, the Equipment World staff has talked pretty extensively about Komatsu's Intelligent Machine Control ...

“Doom” begets DIRTT: How a classic video game inspired revolutionary construction software (VIDEO)

“Doom” begets DIRTT: How a classic video...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

More than 20 years after its release, it's easy to see how "Doom" was a preview of the future of ...

Leica DISTO E7500 laser distance meter measures up to 500 feet

Leica DISTO E7500 laser distance meter measures up to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 21, 2015

Tape measures only get you so far, and they're not the fastest way to take measurements, especially when you have ...

WorkplaceAware Safety reporting app can keep near misses from turning into serious accidents

WorkplaceAware Safety reporting app can keep near...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 20, 2015

For every reported fatal workplace accident there are 29 minor injuries and 300 near misses that go unreported. And anybody ...

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