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FACE THE FUTURE: 5 reasons construction companies need to buy Google Glass right now

FACE THE FUTURE: 5 reasons construction companies need...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 21, 2014

Despite the excitement around its unveiling more than two years ago—complete with the wearable device shooting a live video during ...

Smart Bricks are full-size, concrete Lego bricks designed for vertical construction

Smart Bricks are full-size, concrete Lego bricks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 10, 2014

Bricks are a pretty basic element of construction and have been for centuries. But a company called Kite Bricks has ...

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1: small, rugged tablets designed for the jobsite

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1: small, rugged...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 10, 2014

Panasonic has introduced its Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1 tablets, which are designed to withstand impact, water and other conditions on ...

Trimble demos Google Project Tango apps that can see through walls, make editable 3D maps with the wave of a tablet (VIDEO)

Trimble demos Google Project Tango apps that can see...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2014

Glass is by far the most well-known hardware project still in development at Google. But it's another project that likely ...

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2014

A little over a year after releasing its first rugged smartphone, the B15, Caterpillar has upgraded the device with a ...

5 reasons the old two-way radio is better than a smartphone for jobsite communication

5 reasons the old two-way radio is better than a...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 13, 2014

Is your jobsite one of the many across the country that has embraced smartphones? In many ways, these portable computers ...

Samsung updates its rugged smartphone with water- and shock-proof Galaxy S5 Active

Samsung updates its rugged smartphone with water- and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 30, 2014

Around this time last year, Samsung released what was at the time likely the sleekest water-, dust- and shock-proof smartphone ...

German trade association endorses AEM/AEMP telematics standard

German trade association endorses AEM/AEMP telematics...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2014

Just months after two United States based equipment associations announced a new standard to govern fleet telematics, a German-based trade ...

The Motion Computing R12 is a rugged Windows tablet designed for construction

The Motion Computing R12 is a rugged Windows tablet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 21, 2014

Even though adoption of new software, devices and other technologies have a lot of room to grow when it comes ...

VIDEO: FieldLens demos Google Glass for construction jobsite collaboration and reporting

VIDEO: FieldLens demos Google Glass for construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 07, 2014

At ConExpo this week, we chatted with FieldLens CEO and co-founder Doug Chambers who was kind enough to throw on ...

Topcon unveils the LN-100: world’s first 3D positioning solution designed for BIM and construction layout

Topcon unveils the LN-100: world’s first 3D...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 24, 2014

If you've ever felt like a total station is more tool than you need or understand, Topcon has come up ...

No. 3 in 2013: Caterpillar launches the B15 smartphone

No. 3 in 2013: Caterpillar launches the B15 smartphone

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 30, 2013

One of the coolest things we saw in 2013 was Caterpillar's entrance into the smartphone market. An obviously hard market ...

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