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Ford wants the F-150 to be a “drone base station” for mobile deployment

Ford wants the F-150 to be a “drone base...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

As we concluded with our 2016 Innovations Awards, no other technology more than drones in 2015 showed more potential to impact the ...

Trailer’s GPS signal leads to recovery of $500k worth of stolen heavy equipment in South Carolina

Trailer’s GPS signal leads to recovery of $500k...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 05, 2016

When we talk about installing GPS tracking onto heavy equipment, we're usually talking about the big stuff: dozers, loaders, excavators, ...

Mujjo makes premium gloves with touchscreen capabilities

Mujjo makes premium gloves with touchscreen...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 24, 2015

Yeah it's cold outside­—­and isn't it loads of fun to have to wrestle your gloves off just to answer your ...

The future has arrived: 5D Robotics has developed autonomous heavy equipment tech for United Rentals with a distinct human element

The future has arrived: 5D Robotics has developed...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 23, 2015

It's happening again. A technology that got a lukewarm reception in the consumer markets is in the first stages of ...

Collect equipment data easily and accurately on smartphones with Mobile Equipchat

Collect equipment data easily and accurately on...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 23, 2015

Mobile Equipchat is an equipment data­tracking app recently launched by OEM Data Delivery. Available on Android devices and soon to be ...

Industrial analytics firm, Caterpillar partner Uptake named “Hottest Startup of 2015” by Forbes

Industrial analytics firm, Caterpillar partner Uptake...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 22, 2015

Even Forbes admits it's a bit surprised to find Uptake, an analytics firm whose customers are entirely based in industrial ...

11th Day of Construction Gifts: LifeProof Fre Power waterproof iPhone battery case

11th Day of Construction Gifts: LifeProof Fre Power...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 21, 2015

Though we went with another case for our pick as the no. 1 rugged smartphone case for construction thanks to ...

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Blade Nano QX drone for beginners to (crash and) learn with

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Blade Nano QX drone for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2015

If you've spent any time at all reading this site, you're likely aware that drones are by far and away ...

FAA to require online drone registration starting Dec. 21

FAA to require online drone registration starting Dec....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2015

Following the advice of recently disclosed findings by an agency task force, the Federal Aviation Administration has announced the official drone registration ...

6th Day of Construction Gifts: UE ROLL waterproof Bluetooth speaker is perfect for the jobsite

6th Day of Construction Gifts: UE ROLL waterproof...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 14, 2015

In the past, bringing tunes along to the jobsite without worrying about finding a plug or destroying the stereo with ...

Daqri collabortating with Topcon on development of Smart Helmet augmented reality hard hat

Daqri collabortating with Topcon on development of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2015

Topcon has announced a new collaboration on a hard hat equipped with augmented reality for construction. And you might remember the ...

1st Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar S40 Android smartphone (plus a chance to win one)

1st Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar S40 Android...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 07, 2015

We're kicking off this year's 12 Days of Construction Gifts with Caterpillar's latest Android phone, the S40. And we're ringing ...

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