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Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America voice frustrations with telematics: torrents of data, unintuitive software

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 18, 2014

Last week I attended the Association of Equipment Management Professionals annual retreat and strategy session.  As chairman of the AEMP's ...

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 ...

Xbox-like remote control could make operating construction equipment as easy as playing video games (PHOTOS)

Xbox-like remote control could make operating...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2014

Over the years, advances in controls have greatly improved intuitiveness and thus simplified the operation of construction equipment in many ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar B15 rugged smartphone tested with 35-foot high dive before being crushed by a 277D

VIDEO: Caterpillar B15 rugged smartphone tested with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2014

Caterpillar today released the second in its series of Built For It videos which submit Cat machines to the ultimate ...

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 ...

Technology is still not a top priority for most construction firms, but improving economy could change that (INFOGRAPHIC)

Technology is still not a top priority for most...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2014

A recent survey indicates that while technology is not a top priority for the majority of construction firms in North ...

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 ...

The Samsung Galaxy S5′s best new feature is that it’s both dust- and waterproof

The Samsung Galaxy S5′s best new feature is that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2014

Whether you love your iPhone or can't imagine using a device with a small display, you have to admit that ...

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 ...

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