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Caterpillar granted early access to Google Glass, working on ways to improve interaction with equipment

Caterpillar granted early access to Google Glass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2013

While we're pretty sure Google Glass isn't ready for primetime on jobsites just yet, Caterpillar is working to figure out ...

Boise State construction management students required to use iPads as tablets become more commonplace on jobsites

Boise State construction management students required...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 06, 2013

Casey Cline, a professor at Boise State University who teaches construction management, calls iPads "essential" to "the new way" of ...

Detroit is worth saving: Henry Ford vs. the titans of the Internet

Detroit is worth saving: Henry Ford vs. the titans of...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 02, 2013

Tuesday marked the occasion of Henry Ford's 150 birthday anniversary. A week earlier, the city he helped build went bankrupt. In ...

Google Glass won’t revolutionize the construction industry. Not yet anyway.

Google Glass won’t revolutionize the construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2013

If you put aside all the coverage of Apple's stock price and the company's "uncertain future," the biggest tech story ...

Better Roads: 3 challenges to Google’s self-driving car

Better Roads: 3 challenges to Google’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2013

John Latta, editor of our sister publication Better Roads, has put down some thoughts on the self-driving car Google has ...

Behind the B15: The design process of Caterpillar’s rugged smartphone

Behind the B15: The design process of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2013

Just a couple of weeks ago, Caterpillar launched a pretty surprising new product. Not a dozer or an excavator, but ...

Caterpillar enters smartphone market with rugged Android-powered B15

Caterpillar enters smartphone market with rugged...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 27, 2013

Caterpillar's latest unveil has nothing to do with horsepower or fuel efficiency. In fact, the latest piece of equipment from ...

Bobcat launches multi-platform social media efforts

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 28, 2012

Bobcat launched its social media efforts yesterday on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Flickr. Bobcat has had an established YouTube ...

John Deere releases JDLink machine monitoring mobile app

John Deere releases JDLink machine monitoring mobile...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2012

A new app from John Deere Construction brings the company's JDLink machine monitoring system to the iPhone, iPad and Android ...

Finding the best mobile BIM apps to put to work on your jobsite

Finding the best mobile BIM apps to put to work on your...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 17, 2012

  Thomislav Zigo of Clayco Inc. spent an hour during the first day of the Associated General Contractors of America IT ...

Believe your eyes: the future of construction tech is not far away

Believe your eyes: the future of construction tech is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 17, 2012

A while back, I blogged on what a cool piece of technology like Google's Project Glass augmented reality glasses could ...

Trimble’s Juno T41 is a rugged smartphone designed for the jobsite

Trimble’s Juno T41 is a rugged smartphone...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 15, 2012

For those looking to implement smartphones into the day-to-day operations of their jobsite but are worry about the fragile nature ...

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