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Leica’s unmanned Pegasus Multiscope rover maps infrastructure in dangerous terrain
Leica Geosystems has partnered with a company called Milrem to launch the Pegasus Multiscope Unmanned Ground Vehicle—a mini-machine that can ...
GPS/GNSS 101: How machine control systems work and what you need to get started
For the contractors who invest in them, GPS/GNSS systems can deliver huge gains in earthmoving productivity, accuracy and speed. But ...
Trailer’s GPS signal leads to recovery of $500k worth of stolen heavy equipment in South Carolina
When we talk about installing GPS tracking onto heavy equipment, we're usually talking about the big stuff: dozers, loaders, excavators, ...
Minnesota DOT gives drivers a live look at roads before venturing out in the winter weather
Drivers in Minnesota deciding weather to head out onto possibly dangerous roads during the winter might be wise to check ...
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Learn how training your operators to reduce idle time can improve your excavator’s resale value. It’s not uncommon for an…
Michigan DOT lets drivers track snowplows online via MI Drive website
Drivers in Michigan can now simply log on to find out when roads on their route will be cleared of ...
US Radar’s ground-penetrating radar now features Garmin GPS, split-screen display
US Radar has enhanced the company’s ground-penetrating radar systems through the integration of Garmin GPS technology and an upgraded GPS ...
RoadBump app cost-effectively provides IRI for road maintenance professionals
Road maintenance and engineering professionals can now get objective data cost effectively with RoadBump, an Android application from Grimmer Software ...
Use GPS accuracy, productivity to set pilings with Trimble’s DPS900 Piling System
Machine control is for more than just moving dirt. This summer Trimble launched its DPS900 Piling System, which is a ...
FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for snowplow operators
Imagine clearing the roads in the thick of winter. The weather produces whiteout conditions and there is no visibility, yet ...
Xbox-like remote control could make operating construction equipment as easy as playing video games (PHOTOS)
Over the years, advances in controls have greatly improved intuitiveness and thus simplified the operation of construction equipment in many ...
Bankrupt wireless company LightSquared files its own lawsuit against John Deere, Garmin and Trimble
The bankrupt wireless company LightSquared filed a lawsuit on Friday heavy equipment manufacturer against John Deere and GPS companies Garmin ...
Not so fast: Police disable stolen truck with GPS
Police used a GPS tracking device to track a stolen vehicle and disable it during a high-speed pursuit. When the authorities ...
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Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
Hennessey unveils 704-hp Ford F-150 VelociRaptor (PHOTOS)
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
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