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A recent article at Business Insider revealed an odd wrinkle in the job market. According to Census Bureau statistics, less than ...

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

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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 ...

Documentary “Tim’s Vermeer” shows how valuable the intersection of the arts and technology is to a nation re-learning how to make things

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 24, 2014

If you are any kind of craftsman, if you've ever had to build your own tools, jigs or fixtures to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most revolutionary decade in the history of heavy equipment and truck technology

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 24, 2014

As ConExpos go, the 2014 show was a welcome shot of enthusiasm for the construction industry. But it was a ...

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 ...

With PowerSight, John Deere engines will now be offered with telematics

With PowerSight, John Deere engines will now be offered...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 07, 2014

What do you do for an encore when TIer 4 Final is an established part of of the engine business? For ...

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 ...

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