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Caterpillar studying how drones can enhance heavy equipment production

Caterpillar studying how drones can enhance heavy...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 07, 2016

Caterpillar is continuing the emphasis it has placed on predictive machine analytics in the last year with a collaboration that ...

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 ...

Iowa Department of Transportation begins using new EAM software

Iowa Department of Transportation begins using new EAM...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 23, 2015

The Iowa Department of Transportation has begun to use AssetWorks integrated enterprise asset management software and fleet management solutions. According to a ...

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 ...

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 ...

USDOT offers online course on connected vehicle technology basics

USDOT offers online course on connected vehicle...

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 17, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is offering a free online course that covers the basics of connected vehicle technology. ...

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 ...

Connecticut DOT to test drone for inspections under bridges

Connecticut DOT to test drone for inspections under...

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 10, 2015

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CDOT) is testing an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, to inspect the underside of ...

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