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Daqri collabortating with Topcon on development of Smart Helmet augmented reality hard hat

Daqri collabortating with Topcon on development of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2015

Topcon has announced a new collaboration on a hard hat equipped with augmented reality for construction. And you might remember the ...

1st Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar S40 Android smartphone (plus a chance to win one)

1st Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar S40 Android...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 07, 2015

We're kicking off this year's 12 Days of Construction Gifts with Caterpillar's latest Android phone, the S40. And we're ringing ...

AEM/AEMP Telematics Standard to incorporate additional features

AEM/AEMP Telematics Standard to incorporate additional...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 07, 2015

Earlier this year the Association of Equipment Management Professionals and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers announced a much expanded telematics ...

Caterpillar’s online fleet management quiz is quick way to get acquainted with telematics

Caterpillar’s online fleet management quiz is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2015

Much of Caterpillar's focus as of late, beyond its corporate focus of drastically reducing costs, has been on technology. Specifically, ...

The 5 Best Smartphones for Construction [2016 Edition]

The 5 Best Smartphones for Construction [2016 Edition]

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2015

No. 4 Story in 2015 « No. 5 Story No. 3 Story »   Smartphones have become so vital to the workflows ...

Minnesota DOT gives drivers a live look at roads before venturing out in the winter weather

Minnesota DOT gives drivers a live look at roads before...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 01, 2015

Drivers in Minnesota deciding weather to head out onto possibly dangerous roads during the winter might be wise to check ...

Amazon’s new helicopter/airplane hybrid drone points to exciting possibilities for jobsite deliveries

Amazon’s new helicopter/airplane hybrid drone...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 30, 2015

Amazon has released the first design update on its 'Prime Air' drone delivery program since releasing footage of a prototype ...

New Trimble lasers for gravity flow pipelines offer compact convenience

New Trimble lasers for gravity flow pipelines offer...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 26, 2015

Shorter in length than their predecessors, the new Trimble Spectra Precision DG613 and DG813 pipe lasers work well in space-constrained ...

Topcon debuts the Falcon 8, a rotary wing drone for mass data collection

Topcon debuts the Falcon 8, a rotary wing drone for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 25, 2015

Contractors, surveyors and engineers are finding all kinds of new and useful applications for unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as ...

The 3D-printed car is here and the technology is well on its way to disrupting construction, too

The 3D-printed car is here and the technology is well...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 24, 2015

One of the most atypical things we saw this year at the SEMA show (Specialty Equipment Market Association) was a ...

FAA’s coming drone registration will likely be very easy

FAA’s coming drone registration will likely be...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 24, 2015

The task force formed by the Federal Aviation Administration to figure out how to register U.S. drone purchases in order ...

Michigan DOT lets drivers track snowplows online via MI Drive website

Michigan DOT lets drivers track snowplows online via MI...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 23, 2015

Drivers in Michigan can now simply log on to find out when roads on their route will be cleared of ...

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