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Need to know more about telematics? Learn from the best at AEMP’s 2014 Asset Management Symposium

Need to know more about telematics? Learn from the best...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 31, 2014

Telematics is reshaping the way we do construction, but the learning curve is steep and many contractors struggle to master ...

Hard hats with augmented reality to ship to construction companies by end of this year; more capable than Google Glass

Hard hats with augmented reality to ship to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 28, 2014

While discussing the reasons construction companies should become early adopters of Google Glass, we mentioned that the much-talked-about device was ...

Illinois Tollway to launch first ever technology test site

Illinois Tollway to launch first ever technology test...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 18, 2014

The Illinois Tollway is set to build a "living laboratory" which will serve as a unique test site to improve ...

The future begins today: Technology that will revolutionize trucking is already here

The future begins today: Technology that will...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 11, 2014

It’s a cold, rainy morning in Aachen, Germany. I’m on the tail end of a two-week jaunt through Europe that ...

STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that could be a big opportunity to fix construction’s skilled labor woes

STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 11, 2014

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

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1 devices designed to withstand tough jobsite conditions

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1 devices designed to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 01, 2014

Panasonic has introduced its Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1 tablets, which are designed to withstand impact, water and other conditions on ...

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

Trimble demos Google Project Tango apps that can see...

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

Documentary “Tim’s Vermeer” shows how...

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 ...

PHOTOS: Cat B15Q smartphone built to resist drops, water damage, extreme temperatures

PHOTOS: Cat B15Q smartphone built to resist drops,...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jun 23, 2014

Caterpillar has introduced a new generation of smartphones that are built to resist damage from drops, water and extreme temperatures. The ...

PHOTOS: Cat B15Q smartphone built to resist drops, water damage, extreme temperatures

PHOTOS: Cat B15Q smartphone built to resist drops,...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jun 23, 2014

Caterpillar has introduced a new generation of smartphones that are built to resist damage from drops, water and extreme temperatures. The ...

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 ...

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