Technology

Construction and engineering technology is changing the way companies design and execute their plans, faster than ever. With advancements in construction technology coming faster than ever, no industry can afford to miss out on the latest trends. With new technologies like autonomous equipment, 3D printed building materials, bridges, and more, to virtual reality headsets to show customers what their building will look like in real life, it is more important than ever to keep up with changing technology in the construction world.



Next Generation of JLG Augmented Reality App Now Available

JLG Industries Inc. announced updates to the JLG Augmented Reality (AR) app, giving the digital tool a facelift and expanding its capabilities to be even more useful to users on a day-to-day basis. The next-generation upgrades include an all-new interface and experience, new content, cloud-based and offline use, expanded machine inspections functionality and a new "Fleet" feature....


Propeller Aero, Quantum-Systems Partner to Provide PPK Support for Trinity F90+ Drone

Propeller Aero, the drone data visualization and analytics platform, and Quantum-Systems, the Unmanned Aircraft Systems developer, announced their joint effort to include compatibility of Propeller's site surveying and 3D mapping software with Quantum-Systems' Trinity F90+ drone....


Compact Track Loader Simulator Training Pack Replicates Machine Instability to Provide Training

CM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex training simulators, has announced the release of its compact track loader (CTL) simulator training pack. It is the only simulation-based solution that accurately replicates machine instability and lift clearance, according to the manufacturer....


Barko Brings Real-Time Operational Intel to Forestry Equipment: Barko Insight

Barko Hydraulics, a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of innovative heavy equipment solutions for the forestry, vegetation management and material handling industries, has introduced Barko Insight, a remote platform designed to monitor the performance of heavy machinery....


Interstate 24 Smart Corridor Project in Tennessee to Tackle Road Congestion

Facing growing vehicle congestion in Rutherford County, Tenn., work is under way again on the Interstate 24 Smart Corridor project designed to implement signal technology and roadway changes to give commuters driving between Murfreesboro and Nashville more predictable travel times....


Trimble Introduces High-Accuracy OEM GNSS Receiver Module for Industrial Autonomy Applications

Trimble introduced the BD9250, a dual-frequency OEM GNSS receiver module that supports Trimble RTX correction services. The receiver is designed to deliver high-accuracy positioning for a range of high volume, autonomous-ready applications used in the agriculture, construction, robotics and logistics industries worldwide....


Battle Motors Picks T-Mobile to Connect New Software

T-Mobile announced on May 9 that Battle Motors has selected the Un-carrier as the preferred provider of IoT connectivity and management for thousands of new Battle Motors battery electric trucks rolling off the Ohio-based production line....


Technology Drives Data Center Construction Efficiency

The new Dekalb Data Center located on a 500-acre campus in Dekalb, Ill., is on track to be one of the most sustainable facilities of its kind. Designed to be LEED Gold Certified, the facility incorporates energy and water conservation as well as waste reduction processes....


Foley Equipment Welcomes New Chief Information Officer Kirk Hay

Foley Equipment announced the addition of Kirk Hay as new chief information officer on May 9. Hay will lead the dealer's information technology, business intelligence and cyber security operations. Foley CEO Ann Konecny said that Hay is joining the company during strong growth....


FleetWatcher Helps Companies Improve Driver Behavior

Earthwave Technologies' FleetWatcher telematics platform monitors four key "safe driver" metrics, allowing companies to track and amend driver behavior. This GPS-based platform captures vehicle data from either the FleetWatcher App or from an in-vehicle device....