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Maintenance Module Helps Heavy Equipment Managers Make Smarter Decisions

Remote monitoring of heavy equipment can deliver many benefits including reducing machine downtime and maintenance costs. However, many fleet managers opt against remote monitoring systems to help with their maintenance programs, partly because of the volumes of data that can

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From Caterpie to Caterpillar: IoT Raises Augmented & Virtual Reality Beyond Child’s Play

The Internet of Things (IoT) is often equated with beneficial yet relatively simple solutions—the IoT is still in a relative state of infancy, and so too is the complexity of available solutions. Solutions such as coordinating garbage collection routing based

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Construction Equipment Rental Market Reducing Downtime (and Costs) with Telematics

A recent report released by technavio profiled the expected growth of the heavy equipment rental market, specifically for construction equipment. Highlighting a healthy industry CAGR of 7+% until 2019 with higher growth in key geography markets such as Europe and

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Smart Heavy Equipment Maintenance: Remote Monitoring Reduces Servicing Costs

Remote monitoring of heavy equipment can deliver many benefits including reducing machine downtime and maintenance costs. For example, take a look at the article about Komatsu’s remote monitoring system that appeared in the its Down to Earth magazine (see p.

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Satellite Monitoring for Remote Water Pumps in Ecuador

Interesting satellite water monitoring application highlighted over at ReachBeyond.org, which improves efficiency, reduces site visits and helps people in need. The system uses satellite technology to “enable quicker detection of maintenance issues and to save unnecessary travel time and expense for

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