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Heavy Equipment Fleet Analytics and ‘Deep Learning’ Take Predictive Maintenance to the Next Level

Recent headlines from the Wall Street Journal (The Big-Data Future Has Arrived) and Washington Post (Analytics puts midmarket companies in the big leagues) have illustrated that big data and analytics are in the mainstream.  This is all pretty heady stuff,

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Heavy Equipment Maintenance Made Smarter with Telematics

Monitoring of heavy equipment can deliver many benefits, including reducing machine downtime and maintenance costs. But the challenge of having to access multiple portals for mixed fleets, and processing the volume of data they create, can be daunting. Fortunately, FleetEdge,

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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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