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Design to Paver – Conference Handbook now available

  Click below for the PDF Design to Paver Intelligent Construction Systems & Technologies Conference Handbook click here

July 20, 2014 in Uncategorized
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Oculus Rift & Project Morpheus-Virtual Reality Headsets for 3D Positioning & Machine Control?

The spotlight was on the virtual reality industry last week with a couple of big announcements. First, Facebook announced its 2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR, the maker of a virtual reality gaming headset called Oculus Rift. That is an amazing value given that less than 2 years ago, Oculus VR was asking for startup [...]

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized
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Intelligent Machine Control: New Komatsu Technology in partnership with Topcon

Intelligent Machine Control-New Komatsu Technology in partnership with Topcon I was honored to attend this press conference at Bauma today here in Munich. I wanted to post the PR but  will post a blog over the next couple of days regarding the significance of this integrated technology; very exciting stuff. Please stay tuned! Read Komatsu’s [...]

April 16, 2013 in Uncategorized
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US Residential Construction Spending- Up 19.23% from one year ago

Are things looking up? US Total Residential Construction Spending is at a current level of 292.16B, up from 284.45B last month and up from 245.04B one year ago. This is a change of 2.71% from last month and 19.23% from one year ago. These numbers are before the US Presidential election so it will be [...]

November 12, 2012 in Uncategorized
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Trimble Dimensions Re-Visted

This month’s article is about the 2010 Trimble Dimensions conference from an attendee’s point of view.  The man I interviewed  had lots of interesting perspectives on the conference and the advantage of being supported by a very forward-looking and progressive company.  They are one of those companies that believes in investing in its people and technology. [...]

December 31, 2010 in Paul's Blog, Uncategorized
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World of Concrete Review

I spent 2 days at World of Concrete. There were fewer attendees and exhibitors. Just like everyone expected. What follows are the surprises. Manufacturers are advancing. All the major machine control players were excited to talk to me about their latest irons on the fire. Look for some great hardware in the future, it is [...]

February 7, 2010 in Marco's Posts, Uncategorized
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Site Connectivity – Manage your 3D Machine Control Systems

The ability to remotely manage your assets have been a reality for several years. There are several new systems on the market as well as traditional machine control providers getting in the “haul truck” business. For more information, please see the new article “Site Connectivity – Positioning & Machine Controls Next Technology Step” There are [...]

January 6, 2010 in Randy's Blog, Uncategorized
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I See Some Stimulus Results Out There

As you may know, we get work from all over the country. In an effort to use this fact to the advantage of our readers, I have kept careful watch on projects recently. There has been a lot of press about the stimulus program. We are starting to see some of this work come through [...]

August 26, 2009 in Marco's Posts, Uncategorized
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Augmented Reality Browsers: Implications for 3D Machine Control & Positioning?

Layar and its mobile application has been quiet the technology buzz over the last couple of weeks.  Layar is a so-called “Augmented Reality Browser” that turns your camera phone into a powerful information portal that provides access to layered databases via the web.  The technology is using both the GPS receiver and internal compass for [...]

July 7, 2009 in Randy's Blog, Uncategorized
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