Smart Machines, Automation & Robotics
John Deere adds 470G to SmartGrade excavator lineup
SmartGrade excavators offer four grade management options, including SmartGrade, SmartGrade-Ready with 2D, 3D Grade Guidance and 2D Grade Guidance
Cat excavators get remote-control capability, potentially easing worker shortage
Cat Command for Excavating available in line-of-sight or non-line-of-sight configurations for enhanced safety on the job site
Researchers develop autonomous excavator system that’s ‘closely equivalent’ to human performance
The project is among the first uncrewed excavation systems to be deployed in real-world scenarios and continuously operating for over 24 hours
Doosan now offers Trimble Earthworks as factory-installed option for excavators
Available to order in North America from the Doosan dealer network, Doosan offers built-in 2D machine control 
Three contractors explain the why and how of machine control
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Tech Talks examine considerations involved in the decision to invest in machine control for construction fleets
Caterpillar surpasses 3 billion tonnes hauled autonomously
Cat Command for Hauling used in wide range of commodities across a growing number of haul truck class sizes
Can a pet robot help on your job site?
Trimble and Piaggio Fast Forward collaborate to enable robots and machines to follow people and other machines on construction sites
JCB aids robotic building project
OEM’s Hydradig excavator being used to test advanced techniques for off-site construction
Doosan Bobcat acquires stake in tech firm Ainstein
Partnership to develop radar sensors for autonomous technology
Smart Machines Deere’s Path To The Future
New strategy plus ’new vision and operating model’ to accelerate the integration of smart technology
Komatsu Machine Control 2.0 available on D51i-24 and D61i-24 dozers
Proactive dozing control allows less experienced operators to automatically cut/strip from existing terrain
‘Smart’ tyres for automation in construction
Goodyear and SafeAI collaborate on tyres for autonomous vehicles
New Leica-ready factory kit for Doosan DX255LC-5 excavator
Semi-automated functionality increases productivity and accuracy while decreasing fatigue and fuel consumption
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