Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announced at ConExpo a new option for Caterpillar Next Gen Hydraulic excavator users to leverage Leica Geosystems’ 3D machine control solution with Cat Assist features.
Described as a ‘strategic cooperation’ Leica Geosystems and Caterpillar now offer simplified installation of the Leica MC1 3D machine control technology into Caterpillar Next Gen 2D excavators.
HEROWEAR’S LATEST EXOSUIT
Protective clothing supplier HeroWear has unveiled the latest version of its back-assist exosuit, the Apex 2.
The company says that the Apex 2 suit weighs less than 3 pounds and can take 75 pounds of the strain off a typical worker’s back with every lift, whilst reducing muscle strain.
HILTI ENTERS PARTNERSHIP
Hilti has entered into a strategic partnership with construction robotics firm Canvas that will see the company assume manufacturing responsibilities for future Canvas systems.
Founded in 2017, US-based Canvas is the manufacturer of a drywall finishing robot that utilises artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and 3D technology to apply both level 5 and level 4 drywall finishes in a fraction of the time of conventional methods.