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Remote Control

Ways to Use a Safe Remote Control

Smart technology is leading to increased productivity and safety for workers across several industries including agriculture, construction, lawn care, and warehousing. With the addition of autonomy, workers are able to focus on higher-valued tasks instead of the 3Ds - dull, dirty, and dangerous. Though machines are “smarter,” there are still dangers that exist with onsite production. As artificial intelligence develops, it is still necessary for people to stay in the loop and have the ability to intervene or take control of a machine at a moment’s notice. With FORT’s Safe Remote Control (SRC), complex worksites are able to take advantage of automation while keeping humans safe and in control. 

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Remote Control

Dataspeed Launches Kinetic Kits With FORT Safe Remote Control

The road to redundant safety and wireless remote control for autonomous vehicle (AV) testing just became faster thanks to FORT's partnership with Dataspeed, a leader in autonomous research vehicles. The combination of our Safe Remote Control and Dataspeed's 'Drive-by-Wire' hardware and software system will equip researchers with a more controlled testing environment for autonomous vehicles and their applications.

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Construction

Case Study: Taking Control with Bay Shore’s “Drill Sergeant” Attachment

Bay Shore Systems, an Idaho-based manufacturer of custom engineered drilling rigs, gives its customers around the world the “extra advantage” by providing superior, reliable drills for extreme and conventional foundation drilling. Bay Shore’s solutions serve specialty drilling contractors across a wide range of sectors from excavation and landscaping to public utilities and wind.

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Construction

Ways to Make Your Next Excavation Job Safer and More Efficient

Worker health and safety, higher project costs, labor shortages, and extended project timelines are top of mind for construction business owners. Today, advancements in construction technology, including automated equipment, are helping business owners address some of their common challenges. For many, automation is overwhelming or simply unfamiliar which makes it difficult to get started. But according to research from the Construction Institute, “technology can improve construction industry productivity by 30-45%, as well as improve material predictability and reliability.” So taking on the challenge of automation now can mean big things for your ROI later. 

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