Contractors World International Vol 7 No 1
The International VDI Conference - Connected Off-
is to be held May 10-11, 2016 at the
Hilton Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.
The current trend towards increased automation and
electrification of mobile Off Highway Machines is
On a daily basis, we are confronted with technology
trends such as Connectivity, Automation and Big Data.
But what is really behind these trends and how are they
linked to each other? How will the world of connected
mobile Off-Highway Machines change and develop in
Preparing for the Challenges of
Main goals of the automation process are the optimiza-
tion of efficiency and performance, the simplification of
operations, as well as the comfort for users.
Telematics solutions can help to increase productivity,
operability, energy efficiency and safety.
Even though connectivity and automation of Off-
Highway applications offer many benefits for the oper-
ators, there are still various open questions that need
to be discussed.
• How does the role of the operator of the machine
change in such a complex environment?
• How are operations optimized in practice?
• Generating Big Data, but how to handle the data
Caterpillar continues to work with key industry
players to help users benefit from advancements
in the fields of data analytics and drone technol-
ogy. The latest marketing agreement is between
Redbird and Caterpillar in the Europe, Africa and
Middle East region.
Contractors World International
International VDI Conference
May 10 - 11, 2016
• Connectivity • Automation • Data Management • Cyber Security
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