Contractors World International Vol 7 No 1
volume and who actually owns the data?
• What are the challenges related to software
At the conference, experts from the Off-Highway as
well as IT industry get together to share their experiences
and discuss how the Off-Highway industry can deal with
challenges and opportunities related to the connectivity
and automation of mobiles machines in the future.Click here to view program
At this international VDI Conference, experts will discuss
the following topics:
• Major technology trends in the Off-Highway
• Optimizing operations and performance through con-
nectivity and data
• New control concepts and driver assistance
• Challenges of the big data transformation
• Cyber security questions
• Autonomous Off-Highway machines
Delegates will have the opportunity to meet interna-
tional specialists from major OEMs such as:
• Caterpillar (USA)
• CNH Industrial (Italy)
• AGCO Corporation (USA)
• Volvo Construction Equipment (Sweden)
• Komatsu Mining (Germany)
• Deere & Company (USA)
• Ammann (Switzerland)
In a special keynote,
provide an insight into the potentials of
Big Data analytics.
This conference will be of great interest to all contrac-
tors, quarrying and mining operators, consultants, own-
ers, developers and Government organisations involved
in off-highway activities.
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•The Association of German Engineers (VDI)
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releases two new edi-
tions to its CX total station series
with availability in the Americas
and Europe, both featuring en-
hanced reflectorless operation.
The new CX-50 is designed to
provide an entry-level option
with a fast and powerful EDM.
The CX-100LN is built to offer a
long-range reflectorless EDM.
“Surveyors have long enjoyed the easy-to-use,
high-precision, rugged and reliable CX series
of total stations,”
said Ray Kerwin, director of global surveying
offers 2 and 5 arc second accuracies, a bat-
tery life of up to 15 hours, dual axis compensation, a
waterproof design, and a laser pointer.
provides 2 and 5 arc second accuracies,
a 36-hour battery life, dual axis compensation, a laser
pointer, and Bluetooth connectivity.
Integrated TSshield provides remote ability to track,
secure, and support the instrument. Its IP66 dust-
proof/waterproof rating, heavy-duty metal chassis and
handle, and work-week battery life add to the attrac-
tions of the new CX conventional total stations.
Rotary Position Sensor
division has launched a new
non-contact, rotary position
sensor from its brand family
of Penny & Giles.
With an 8 mm low-pro-
file sensor body and a small
footprint, this fully-encapsulated,
IP68/IP69K-rated sensor offers ex-
ceptional levels of performance
against water, dust, shock, vibration and
The NRH300DP is ideal for use by OEMs of on- and
off-highway vehicles that are destined for use in chal-
lenging environments, and as a cost-effective solution
for medium volume applications where a select num-
ber of options or degree of customization may be
Versatile, factory-programmable electronics can
also be easily set to one of two analogue voltage out-
put ranges (0.5-4.5V or 0.2-4.8V) or one of three PWM