On this episode of Digging Deeper, ForConstructionPros’ Wayne Grayson is joined by Caterpillar Product Specialist Alan Pumklin to go in-depth on remote equipment operation. Alan and Wayne discuss the evolution of remote operation from line-of-site technology all the way through semi-autonomous and fully autonomous equipment technology. But the bulk of the conversation rests around Cat Command Stations: virtual operator environments that allow equipment operators to operate machines thousands of miles away and give them the ability to switch between machines in seconds. How will this technology continue to evolve and how will it impact the construciton industry? Listen to find out.
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