Bobcat and John Deere Advance Onboard Sensor Technology

May 5, 2021
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The cutting edge of heavy equipment uses advanced technology to get the job done with precision and safety. Doosan Bobcat North America and John Deere recently announced efforts to advance and integrate advanced range-finding and targeting technology into their machines.

Doosan Bobcat North America is now partnering with Ainstein AI to incorporate radar-sensing technology into their equipment. The radar system and sensor system, powered by artificial intelligence, can alert operators in real time to job site obstacles. Bobcat plans to build their autonomous operation platform on Ainstein AI’s technology.

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John Deere has announced their newest 210G LC and 350G LC excavators are available with SmartGrade technology. With four different levels of the SmartGrade package, John Deere is offering a variety of solutions for precise grading operations, all powered by onboard sensors and GNSS positioning technology. Operators can create virtual fences that prevent over-digging and automatically guide the grading bucket, all from a cab-mounted control screen.

Bobcat and John Deere are just two of many heavy equipment manufacturers looking to leverage advanced technologies to make equipment operation simple, efficient, and safe. eqhq.com offers a variety of Bobcat and John Deere listings. Check out the eqhq.com marketplace today to add heavy equipment from these forward-thinking manufacturers to your fleet.