The Future Has Arrived: 5D RoboticsTM Has Developed Autonomous Heavy Equipment Tech for United Rentals with a Distinct Human Element
It’s happening again. A technology that got a lukewarm reception in the consumer markets is in the first stages of creating a revolution the heavy equipment sector. The first time this happened it was the Internet of Things (IoT). Four years ago, when told IoT technology could enable consumers to adjust their home thermostat from their smartphone while stuck in traffic, many just yawned. But when OEMs and heavy equipment managers realized IoT could help them cut millions of dollars out of their fuel bills or check critical tire pressures on mining trucks half a world away, they embraced it with enthusiasm.