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Trimble Partners with the Railhead Corporation to Bring Field-Proven Real-Time Remote Diagnostics System to North American Rail Markets

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 9, 2017—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it is partnering with Illinois-based Railhead Corporation to integrate real-time remote monitoring, diagnostics and on-board video to maximize locomotive asset utilization and productivity for railway operators. This combination will provide a complete picture of rail asset status to improve tracking, safety and operations. As part […]

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French Operator SNCF to implement IBM Watson Internet of Things tech

IBM have announced that French operator SNCF will use the IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) technology to enhance safety, security, and fleet availability. SNCF manage scheduling, operations, and maintenance for a network with 30,000 km of track, 15,000 trains, 3,000 stations, and 13.5 million passengers per day. The cloud-based Watson IoT platform will enable […]

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How will NEM Solutions’ new app make rail better?

Maintenance technology company NEM Solutions has released a new app that enables maintenance managers to receive real-time updates about the health of railway vehicles directly to their mobile. The availability of train fleet data has been a problem for many decades in the attempt to shift to digitalised rail maintenance. If data is not available […]

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Trimble Acquires Beena Vision to Expand its Rail Portfolio

Vision Technology Automates Train Inspection at High Speeds SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2017—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired privately-held Beena Vision Systems Inc., a manufacturer of vision-based automatic wayside inspection systems for the railroad industry, headquartered in Norcross, Ga. Financial terms were not disclosed. Beena Vision provides vision-based wayside detectors for the […]

5 ground breaking innovations that will shape the future of railway maintenance

5 ground-breaking innovations that will shape the future of railway maintenance

We are living in a time of innovation and massive progress. It is clear that the ever-increasing pace of technological achievements will be a major driver of change in the rail industry in the coming months and years. What’s more, the history of innovation teaches us that technological advancement is not just linear, but exponential. […]

5 breakthrough innovations and technologies that will shape the future of railway maintenance

We are living in a time of innovation and massive technological advancement, and it is clear that the ever-increasing pace of technological advancement will be a major driver of change in the rail industry in the coming months and years. What’s more, the history of technology teaches us that technological progress is not just linear, […]