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Telematics and the future of digitalization in rental
ZTR speaks with ALH about the future of telematics and data within the access and rental industries
Video interview: telematics and the future of digitalization in rental
Paul Wilson, Senior Director – ZTR Commercial Development & Operations, IIoT Division, speaks with ALH about current and future technologies within the access and rental industries
SmartEquip launches e-Commerce store
SmartEquip has debuted a new e-Commerce Store and e-Commerce Support program for equipment owners of multiple brands
Serious Labs’ simulators approved by Energy Safety Canada
Serious Labs’ VR MEWP simulators will be used for training with Energy Safety Canada (ESC)
Serious Labs developing VR driving simulator
Serious Labs is developing a virtual reality commercial truck driving simulator with support from government organizations
JLG launches on-demand virtual experience
JLG’s new ‘Access Your World’ online experience showcases productivity, safety and technology through virtual jobsites and more
Sunbelt Rentals UK invests in ZTR telematics
Introduced across its powered access fleet, the solution addresses unauthorised use, theft and unsafe operation
Telematics and asset tracking: Data-driven change
The transition from reactive to predictive equipment fleet management is driving telematics and asset tracking. Belinda Smart reports.
U.S. Battery renews AGM line
The updated AGM Deep Cycle battery line is specifically designed for increased deep cycling performance
Video interview: How the global pandemic changed training
 Lindsey Anderson and Jim Colvin, CEO of Serious Labs, discuss how Covid-19 accelerated the use of simulator training and assessments in an exclusive video interview
Genie debuts rental-focused tech add-on
Genie’s new Access Manager will allow rental companies to remotely manage and access their fleets
Trackunit launches ‘Kin’ tag
Bluetooth tag with 400m range designed to locate small tools and attachments
Electric scissors
A stalwart of construction, scissor lifts are evolving at a breakneck speed. Lindsey Anderson reports on design and industry trends.
JLG & Oshkosh to partner with Microvast
The new partnership between JLG/Oshkosh and Microvast looks to expand JLG’s battery technology and electrification product offerings
EquipmentShare opens third location in Houston
EquipmentShare, a US equipment and digital technology provider, is opening a third location in the southwest Houston area in Texas
Serious Labs partners with college for VR training
Serious Labs will provide Grande Prairie Regional College in Alberta with a MEWP simulator for technical training
ZTR expands into Japan
Telematics provider ZTR is opening a new office in Japan as part of its 2021 global expansion plan
Point of rental acquires RentItOnline
RentItOnline will initially be integrated with the Syrinx software, with founder Glenn Pearson remaining involved
Trackunit and IPAF launch digital operator licence
The ePAL app will offer a digital version of IPAF’s PAL card, with a range of telematic features 
Ahern suing EquipmentShare
Ahern Rentals claims telematics technology used by EquipmentShare infringes on patent
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