How Cameras on Cranes Can Increase Situational Awareness

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Situational awareness is defined by Wikipedia as, “the perception of environmental elements with respect to time or space, the comprehension of their meaning, and the projection of their status after some variable has changed, such as time, or some other variable, such as a predetermined event. It is also a field of study concerned with understanding of the environment critical … Read More

Cameras on Cranes: Laying Your Worries to Rest

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As we’ve already mentioned in our last article, there are many benefits to placing cameras on cranes. These cameras make it possible for the crane operator to see in places that were considered blind spots before. As you can imagine, lifting and moving loads which weigh several hundred pounds can be extremely dangerous in the best conditions. It becomes even … Read More

Benefits of Cameras on Cranes for the Operator

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While the crane operator has an eagle’s view of the job site, unfortunately, there are blind spots in his line of site which can be very dangerous for him and those working around him. Just as a blind spot can be dangerous for both a truck driver and the traffic around him, the same is true of blind spots for … Read More