The Necessity of Crane Safety

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Crane Accident at Jacob Javits Convention Center

Building evacuations may look orderly, but that does not mean they are free of disorder and an atmosphere of fear. Picture having to evacuate a building in New York City, on the 17th anniversary of 9/11, because of a dropped beam from a crane. Picture the effects of this accident near the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in which a … Read More

HoistCam Factsheet on Industrial Grade Monitoring Solution Factsheet by Purdue University

Chris Machut

Purdue Emerging Construction Technologies

Purdue University’s Construction Engineering & Management creates factsheet about Netarus’ HoistCam. Abstract (from Purdue) Safety and productivity are top priorities for contractors and industrial operations. Improving either makes a company more profitable and competitive. Technology advancements that can do both are important for every company to consider. HoistCamTM industrial-grade video monitoring solutions can improve employees’ productivity and workplace safety in the … Read More

ENR – With an Eye Already in the Sky, Crane Camera Goes Big Data

Chris Machut

February 1, 2017 – From Engineering News-Record (ENR) It started simple enough: a wireless camera mounted on the hook block of a tower crane, allowing the operator in the cab to see the rigger on the ground and the area around the hook. But just a few years later, Netarus’ HoistCam is part of a method to generate point-cloud images … Read More

Interview – With HoistCam From Netarus you can Relax and Monitor Sites From Anywhere

Chris Machut

Christopher G. Machut is founder and chief technology officer for Netarus, LLC, a Norfolk, Virginia based company that manufactures and sells industrial-grade video monitoring solutions, including HoistCam and HoistCam Director. Machut, a graduate of Virginia Tech, is an experienced computer engineer and business developer. Q: Some people in the crane industry remain unconvinced of video monitoring benefits and of reliability. … Read More

Real-time Jobsite Information to Increase Productivity

Chris Machut

Netarus specializes in designing situational awareness platforms for industrial facilities and heavy equipment such as cranes and marine vessels. Netarus engineers and manufactures platforms for some of the most demanding environments and locations. Servicing the community for over a decade, Netarus continues to provide innovative solutions for the internet-of-things and big data and offers significant experience in engineering, manufacturing and … Read More