Steer Remote was first released to the public in 2019. This turnkey product enables any piece of heavy equipment to be operated remotely. The Steer Remote product is usually used in hazardous working environments like; underground, explosives, radioactivity, avalanches, mudslides, etc. Operators can be located up to thousands of kilometres away from the machines they are operating.
Operator chair with joysticks and typically two or three control panels (touch screens):
Operator is able to configure the Steer Remote system, machine ignition, handbrake, rpm etc.
One large 4k UHD monitor
showing low-latency (optimized) video streams from the machine
Wireless network infrastructure
Various Steer components
installed in the machine to enable remote control. Machines that do not have electronically controlled valves will need to have the hydraulic system modified. It is preferred to use brand new construction equipment with electronically controlled valves when using Steer products.
Installation, testing, training of operators, documentation and support.
This is the monitor from the cabin of the machine. This is typically used to turn on lights, activate GradeAssist, display fuel level, warning/error messages from the machine etc.
For machine control and GPS Support. (Leica, Topcon, Trimble etc.)
CATERPILLAR D8 Next Gen
A Cat D8 NextGen dozer was equipped with our teleoperated Remote Control kit in order to operate underground in a hazardous environment.
We have successfully fitted our remote-control system to a wide range of Caterpillar excavators.
A Volvo ECR25D was retrofitted with the Steer remote-control system for EOD use.
Two Caterpillar 730 articulated dump trucks (ADT) were fitted with our remote-control system for use in artillery range cleanup.
JOHN DEERE 8360 R
In 2012 a John Deere 8260 R tractor was fitted with our remote-control system.
In 2017 we fitted a Volvo A40G FS articulated dump truck with the Steer remote control system.