Cat® Detect

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What can Cat Detect do for me?

By improving operator awareness of the work environment, Cat® Detect technology helps you work safer every minute of every day. That not only means fewer accidents and injuries—it also means less money spent on lost personnel time, equipment damage and lost production.

Cat Detect is a confidence-booster, too, letting your operators concentrate on the task at hand and work more productively. Some technology even records safety “events,” which you can use to train operators or make changes on site.


What technology is available?

Choose a system that’s right for your job needs, fleet and budget:

  • Camera Systems: Help eliminate blind spots and enhance operators’ views around equipment during start-up and operation with CCTV cameras tied to an in-cab display. Choose from one to four cameras in heavy-duty, light-duty and build-to-fit systems.
  • RFID Systems: Add another layer of protection with Radio Frequency Identification tags attached to ground personnel or fixed objects. An in-cab alarm and external speaker alert operators and ground workers when they get too close.
  • Machine Security Systems: Get more control over who can operate your machines and when by requiring a special electronic key or pass code to start equipment.


How do I get started?

Cat Detect technology works on any machine—existing or new, regardless of manufacturer. They’re available from the factory on new Cat equipment or as aftermarket or retrofit solutions from your Cat or SITECH dealer.

Cat Detect for Personnel


A combination of RFID tags, in-cab alarms and external speakers helps keep ground personnel out of harm’s way.

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Cat Detect with Machine Security System


This theft-deterrent system helps prevent unauthorized use of your equipment.

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Cat Detect with Vision for Construction


CCTV camera systems enhance operators’ visibility in the immediate area around their equipment.

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