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CompassCom Unveils CompassLDE Connector for Real-Time Asset Tracking in ArcGIS

March 5, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

CompassCom today introduced the CompassLDE Connector for the Esri ArcGIS GeoEvent Processor, allowing organizations to track the locations and status of their mobile resources – vehicles, smartphones, and other GPS-enabled assets – in real time on their…

Latest Generation of Leica iCON GPS 80 Machine Control Receiver Increases Productivity

Leica iCON gps 80 is a compact and rugged GNSS receiver especially developed for a wide range of machine control applications to increase positioning…

EPA Sets Cleaner Fuel and Car Standards, Slashing Air Pollution and Providing Health Benefits to Thousands

March 3, 2014 - in Projects, Transportation

Based on extensive input from the public and a broad range of stakeholders, including public health groups, auto manufacturers, refiners, and states,…

McMurdo Group Announces Global Availability of Maritime Fleet Management Software Platform

February 27, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

McMurdo Group, a global leader in end-to-end search and rescue (SAR) and maritime domain awareness (MDA) solutions, today announced that its fleet management software platform is now available worldwide for partners to integrate into their existing maritime…

Satellite Services Provider Inmarsat Joins New M2M Trade Association, Looks to Expand

February 27, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Inmarsat, a leading global provider of satellite M2M services to the transportation, energy and government markets, will join the International M2M Council (IMC), a new trade association formed to promote the use of communications between machines, announced…

Ottawa a ‘National Embarrassment’ on Infrastructure Funding, Ontario Minister Says

February 26, 2014 - in Transportation

Canada’s federal government is a “national embarrassment” for not doing its fair share to build infrastructure, Ontario Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Glen Murray says. The country requires $1.3-billion worth of spending on everything from…

A New Sensor System Would Flag Structural Weaknesses before Bridges and Stadiums Collapse

February 23, 2014 - in Bridges, Facility Management, Projects, Sensors

NJIT will be part of an international team of engineers from universities in the U.S., Canada, and Qatar developing a novel system to detect the onset of structural damage on bridges, stadiums and other large public infrastructure. With a grant of just over…

Move MN Coalition Pushes $750 Million Tax Package for Transportation

February 20, 2014 - in Transportation

A large coalition of transportation, business and labor interests called Tuesday for a new 5 percent sales tax on fuel in Minnesota to help raise money for roads and transit projects. The group, which calls itself Move MN, laid out a $750-million-a-year spending…

How Mapping Software Gathers and Uses Traffic Information

February 19, 2014 - in Transportation

When you use mapping software for directions, the app typically gives you two trip times: how long it would take to reach your destination driving the speed limit or a couple of miles per hour faster (a traffic-free utopia, of sorts) and the time it would…

Michigan Tech Researches Feasibility of UAS Use in Transportation

February 17, 2014 - in Sensors, Transportation

The Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI) is currently looking into the use of UAS from a transportation perspective.  MTRI scientists and faculty from the main Michigan Tech campus are using unmanned aircraft systems to help the US Department of Transportation’s…