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Traffic Sensors Will Aid Traffic Flow on I-15 During Upcoming Construction

March 21, 2017 - in News, Products, Transportation

POCATELLO – To aid traffic flow for tens of thousands of drivers during upcoming construction on Interstate 15 in eastern Idaho, the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is turning to new technology. Bluetooth-based roadway sensors in the Interstate 15…

Washington, D.C., Digital Kiosks and Sensor Network to Harvest a Wealth of Urban Data Including CyberCity 3D Buildings and Maalka Software

October 12, 2016 - in News, Projects

Washington, DC --  At seven feet tall and featuring 55-inch screens, the 30 kiosks coming to downtown D.C. will be much more than glorified digital ad…

Oversite: What Do We Learn from Sensors?

August 1, 2016 - in Column

The engineering mind may answer the title question with details on what each specific sensor is tuned to measure, along with figures from specification…

FHWA Targets Border Congestion with Technology

WASHINGTON – To reduce delays at U.S. border crossings in New York, Michigan and Washington, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration today awarded $256,470 for the use of innovative new technology that will provide information…

UTA Civil Engineer Creates Phone App to Gather Public Input on Flash Flooding

June 2, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors, Stormwater

D.J. Seo wants you to be his eyes on the weather – and more specifically to be watching for flash floods. The University of Texas at Arlington associate professor of civil engineering has launched a new Android cell phone app called iSeeFlood to encourage…

Miovision Launches Collaboration Platform for Transportation Project Management

KITCHENER, Ontario, May 3, 2016 – Miovision, a global leader in traffic systems technology, today launched Miovision Central, a cloud-based platform for traffic data projects. Central is a new way to add transparency to traffic projects by organizing, visualizing…

Beach Buoys Deployed to Detect Beach Contamination

April 28, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors, Water

Beachgoers may soon be able to know in a timely manner if the water is clean enough for swimming, thanks to some new technology developed by researchers from Michigan State University and the U.S. Geological Survey. The technology comes in the form of buoys…

Energy Management and Building Controls Specialist Autani, LLC Joins EnOcean Alliance

April 21, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy, Sensors

COLUMBIA, Md., April 21, 2016—Autani, LLC, a proven leader in building controls, has become a member of the EnOcean Alliance.  Autani incorporates a variety of EnOcean-based lighting and HVAC-focused devices into their EnergyCenter building control system,…

Communicating Vehicles Could Ease Through Intersections More Efficiently

March 21, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Sensors, Transportation

Imagine a scenario where sensor-laden vehicles pass through intersections by communicating with each other, rather than grinding to a halt at traffic lights. A newly published study co-authored by MIT researchers claims this kind of traffic-light-free transportation…

Microsoft’s Vision Zero Project Aims to Combat Traffic Congestion

March 11, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Sensors, Transportation

We all come together in the streets, and often at significant speeds. The laws of physics tell us that collisions would be a minor concern if no one went faster than 3 miles per hour. But at real world speeds, intersection visibility, signs, rules and rights…