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Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Visualizes Smart Grid with Space-Time Insight’s Situational Intelligence Software

March 11, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

Space‐Time Insight, the leading provider of next‐generation situational intelligence solutions, today announced that the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has implemented Space-Time Insight’s geospatial and visual analytics software. The software…

Trimble Launches Online Information Management Platform for Geospatial Professionals

March 11, 2014 - in Corporate

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the InSphere platform for geospatial information management. An innovative approach for central management of…

SiteMonitor4D Supports Teck Coal Production

March 11, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Maintenance, Sensors

Teck Coal, the world’s second largest exporter of steelmaking coal, has implemented a state of the art laser monitoring system at their Fording River…

Saskatchewan Utilities Work to Reduce Damage to Buried Lines

March 10, 2014 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects

SaskPower, SaskEnergy and SaskTel say they are expanding efforts in 2014 to reduce the number of incidents where damage occurs to buried power, natural gas and telecom lines. The three Crown utilities say they have seen, on average, a rising trend of infrastructure…

Esri Launches Climate Resilience App Challenge

March 10, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Environment

In June 2013, President Obama announced a comprehensive Climate Action Plan. This blueprint for action includes the Climate Data Initiative, an effort to encourage tech innovators to use data about climate change risks and impacts in compelling ways to help…

Accenture to Help Thames Water Prove the Benefits of Smart Monitoring Capabilities

March 10, 2014 - in Projects, Water

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been selected by Thames Water, the largest provider of water and wastewater services in the UK, to prove new ways of working by integrating its business systems with its operations technologies. Using Accenture Smart Grid Services…

Trimble Releases SketchUp 2014 with Expanded 3D Warehouse and New Tools to Support BIM Workflows

Trimble released SketchUp 2014, the latest version of its popular 3D modeling platform for architects, engineers, design  and construction professionals, as well as members of the global maker community. SketchUp 2014 features major enhancements to SketchUp's…

Topcon TopNETlive Growing Quickly

March 7, 2014 - in Corporate

Topcon Positioning Group announces the expansion of its TopNETlive network service into nineteen states and five Canadian provinces, making it the fastest growing DGPS and RTK network service in North America. The 24 states and provinces now included in the…

Climate Change: Energy Infrastructure Risks and Adaptation Efforts

March 7, 2014 - in Energy, Projects

According to assessments by the National Research Council (NRC) and the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), U.S. energy infrastructure is increasingly vulnerable to a range of climate change impacts--particularly infrastructure in areas prone to…

3D Vegetation Library Delivers Advanced Models for Urban Design and GIS Professionals

March 6, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

Esri, the leading provider of GIS solutions, and e-on software, the leader in 3D immersive nature technologies, today announced a technology agreement to add 3D vegetation inside Esri products. Under the terms of the agreement, Esri incorporated a custom-developed…