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Dewberry Performs Persistent Commissioning Pilot for North Carolina State University

July 13, 2016 - in Buildings, Energy, Maintenance, Projects

Dewberry is performing persistent commissioning (PCx), an advanced building analytics service, as a pilot program for North Carolina State University (NCSU). The project has been separated into two phases: initialization and ongoing monitoring. During initialization,…

Topcon Announces Increased Integration with Autodesk Scanning Software

LIVERMORE, Calif., CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands, June 1, 2016—Topcon Positioning Group announces increased integration in the Autodesk and Topcon…

New Generation of Controllers Automate a Wide Range of Rail Applications

May 31, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Rail

New Siemens automation controllers for rail applications are being launched on the market. The new rail-tested and approved Siplus extreme rail devices…

AIA and Autodesk Introduce New Feature to Automate 2030 Commitment Reporting Data

Philadelphia, May 19, 2016—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announce the release of a new feature – developed in collaboration with Autodesk – that will automate the AIA 2030 Commitment data reporting from energy analysis software directly…

Rhode Island Declares Automated Pothole Patching Machines a Success

May 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that as it is closing the books on the 2015-16 winter season, it is seeing a sharp reduction in the number of potholes thanks in large part to its decision to deploy automated pothole patching…

Caltrans Increasingly Relies on Mobile Mapping Rather than Traditional Surveying

Caltrans' high-tech Mobile Terrestrial Laser Scanning vehicle is revolutionizing traditional survey, design and engineering practices. Featuring seven cameras, two spinning lasers and amber rotator lights, it combines the use of a laser scanner and global…

Rail-SIT Railway Inspection and Analysis Software Released

April 1, 2016 - in Modeling, Products, Rail, Surveying/Mapping

The new Rail-SIT application is a high performance package for complete railway inspection and analysis. Highly Automated Detection of Rail Geometry and Interferences Mobile Mobile Mapping systems are more and more successfully implemented and exploited in…

Oversite: Reaching into the Future

January 31, 2016 - in Column

  An important part of our mission at Informed Infrastructure is to act as a resource on current practice as well as what readers can expect in the future. We do this in every issue with our “Future Forward” profile, which provides a window into applied…

FY17 Budget Proposal Contains Nearly $4 Billion for Automated Vehicles

January 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Sensors, Transportation

DETROIT – In his last State of the Union address, President Obama signaled his intent to invest in a 21st century transportation system.  U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today revealed part of the president’s proposal: a 10-year, nearly $4…

Siemens to Equip Line 4 of the Metro Paris for Driverless Operation

January 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Rail, Sensors

Siemens received an order from the Paris public transport operator RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) to equip the 27 stations of Paris Metro Line 4 with signaling and operations control systems. Fully automatic operation can increase the capacity…