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Energy Mapping Firm Expands Power Transmission Data

October 25, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Energy mapping and data provider, MAPSearch, announced that they have successfully digitized and added data from over 700 electric power transmission projects to their mapping database in 2013.  "PennWell's acquisition of TransmissionHub and GenerationHub…

TomTom Talks of Cars that are Actively Mapping

October 18, 2013 - in Transportation

TomTom's Jan-Maarten de Vries shared a scenario for how such applications would work during a Center for Automotive Research event in suburban Detroit.…

Renew’s Smartphone Data Capture Offers Real-time Insight

August 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

The results provided a concise breakdown (to the 50th of a second) of the movement, type, direction, and speed of unique devices that the Renew Network…

EPA Proposes Rule to Modernize Clean Water Act Reporting

July 31, 2013 - in Projects, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a rule that would modernize Clean Water Act (CWA) reporting processes for hundreds of thousands of municipalities, industries, and other facilities by converting to an electronic data reporting system.…

AeroMetric Announces GeoApps, A New Family of Geospatial Cloud Solutions

July 9, 2013 - in Corporate, Projects

At the 2013 Esri User Conference, AeroMetric announced GeoApps, a new family of geospatial cloud solutions that operationalize geospatial data and services from their acquisition in any sensor through its deployment within the enterprise. GeoApps leverage…

Greener Cities Project Wins NASA Challenge

May 23, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors, Smart Cities

Students at the Software Engineering and Management bachelor program at University of Gothenburg, were appointed winners of NASA's Space Apps Challenge in Gothenburg in April. Their concept of "Greener Cities" will now be judged by an international jury. The…

New Solution Helps Utilities with Incident Management After a Storm

February 26, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

While utility companies across large areas of the Midwestern and Northeastern United States work to restore utility service to their customers, 3-GIS, a leading GIS software solutions company, highlighted its release of a powerful tool for the utility industry…

The Trillion-Node Network of the Internet of Things

December 11, 2012 - in Uncategorized

Widespread machine-to-machine (M2M) communication is bringing about the Internet of Things — or 'the trillion-node network', as the authors of this book put it. Trillions: Thriving in the Emerging Information Ecology, which is written by the three principals…

Empowering Cities with Data

December 9, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Like a machine, our cities are made up of a variety of moving parts—needing maintenance and upkeep to run properly. Our cars have convenient dashboards that alert us when the oil is running low or our engines are malfunctioning. Wouldn’t it be great if…

Transforming Government through Location Intelligence

November 2, 2012 - in Smart Cities

The increasing wealth of data provided daily by smartphones, physical sensors and the Internet — the “digital exhaust” created as a byproduct of millions of our daily lives— has given rise to new models and opportunities for government to better understand…