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Louisiana Levees to Be Mapped by Drones

July 20, 2014 - in Erosion control, Maintenance, Water

South Lafourche's levees will be viewed though an unconventional eye in the coming months. Levee District Director Windell Curole said the district is in the early stages of working on an agreement to have its levees inspected by unmanned drone equipped with…

Ten Million Dollar Federal Highway Administration Inspection Contract Awarded to Alta Vista

June 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

The Department of Transportation-Federal Highway Administration’s Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD) has awarded Alta Vista Solutions (Alta…

Use of Aibot X6 for Powerline Inspection Wins German Prize for Innovation

May 28, 2014 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects, Sensors

The German Institute of Management awarded the DeutschenIdeenPreis (the German Prize for ideas) to RWE Deutschland AG for the application of the hexcopter…

3D Technology Enhances Underwater Bridge Inspection

A new technology that uses 3D-imaging sonar will enable MnDOT engineers to visualize the substructure of a bridge in a way they never have before. Until now, MnDOT has relied on human divers and depth finders to identify problems beneath the water. Divers…

Fugro’s Aran Passes the UK Scanner Accreditation

May 8, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Fugro Roadware, developer of the ARAN system and the world’s leading highway asset management solution provider, was recently re-accredited for the UK’s SCANNER specification by TRL (the accrediting agency). SCANNER is a national standard in the UK and…

Mobile Apps Increase the Productivity of Infrastructure Professionals Working in the Field

April 6, 2014 - in Feature, Featured, Modeling

When working in the field, it is important that personnel are able to view and analyze the most current infrastructure data. Bentley’s mobile Apps bring that information to field crews’ fingertips, whether they leverage that data in construction, maintenance,…

Aibotix Launches a New Generation of Copters with the Aibot X6 V2

February 5, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors

The year 2014 has just started and the company Aibotix from Kassel presents its new version of the Aibot X6, the Aibot X6 V2, just on time for the new year. After having sold more than 150 copters worldwide, Aibotix starts off to the second round and puts…

Gainesville Regional Utilities Mines with Cityworks Analytics

November 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) is reaping the benefits of Cityworks Analytics, a set of templates designed to help organizations better measure their work activities, expenses, and key performance indicators (KPIs). The solution has provided GRU a means…

Central Arkansas Water Uses Cityworks Expansively in the Field

September 27, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

Central Arkansas Water (CAW) has more than sixty users operating Cityworks on laptops in the field, keeping critical asset management data up to date in real time. Currently using Cityworks in its Distribution, Customer Service, Administration, and Engineering…

Intergraph Mobile Alert App Enables Citizen Crowdsourcing

August 29, 2013 - in Corporate, Projects

Intergraph has released Intergraph Mobile Alert, a new mobile application for crowdsourcing incident information. Intergraph Mobile Alert simplifies reporting for citizens. Cities benefit by enlisting the masses to help define and pinpoint issues, such as…