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Trimble Releases New Version of its Incident and Outage Management Solution for the Water and Wastewater Industry

June 14, 2013 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Wastewater, Water

Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today the release of its Trimble® eRespond® version 2013 outage management solution for water and wastewater utilities. Trimble eRespond is a rich modular software solution for managing outages and incidents on water and wastewater…

Outgoing FCC Chairman Suggests Private Network Support in Emergency Situations

June 7, 2013 - in Emergency

As the Boston Marathon bombings unfolded, thousands of anxious people in the region pulled out their mobile phones to connect with friends and family—and…

Race for Driverless Cars is in Full Throttle

April 7, 2013 - in Transportation

To call Tim Sylvester a road builder misses the point. The streets he intends to build are embedded with electronic sensors that may keep cars of the…

Smart Cities, Network Effects, and the Next Generation of Planning

March 4, 2013 - in Interview, Smart Cities

Michael Batty, a professor of planning at the University College London, Fellow of the British Academy, and founder and chairman of the board of the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), has had a distinguished career as a professor of geography and…

Asian Smart City Market $260B by 2020

January 17, 2013 - in Smart Cities

Smart cities and communities are a towering market opportunity for companies in the smart grid value chain such as utilities, and vendors of high-tech, software and wireless communication and electronic devices and systems. According to the report, Asia Smart…

Sensor Sensibility: Applications to Analytics, Modeling and Simulation

January 9, 2013 - in Column, Sensors

Deploying sensors in the environment provides opportunities that previously were impossible, or at least cost prohibitive. Twenty years ago, monitoring a wide field meant a deployed field crew visiting areas of interest frequently, or perhaps aerial surveys…

Smart Water Networks Can Save Utilities up to $12.5 Billion a Year Worldwide

December 5, 2012 - in Water

Smart water networks can save utilities across the globe up to $12.5 billion a year according to research commissioned by Sensus, a leading provider of intelligent solutions for electric, gas and water utilities. The findings, published in Water 20/20: Bringing…