TAG: Internet of Things

Peering behind the mapping curtain

February 11, 2019By
Augmented Reality view from the Mapbox Vision SDK. (Image: Mapbox)

Location intelligence powers applications with data and “live maps” updated continuously. According to Forbes, 70 percent of telecommunications companies consider location intelligence critical to their success. The intelligence data is provided by specialists such as Google, Esri, Here and PlaceIQ. In January, Sprint and location intelligence startup Mapbox launched precision mapping technology with the Curiosity IoT network. The 5G network’s... read more

Sprint launches Curiosity IoT precision mapping system with Mapbox

January 9, 2019By
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Bentley Systems to acquire AIworx for machine learning, IoT

November 13, 2018By
AIworx machine learning and IoT technologies leverage digital twins’ analytics visibility for infrastructure asset performance. (Image: iStock.com/metamorworks via Bentley Systems)

Bentley Systems has entered an agreement to acquire Quebec City-based AIworx, provider of machine learning and internet of things (IoT) technologies and services. Bentley Systems is a global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors and owner-operators for the design, construction and operations of infrastructure. The addition of AIworx brings advancements in data collection and analysis to leverage... read more

Roadmap helps guide city planners to the smart, connected cities

May 30, 2017By

The 5G network, augmented reality, machine learning and other innovations are delivering a wealth of options to rapidly advance the power of Smart Cities technology. The Smart Cities Technology Roadmap helps city planners know what’s on the horizon for tomorrow so that they can start developing their technology vision today. The report is developed by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry... read more

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Esri’s advanced analytics designed to increase retail sales

January 20, 2017By

Esri is partnering with GISinc to analyze customer behavior to help retailers increase sales. Esri will integrate itsspatial analytics platform with GISinc’s indoor mapping capabilities to analyze data collected by sensor-enabled overhead smart lighting systems and from opt-in mobile data from customer phones. The solution will enable retailers to track behaviors, using information including customer locations inside the store and items selected... read more

OGC invites participation in Electromagnetic Spectrum Working Group

November 28, 2016By

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is calling for participation in its newly established Electromagnetic Spectrum Domain Working Group (EM Spectrum DWG). This group will review requirements for an international open standard data model and derived encoding(s) for data describing electromagnetic fields in real-world environments. After reviewing requirements, the group may charter an OGC Standards Working Group to develop the standard... read more

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OpenSensorHub: Tackling a modern geospatial ‘Tower of Babel’

January 7, 2016By

The SWE standards, now in version 2.0, have been adopted worldwide supporting scientists, emergency responders and the military. Although SWE opened the door to geospatial integration, much work still remains to clear the path for use of geospatial-capable devices via the Internet. read more

Esri takes top award for Internet of Things innovation

January 4, 2016By
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Geospatial technology company Esri was honored at the TM Forum Catalyst InFocus event for the company’s contributions to developing solutions for a more connected world. TM Forum, a global industry association for digital business, presented Esri and partners with the Most Innovative Catalyst Award. “We’re driving toward the ultimate Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem where you can bring different applications... read more

Esri, Microsoft join on location, spatial services

December 22, 2015By

Esri Inc. is working with Microsoft to integrate location services and spatial analytics to the Microsoft Azure IoT (Internet of Things) Suite. The collaboration will rapidly enable IoT scenarios by offering customers and partners a set of highly capable platform services as ready-to-use, preconfigured solutions. The forthcoming integrated offering is the next step in Microsoft’s and Esri’s long-standing alliance to... read more

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SAP Accelerates Geo-Enabled Access to Enterprise Data

July 23, 2015By

SAP SE is offering new capabilities to turbocharge spatial intelligence by simplifying, accelerating and geo-enabling access to enterprise data. In the era of the Internet of Things (IoT), proliferation of low-cost location-aware devices is augmenting enterprise data with the “where” component. The SAP HANA platform can help break the silos between enterprise and GIS systems, enabling companies to get more value from... read more