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Avineon launches portal to highlight Esri’s Utility Network in ArcGIS

June 29, 2017By
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Avineon Inc. has launched a new portion of the Avineon Innovation Lab dedicated to articles, white papers and videos highlighting the impact of Esri’s Network Management System in the ArcGIS Platform. Avineon is a provider of geospatial, information technology and engineering support services. The new section focuses on Avineon’s contributions, expertise and partnership with Esri on the next evolution of GIS Network... read more

Esri and Idaho National Laboratory sign cyber security CRADA

June 9, 2017By

Organizations work together to fight cyber attacks with innovations to visualize threats. Esri and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL) have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) to collaboratively research and create prototype concepts with a specific focus on location intelligence solutions for the protection of critical infrastructure and critical missions. The work will... read more

EagleView acquires OmniEarth machine learning for water management

May 15, 2017By

EagleView, provider of aerial imagery and data analytics for government and commercial industries, has acquired OmniEarth, developer of machine learning technologies and decision-making tools for the water resource management, energy and insurance markets. With the acquisition, EagleView gains OmniEarth’s machine learning capabilities, resulting in higher accuracy and precision of existing automated datasets. OmniEarth’s ability to extract data from geospatial imagery will... read more

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OGC seeks public comment on conceptual hydrography model

January 20, 2017By

The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on its WaterML 2 – Part 3, Surface Hydrology Features Conceptual Model. The OGC WaterML 2 – Part 3, Surface Hydrology Features Conceptual Model (HY_Features) is part of an intended ‘OGC WaterML 2’ suite of standards that groups water-related OGC standards. The candidate standard follows Part 1: Timeseries, and... read more

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LandWorks upgrades Web AutoMapper service with USLandGrid

October 19, 2016By
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LandWorks Inc., a developer of innovative land management solutions, has improved its Web AutoMapper online service that translates land legal descriptions into GIS-ready map polygons. The updated Web AutoMapper features a new interface that is easier to use, including a job detail webpage that lets users review and edit polygons before purchase. Clients can now have their property polygons mapped against... read more

Story Map: Mapping Liquid Water on Mars

September 29, 2015By
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With NASA’s announcement on Monday that liquid water has been discovered on Mars, Esri has put together an interactive story map showing the craters and canyons on Mars that show evidence of water. Watch animations of the recurring slope lineae (water stains) across four different craters and explore satellite imagery and elevation data for the Red Planet. Below is an animation... read more

Researchers to Test Water Drone for Bridge Inspections

August 3, 2015By
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A research team at Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $187,000 grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to develop autonomous waterborne vehicles that can assist in bridge inspections. Although the technology is still in the early stages of development, the long-term aim is that the unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) could be... read more

Fugro Adds Bathymetry Capability before Pacific Campaign

April 22, 2015By

Fugro has commissioned an additional airborne laser bathymetry system to underpin its position in the development and application of bathymetric LiDAR technology. The combined Fugro LADS Mk 3 and Riegl VQ-820-G systems provide seamless measurements and mapping of nearshore and shallow water environments. The increased capability will enable Fugro to deliver simultaneous topographic and bathymetric surveys in multiple geographical areas.... read more

Esri Offers Webinar on ArcGis for Utility Assets

April 9, 2015By

Esri offers a standard set of templates that include maps, apps, and tools that support water, electric, gas and telecommunication industry workflows. To learn how to use these templates, tune in to the Esri live training seminar Utility Asset Inspection Using ArcGIS on April 16 at 9 a.m./11 a.m. and 3 p.m. PDT. Users will learn how to configure the templates based on... read more

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Trimble Unity Replaces Connect for Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Utilities

January 27, 2015By

Trimble introduced today its next generation suite of software applications for water, wastewater and stormwater utilities — Trimble Unity. Trimble Unity replaces Trimble Connect for Water and offers a unified cloud-based and mobile collaboration platform for smart water mapping and work management. Trimble Unity applications, or “apps,” support the following workflows: Mapping: Field and office GIS visualization and mapping of assets... read more

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