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TAG: Utilities

NV5 Geospatial offers vegetation management tools for utilities

August 16, 2021By
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NV5 Geospatial debuts predictive modeling platform to improve utilities’ vegetation management programs NV5 Geospatial has launched Trim Optimization, a predictive modeling platform that enables electric utilities to enhance vegetation management programs with risk-based assessments. Using information from existing lidar and historical data, utilities can leverage Trim Optimization to prioritize tree-trimming activities by taking into account the risk posed by individual... read more

HEAD Aerospace satellite imagery now on UP42 marketplace

July 16, 2021By
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Deal makes data from 40 Chinese satellites available through UP42 now, another 40 by late 2021 UP42 has signed an agreement with HEAD Aerospace of Beijing to make image data from more than 40 Chinese Earth Observation satellites available on the UP42 marketplace. The broad selection of imaging capabilities from the constellations dramatically expands the range of applications in multiple... read more

Auterion partners with C2 Group to drive US-made drone adoption

February 23, 2021By
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Auterion, an open-source drone software platform provider, has partnered with C2 Group — a program, project and construction management firm — to power the use of drones for inspection, mapping and disaster response across the utilities and critical infrastructure industries. The collaboration has been formed after C2 Group conducted extensive testing of the Vantage Robotics Vesper drone powered by Auterion... read more

IQGeo software company acquires OSPInsight for fiber optics

December 1, 2020By
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IQGeo, a developer of geospatial productivity and collaboration software for the telecoms and utility industries, has acquired OSPInsight International Inc., a U.S.-based leader in fiber-optic network management. Under the terms of the agreement, IQGeo will purchase OSPInsight for $8.75 million, which will be funded through a mix of cash and shares. The completion of the acquisition is subject to shareholder final approval.... read more

NSGIC issues guidance for states to strengthen address data programs

July 9, 2020By
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Guidance issued for states to strengthen address data programs complete and accurate data necessary for emergency response, other government services A report issued by the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) targets a key dataset for state governments. “Best Practices for State Geospatial Maturity: Addresses” is available now. “Addresses are created by local address authorities in city, county, and tribal... read more

ProStar joins Trimble’s GIS Business Partner Program

July 9, 2020By
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Trimble GNSS integrates with PointMan field applications to identify, capture and record the precise geospatial location of utilities ProStar has joined Trimble’s GIS Business Partner Program. As part of the program, ProStar has implemented the Trimble Precision SDK (software developer kit) to integrate high-accuracy positioning capability in its PointMan mobile application running on smartphones and tablets using Trimble GNSS receivers.... read more

1Data Gateway helps streamline data delivery

March 11, 2020By
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1Spatial has released 1Data Gateway, an intuitive self-service web-portal for handling data validation, data processing and data enhancement. 1Data Gateway forms part of 1Spatial’s Location Master Data Management (LMDM) suite of products which ensures spatial data quality and consistency across the enterprise. Available in the cloud or on-premise, 1Data Gateway offers internal and external users a secure, fully scalable and... read more

1Spatial announces mobile platform for spatial data collection

February 27, 2020By
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New product enables collection, correction and confirmation of spatial data in the field The new Location Mobile App Platform (LMAP) by 1Spatial enables easy and flexible spatial data collection in the field. Leveraging existing expertise in data management and data quality into a mobile app platform delivers an easy to use user interface, flexibility in integration and in-built validation based upon business... read more

Drones and imagery: Utilities turn to artificial intelligence

December 19, 2019By

How AI and machine learning algorithms redefine the way utility companies manage their infrastructure By Jaro Uljanovs, Lead AI Developer and Data Scientist, Sharper Shape Artificial intelligence (AI) boasts a wide range of potential applications, across nearly every industry imaginable — healthcare, automotive, retail, even fast food. But it’s the utility industry where AI and machine learning (ML) are beginning... read more

Esri releases Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS to manage events in real time

February 7, 2018By
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Esri has released a new web browser application, allowing users to create reporting dashboards that use charts, gauges, maps and other visual elements to reflect the status and performance of people, services, assets and events in real time. Using dynamic dashboards through Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS, organizations of all types — from emergency operations centers to public utilities — can... read more