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Published: 20 Feb 2017 09:00 CDT

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GIS News Snippets as of 20 Feb 2017

20 Feb 2017 09:00 CDT

Brief news abstracts about GIS industry



Smart Gas Market Is Expected To Exceed More Than Us$ 14 Billion By 2024

20 Feb 2017 09:00 CDT

Market Research Engine has published a new report titled as “Smart Gas Market By Technology (Meter Data Management (MDM), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Geographic Information System (GIS), Others); By Device Type and By End Users – Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2016 – 2024”.......continued ...



Toms River Mua Partners With Meemim To Spearhead The Next-Generation Utility-Locating And Planning Tool For Municipalities And Public Utilities

20 Feb 2017 09:00 CDT

The Toms River Municipal Utilities Authority (TRMUA) has partnered with Meemim Corp., a developer of knowledge-management software and mixed-reality applications, to create the next-generation pipe and cable locating tool for municipalities, public utilities and contractor services. The upcoming release blends Meemim’s knowledge-management platform, ArcGIS (by ESRI), and advanced mixed-reality (MR) technology. The platform is the first of its kind in the world.

The Meemim vGIS application leverages Microsoft HoloLens to deliver real-time in-field holographic visualization of underground pipes, valves, cables and other utility objects, including related information and support materials. The system combines object holograms with object-specific data to provide a hands-free method for field technicians to understand the infrastructure they need to service while on site....continued ...




US Legislation Revived To Curb Warrantless Geolocation Tracking

20 Feb 2017 09:00 CDT

U.S. legislators have reintroduced bills that would place curbs on warrantless access by the government to electronically generated geolocation information of Americans, including on the use of cell-site simulators that can capture cellphone data.

Bicameral legislation introduced Wednesday, called the Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act, aims to create clear rules for when law enforcement agencies can acquire an individual’s geolocation information, generated from electronic devices like smartphones, GPS units and Wi-Fi equipped laptops....continued ...




NYU Tandon Professors Build Ai To Help Autonomous Vehicles Locate Themselves On Digital Maps

20 Feb 2017 09:00 CDT

Self-driving cars could account for 21 million new vehicles sold every year by 2035. Over the next decade alone such vehicles — and vehicles with assisted-driving technology — could deliver $1 trillion in societal and consumer benefits due to their improved safety.

For autonomous vehicles to make good on that promise they will need onboard artificial intelligence (AI) technology able to link them to highly detailed maps that reflect every change i...continued ...




Mobility Predictions for 2017

20 Feb 2017 09:00 CDT

For #genmobile a phone is not really technology, it is just how you get things done. For enterprises this means that mobile strategy is not about technology it is about providing staff with what they expect. ...continued ...



How Spatial Data Adds Value To The Internet Of Things

20 Feb 2017 09:00 CDT

Geospatial information — an amalgam of data on an object’s location and attributes — is gaining increased attention beyond its traditional home in geographic information systems (GIS) communities. ...continued ...



Industry Notes as of 20 Feb 2017

20 Feb 2017 09:00 CDT

Technology and GIS abstracts affecting Government, Utility and Technology industries



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20 Feb 2017 09:00 CDT

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