Category Archives: Energy/Utilities

Enmapp provides pipeline construction monitoring and quality assurance to some of the world's largest energy companies

Enmapp’s Customers Reap the Benefit of the Mobile Revolution

Above: Enmapp provides pipeline construction monitoring and quality assurance to some of the world’s largest energy companies. With the price of crude half what it was only a year ago, and the price of natural gas not faring that much better, a trip through the oil patch shows production only where it is deemed economically...

Eva-Maria Unger

Outlook 2016: 40 Under 40

In this annual issue focused on the future, we offer “40 under 40″ (or “40<40″): a collection of profiles of motivated and noteworthy young professionals under 40 years of age. It is our wish that these profiles will honor those who work tirelessly to promote geospatial fields and to provide inspiration for young people considering...

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Smart Cities

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series xyHt in print December 2015They’re guided by people and powered by geospatial information. We’ve all heard the buzzword, “smart city.”  But what is a smart city, and what makes it smarter than others?  One of the key characteristics is the ability to make effective connections—among...

Perri Howard

This entry is part 13 of 28 in the series Outlook 2016 40 MorePerri Howard – Geospatially inspired artist – Washington USA Perri Howard, a Seattle-based artist, sculptor, pilot, and mariner, came to the attention of the surveying community through several of her public and studio art projects that weave in spatial themes. One of...

Lindsay Renkel

This entry is part 11 of 28 in the series Outlook 2016 40 MoreLindsay Renkel - Geospatial Marketing Specialist, Trimble - Colorado USA In the not-so-recent past, segments of geospatial industries were viewed more as rigid verticals, and cross-discipline and integrated workflows were realized through innovation in applied tech. That’s when companies like Trimble began to organize...

GPS-controlled robots can measure a site fully automatically and precisely anchor screws for the foundation of a solar plant.

Robots

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series xyHt in print, July 2015Above: GPS-controlled robots can measure a site fully automatically and precisely anchor screws for the foundation of a solar plant. Measuring and Anchoring As a child I used to watch a program on BBC television called Tomorrow’s World. Once in 1981, I...