Energy Infrastructure: The 2017 ASCE Grade Is In

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases its Infrastructure Report Card for the United States. The grade from the ASCE indicates the overall integrity of the nation’s roads, schools, drinking water, and energy infrastructure, among other categories. This month, the ASCE published its latest assessment. AsRead More

Oil drilling in Texas.

Mitigating Outages and Planning Expansions with Smart Grids

These days, everything is “smart.” Smart phones, smart watches, smart cars, smart homes, and smart appliances connected to the Internet of Things all shape our daily lives. Over the past 10 years, however, the “smart” trend has centered on the “grid,” or the nation’s electric infrastructure. Utilities today rely onRead More

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3 Imagery and Data Products That Solve Wintertime Utilities Issues

Americans, like House Stark, know one thing for certain: winter is coming. Unlike last year’s mild weather, though, predictions so far point to far lower temperatures closing out 2016. For consumers, cold weather concerns tend to be more practical. A broken furnace or boiler, for instance, can be an unpleasantRead More

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Pictometry Helps to Make Sense of Overhead Power Lines

Owatonna Public Utilities (OPU) provides gas, electric and water services to Owatonna, Minnesota, a community of 25,000 people located an hour’s drive south of Minneapolis. OPU serves 11,300 electric customers, 10,000 natural gas customers and 9,300 water customers. In 2011, the electric department of OPU identified a need to updateRead More

FutureView 2015 Session: Using Aerial Imagery to Aid in Distribution and Rights of Way

American Electric Power (AEP) is a large electric utility serving 5,000,000+ customers across 11 states.  Learn how AEP’s Distribution Engineering and Rights of Way groups are using Pictometry aerial imagery to enhance their work practices while reducing labor and rework. Data Management and Technology Supervisor Matt Shellenberger will discuss theRead More

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Pictometry to Host FutureView 2015 User Conference

(Bothell, Wash., June 11, 2015) – EagleView Technology Corporation, a leading technology provider of aerial imagery, data analytics and GIS solutions, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Pictometry International Corp., will host the 2015 FutureView User Conference August 19-21, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. “FutureView isRead More

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EagleView Announces Joint Drone Research Project by Pictometry, NUAIR and NYSEARCH/Northeast Gas Association

(Bothell, Wash., March 31, 2015) – EagleView Technology Corporation, a leading technology provider of aerial imagery, data analytics and GIS solutions, announced an important Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) research project awarded to Pictometry, an EagleView company, by NYSEARCH/Northeast Gas Association, a consortium of nineteen  natural gas companies located across theRead More

EagleView Technology Corporation Announces Pictometry Image Extension for Smallworld™ GIS

(Bothell, Wash., January 19, 2015) –EagleView Technology Corporation, a leading technology provider of aerial imagery, data analytics and GIS solutions, announced that company partner, Spatial Business Systems, in an ongoing effort to help customers broaden their usage of Pictometry® Intelligent Imagery® has developed a CONNECT™ extension for GE’s Smallworld GIS.Read More

A Clear View of a Utility’s Transmission System

A prominent international gas and electric utility company that serves the northeastern United States turned to Pictometry® imagery provided by EagleView® Technologies for solutions in their struggle to effectively validate assets. The company has thousands of transmission towers and more than 2,800 miles of overhead lines to accurately classify inRead More

FutureView 2015 Call for Speakers is Now Open.

The FutureView Conference provides a venue for Pictometry users to learn from their peers how Pictometry tools and solutions are being used throughout jurisdictions and organizations. If you have a unique story to tell about how Pictometry helped solve issues within your community or organization, delivered unexpected results, improved interdepartmentalRead More