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, to make the deliveryRead More

electrical towers

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

pipeline in winter

Minutes from Collapse: Addressing the Nation’s Crumbling Infrastructure

Many Americans celebrated this past Labor Day with time off from work, but crews working on the Liberty Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, put in some major overtime during the holiday weekend. On Friday, September 2, a fire broke out beneath a tarp where a construction crew was performing welding workRead More

crumbling bridge

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

Endless Possibilities for 3D Modeling

Pictometry is a leader in developing photorealistic 3D models in many industries, but most recently those businesses in infrastructure are finding it to be more and more important to see photorealistic representation of their assets. Whether captured by a traditional aircraft or a drone, Pictometry’s high-resolution ortho and oblique imageryRead More

Jim Murray discusses 3D models for infrastructure

Pictometry to Present at GITA Oil & Gas User Conference

Applications for rapid aerial imaging collections are becoming more important for supporting emergency response in the oil/gas pipeline industry. This presentation will cover the sensor technology, hardware, software, and ways the imagery will be consumed in the rapid response environment. Trent Casi, Pictometry oil and gas infrastructure solutions manager, presents DecisionRead More

Detecting change

FutureView 2015: Infrastructure

Meet the presenters who will be speaking on Infrastructure: Glenn Wilson is currently employed with Alabama Power as the supervisor for the Data and Technology Management group.   This group is responsible for providing the strategic plan for technology and data integration for Alabama Power’s Transmission business unit.    Glenn has workedRead More

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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

AEP Building Columbus, Ohio

Pictometry Delivers Canadian Research Drone Imagery via CONNECT™

(Bothell, Wash., June 17, 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., delivered Canadian imagery via drones through their CONNECT™ platform.  The research and testing were completed in collaboration with Avyon using theirRead More

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