The Best Show in Public Works will start in just a few days in sunny Southern California. Anaheim will host the 2012 APWA Congress, which attracts more than 10,000 delegates every year. It certainly is the largest gathering of public works professionals in the World.
We are proud to be part of this conference. ESRI, our long-term business partner and preferred GIS provider, invited Transmap to participate in their booth in the exhibit area. Continue reading →
Alerted by the shootings in a movie theater in Aurora, CO and similar events at high schools and colleges nationwide, law enforcement agencies is eager to invest in new technology to get a leg up on criminals.
Accurate maps of public buildings are important for police and ambulance to allow them to respond quickly in case of an emergency. Indoor mobile mapping can provide these mission critical data in the most efficient manner.
No longer do you have to rely on blueprints that are older than the building itself. Now you can work with an highly accurate, up-to-date 3D model of the interior of a building that’s enhanced by digital imagery. Continue reading →
Transmap has successfully implemented Pavement Management 2.0 for more than 3 years. If you wonder, why this state-of-the-art pavement management method is superior to all traditional approaches, please continue to read.
Here are the 5 major benefits of Pavement Management 2.0 that will make your life easier, save you money, speed project completion and improve your safety record. Continue reading →
UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) seem to be the hottest mobile mapping technology fright now. We reported about microdrones, a multi-copter aircraft, as well as fixed-wing, unmanned aerial mapping platforms (Smartplanes.)
The more we keep looking into these systems, the more UAVs pop up from manufacturers all over the world.
To top the news, Trimble, one of the largest GPS manufacturers in the world, just announced that they acquired Gatewing, the Belgium manufacturer of a fixed-wing, smartplane that has been widely used for aerial mapping and photogrammetry. Continue reading →
This educational video explains preventive maintenance using pavement management. It was created by the Federal Highway Administration, and discusses pavement condition surveys with mobile mapping vehicles to catch initial signs of distress early.
We took some of the data published by the City and put them in a graphic (below), so you can see, how pothole repairs have evolved over the years. We also wanted to see, if pavement management impacts the cost of repairing potholes.
How Does the City find Potholes?
There are 2 ways for the City to find its potholes: City maintenance crews recording pothole locations while they are out on jobs or citizens reporting potholes to the City. Continue reading →