8 Mar

Open Energi

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In the early 1980s, a Coca-Cola vending machine in Carnegie-Mellon University became one of the first appliances connected to the internet.  Frustrated with long treks to an empty machine or to one recently filled with warm coke bottles, the students...
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21 Feb

Bellerby & Co.

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Geography can be found in the most unexpected of places.  A historical example can be seen in 17th-century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer’s works.  Intricately rendered globes and maps beckon to the viewer from the painting’s shadowy interiors, illuminating how geography...
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18 Feb

Geocaching

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  May 1st, 2000 8:00 pm EDT. The Clinton Administration announced the removal of satellite signal scrambling devices. In a matter of moments, civilian GPS receivers became ten times more accurate, effectively increasing location accuracy from 100 yards to 10...
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14 Feb

Motive.io

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Whether it’s to find the nearest restaurant, to check today’s weather, or to determine the shortest route to a specified destination, location-based services play an integral role in getting people through their daily routines.  But can the ubiquitous smartphone and...
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7 Feb

StreetScan

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Addressing the problem of America’s aging roadways, while a necessary task, is oftentimes disruptive to traffic, time-consuming, and expensive.  StreetScan presents an alternative, innovative approach that combines GIS and multiple sensing technologies to create a comprehensive pavement inspection, monitoring, and...
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31 Jan

Magpi

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Searching for an inexpensive, easy-to-use, and sustainable solution to your data collection woes? Go paperless and avoid the complications of data digitalization with Magpi, an award-winning, cloud-based, mobile data collection, visualization, and messaging system.  Currently serving 65,000 users in over...
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8 Nov

SkyWise

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SkyWise is a data services platform that Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT) provides. The SkyWise platform empowers users, specifically web and mobile developers, GIS developers, and data analysts to access historical, current, and forecast weather data through custom built APIs...
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