Greetings from the intersection of the physical and digital worlds! In preparation for 2022, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on all that we accomplished in the past year. Read on for our most exciting news stories and the most popular industry headlines from the past year.
Allvision’s Newest Offering Creates Digital Infrastructure Maps with Enhanced Data
Allvision announced in 2021 a collaboration with TomTom, the location technology specialist. We now offer a solution that hasn’t been practical or affordable in the past – continuously updated asset information and tracking solutions at an affordable price. Allvision’s platform aggregates multiple sources of data and, through the power of machine learning and cloud computing, provides tools to deliver actionable information. Read the full press release here. Check out the article from The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covering the details here.
Allvision Awarded Contract for Railway Track Auditing System
We also announced a partnership with the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) to assist in creating a Positive Train Control (PTC) Track Data Auditing Subsystem (TDAS) for the nation’s Class 1 railways. Our Virtual Rail Inspector (VRI) is a field-tested computer vision solution that captures and identifies PTC assets from a sensor mounted on a hi-rail and automatically reconciles against reference PTC data. Learn more about the TDAS and VRI here.
Allvision and Team Deep Reality Exhibit at NSF Convergence Accelerator Expo
Allvision was pleased to participate in this summer’s National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator Expo with Team Deep Reality. Deep Reality demoed InstaTwin, an AI-powered solution for creating building information models. Click here to read more!
Industry News for 2022
Here’s What’s in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package
The bill will deliver $550 billion of new federal investments in America’s infrastructure over five years, touching everything from bridges and roads to the nation’s broadband, water, and energy systems. Experts say the money is sorely needed to ensure safe travel, as well as the efficient transport of goods and produce across the country. Read more at CNN here.
The Future of Lidar
Over the last few decades, the growth and development of photonics and Lidar has been dramatic. We have experienced tremendous improvements in our ability to acquire data. The size, performance, and productivity of systems has been transformative for the surveying and mapping professions. Visit GIM International to learn more.
Reassessing the Smart Cities Movement
Much has changed for the smart cities movement since its early days, when cities raced to adopt the newest technologies that promised to tackle their needs. New inequities have since surfaced, and a pandemic upended city priorities, driving a massive shift in how they interact with their residents. Check out the article via Smart Cities Dive here.