Across The Wire

  1. Moovit To Provide Public Transit Data For Microsoft Azure Maps
    11/6/2018

    Moovit, the world’s largest urban mobility data and analytics company and #1 transit app, today announced it will integrate its public transit information to Azure Maps to help developers build richer apps for billions of commuters around the world. As part of the collaboration, Moovit will run its public transit data and services APIs on Microsoft Azure and will gradually migrate its other products to Microsoft Azure. Microsoft can also integrate Moovit’s public transit

  2. Public Utilities Enhance Energy Efficiency Programs With Oracle
    11/6/2018

    Elizabethtown Gas and Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) join a growing list of utilities using Oracle Opower Home Energy Reports to educate customers on energy efficiency and related savings. With Oracle Opower, these utilities have the potential to increase savings and engagement for more than 179,000 households.

  3. Defence Research and Development Canada Completes Successful Public Safety Broadband Trial
    11/5/2018

    Defence Research and Development Canada’s Centre for Security Science (DRDC CSS), working with Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) and Ericsson, have successfully completed their research trial of a dedicated public safety broadband network using Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology. This research trial was funded by the Canadian Safety and Security Program, a federal program led by DRDC and in partnership with Public Safety Canada. During the last several months, community safety agencies throughout the National

  4. Trimble Unifies Business Center Software To Provide A Single Version For Survey And Civil Construction
    11/5/2018

    Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today version 5.0 of Trimble® Business Center, which merges two products, Trimble Business Center and Business Center - HCE, to provide both surveying and civil construction customers with a complete office software solution.

  5. Rail Safety Virtual Reality Experience Leaves Users Unsettled
    11/5/2018

    Recently, Operation Lifesaver (OL) and Metrolinx unveiled a virtual reality (VR) video to encourage passengers to keep themselves safe around railway tracks and trains. The video is the latest addition to the Look. Listen. Live. virtual reality rail safety campaign first launched by OL last April.

  6. Agency360 Field Training Software Gets Mobile Functionality Update
    11/5/2018

    Between 2017 and 2018, the number of employers who claim they have trouble recruiting employees rose from 40% to 45%, the highest skills gap in over a decade according to leading global staffing company Manpower.

  7. Praetorian Digital Makes Mission-Critical Public Safety Content More Accessible, Secure With Move To AWS GovCloud
    11/1/2018

    Praetorian Digital, the leading learning and content platform for public safety and local government, today announced the completion of its migration to Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud (US) for its proprietary learning management system and user management platform. As an approved partner, all Praetorian clients and users across local government, law enforcement, fire rescue and emergency medical services will now benefit from a secure cloud-based hosting service designed specifically for U.S. government-regulated industries. AWS

  8. Calgary To Modernize Public Transit System With Conduent Transportation Technology And Services
    11/1/2018

    Extending a three-decade partnership, Calgary Transit will upgrade its operations with technology and services from Conduent Transportation, a business unit of Conduent Incorporated (NYSE: CNDT), to help make riders' daily commutes easier

  9. Blockchains, LLC And NV Energy Sign Agreement To Work On Blockchain-Powered Collaborative Energy Projects
    10/31/2018

    The CEOs of Blockchains, LLC and NV Energy today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which outlines their agreement to work together on energy projects powered by blockchain technology. Blockchains and NV Energy's shared vision will pilot concepts that place the customer in control of energy creation, consumption, storage and transactions

  10. KRG Capital Portfolio Company Trafficware Acquired By Cubic Corporation
    10/25/2018

    KRG Capital Partners (“KRG”), a Denver-based buyout firm, has sold Trafficware (“Trafficware” or the “Company”), a leading provider of intelligent traffic solutions (ITS) for the transportation industry to Cubic Corporation