Across The Wire

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. XCMG Joins Asia's Largest Train Station Project In Xiong'an New Area
    10/24/2018

    XR150 and XR180 rotary drilling rigs from XCMG, China's leading construction machinery manufacturer, have completed the first pile foundation construction job for Xiong'an Station in Xiong'an New Area, which will become the largest train station in Asia.

  8. South Carolina DOT Awards $1.8M SaaS Contract For Use Of Iteris’ Cloud-Based Performance Measurement Platform
    10/9/2018

    Iteris, Inc., the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, recently announced that the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has awarded a $1.8M contract to use Iteris iPeMS to support its statewide transportation network’s performance management program for five years, representing the continued adoption of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions

  9. Tyler Technologies Launches New World ShieldForce Mobile Application
    10/8/2018

    Tyler Technologies, Inc. announced recently that its New World ShieldForce mobile application is now available for first responders, command staff, and patrol officers through the IOS platform, with plans to expand availability of the app to the Android platform in spring 2019.

  10. Texas Central Reaches Another Milestone With Addition Of Salini Impregilo For Limited Notice To Proceed
    10/4/2018

    Texas Central, developers of the high-speed train, has engaged the global construction and engineering firm Salini Impregilo – operating in the U.S. market with The Lane Construction Corporation – to lead the civil construction consortium that will build the Texas passenger line