August 16, 2012
Aurora Energy is a fully integrated energy and network business, with complementary activities in telecommunications and energy-related technologies. The Aurora Distribution Business uses a process called Request to Access the Distribution System (RADs), which is a critical process for crews working on the Aurora distribution network to ensure safety and establish effective and coordinated process of work throughout various stages. Find out how they implemented GeoMedia Smart Client to streamline workflows and communications.
Agrarmarkt Austria (AMA)
Agrarmarkt Austria (AMA) is responsible for controlling EU agricultural payments to farmers in Austria. GeoMedia Smart Client supports delivering 5.5 TB of orthophotos covering 70% of Austria, so that 155,000 farmer-users can digitize 4 million agricultural land use areas. The farmers capture the parcel extents and attributes via the web and produce 500,000 color prints (A3) twice a year.
NavLog GmbH, Germany
This project is the collaboration between the German forestry (DFWR) and timber (DFHR) industries. Their goal is the creation of a national sustainable truck routing dataset, and provision of logistics to support the value chain for forestry and timber industry. For NavLog GmbH, GeoMedia Smart Client supports 5,000 end users and enables the compilation, creation, management, and distribution of a set of digital, routable data covering the network of roads and forest tracks throughout Germany for NavLog GmbH. Efficiencies gained include minimizing the distance travelled in the forest and therefore reduction in the number of trucks running half-full. Overall, the solution allows for enhanced protection of environmentally sensitive zones and recreation areas. Furthermore, other industries and organizations also make use of this data, such as the energy supply sector, police, emergency services, and disaster management agencies.
Stuttgart SSB ‘GeoTrAMS’, Germany
With 243 miles of track and 805 stops, the Stuttgart tram service (SSB) required a comprehensive infrastructure management solution to monitor and maintain their tangible assets such as track, power masts, catenary, signals, level crossings, stops, CCTV cameras and even ticket machines. Hexagon Geospatial’s Geospatial Transportation Asset Management System (GeoTrAMS) is a web-based solution for tram and light-rail infrastructure that integrates GeoMedia Smart Client and GeoMedia Transportation Manager. The system provides powerful GIS functions and modules that manage the entire network infrastructure. This includes a linear referencing system (LRS) to select items on the track and bring back the route reference and chainage. The system also provides a calibrated video display that jumps to the correct frame, and supports coordinated playback and distance readout from within the video frame.
GISquadrat has been using GeoMedia Smart Client to provide SaaS to municipalities in Austria for over 10 years. Today, the organization provides SaaS to over 450 municipalities supporting over 2,500 Intranet-user clients. Austrian municipalities are generally small, averaging 5,000 or less inhabitants on average. Since most don’t have the resources to provide their own GIS system, they choose to join together and rely on one computing center to serve them all. GISquadrat provides a cost-effective, complete web application to municipalities and provides GIS tools from simple address search to complex analysis on environmental data, zoning plans, aerial photographs, line cadastral data and more.
City of Dusseldorf, Germany
The City of Dusseldorf is a multi-departmental organization that maintains very strict requirements regarding land records management, and they required smart workflows to properly maintain and update records. GeoMedia Smart Client provides tools enabling advanced data capture, edit and symbolization to city employees who need to adhere to strict requirements governing the capture of data used for legal definition of land title. Furthermore, the system provides control access and permissions, and displays user interface elements based on user‘s functional roles or specific workflow steps. The solution also enables dimensioning, topological editing, and land-use analysis queries for city employees.
Regional Energy Services - r/d/e, Germany
GeoMedia Smart Client is the optimal SaaS solution for setting up spatial applications and serving them out to multiple customers. The Regional Energy Services (RDE) supports small and medium sized utility companies, and uses GeoMedia Smart Client to serve several different geospatial apps to 1,000 clients within 30 municipal utilities and 150 municipalities in southern Germany. One solution delivering SaaS to these smaller utilities and municipalities makes sense because they tend to use the same data sources.
Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH (RNV) ‘GeoTrAMS’, Germany
RNV is one of the largest public transportation organizations in Germany. The organization recognized the need to establish a complete infrastructure management solution organization, and to do so RNV selected Hexagon Geospatial’s Geospatial Transportation Asset Management System (GeoTrAMS). Using Hexagon Geospatial’s GeoMedia Smart Client and GeoMedia Transportation Manager, GeoTrAMS is one of the few web-based systems for tram and light-rail infrastructure to be built on a standard GIS platform. During the initial implementation stage, GeoTrAMS will be used in RNV’s infrastructure department, followed by incremental deployments that will build into a comprehensive information system for the organization. With GeoTrAMS, RNV can document its entire rail track system, as well as its switches, crossings, rail and movement joints, and manage all stopping points, including timetables, plates and signage. RNV also plans to integrate the GeoTrAMS video-logging into its infrastructure to retrieve visual information on the tracks’ surroundings for every position along its routes.
City of Linz, Austria
GeoMedia Smart Client is used to coordinate project planning across internal departments of the utility company for the City of Linz. A foundational set of workflows were designed that enable the capture of geometric and attributive base information for projects. Now, project managers and organizers can make use of pre-defined searches for utility projects with the goal of understanding spatially coincident projects. In the background, the system automatically creates a list of other projects which are in the same area and the same time period as a target project. In this way, the different departments can coordinate and plan joint work for multiple projects in the same area. Additionally, detailed timelines for all planned projects, and also color-coded project plot layouts, may be printed using advanced printing functionality.
KRZN, Moers, Germany
Forty-three municipalities in the Lower Rhine joined together in 1971 to build the Municipal Computer Center (KRZN). GeoMedia Smart Client is delivered as SaaS from KRZN to these municipalities; providing 250 workflows to 8,000 end user clients who are working with 750,000 land parcels covering 4,000km² in Northwest Germany.