Reports on the 20th AM/FM International Conference. Gathering of a total of 145 exhibitors, programmers, facilities managers, and automated mapping and geographical information systems; Theme of `AM/FM/GIS Goes Mainstream;' Keynote address by Joel Orr.
Reports on the 1996 AM/FM International conference held in Seattle, Miami. Visions of senior executives of the automated mapping/facilities management (AM/FM) industry; Predicted decrease in the prices for desktop graphical information systems.
AUTOMATIC data collection systems and TRAFFIC signs & signals
Describes the roadside data collection system developed by Philip J. Lack of Rapid Map Australia Pty Ltd. based on a combination of laser gun mapping system with pen-based computing. Road sign inventory project in Melbourne, Australia; Advantages of the system; 18th Annual AM/FM International Conference in Baltimore.
Reports on the experience of South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. (SCE&G) in switching to a geographic information system. SCE&G's Chuck Rogers speech at the 18th Annual Automated Mapping and Facilities Management (AM/FM) International Conference in Baltimore; Difficulty in separating project management and data conversion; Six tips for a successful data conversion; Other topics discussed at the conference.
PUBLIC utilities, TELECOMMUNICATION, and TECHNOLOGICAL innovations
Reports on the unveiling of NetSpace Systems Inc.'s new-generation technologies for design and management of facilities networks for the utilities and telecommunications industries. The unveiling at the AM/FM International Conference in May 1997; Capabilities demonstrated by NetSpace; Background on the technologies.
Reports on the highlights of the 16th annual AM/FM International Conference and Exhibition in Orlando. Focus on supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA); Technical issues related to integration with AM/FM systems; System applications in municipal and utility environments; Review of the advances in the AM/FM/GS technology; Electric utility project presentations; Executive Management Symposium.
Electric Light & Power. June 1992, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p11, 1 p. table
Geographic information systems -- Conferences, meetings and seminars, Digital mapping -- Conferences, meetings and seminars, Facility management -- Conferences, meetings and seminars, and Public utilities -- Technology application
Presentations at the Automated Mapping/Facilities Management (AM/FM) International Conference revealed increased utility involvement in AM/FM and geographic information systems (GIS). Utilities are likely to contract with system integrators to assess their AM/FM and GIS hardware and software needs. AM/FM and GIS can be used to plan construction, line location and operating and maintenance procedures.