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New Getac ZX70 G2 tablet brings powerful mobile performance to utilities, manufacturing and transport & logistics professionals

24-03-2020
Getac, smart technology, water treatment, wastewater treatment, utilities, logistics, mobile device

Getac has announced the launch of the ZX70 G2, a fully rugged, highly portable tablet that's purpose built to boost productivity and decrease downtime for mobile field professionals in the utilities, manufacturing and transport & logistics (T&L) sectors. The ZX70 G2 builds on the popular ZX70 tablet, bringing fully rugged design, next …

Electro Scan completes trial project for Sydney Water using advanced machine-intelligent leak detection technology

13-03-2020
Sydney Water, Electro Scan, machine intelligence, leak detection, smart technology

Electro Scan Inc., a provider of machine-intelligent pipeline assessment products and services, has completed a trial project of its technology with Sydney Water, Australia’s largest water utility. Traditionally, water utilities have relied on high resolution cameras and visual inspection to manually assess defects inside of sewer pipes …

U.S.-Israel consortium launches $29.9 million initiative to develop water-energy technologies

12-03-2020
USA, Israel, water, energy, technology, research, water challenges

Jack Gilron (in grey hat) gives Northwestern students a tour of a desalination lab in Israel Northwestern University and BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), announced today the initiation of a U.S.-Israel consortium led by both universities for the development of new technologies to solve …

British “FIDO” solution sniffs out leaks to attract $2.7m investment

03-03-2020
FIDO, TIDO, deep learning, artificial intelligence, AI, machine learning, smart technology, innovation, water monitoring

A British entrepreneurial start-up involving a pianist and a physicist has secured £1.5 million (S$2.7 million) in investments to scale an innovative sensor and AI system used to help pinpoint leaks. Called Free Intelligent Domain Observers, or FIDO for short, the sensors can be used as either in-pipe or on-pipe technology to help detect …

The Water Council and supporting sponsors announce third Tech Challenge competition

03-03-2020
The Water Council, Tech Challenge, innovation, solutions, technology, application, competition

The Water Council, along with corporate sponsors A. O. Smith Corporation, Badger Meter and Zurn, a Rexnord company, today announced the third Tech Challenge competition with focused topics on leak detection technologies and energy harvesting from water networks. The Tech Challenge was launched in 2018 to identify cutting-edge freshwater …