Graphic Technologies, Inc. Finds Maps More Valuable with Trace Applications

MADISON, Ala.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—January 31, 2007— In recent conversations with its customers, Graphic Technologies, Inc. (GTI) has learned how valuable carefully designed network tracing applications can be. "Our field supervisors use a GTViewer trace application to find the next upstream sectionalizing device as a part of normal operations as well as during outage restoration," said Greg Broussard, Director of Engineering Services at Jackson Electric Membership Corporation. He added, "Overall outage time is reduced when you can quickly isolate the faulted section of line and restore power to the rest of the circuit. Our customers like it and so do we."

Other GTI clients use a gas valve isolation trace. It starts at a selected pipe and finds the valves that will need to be closed to isolate that pipe. It is smart enough to tell which valves do not need to be operated (for instance, when it finds a cul de sac) and even provides a list of customers who will be affected. Useful for planners in the office, it is also helpful for technicians in the field who may need to know quickly which valves to close.

A similar technology underlies the OTDR trace for fiber operators. An optical time domain reflectometer can tell you how far away the fiber is broken or damaged. GTViewer's OTDR trace can tell you where that spot is on the map. For greater accuracy, it uses the cable length that is stored in the database rather than the length of its graphic representation on the map.

Another trace application used by GTI's communications industry clients is a complements trace. It starts from any cable and traces its way through the network, creating a loop makeup report along the way.

"We are happy that these trace applications bring value to our clients," said GTI consultant Charlie Marlin. "Based on this positive response, we plan to enhance our GT/Trace product. GT/Trace abstracts the mathematics of graph theory and allows developers to concentrate on facilities and their relationships." GTI will be showing each one of the network trace applications mentioned in this press release in San Diego at DistribuTECH, Feb 4-7, in booth 644.

About Graphic Technologies, Inc. (GTI)

GTI offers services and software products that grow the value of geospatial data. Its GTViewer(R) family of products lets a broad audience view, query, and analyze geospatial data in order to complete business operations faster, more safely, more accurately, and at lower cost. More than just a map viewer, GTViewer combines the intelligence of the GIS, CIS, and other corporate data assets, extending this rich source of information throughout the enterprise to the people who need it.

More information about GTI and its software is available at www.gti-us.com and gtviewer.blogspot.com/

Contact:

Graphic Technologies, Inc.
Charlie Marlin, 256-774-5247
Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Trimble

Harris

Featured Video
Jobs
Mechanical Engineer II - Requisition ID 090445 for L3 Technologies at New York, NY
ECAD Designer - Data Connectivity for Delphi at Auburn Hills, MI
Estimator / Bidder for Rulon International at Saint Augustine, FL
Upcoming Events
17 International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2017 at Paradise Blue Congress Center Albena Resort & SPA Bulgaria - Jun 28 - 7, 2017
LiDAR for DRONE 2017, Jun 29-30, 2017, Montpellier, France at Montpellier France - Jun 29 - 30, 2017
International Cartographic Conference 2017 at MARRIOTT WARDMAN PARK HOTEL 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington District Of Columbia 20008 Washington - Jul 2 - 7, 2017
GI_Forum 2017 at University of Salzburg, Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS Hellbrunnerstr. 34 Salzburg Austria - Jul 4 - 7, 2017
Teledyne Optech
University of Denver GIS Masters Degree Online
GeoSmartAsia
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy