Internet of Things

Surface-Level Environmental Forecasts and city traffic

Fathym and Live Earth Collaborate to Deliver Surface-Level Environmental Forecasts for Real-Time Visualizations

Boulder, CO – November 28, 2018 – Fathym, Inc. is pleased to announce a partnership with Live Earth to deliver Fathym’s hyper-local, surface-level environmental forecasts through Live Earth’s real-time IoT Visualisation Platform. Live Earth is utilizing Fathym’s surface weather forecast API to provide municipal city operators, transportation providers and fixed asset managers with real-time, geo-specific forecasts to …

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IoT Air Pollution & City Smog

The ‘New Tobacco:’ Can IoT Reduce Air Pollution?

Air pollution is one of the most significant public health issues we face today. There is a broad misconception that air pollution is an issue that only affects developing nations and third world countries, but in reality air pollution affects nearly everyone. Only recently, the World Health Organization claimed that air pollution is the ‘new …

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Road weather solutions connected car

How Modern Road Weather Solutions Can Enhance the Connected Car

The evolution of both fleet and consumer telematics technologies over the past decade has allowed for valuable content to be pushed into the connected car. While industries such as traffic, navigation and entertainment have taken advantage of this new “in-vehicle” marketplace, the large players in the weather industry have lagged behind. At the moment, weather …

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Mobile weather sensor solutions

The Next Generation of Mobile Weather Sensor Solutions

Mobile road weather sensing technology has been around for the past several decades. Typical offerings include devices to detect infrared (IR) pavement temperature, air temperature and relative humidity. The devices initially were deployed to provide tactical road weather information to snowplow drivers, but the data from the devices was never stored or transmitted. As Automated …

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Fixed Roadway weather Observations on rooftop

Moving On From RWIS: The Next Generation of Fixed Roadway Weather Observations

RWIS (Road Weather Information System) stations are relatively expensive fixed stations that include scientific-grade weather instrumentation, which have been installed over specific locations. RWIS stations combine technologies to collect, transmit and disseminate weather and road condition information. In the mid-1990s, states began to deploy RWIS stations along their road networks, specifically in trouble spots or …

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Statistically-based road weather modelling and snowplow

Why Statistically-Based Road Weather Modeling Supersedes Physical Modeling

Every year, state and local governments spend billions of dollars on snow removal during the winter season. In the early 2000s, the federal prototype Maintenance Decision Support System (MDSS) was developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) with funds from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration. Today, government agencies …

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Truck and Car Driving in Snowy Weather

How Modern Road Weather Solutions Save Lives, Time and Money

While typical weather forecasts cover a large area, they often do not reflect the actual conditions on the road. Since the early 2000s road weather technologies have significantly improved the capacity for enterprises and government agencies to predict road weather conditions, but now the next evolution of road weather solutions is here to provide hyper-local data with …

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Smart Grid Optimization and Power Lines

Transforming Energy Distribution with Smart Grid Optimization

In the traditional energy grid, electricity is generated by power plants and moved through a system known as the power distribution grid to homes and businesses. This power grid is in need of significant upgrade, as much of it was designed and implemented 120 years ago (AERTC). Energy demand has grown rapidly and is causing …

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Snow Plow Alaska

Fathym Inc recognized as finalist for 2018 Microsoft Partner of the Year

Microsoft announced that Fathym Inc. has been named a 2018 Internet of Things Partner of the Year​ finalist. Fathym was chosen from a set of more than 2,600 entrants from 115 countries for its outstanding work in providing Internet of Things solutions. “We are honored to recognize Fathym Inc as a Microsoft Country Partner of …

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Future Connected Car and Snow Plows in Alaska

The Future of the Connected Car

What is the connected car? Automobile technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, fine-tuning the driving experience. According to McKinsey, the goal of the connected car is to ‘optimize its own operation and maintenance as well as the convenience and comfort of passengers using onboard sensors and Internet connectivity.’ By connecting with the outside …

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