PROSTAR PUTS GRAND JUNCTION ON THE MAP AS PART OF SMART CITY ALLIANCE
December 10, 2017 -
Inside ProStar Geocorp's Horizon Drive headquarters, geospatial information specialists work with devices such as a Hololens, an augmented reality device that allows the user to explore the surroundings and interior of a space without leaving one's seat. It essentially gives the person X-ray vision.
Looking through one of these devices, one can see what's inside the wall or map items from outside and virtually bring them in the room with you. For ProStar it's a useful device for mapping what lies underneath the ground, including pipes, gas lines and electrical conduits, which is the company's specialty.
For some time, ProStar has been in business with oil pipeline companies, working on geospatial interface technology to locate underground pipes, but recently, ProStar aligned with the city of Grand Junction, the Colorado Department of Transportation and Colorado 811 to make the process of locating utilities more efficient.
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