What happened this week in the built world? Here’s our Friday round up of news and announcements from members of the BuiltWorlds network. Want to be included? Send your press releases or story ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Comcast adds new customers for machineQ
Comcast recently added five new customers to its IoT service, machineQ, including FAIRWAYiQ, an asset-tracking company; H2O Degree, a metering service; Seco Sys, a water metering company; SteamIQ, facilities management company; and Vinduino, a water usage platform. This follows a similar move the company made in March 2018. (Source)
2. 2018 SEAOI Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards winners include The Walsh Group, Thornton Thomasetti, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards acknowledges innovative structural design and individual contributions that advance the profession. This year, The Walsh Group received an Award of Merit for its Work on the Point East Tower, Thornton Thomasetti took the $10 million – $50 million job award for its work on the Yard at Shakespeare Theater, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP received an Award of Merit for its work on CTF Tianjin. (Source)
3. Good2Go comes to Whole Foods
The bathroom queue tech start-up Good2Go is expanding and their location partners will now include the Whole Foods Market near San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.
4. Uplift designated as 3DR’s preferred commercial drone provider
3D Robotics has designated Uplift Data Partners as 3DR’s preferred commercial drone provider. 3DR will leverage Uplift Data Partners’ extensive network of pilots to help their customers capture 2D and 3D imagery using their drone software, Site Scan. (Source)