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Electric Office: Now accept field data back to Smallworld!

Smallworld GIS is a leading platform for utilities because of its advanced version management, vector capabilities, and network tracing. We at Cliffhanger Solutions now fully support the GE Smallworld office suite, including Electric Office, in the field using our product Atlas in both connected and disconnected environments. Our full vector-based, no database, data model agnostic [...]

Exciting new functionality released! Atlas 2.14.0 now available.

Always needed map rotation or wanted offline databases to be generated based on a specific schedule? Wait no longer. Atlas 2.14.0 has been released and rolled out! It contains the following changes: Ability to perform bulk updates to a group of objects Add documentation for Atlas online help Ability to add/delete/show joined records Automated scheduled [...]

Getting audited or need compliance evidence? No worries!

Utilities frequently get audited or need evidence to prove that they are in compliance. Examples, why this is sometimes required, are: safety violations explosions power outages gas leaks (car) accidents Atlas tracks every single user interaction on a record. Whether that is when a user viewed a record, saved an inspection or completed a survey. [...]

Notification & Messaging now available in your mobile GIS!

Almost any modern application nowadays supports some form of push notifications or messages. Simpler applications limit this to a message that a new release or a patch is available. We at Cliffhanger Solutions took that much further. Atlas now supports push messages for: New work or jobs assigned. Plots generated. Reports are ready for download. [...]

Cliffhanger Solutions releasing new GIS platform which includes the fastest tracing in the industry.

An essential requirement for GIS is network analysis (a.k.a. tracing or routing). With Cliffhanger having finalized its tracing module for Atlas, we are now offering a complete and new GIS platform with smooth migration paths available from ESRI and GE Smallworld. Atlas is not only data agnostic, but it is also schemaless. This means that [...]

Still using tile based (low resolution) maps? Time to move to the future!

For the longest time, tile based systems were the standard. Google, Bing and Open Street Maps still use it. This means that when you look at a map, you are really looking a bitmap image. If the map is tile based, the total map is stitched together from smaller square tiles, typically 256x256 pixels. Because [...]

Network connectivity? You no longer need to worry.

Until recently, working in the field could be a chore if you were to lose you network connection. You either couldn't work or you had to wait a long time to load data,  which could be outdated by the time you need it in the field on your local device.   For this cliffhanger, we [...]

Product Team Expansion!

We are Cliffhanger have been expanding rapidly and for our product development team we are pleased to announce that Alex Chambers (aka Chambers), joined us back in June! Alex has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Arizona State University. He is a software engineer who is involved with implementing client features and [...]

Wood Inspection Drill Integration: IML and Cliffhanger Solutions

IML and Cliffhanger Solutions are pleased to announce that Atlas is now fully integrated with the IML Wood Inspection Drill,  IML-RESI PD-Series.  This means that an inspector can now simply select a pole, drill the pole to obtain measurements upon which the results are obtained via bluetooth, associated with the inspected pole and uploaded to the back office. [...]