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Esri Streamlines 3D Production with Procedural Approach #SPAR13

April 17, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Modeling

Esri ran a 3D Production workshop at the SPAR Conference today in Colorado Springs. With the acquisition of Procedural and their CityEngine technology, Esri has added all new capabilities for 3D data production for individual projects, cities or even countries.…

Bentley Pursues a New Era of Asset Management with Hypermodels #SPAR13

Greg Bentley addressed the audience at the SPAR Conference this morning in Colorado Springs. Bentley’s focus is on sustaining infrastructure to improve…

Michael Jones Discusses the World of Measurement #SPAR13

April 16, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Modeling, Projects

Michael Jones, chief technology advocate at Google, addressed the SPAR Conference this morning in Colorado Springs, Colo. Jones started by saying that…

Autodesk Unveils 2014 Software Products: Raised to the Power of the Cloud

This morning, Richard Humphrey, senior director, Industry Strategy with Autodesk walked press through the 2014 software product release for the building, infrastructure and natural resources industries. Humphries asserted that there is an inflection point…

Conference Tackles Relationship Between Urbanization and Food

March 17, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Projects

Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World, the first international conference examining the critical link between urbanization and food security, was held at the University of Pennsylvania from Wednesday, March 13, through Friday, March 15,…

Intergraph Advances their Transportation Solutions

March 4, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Transportation

The Intergraph Transportation Summit 2013 took place in Huntsville, Ala. from Feb. 26-27. The event was a stop on Intergraph’s Geospatial World Tour as well as a focused program for transportation users of the Intergraph product suite. Intergraph has increased…

Tennessee DOT Reveals a Next-generation Web-based E-TRIMS System

February 27, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Transportation

Bryan Semore from the Tennessee Department of Transportation spoke today at the Intergraph Transportation Summit in Huntsville, Ala. Semore discussed the Tennessee Roadway Information Management System (TRIMS) that was first developed in the 1970s as a mainframe…

Spatial Analysis for Traffic Safety in the City of Edmonton

Brandt Denham, GIS Analysis with the City of Edmonton, Office of Traffic Safety, addressed the Intergraph Transportation Summit today in Huntsville, Ala. Traffic safety is a growing issue with 32,000 people killed yearly on US roads, and more than 2,200 people…

Mapping the Future as an Intelligent 3D Image

February 12, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Featured, Modeling

Lawrie Jordan, director of imagery at Esri, gave a keynote at today’s International LiDAR Mapping Forum with a focus of going beyond the 3D imagery to the information model behind it, allowing for deep analysis to address problems. With the move toward real-time…

Jack Dangermond on Making the World a Better Place with #Geodesign

January 25, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Featured, Modeling

Jack Dangermond provided the morning keynote for the GeoDesign Summit in Redlands, Calif. today. He started with the need to look at good developments amidst all the gloom and doom about the state of our planet. We’re in bad shape, but technology can matter…