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New Leica Digicat xf-Series Locates Underground Utilities

December 18, 2012 - in Corporate, Sensors

Leica Geosystems is delighted to announce the latest editions to the Digisystem product range, the Leica Digicat xf-Series. With Leica Geosystems’ new xf-series cable locators and transmitters, users can accurately detect and trace utilities faster and over…

Kurzweil Joins Google as Director of Engineering

December 17, 2012 - in Corporate

Ray Kurzweil confirmed today that he will be joining Google to work on new projects involving machine learning and language processing. “I’m excited…

AVEVA Acquires Global Majic Simulation Software Suite

December 17, 2012 - in Corporate, Planning

AVEVA today announced the acquisition of all assets relating to the advanced visualisation and simulation software of Global Majic Software, Inc. (GMS).…

Where is America Growing?

December 10, 2012 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Cities are growing faster than their suburbs for the first time in recent history, and this trend applies to the country’s biggest as well as some of its smallest. New analysis of U.S. Census data from Smart Growth America reveals that cities in small metro…

Hexagon Acquires 3D City Modelling Pioneer GTA Geoinformatik GmbH

December 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

Hexagon AB, leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the business of GTA Geoinformatik GmbH, a pioneer in georeferenced virtual 3D city models and highly efficient building reconstructions.…

FARO Focus3D honored with the Construction Computing Award 2012

December 5, 2012 - in Construction, Corporate

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO): the global leader in portable systems for documentation, measurement and imaging solutions, has announced that the FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D was able to prevail in the “Hardware Product of the Year” category of…

The OGC Forms 3D Portrayal Standards Working Group

December 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced the formation of the 3D Portrayal Standards Working group (3D Portrayal SWG). This group is chartered to progress the Candidate OGC Web 3D Service Interface Standard and the OGC Web View Service Discussion Paper…

GeoSpatial Experts Introduces GeoJot+ Subscription to Mobilize Field Teams

December 4, 2012 - in Corporate

GeoSpatial Experts today officially released its new GeoJot+ field data collection system.  The new subscription-based solution is built on GeoSpatial Experts’ popular GPS-Photo Link and GeoJot products.  With the mobile data collection app and office…

Cadcorp Launches GIS Application for Automating Site Audits

December 4, 2012 - in Corporate, Facility Management

British developer of geographic information systems (GIS) software, Cadcorp, has announced the immediate availability of ‘Site Auditor’ - an application designed for organisations that own or manage geographically dispersed assets that have to be periodically…

IMMCO Wins Bentley Be Inspired Award for Innovation in Communications Networks

December 3, 2012 - in Corporate

IMMCO today announced winning Bentley’s prestigious Be Inspired Award for Innovation in Communications Networks for their development of an Automated Quality Control Toolkit.  The toolkit works directly with Bentley Expert Designer Communications V8i product…