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Smart Cities: Putting a ‘Smart Communities’ Strategy to Work

January 3, 2018 - in Articles, Column, Smart Cities

The term “smart cities” has been around for a while now. You can’t go to an event or pick up a magazine without some discussion on smart cities, and a lot of organizations have jumped onboard and created “smart” projects and initiatives. But in the…

Collaborative BIM: Xishi Winter Olympics Square Project Transforms Historic Industrial Zone

December 11, 2017 - in Articles, Emergency, Feature, Featured

The 2022 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee contracted Beijing Shougang International Engineering (BSIE) to design and construct an office plaza in…

Fluor Awarded U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contract to Support Power Grid Repair in Puerto Rico

October 19, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Emergency, Energy, Featured, News

IRVING, Texas (October 19, 2017) – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the company was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

Video: Water Street Tampa Illustration

A newly released animatic video shows how Water Street Tampa will come to life over the next decade - from the new infrastructure, to 13 acres of newly imagined public green spaces, and the creation of multiple new city blocks. Downtown Tampa's revitalization…

Vertical Images: From Film Making to Inspection, and Why the Future of Drones Doesn’t Lie in Flying

Successful drone entrepreneur Petr Lněnička went from award-winning filmmaker to drone inspection leader in his native Czech Republic. Here he lays out 3 pieces of advice and explains why for him, the transition seemed logical, and why he believes the future…

Miyamoto Expands to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Miyamoto International, the global earthquake + structural engineering firm, opened an office in San Francisco January 3. The firm has added seven offices globally in the past three years and its expansion into San Francisco puts Miyamoto…

Inner-City Elderly Most at Risk from Increasing Heat Waves in London

August 22, 2016 - in Environment

New report reveals Hackney, Islington and Tower Hamlets have the greatest number of high vulnerability areas, where elderly are especially at risk from heat related illnesses as the capital gets hotter. These areas combine risk factors including; high population…

Ayyeka & SIGFOX: First U.S. Channel Partnership to Enable Smart Cities Across The U.S.

August 10, 2016 - in Smart Cities

San Francisco, CA: Ayyeka, a technology company developing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions, today announced a first-of-its-kind channel partnership in the United States with SIGFOX, the world’s leading provider of dedicated communications…

World Experts Address Key Pain Points that Hinder Smart City Development

July 6, 2016 - in Announcement, Corporate, Smart Cities

Today, most cities would like to become smart but many city planners don’t really know how to achieve this objective. Cities battle with pain points that touch the sustainable supply of energy and water, or how to eliminate gridlock and related pollution…

New CloudCities Release Faster and Easier to Use

San Francisco, Calif., June 28, 2016—SmarterBetterCities announces the latest release of CloudCities, the premier platform for hosting, sharing and visualizing your smart 3D city models. It fully supports Esri CityEngine, Google Earth, and SketchUp, enabling…