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Asian Megacities Urged to Go Green

August 15, 2012 - in Featured, Planning, Smart Cities

The Asian Development Bank has just released a report that urges the largest cities in the region to act quickly to invest in infrastructure to mitigate natural disaster. The rapid development of the region has raised environmental risks, according to the…

Roadway Sensors Provide Real-Time and Historic Data

August 9, 2012 - in Featured, Interview, Transportation

Robert Bray is a senior software architect at Autodesk, Inc., a computer aided design firm that readers may have heard about. He recently sat down with…

Gehry Technologies Creates an Online BIM Collaboration from a Project Perspective

July 17, 2012 - in Corporate, Featured, Modeling

Gehry Technologies (GT), a spin-off of Gehry Partners since 2002, has created a web-based 3D file management and project collaboration platform purpose-built…

Toward Intelligent Infrastructure

July 2, 2012 - in Featured, Modeling

We are living in a world with a rapidly growing population and an urbanization rate that is increasing year over year. According to the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), people living in urban areas will increase from 50% worldwide in…

Sensor Sensibility: Sensors Transform the Information Ecosystem

June 25, 2012 - in Column, Featured, Sensors

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Sensor Sensibility. This column will focus on a number of topics related to sensors ranging from sensor platforms to sensor data, standards to architectures. Sensors are transforming the information ecosystem, providing an…

Volvo Unveils Future Technology, Including Electric and Sentient Trucks

  Volvo has unveiled a new website to highlight the technology that their engineers are working on for the future of transportation and urban life. Among the advancement in the transportation sector are hybrid electric trucks, fully electric buses and…

Autodesk BIM 360 Heralded as Next-Generation BIM

June 18, 2012 - in Corporate, Featured, Projects

Today, Autodesk revealed their next-generation building information modeling tools, that expand on the intelligent and model-based design process where both form and function help predict outcome and take into account impacts. BIM 360 extends the concept of…

Technology Strategy Board Opens 'Future Cities' Design Contest

June 13, 2012 - in Featured, Smart Cities

The Technology Strategy Board, the innovation engine within the UK government, has launched a design competition worth £25 million in its hunt for ideas for a "future city". The competition aims to demonstrate large-scale designs and implementations of integrating…

Technology Strategy Board Opens ‘Future Cities’ Design Contest

June 13, 2012 - in Featured, Smart Cities

The Technology Strategy Board, the innovation engine within the UK government, has launched a design competition worth £25 million in its hunt for ideas for a "future city". The competition aims to demonstrate large-scale designs and implementations of integrating…

Live Blog: Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure Overview

June 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Featured

John Graham, president of Intergraph’s SG&I division, gave a kick-off at the Hexagon Conference in Las Vegas today. With the Think Forward campaign, it's about making smarter decisions, whether that’s smart grid, smart policing, smart power. It’s…