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The Structure Sensor Gains Backing to Capture 3D Interior Maps

September 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Featured, Modeling

Occipital is a start-up company that has designed a 3D scanning add-on for an Apple iPad that captures detailed 3D scans of its surroundings. The device is open source, with the ability for developers to modify and change to their purpose, and to be made accessible…

Mapping the Maya: Technology Integration Captures Cultural Heritage

September 18, 2013 - in Feature, Featured, Modeling

To set the stage of this essay I would ask each reader to think back to a time in their life when they were asked “what do I want to do when I grow…

Autodesk Uses their Tools to Visualize the Hyperloop

Jordan Brandt, technology futurist at Autodesk, came up with a concept proposal for how the Hyperloop could be built, taking advantage of the expertise…

Autodesk InfraWorks 360 Pro Offers a Game-changing Integrated Environment

August 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Featured, Modeling

With the launch of InfraWorks early this year, Autodesk polished the collaborative visualization tool that started out in their Labs as Infrastructure Modeler, and added rules-based simulation and modeling to address specific infrastructure project workflows.…

Autodesk Takes an Integrated Workflow Approach to Infrastructure Projects

July 16, 2013 - in Featured, Interview, Modeling

Increasingly, Autodesk is focused on connecting the different pieces within their Infrastructure Design Suite to better facilitate and coordinate the work being done across the lifecycle of infrastructure projects. Informed Infrastructure (I2) editor Matt…

Philadelphia Sees Cities as Labs of Innovation with GIS as an Enabler

Adel Ebeid, CIO at the City of Philadelphia, spoke to the Esri International User Conference at the Senior Executive Seminar. In addition to being accountable to the traditional information technology underpinnings, he’s also focused on innovation. While…

The Infrastructure Workflow is Rapidly Transforming #GWF2013

May 14, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Featured

The plenary day of the Geospatial World Forum took place this morning in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, with presentations from infrastructure information leaders. Present on the stage were leaders from Topcon, Bentley Systems, Autodesk, and HP, with each presenting…

Model-based Design Powers China Dam Construction

April 30, 2013 - in Energy, Feature, Featured, Modeling

Harnessing power from moving water has the benefit of slowing and controlling flow in order to prevent natural disasters, providing water for human consumption and crop irrigation, slowing soil erosion, and supplying clean power. Hydropower is a low-cost source…

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…

Oklahoma Rides the Road to Automation with Restriction Routing

March 19, 2013 - in Feature, Featured, Transportation

The movement of oversize and overweight truck loads require permitting by each state in order to ensure safety, to make certain that the loads fit under or can be supported by bridges, and to help defray the maintenance costs that these larger loads place…