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Australian Researchers Create First Interior 3D Map of the Leaning Tower of Pisa

September 18, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Australian researchers have created the first ever interior 3D map of Italy’s iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa by using a breakthrough mobile laser mapping system. Developed by the CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, the Zebedee technology is a handheld…

Smart Water Infrastructure Could Save Emerging Countries $12.3 Billion Annually

September 18, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors, Water

Water scarcity is a growing problem across the globe, compounded by climate change and population growth. All signs indicate that this scarcity will only…

Network of Small Drones Could Replace Roadways in Rural Areas

September 18, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Palo Alto-based Matternet has a vision to use a network of unmanned aerial vehicles to change the paradigm of transportation, and to even replace roadways…

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 of his many colleagues and using Autodesk software. The concept of the Hyperloop, a high-speed intra-city…

Huntington Park, CA Deploys Vantage Points Dispatch for Public Safety GIS

September 17, 2013 - in Corporate, Security

Huntington Park, CA Police Department has leveraged the power of Esri GIS technology by integrating Vantage Points Dispatch for the TriTech/ VisionAIR Computer Aided Dispatch module.  Real-time calls for service, e911 wireless and landline calls, and Automatic…

Integrated Safety and Security for Smart Cities

September 17, 2013 - in Corporate, Security, Sensors, Smart Cities

Urbanization is one of the megatrends of our time. According to the United Nations, by the year 2025 it is estimated that the global population will have grown to over eight billion, with significantly more than half living in major conurbations. As people,…

Falcon UAV Supports Colorado Flooding, Until Grounded by FEMA

September 17, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency, Sensors

In the wake of the recent floods in Colorado, Falcon UAV has spent the last three days providing volunteer aerial services to the Boulder County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Incident Management Team (IMT).  On Thursday afternoon while all National…

Costain Achieves Significant Time Savings with AVEVA Laser Modeller

September 17, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

AVEVA today announced Costain, a leading UK Engineering Contractor (EPC) has achieved significant time and cost savings using AVEVA Laser Modeller. As an early adopter of the AVEVA software, Costain utilised the technology for a major North Sea oil & gas…

Pitney Bowes and Autodesk Sync GIS with BIM for Infrastructure Development

September 16, 2013 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

Autodesk and Pitney Bowes continue to fine-tune the syncing of their software to aid with Infrastructure development initiatives. The partnership brings together infrastructure design tools with GIS in an aim to bring development projects closer to completion,…

GEO Sponsors First Printing of D_City Report

September 15, 2013 - in Projects, Smart Cities

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) in Geneva – including 90 nations and 67 global science organisations – has sponsored the first print run of the D_City manifesto: the world’s first comprehensive ‘snapshot’ report on GEO’s vision to establish…