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Many Brandenburg Cities Already Available in 3D

March 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

The production of 3D building models for the Brandenburg Surveying and Geoinformation Authority is completed. Digital 3D city models are more and more being used for urban planning, solar potential assessment, noise and emission prognoses, mobile communications…

ETI Announces Two Senior Appointments – Director, Strategy Development & Chief Engineer

March 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

Jo Coleman has been appointed Director, Strategy Development at the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI).  Jo has been acting director for the last year…

Overdue Investments on New York’s Aging Infrastructure

March 19, 2014 - in Emergency, Financial, Projects

Following the devastation of Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, New York City’s essential infrastructure needs were made a top policy priority for the…

ICLEI USA Launches New Climate Pathways to Help Cities Fight Carbon Pollution

March 19, 2014 - in Environment, Projects

ICLEI USA has released Climate Pathways, a brand new, comprehensive program of tools, trainings, and technical support designed to help local governments and their sustainability teams measure, plan for, and reduce emissions and energy use. Climate Pathways…

Esri Supports White House Climate Data Initiative

March 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Environment

In response to the White House Climate Data Initiative, Esri is launching a comprehensive effort to help communities work smarter and more efficiently, therefore becoming more livable and resilient. Esri plans to focus its initial efforts on 12 large and small…

Ordnance Survey’s Online Map Service Supports the Environment Agency with Detailed Flood Mapping

March 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Emergency

OS OnDemand, Ordnance Survey’s online map service, has been a valuable asset to the Environment Agency during this winter’s flooding, providing millions of households and businesses with access to detailed flood mapping. The storms affecting Britain since…

Rice Associates Expands Design-Build Capabilities and Strengthens Geospatial Services with Purchase of Leica Pegasus:One Mobile Mapper

March 18, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate

Keeping construction projects on track just got easier for public agencies and private developers working in the Commonwealth of Virginia. A new mobile mapping solution gives surveyors and mappers the ability to gather detailed planimetric and terrain data…

Velodyne Sees LiDAR Orders Increase on Calibrated Reflectivity Capability

March 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors

Velodyne’s LiDAR division announced a quantity order for HDL-32E sensors, for a mobile mapping application that leverages the advantages of “Calibrated Reflectivities.” The Calibrated Reflectivity data measured with the company’s 360° HDL-32E LiDAR…

White House to Host Event Highlighting Efforts to Boost Climate Change Preparedness and Resilience

March 18, 2014 - in Announcement, Emergency, Projects

On Wednesday, March 19, the White House, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will host an event highlighting the Administration’s commitment to empower America’s communities…

Siemens Wins a Contract to Deliver 32 more Locomotives to the USA

March 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Departments of Transportation for the U.S. states of Illinois, California, Michigan, Missouri and Washington have awarded Siemens a contract for the delivery of 32 diesel-electric passenger locomotives. The contract is valued at approximately €165 million…