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Cities Gain in Appeal as Place to Live

March 30, 2014 - in Modeling, Projects

Driven by young professionals and retiring Baby Boomers who like living in cities, the trend is "180 degrees" from the last decade's rush to the exurbs, says William Frey, a demographer at Washington's Brookings Institution, a research and policy group. "People…

Autodesk’s Infrastructure Design Suite Enhances Model Intelligence

Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2015 is a comprehensive Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Infrastructure software solution that combines intelligent,…

Autodesk Releases Details on 2015 Design Suites with Considerable Cloud Services

Autodesk, Inc. today announced the release of the new Autodesk 2015 Design Suites, which are more tightly integrated with Autodesk cloud services than…

URISA Accepting Nominations for GIS Hall of Fame

March 27, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate

The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is now accepting nominations for its GIS Hall of Fame. Nominations are due by May 1, 2014. URISA's GIS Hall of Fame honors persons and organizations that have made significant and original contributions…

New Virtual NAPSG Center Supplies Mapping Resources, Expertise to Public Safety Agencies Nationwide

March 26, 2014 - in Corporate, Security

Esri and the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation announced the creation of a new cloud-based, virtual center that will supply public safety and homeland security agencies with valuable tools, resources, and training. The center will…

Innovyze Releases InfoWater Generation V10.5, Defining New Era Of Leadership In GIS-Centric Smart Water Modeling

March 26, 2014 - in Corporate, Simulation, Water

In its ongoing quest to equip the global water industry with the world’s most powerful and comprehensive GIS-centric infrastructure modeling and management solutions, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for…

2014 CalGIS Conference in Monterey to Feature High-Profile Speakers

March 26, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate

Each year the four URISA chapters in California, along with the California Geographic Information Association, come together to present the California GIS Conference.  This year, the  conference will celebrate the milestone 20th annual event in Monterey,…

Automakers Dial In Supply Chain for Reduced Environmental Impact

March 26, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

Two leading corporate responsibility business associations, AIAG and CSR Europe, facilitator of the European Automotive Working Group on Supply Chain Sustainability, today announced an unprecedented agreement has been reached among 14 global automakers on…

ZEB1 Hand Held Laser Scanner Strikes Gold at Historic South African Mine

March 26, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

A ZEB1 hand held laser mapping system is being used to map excavations at a historic gold mine in South Africa. Mining has been taking place at Barberton Mines in the Mpumalanga province since 1884 during which time mine managers have employed a range of surveying…

EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Clarify Protection for Nation’s Streams and Wetlands

March 25, 2014 - in Projects, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) today jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources.…