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Cityworks Online Debuts at 2012 Esri International User Conference

July 26, 2012 - in Corporate

Azteca Systems Inc., the leading provider of GIS-centric management solutions, introduced Cityworks in a fully hosted, cloud environment at the 2012 Esri International User Conference.  Designed and built exclusively for Esri's ArcGIS, Azteca Systems Inc.…

Gehry Technologies Acquires Bimshare

July 24, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

Gehry Technologies (GT), a global leader in applying technology to building industry challenges, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Bimshare,…

Esri Presents Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle with Making a Difference Award

July 24, 2012 - in Projects, Smart Cities

Esri today announced that the City and County of Honolulu was awarded one of the company’s annual Making a Difference Awards. Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle…

Mapping the Economic Power of Cities

July 23, 2012 - in Projects, Smart Cities

The urban world is shifting. Today only 600 urban centers generate about 60 percent of global GDP. While 600 cities will continue to account for the same share of global GDP in 2025, this group of 600 will have a very different membership. Over the next 15…

London Metropolitan Police Invests in Laser Scanning Technology to Reduce Congestion

July 23, 2012 - in Projects, Transportation

Traffic congestion caused by collisions on London’s roads is set to be significantly reduced following the delivery of two additional state of the art laser scanners. Purchased by the Metropolitan Police the RIEGL laser scanners will be used to rapidly collect…

Safe Software Adds Support For ArcGIS 10.1 and AutoCAD Map 3D 2013

July 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

Safe Software, makers of FME and the leaders in spatial data transformation technology, today announced the release of FME 2012 Service Pack 3 (SP3), which features compatibility with Esri’s newly released ArcGIS 10.1 and support of Autodesk’s 2013 version…

City of Oakland Selects Accela Cloud Platform to Boost Efficiency, Transparency, Ease of Access

July 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Accela, Inc. announced that the City of Oakland, Calif., has awarded the Bay Area-based company a more than $3.5 million contract to deploy Accela Automation enterprise software in the City's Department of Planning, Building & Neighborhood Preservation…

CMAP Report Highlights Need for Coordinated Rail Infrastructure Policies in Chicago

July 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Transportation

A new report by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning calls for strategic public-private partnerships for infrastructure, innovation, and workforce in support of the growing industry that affects more than a quarter of all jobs in the region. Available…

EADS Astrium Selects Picarro for London Greenhouse Gas Emissions Measurement Pilot

July 21, 2012 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Picarro, Inc. today announced that it has been selected by EADS Astrium and a consortium of scientific organizations as the sole provider of in situ instruments for measuring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in London, England during the 2012 Olympic Games.…

Understanding Where City Residents Prefer to Live

July 19, 2012 - in Analysis, Projects

How much does affordability of neighborhood influence your decision about where to live? If home price wasn't an issue, would you prefer to live in a more location-efficient neighborhood? These and other questions form the basis of this study designed to examine…