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Get Recognized as a Leader in Transforming the World’s Infrastructure

March 14, 2013 - in Announcement, Corporate

infrastructure-excellence.com is hosting the 2nd annual competition showcasing Excellence in Infrastructure. The winners will be given over $10,000 in prizes by our generous competition sponsors. The competition is open to everyone planning, designing, building…

New Device Helps Quantify Your Car

March 13, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Automatic, an automotive tech startup that offers a small gadget that connects to your car’s onboard computer and wirelessly transmits the data it collects…

European Commission Kicks Off iWIDGET Water Efficiency Project

March 12, 2013 - in Projects, Water

iWIDGET is a €5 million European Commission project aimed at improved water efficiencies through the use of novel information communication technologies…

Ordnance Survey Seeks Innovative Ideas to Help British Business Improve Environmental Performance

March 12, 2013 - in Environment, Projects

Budding innovators and entrepreneurs are being asked to contribute ideas that could help businesses improve their environmental performance, with the opportunity to win a slice of a £100,000 development prize fund. The GeoVation Challenge, run by mapping…

KPMG Releases Infrastructure 100: World Cities Edition

March 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

KPMG’s Global Infrastructure Practice is pleased to present the much-anticipated second edition of the Infrastructure 100. Released at the recent World Cities Summit in Singapore, the Infrastructure 100: World Cities Edition provides insight into the infrastructure…

G.hn Recognized as Smart Grid Standard

March 8, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

The HomeGrid Forum announced today that the G.hn home networking standard has been adopted into the prestigious Catalog of Standards created by the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP). The move represents another important step forward in the acceptance…

Tech Startup, CitySourced, Launches ZenFunder, a Civic Crowdfunding Platform

March 6, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

CitySourced, an enterprise civic engagement platform, announced the launch of ZenFunder, at the 2013 LAUNCH Festival in San Francisco. ZenFunder is a revolutionary civic crowdfunding platform that allows citizens and the government to collaboratively fund…

Northumberland County Council Maps Properties to Secure Broadband Funding

March 6, 2013 - in Corporate, Planning

Northumberland County Council has secured £21m in funding to help deliver superfast broadband to all residences and businesses. A significant component of the project was to use the council’s local address dataset to aid the planning and procurement processes,…

GeoM Launch Marks Laser Scanning Company Evolution

March 6, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

South African based geospatial services company Geomatica has re-launched as GeoM following a major evolution in its business. The company, which specialises both in airborne and terrestrial laser scanning  projects, has made a significant investment in new…

Density and Neighborhood Form Guided by Made for Walking

March 5, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

In this era of high energy prices, economic uncertainty, and demographic change, an increasing number of Americans are showing an interest in urban living as an alternative to the traditional automobile-dependent suburb. Many people are also concerned about…