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The OGC Seeks Public Participation in Development of CityGML 3.0

May 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Membership seeks organizations and individuals to participate in the development of the next major version of the OGC City Geography Markup Language (CityGML). See the Call for Participation at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/requests/119.…

TSI Mapping and Pitney Bowes Announces a Geospatial Portal for Utility Companies

May 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Modeling

TSI Mapping presents GAP–‘Geographic Area Profiler’, built on Pitney Bowes Spectrum Spatial technology which allows users to easily access critical…

The OGC Seeks Comments on Charter for PipelineML Working Group

May 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Pipelines

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks comments on the charter for a new OGC PipelineML Standards Working Group (DWG). The charter is available…

UC Riverside’s Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative Aims to Develop Improved Energy Systems for the Future

May 18, 2014 - in Energy, Projects, Sensors

At 10 a.m. May 21st, the University of California, Riverside will host a ceremony open to the public to launch its Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative. The Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative will integrate solar energy, battery storage and electric…

Urbanisation Aids Transition to Green Economy

May 18, 2014 - in Analysis, Environment, Projects

More than half the world’s human population now lives in urban areas and cities are increasingly facing the challenge of ensuring decent standards of living for their inhabitants. Demand for a higher quality of life is increasing despite growing pressures…

Integrated Models: Planning Urban Sustainability

May 18, 2014 - in Modeling, Planning, Projects

This policy brief offers local and regional planners an introduction to the world of integrated urban modelling. It provides information on their potential benefits, implementation process and current use in the Nordic city-regions. Integrated urban models…

Landis+Gyr Acquires PowerSense

May 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Sensors

Landis+Gyr has acquired PowerSense, which has designed solutions to retrofit and digitalize existing power distribution infrastructures enabling utilities to balance and better manage grids in their medium and low voltage distribution network. This enables…

The Internet of Things Will Thrive by 2025

May 16, 2014 - in Projects, Sensors

This report is the latest research report in a sustained effort throughout 2014 by the Pew Research Center Internet Project to mark the 25th anniversary of the creation of the World Wide Web by Sir Tim Berners-Lee (The Web at 25). A February 2014 report from…

Esri Launches Small Government Departmental Platform Program

May 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Products

Esri’s new Small Government Departmental Platform Agreement allows for unlimited deployments of core ArcGIS software within one governmental department. Departments that have plans to integrate GIS in multiple workflows, such as assessors, health and human…

Autodesk Aims to Accelerate 3D Printing with both Software and Hardware Offering

May 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Products

Autodesk is aiming squarely at improving the pace of 3D printer adoption with both an open software platform for 3D printing called Spark, and a 3D printer of their own. The software aims at making it easier to control what gets printed with a tight integration…