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StreetMapper to Laser Map Indian Infrastructure

February 3, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

StreetMapper is being deployed to laser map city centres and transportation networks across India. The world’s most accurate mobile laser mapping system StreetMapper has been purchased by Geokno, a technology company specialising in Geographical Information…

CH2M Hill to Focus on Five Markets

February 3, 2014 - in Corporate

CH2M HILL announced today that the global full-service consulting, design, construction and operations firm will hone its business to five key markets…

Cityworks Delivers Cost Savings for Philadelphia

February 2, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance

A large city with a population of 1.5 million, the City of Philadelphia is charged with tracking daily maintenance and costs as well as coordinating multiple…

EPA Releases Climate Assessment Update to National Stormwater Calculator

February 2, 2014 - in Projects, Stormwater, Water

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released phase II of the National Stormwater Calculator and Climate Assessment Tool package. The updated calculator includes future climate vulnerability scenarios. The calculator, a part of President Obama’s…

SST Brings ShotSpotter Gunshot-location Technology Indoors

January 31, 2014 - in Projects, Security

SST, Inc., today announced the launch of ShotSpotter SiteSecure, a first-of-its-kind indoor gunfire detection, location and alert system that detects and locates gunfire and automatically alerts first responders within seconds. ShotSpotter SiteSecure integrates…

Mannahatta2409.org Launches

January 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

After nearly three years, Mannahatta2409.org (version 1) launches today. The site offers the public a novel platform to explore and model the environmental impacts and benefits that different ecosystems, lifestyle choices, and climate scenarios have on the…

URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet Introduces Mentoring Program

January 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Projects

URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet, a team of young professional members of URISA, has launched a new mentoring program for GIS professionals. Anyone in the GIS industry who feels they would benefit from a mentor, or would like to volunteer their time to a mentee,…

DRCOG and Way to Go Unveil First-of-its-kind Trip Planning Tool

January 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

Traffic congestion, travel delays and air pollution all point to a problem the Denver metro area and its commuters face daily. My Way to Go, an innovative web-based trip planning tool launched this week at mywaytogo.org, offering area residents a convenient…

Geodesign Summit Kicks Off its Fifth Year with a Promising Vision

January 29, 2014 - in Event Coverage, Modeling, Projects

Tom Fisher, dean of College of Design at the University of Minnesota, kicked off the fifth GeoDesign Summit on the Esri Campus in Redlands, Calif. this morning. The attendance of more than 300 attendees come from 19 countries and 33 states. The growing number…

Dell Adds MakerBot 3D Printing to Enable End-to-End 3D Digital Prototyping Solution for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

January 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

Dell today announced it will offer MakerBot Replicator 3D printers and scanners to create an end-to-end 3D design solution for small and medium-sized businesses enabling fast and affordable prototyping. By adding MakerBot 3D printers and scanners to its existing…