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3D Laser Mapping and Orbit GT Partner to Improve Mobile Mapping Data

November 20, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

3D Laser Mapping has signed a reseller agreement with Orbit Geospatial Technologies. Orbit GT products turn raw mobile mapping data into manageable, easy to use, GIS-integrated content that empowers companies to utilise mobile mapping information across an…

Siemens to Automate the Two Busiest Commuter Lines in the USA

November 20, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Siemens Rail Automation, in a consortium with Bombardier Transportation, is to upgrade the train control systems on the two largest commuter lines in…

Gainesville Regional Utilities Mines with Cityworks Analytics

November 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) is reaping the benefits of Cityworks Analytics, a set of templates designed to help organizations better measure…

Intergraph Releases Smart 3D with Solution Consolidation

November 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Simulation

Intergraph has released Intergraph Smart 3D 2014, a new single solution created from the consolidation of SmartPlant 3D, SmartMarine 3D and SmartPlant 3D Materials Handling Edition. Smart 3D 2014 builds upon Intergraph’s Smart 3D technology architecture…

Land Subsidence Poses Risk to Water Infrastructure in California’s San Joaquin Valley

November 19, 2013 - in Maintenance, Projects, Water

Extensive groundwater pumping from San Joaquin Valley aquifers is increasing the rate of land subsidence, or sinking. This large-scale and rapid subsidence has the potential to cause serious damage to the water delivery infrastructure that brings water from…

New FARO SCENE 5.2 Software to Improve Scanner Results

November 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology, releases its most advanced scan processing software solution, FARO SCENE 5.2. The new software makes complex geomatic and surveying…

Laser Scanning Helps Police Create 3D Virtual Models for Crush Damage Assessment

November 18, 2013 - in Modeling, Projects, Transportation

A state of the art laser scanner is helping Hertfordshire Police collect essential data which can be used to calculate the speed of impact of vehicles involved in road traffic collisions. The RIEGL VZ-400, purchased from 3D Laser Mapping, is being used to…

Singapore Partners with Esri to bring Urban Planning to “New Heights”

November 16, 2013 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) said it is collaborating with 3D mapping technology giant Esri to bring Singapore's urban planning and design to "new heights". On Thursday, URA signed a two-year memorandum of understanding with Esri, which will see…

Regenerative Sustainable Development of Universities and Cities

November 15, 2013 - in Environment, Projects

Now that the Earth has reached the limits of its biophysical carrying capacity, we have to change technologies, social practices and social norms relating to material production and consumption to ensure that we do not further jeopardize the functioning of…

Prima Research LLC Granted Fundamental Patents in Location Services

November 14, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

Prima Research LLC announced today that it has been granted two patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for technology related to the burgeoning location services (LS) business sector. The patents are for an invention that locates and tracks any…