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New Indoor Positioning Indoor Alliance, In-Location, Promotes Indoor Services and Solutions

August 23, 2012 - in Projects

The In-Location Alliance was launched today by 22 companies across industries to drive innovation and market adoption of high accuracy indoor positioning and related services. Accurate indoor positioning opens up plenty of possibilities for new mobile services.…

ArcGIS for AutoCAD Offers Advanced CAD and GIS Interoperability

August 22, 2012 - in Corporate

The latest release of ArcGIS for AutoCAD, Esri's free AutoCAD plug-in, improves the ability to exchange data and information between the ArcGIS and AutoCAD…

New Interactive Flood Map for Atlanta's Sweetwater Creek Combine Sensors with Outreach

August 22, 2012 - in Emergency, Projects

A powerful new flood preparedness tool that will help emergency managers protect lives and property in the flood-prone Sweetwater Creek area was unveiled…

New Interactive Flood Map for Atlanta’s Sweetwater Creek Combine Sensors with Outreach

August 22, 2012 - in Emergency, Projects

A powerful new flood preparedness tool that will help emergency managers protect lives and property in the flood-prone Sweetwater Creek area was unveiled in a ceremony today on the banks of the creek at Austell's Legion Regional Park. Developed by scientists…

URISA Announces 2012 Exemplary Systems in Government Award Winners

August 21, 2012 - in Projects, Smart Cities

URISA is pleased to announce the recipients of 2012 URISA Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards. Since 1980, URISA’s ESIG Awards have recognized exceptional achievements in the application of information technology that have improved the delivery…

Houston Gets Real-time Ozone Sensing Network

August 20, 2012 - in Projects, Smart Cities

Residents of Houston now have access to a real-time ozone tracking map that is powered by a network of 40 sensors. The new network is funded by a three-year $450,000 grant from Houston Endowment, allowing residents to understand air quality and how that might…

City CIOs Launch Cities.Data.Gov

August 20, 2012 - in Projects, Smart Cities

A group of chief information officers and mayors from 17 U.S. cities -- including Chicago, Seattle, New York and San Francisco -- have opened the doors to their warehouse of public data. The repository is an adjunct to the federal government's Data.gov repository,…

USGS Looks to Volunteers to Help Map Structures in Colorado

August 18, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects

In light of swiftly changing technical landscapes and increasing uses of social networking, the USGS is exploring a new approach to the volunteer program, and is launching a project to test options for volunteer participation in providing data to The National…

Analyzing the City as Superorganism

August 17, 2012 - in Projects, Smart Cities

The Binghamton Neighborhood Project (BNP) started with the EvoS program that David Sloan Wilson built on the Binghamton University campus to impart evolutionary thinking to students and scholars from all departments on campus. After an EvoS-induced…

British Geological Survey Makes 3D Model of Inverness's Geology

August 13, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

A 3D model of a Scottish city's geology could help planners to make decisions on how it grows in the future. British Geological Survey (BGS) is creating the computer generated image of rocks and soils beneath Inverness. A similar project that examined the…