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Bluesky Begins Night Time Aerial Photo Mapping Trials

February 6, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors

Aerial survey specialist Bluesky is to conduct trials of the world’s first integrated night mapping system. Combining a specially adapted camera with Bluesky’s state of the art LiDAR and thermal imaging sensors it is hoped the trials will produce essential…

Highways Agency Chooses Yotta and Atkins in £600k Asset Management Software Deal

February 6, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Highways Agency has awarded a £600,000 contract to Atkins and Yotta for the supply of Yotta’s Horizons visualised asset management software and…

GeoM Laser Surveys Angolan Overhead Power Lines

February 6, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

South African based GeoM has completed an aerial survey project of overhead power lines in Angola. Using a helicopter mounted high-speed laser scanner,…

UCLA Team Develops Smartphone-based Sensor for Detecting and Mapping Mercury

February 5, 2014 - in Projects, Sensors, Water

A team of researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has developed a smartphone attachment and application to test water for the presence of mercury, a toxic heavy metal. The new platform could significantly reduce the…

EPA Launches WaterSense H2Otel Challenge to Encourage Water Savings

February 5, 2014 - in Projects, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today launched the WaterSense H2Otel Challenge as a way for agency partners and other organizations to encourage hotels to use best management practices that will save water and money, while reducing greenhouse…

RIEGL Launches the First Survey-grade LiDAR for UAS

February 5, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors

RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems has been developing the world’s first survey-grade UAS LiDAR sensor, the VUX-1. As early as February this year, it is already time to show off this innovative sensor: join us at the official launch event ILMF taking place…

GO TO 2040 Wins National Smart Growth Award

February 5, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has announced that the GO TO 2040 comprehensive regional plan is the 2013 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement winner in the category of policies, programs, and plans. Congratulations to CMAP's many…

Aibotix Launches a New Generation of Copters with the Aibot X6 V2

February 5, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors

The year 2014 has just started and the company Aibotix from Kassel presents its new version of the Aibot X6, the Aibot X6 V2, just on time for the new year. After having sold more than 150 copters worldwide, Aibotix starts off to the second round and puts…

Global Infrastructure Investment to Reach $4T by 2017

February 5, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Financial

The simultaneous crumbling of aging infrastructure in advanced economies and surge of development in developing economies will drive a steady four percent annual growth on infrastructure investment well into the second half of this decade, pushing total investment…

Paragon Routing Software Helps Eden Farm to Deliver on Promise

February 4, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

Eden Farm, the UK frozen food and ice cream wholesale distribution company, has implemented a Multi Depot routing and scheduling solution from Paragon Software Systems to help improve transport efficiency and customer service. The Paragon Multi Depot system…