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Hexagon Aims to Provide Simplicity through Accurate Insight

June 2, 2014 - in Corporate, Event Coverage

The HxGN Live event kicked off this evening in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand, with an impressive stage, light works, and rumbling musical score. The location, the Garden Arena, is where title fights typically take place, and the energy in the room spoke to that…

Fugro Roadware Announces Release of Vision 2.2 Processing and Analysis Software

Fugro Roadware is pleased to announce the release of Vision 2.2 processing and analysis software. With Vision, clients can view, process, and understand…

Fugro Alliance with TRL Will Provide Integrated Highways Asset Management Solutions

June 2, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

Fugro has signed an agreement with TRL, a world-leader in transport research and consultancy, to merge data collection and asset management expertise…

Swansea University to Use HP Technology for Smart Cities Research

June 2, 2014 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

HP has announced a three-year collaboration program with Swansea University to explore how its technology can be used in the development of future cities, communities and campuses. The project will aim to leverage technology such as smart metering, intelligent…

meteocontrol Forms Alliance with Viasys for Energy Monitoring System

June 2, 2014 - in Corporate, Security, Sensors

meteocontrol GmbH, a leading vendor of professional remote monitoring for photovoltaic systems, has entered into an alliance with viasys, a global provider of security solutions, services and technology. The aim of the strategic alliance is to integrate the…

EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants

June 2, 2014 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

At the direction of President Obama and after an unprecedented outreach effort, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is today releasing the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time cuts carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single…

Trimble Announces Call for Speakers for its Dimensions User Conference

June 1, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate

Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today it is accepting speaker candidates for the Trimble Dimensions 2014International User Conference being held November 3-5, 2014 at the Mirage and Treasure Island Hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dimensions User Conference sessions…

Obama’s Weekly Address Focuses on Curbing Carbon Pollution from Power Plants

June 1, 2014 - in Analysis, Environment, Projects

In this week’s address, President Obama discussed new actions by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut dangerous carbon pollution, a plan that builds on the efforts already taken by many states, cities and companies. These new commonsense guidelines…

Climate Change Now a Mainstream Part of City Planning, Global Survey Finds

May 30, 2014 - in Analysis, Planning, Projects

An increasing number of cities around the world now include preparations for climate change in their basic urban planning — but only a small portion of them have been able to make such plans part of their economic development priorities, according to a unique…

Hurrricane Sandy to Katrina: Two Disasters Exceeding $200 billion in Damages Set Stage for Opening of 2014 Hurricane Season

May 30, 2014 - in Emergency, Planning, Projects

At a recent summit in New York's financial district, the news was pay now or pay much more later. Speaker after speaker either showed scientific evidence of potential disasters due to sea level rise or the enormous costs that are sure to follow the new reality…