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Stephen Ross Makes Over $30 Million Gift to Advance Sustainable Cities

May 23, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning

Stephen M. Ross, a world-recognized business leader, real-estate developer, and philanthropist announced today a $30.5 million contribution to the World Resources Institute (WRI) to galvanize action that will help cities grow smarter and more sustainably in…

Ventyx Joins Swedish Utility to Create One of the World’s Smartest Electricity Networks

May 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy, Sensors

Ventyx, an ABB company , today announced it is joining an innovative initiative to create one of the world's smartest electricity networks, part of a…

The American Planning Association Board Selects James M. Drinan, J.D. as New Executive Director

May 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning

The Board of Directors of The American Planning Association (APA), a nonprofit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of…

The Volvo Group Studies Potential to Test Electric Roads in a City

May 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Roads, Transit, Transportation

The Volvo Group is now taking the next step in the development of sustainable transport solutions. In collaboration with the Swedish Transport Administration, the Volvo Group will study the potential for building electric roads, where city buses can be charged…

Siemens Equips Three Sections of Track in Hungary with ETCS Train Protection System

May 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Siemens has received three orders from Hungary to supply signaling and control technology. The company will equip two sections of the line between the Budapest suburb of Ferencváros and the small eastern town of Gyoma with ETCS (European Train Control System)…

Ubisense Named Google Enterprise Maps Authorized Partner

May 19, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate

Ubisense, a market leader in location intelligence solutions, announced today it has become an Authorized Partner of solutions based on Google’s Enterprise Maps for Business technologies. This new designation from Google enables customers to more easily…

Scout Goes Global with GPS Navigation Powered by OpenStreetMap

May 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Products, Transportation

Telenav (NASDAQ: TNAV), the leader in personalized navigation, announced today that its free U.S. Scout for iPhone app will use the crowd-sourced and free OpenStreetMap (OSM) for all map data. OSM, the “Wikipedia of Maps,” offers users a more accurate…

New Video Perimeter Security Solution Aimed at Asset Protection

May 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Security, Sensors

Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) launched its portfolio of ARGUS products for direct sales and distribution through strategic partners. ARGUS is a perimeter security system (video) consisting of networked wireless sensors that form a protective, invisible…

GGP Software Helps Local Authority Win National Award for Data Improvement

May 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance

Gazetteer Management software from GGP Systems has helped Ribble Valley Borough Council win a national award for improvements in the accuracy and quality of data used for referencing and accessing council records.  In just one year the Lancashire based council…

The OGC Calls for Presentations and Invites Public to the Third OGC 3D Summit

May 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) 3D Information Management Domain Working Group (3DIM) is hosting its third 3D Summit as part of the OGC’s June 2014 Technical Committee meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on 12 June 2014, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM.  The primary…