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Creating Liveable Cities Relies on the Four C's

More than 100 governors, mayors and top leaders from 98 cities and regions discussed challenges and innovative solutions to build liveable cities and foster harmonious communities at the World Cities Summit Mayors Forum (WCSMF). At the forum which was themed…

New Research Helps Planners Address California's Air Quality and Urban Sprawl

June 8, 2012 - in Planning, Projects, Transportation

The Mineta Transportation Institute has released a peer-reviewed research report, An Economic and Life Cycle Analysis of Regional Land Use and Transportation…

Live Blog: Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure Overview

June 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Featured

John Graham, president of Intergraph’s SG&I division, gave a kick-off at the Hexagon Conference in Las Vegas today. With the Think Forward campaign,…

Live Blog: Intergraph SG&I Opening

Mark Doherty, CTO of Intergraph's Security, Government and Infrastructure group kicked off the SG&I track with a Mission Impossible theme, taking a look at security and monitoring challenges. A demo illustrated software that integrates a map, security…

SAP's 'Urban Matters' Initiative Aimed at Smarter Cities

May 30, 2012 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Smart Cities

The recently launched the SAP Urban Matters program is an initiative with the goal of helping cities and urban settlements improve the lives of people and deliver better, more effective government. The initiative focuses on helping customers and partners address…

Min Stad (My City) Gothenburg Provides a 3D Virtual City for Citizen's Debate

May 29, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects, Smart Cities

The City of Gothenburg and the City Planning Office is developing a new arena for the citizens of Gothenburg for communication and debate concerning city development; Min Stad (My City). The web portal contains a photorealistic 3D city model where users can…

Hexagon's Acquisition of myVR Provides Mobile 3D Model Viewing

May 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Featured, Modeling

Hexagon AB today announced the acquisition of myVR, provider of software for photorealistic 2D, 3D, and 360-degree visualization of interactive maps over low-bandwidth connections. The Norwegian company compresses large 3D models for viewing on many platforms,…

Bentley Introduces Shared 'OpenRoads' Information Modeling Functionality

May 18, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

Bentley Systems, Incorporated introduced, at this gathering of infrastructure professionals from around the world, the shared OpenRoads information modeling functionality in its InRoads, GEOPAK, and MXROAD V8i (SELECTseries 3) products for roadway design.…