/ Category / News

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Deutsche Telekom Announces a New Developer Platform for Internet of Things Advancement

August 13, 2012 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Deutsche Telekom’s Developer Garden platform opens new M2M Developer Community for machine-to-machine (M2M) communication solutions developers. The community offers developers access to tools such as APIs, programming guidelines and software development…

Plans Come Together to Turn Washington's Union Station Into a Transmodal Hub

August 13, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects, Transportation

Amtrak recently released a master plan, developed with HOK and Parsons Brinckerhoff, to revitalize Washington Union Station. The plan envisions a vibrant intermodal center with increased capacity and renewed commercial activity. It was developed in collaboration…

Plans Come Together to Turn Washington’s Union Station Into a Transmodal Hub

August 13, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects, Transportation

Amtrak recently released a master plan, developed with HOK and Parsons Brinckerhoff, to revitalize Washington Union Station. The plan envisions a vibrant intermodal center with increased capacity and renewed commercial activity. It was developed in collaboration…

Texas Cities Adopt Smart Water Meters

August 8, 2012 - in Projects, Water

Water utilities across Texas have embraced the use of smart water meters to improve service and aid conservation. By the end of 2010, more tan 3.5 million new meters had been installed, and automatic meters are taking hold across the state. Unlike the push…

Velodyne's LiDAR Division Announces Agreement With Caterpillar for Laser Imaging Technology

August 8, 2012 - in Construction, Corporate

Caterpillar and the LiDAR Division of Velodyne Acoustics, Inc., have announced an agreement that allows Caterpillar exclusive rights of use and manufacturer for Velodyne's patented HDL-64 LiDAR-sensing system, which incorporates proprietary laser-imaging technology,…