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Sydney Harbour Bridge Preservation Benefits from 3D Mapping

February 14, 2013 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

Cutting-edge 3D mapping technology has emerged as a new secret weapon in preserving Australia’s most famous man-made icon. Reaching up 134 metres from sea level, and measuring 48.4 metres across and 1,149 metres in length, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is the…

Autodesk and LEGO Partner on 3D Building Instructions for MINDSTORMS

February 14, 2013 - in Corporate, Projects

Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has partnered with The LEGO Group to provide 3D interactive building instructions…

Socrata Provides an Open Data Field Guide

February 14, 2013 - in Corporate

The volume of information available in 21st century democracies has made their citizens some of the most informed and empowered people in history. Now,…

GIS Becomes More of a Strategic Tool for UK Housing Associations

February 14, 2013 - in Corporate, Facility Management

Housing associations that have used geographic information systems (GIS) to make cost savings in operational activities such as grounds maintenance, are increasingly using the same technology as a strategic tool  to help transform the way they work. That…

Innovative Geospatial Apps for a Smarter Public Works System

February 13, 2013 - in Corporate

Interested in technology that lets you build configurable applications for use by both technical and non-GIS people? Don't forget to join us for our next webinar, Innovative Geospatial Apps for a Smarter Public Works System. Register now: February 20,…

EMC Selects the RIEGL VMX-450 Mobile Mapping System

February 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

RIEGL USA has started off 2013 with a bang by completing its first VMX-450 sale within the first quarter of the year. EMC, Inc. is expanding their line of RIEGL products with this addition of the mobile mapping system to their already established terrestrial…

GE and Google Team to Integrate Google Maps Data Into Smallworld Apps

February 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

A new agreement announced today between GE and Google will integrate Google Maps data into GE's Smallworld electrical, telecommunications and gas applications. GE, a leading provider of geospatial analytical tools and insight, and Google, a provider of map…

Open City Provides Detailed Map View of Chicago Zoning

February 12, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

Chicago's embrace of open data has led to a good deal of innovation coming from citizens, with maps of crime, transit, buildings and other civic data. The tech collective Open City has been building tools upon the data, including updates on snow plow progress,…

Location Media Alliance Launches Amid Location Industry Fragmentation

February 11, 2013 - in Corporate

To provide a coordinated media and advertising distribution platform for optimum market education and brand recognition of location-based/geospatial applications and technologies, three world-leading geospatial media companies have formed the Location Media…

Overwatch’s LIDAR Analyst 5.1 Software Delivers New High-Resolution 3D Imagery and Analytics

February 11, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Overwatch announced today the release of version 5.1 of its LIDAR Analyst® software. The premier software for managing LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) data now delivers mission-critical high-resolution 3D exploitation. LIDAR Analyst’s new 3D Viewer…