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The World’s Leading Cities in Sustainability Recognized

November 22, 2013 - in Planning, Projects, Smart Cities

The World Green Building Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 WorldGBC Government Leadership Awards. The prestigious international awards honour local government leadership in green building and highlight policies that maximise the opportunity…

Smart Cities Council Readiness Guide Advances Smart City Development with First-of-Its-Kind Tool for City Leaders Around the World

November 20, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

The Smart Cities Council today released version 1.0 of the Smart Cities Council Readiness Guide, the first comprehensive, vendor-neutral smart city handbook…

3D Laser Mapping and Orbit GT Partner to Improve Mobile Mapping Data

November 20, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

3D Laser Mapping has signed a reseller agreement with Orbit Geospatial Technologies. Orbit GT products turn raw mobile mapping data into manageable, easy…

Siemens to Automate the Two Busiest Commuter Lines in the USA

November 20, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Siemens Rail Automation, in a consortium with Bombardier Transportation, is to upgrade the train control systems on the two largest commuter lines in the USA under the terms of a corresponding contract awarded by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).…

Gainesville Regional Utilities Mines with Cityworks Analytics

November 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) is reaping the benefits of Cityworks Analytics, a set of templates designed to help organizations better measure their work activities, expenses, and key performance indicators (KPIs). The solution has provided GRU a means…

Intergraph Releases Smart 3D with Solution Consolidation

November 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Simulation

Intergraph has released Intergraph Smart 3D 2014, a new single solution created from the consolidation of SmartPlant 3D, SmartMarine 3D and SmartPlant 3D Materials Handling Edition. Smart 3D 2014 builds upon Intergraph’s Smart 3D technology architecture…

Land Subsidence Poses Risk to Water Infrastructure in California’s San Joaquin Valley

November 19, 2013 - in Maintenance, Projects, Water

Extensive groundwater pumping from San Joaquin Valley aquifers is increasing the rate of land subsidence, or sinking. This large-scale and rapid subsidence has the potential to cause serious damage to the water delivery infrastructure that brings water from…

New FARO SCENE 5.2 Software to Improve Scanner Results

November 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology, releases its most advanced scan processing software solution, FARO SCENE 5.2. The new software makes complex geomatic and surveying…

Laser Scanning Helps Police Create 3D Virtual Models for Crush Damage Assessment

November 18, 2013 - in Modeling, Projects, Transportation

A state of the art laser scanner is helping Hertfordshire Police collect essential data which can be used to calculate the speed of impact of vehicles involved in road traffic collisions. The RIEGL VZ-400, purchased from 3D Laser Mapping, is being used to…

Singapore Partners with Esri to bring Urban Planning to “New Heights”

November 16, 2013 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) said it is collaborating with 3D mapping technology giant Esri to bring Singapore's urban planning and design to "new heights". On Thursday, URA signed a two-year memorandum of understanding with Esri, which will see…