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Worldwide Quality of Living Survey Focuses on Infrastructure

January 2, 2013 - in Corporate

Vienna retains the top spot as the city with the world’s best quality of living, according to the Mercer 2012 Quality of Living Survey. Zurich and Auckland follow in second and third place, respectively, and Munich is in fourth place, followed by Vancouver,…

New Leica Digicat xf-Series Locates Underground Utilities

December 18, 2012 - in Corporate, Sensors

Leica Geosystems is delighted to announce the latest editions to the Digisystem product range, the Leica Digicat xf-Series. With Leica Geosystems’ new…

Kurzweil Joins Google as Director of Engineering

December 17, 2012 - in Corporate

Ray Kurzweil confirmed today that he will be joining Google to work on new projects involving machine learning and language processing. “I’m excited…

AVEVA Acquires Global Majic Simulation Software Suite

December 17, 2012 - in Corporate, Planning

AVEVA today announced the acquisition of all assets relating to the advanced visualisation and simulation software of Global Majic Software, Inc. (GMS). This strategic acquisition includes all Intellectual Property Rights which will be used to support AVEVA’s…

Advanced Real-time GPS Tracking System Aids Security in Government Facility

December 12, 2012 - in Facility Management, Products

Remote Tracking Systems Inc., (RTS) a leading manufacturer of real time GPS tracking system, vTrack, today announced the successful installation at a United States government facility. This location, which must remain undisclosed for security reasons, selected…

Where is America Growing?

December 10, 2012 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Cities are growing faster than their suburbs for the first time in recent history, and this trend applies to the country’s biggest as well as some of its smallest. New analysis of U.S. Census data from Smart Growth America reveals that cities in small metro…

China's Mountain Moving Project Gets Underway

December 9, 2012 - in Construction, Projects

In what is being billed as the largest "mountain-moving project" in Chinese history, one of China's biggest construction firms will spend £2.2bn to flatten 700 mountains levelling the area Lanzhou, allowing developers to build a new metropolis on the outskirts…

China’s Mountain Moving Project Gets Underway

December 9, 2012 - in Construction, Projects

In what is being billed as the largest "mountain-moving project" in Chinese history, one of China's biggest construction firms will spend £2.2bn to flatten 700 mountains levelling the area Lanzhou, allowing developers to build a new metropolis on the outskirts…

Hexagon Acquires 3D City Modelling Pioneer GTA Geoinformatik GmbH

December 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

Hexagon AB, leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the business of GTA Geoinformatik GmbH, a pioneer in georeferenced virtual 3D city models and highly efficient building reconstructions.…

FARO Focus3D honored with the Construction Computing Award 2012

December 5, 2012 - in Construction, Corporate

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO): the global leader in portable systems for documentation, measurement and imaging solutions, has announced that the FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D was able to prevail in the “Hardware Product of the Year” category of…