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Integrated Safety and Security for Smart Cities

September 17, 2013 - in Corporate, Security, Sensors, Smart Cities

Urbanization is one of the megatrends of our time. According to the United Nations, by the year 2025 it is estimated that the global population will have grown to over eight billion, with significantly more than half living in major conurbations. As people,…

Falcon UAV Supports Colorado Flooding, Until Grounded by FEMA

September 17, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency, Sensors

In the wake of the recent floods in Colorado, Falcon UAV has spent the last three days providing volunteer aerial services to the Boulder County Emergency…

Costain Achieves Significant Time Savings with AVEVA Laser Modeller

September 17, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

AVEVA today announced Costain, a leading UK Engineering Contractor (EPC) has achieved significant time and cost savings using AVEVA Laser Modeller. As…

Pitney Bowes and Autodesk Sync GIS with BIM for Infrastructure Development

September 16, 2013 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

Autodesk and Pitney Bowes continue to fine-tune the syncing of their software to aid with Infrastructure development initiatives. The partnership brings together infrastructure design tools with GIS in an aim to bring development projects closer to completion,…

GEO Sponsors First Printing of D_City Report

September 15, 2013 - in Projects, Smart Cities

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) in Geneva – including 90 nations and 67 global science organisations – has sponsored the first print run of the D_City manifesto: the world’s first comprehensive ‘snapshot’ report on GEO’s vision to establish…

Agriculture Secretary Announces Electric System Improvements in Seven States

September 13, 2013 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Projects

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced funding for projects in seven states, including Minnesota, to improve electric service for about 7,000 rural customers. Rural Utilities Service Administrator John Padalino made the announcement on the Secretary's…

The OGC Invites Review of Location Data Standards in Energy and Utility Worlds

September 13, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

The OGC Energy & Utilities Domain Working Group (E&U DWG) invites you to attend presentations on Location Communication in Energy and Utility Worlds in sessions at the upcoming OGC Technical Committee Meetings. This is a unique venue for networking,…

Australia’s Ports would Gain an Edge with 3D Mapping Technology

September 13, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Australia’s ports must adopt cutting-edge spatial technology to navigate a global downturn in shipping and a looming lull in the local mining boom, according to an international transport specialist. Terry Bills is the GIS in Transportation expert with Geographic…

LORD MicroStrain Releases Wireless Sensor Node

September 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

LORD Corporation MicroStrain Sensing Systems has released its redesigned V-Link® -LXRS® wireless analog sensor node featuring programmable gain and event-driven triggering. Originally developed to eliminate wires for streamlined, more embeddable health monitoring,…

Intergraph Mobile MapWorks Enables Real-Time GIS Updates in the Field

September 12, 2013 - in Corporate

Intergraph has launched Intergraph Mobile MapWorks, a practical tool for performing on-the-fly field updates of geospatial information. Intergraph Mobile MapWorks is an iOS and Android tablet-based app for viewing, editing and updating field asset information…