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Live Blog: Hexagon 2012 Opening Session

June 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Featured

The Hexagon 2012 conference kicked off this morning in Las Vegas with 3,031 people from a diverse group of industries various industries from utilities, communications, public service, automotive, plant, marine, government, security, and more. Attendees have…

Finnish Minister Advocates Effective Land Use Planning

June 4, 2012 - in Planning, Projects

Finnish Minister for International Development Heidi Hautala has advocated comprehensive and nationwide land use planning in a drive to enhance effective…

Software for the Smart Building to Smart Grid Interface to be Worth $1 Billion by 2016, Says Memoori Research

In many developed countries, industrial and commercial buildings consume 40% of all generated electrical power. Interfacing the Smart Grid with this building…

TomTom Searches for Drivers to Explore and Map Five Paradise Islands

June 1, 2012 - in Projects

TomTom today kicks off its Map Paradise Project, a once-in-a life-time opportunity for five families or groups of friends to spend two weeks on a tropical island and earn 10,000 euros for mapping it. The Map Paradise Project will help create five new navigable…

PetroSense Introduce Environmental Monitoring Backbone for Water Monitoring

June 1, 2012 - in Corporate, Sensors, Water

PetroSense introduces the New CMS-1500 Environmental Monitoring Backbone, the real time monitoring solution for produced water. The increased use of fracking technology over the past few years, and the fact that individual wells can generate up to 5 million…

Hexagon Acquires a Minority Stake in Blom ASA

May 31, 2012 - in Corporate

Hexagon AB, the leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, announced today that it will acquire 25 per cent of the shares in Blom ASA for a total amount of approximately 9 MEUR. Blom ASA has headquarters in Oslo, Norway…

GRAPHISOFT’s ArchiCAD 16 Recognized by Architosh as AIA 2012 Best of Show

May 31, 2012 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

GRAPHISOFT, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, has been selected as the winner in the desktop category of Architosh’s Best of Show awards for software presented at the 2012 AIA National Convention & Exposition…

New Horizons for Yotta DCL Visualised Asset Management System

May 31, 2012 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Horizons web platform makes it easier for highways departments to visualize, manage and optimise all their asset management records and tasks using a centralised, single cloud-based solution. With Horizons, Yotta DCL has revolutionised highways software…

U.N. Project Looks to Organize Urban Planning in Lebanon

May 31, 2012 - in Planning, Projects

A new data-gathering project is attempting to organize sprawling amounts of information about Lebanese cities in a more complex but easily visualized way. The program, backed by the United Nations Development Program, is aiming at centralizing data so that…

Sensors and Controls for Building Energy Management Systems to Top $4 Billion in 2020

May 31, 2012 - in Energy, Facility Management, Projects

The U.S. market for sensors and controls for building energy management systems (BEMs) will rise at a 17% compound annual growth rate to $2.14 billion in 2020, while its European counterpart will reach $1.93 billion in 2020, a 19% CAGR. The market growth will…