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Landmark Navigation Wins Copernicus Masters 2013 for Highly Automated Driving

November 5, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Highly automated vehicles require highly precise and redundant positioning and navigation systems in order to stay on track. With an innovative approach designed to meet this need through landmark-based navigation, Hartmut Runge from the Earth Observation…

Munich Adds New Avenio Tram from Siemens

November 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

The first Siemens Avenio arrived at the depot of the Munich transport corporation (Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft, MVG) just a few days ago. The much…

New Marmaray Tunnel Puts the Topics of Earthquake Resistance and Urban Planning in the Spotlight

November 4, 2013 - in Construction, Projects, Transportation

The Marmaray Tunnel in Istanbul opened on October 29, six months before the beginning of the two trade shows Seismic Safety and INTERGEO Eurasia. The…

ARM Report Details the Business Promise of the Internet of Things

November 3, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors

The report, titled The Internet of Things Business Index: A quiet revolution gathers pace, also found that 30 percent of business leaders feel that the IoT will unlock new revenue opportunities, while 29 percent believe it will inspire new working practices,…

Fresh Thyme Plans for 50 New Stores by Using Esri Location Analytics

November 1, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is on a mission to improve the way Midwest communities eat, and the company is using Esri Location Analytics to do it. The solution is helping the innovative grocer open 50 stores over the next six years throughout 12 Midwestern…

AVEVA Continues its Future of Plant Design Initiative by Launching AVEVA E3D Insight

October 31, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

AVEVA today launched of AVEVA E3D Insight, the Windows 8.1 app that enables project decision makers in the power, process plant and mining industries to view and approve AVEVA Everything3D (AVEVA E3D) designs from a mobile tablet device. Developed in collaboration…

Fidelity National Environmental Solutions Named Water Management Company of the Year in the Midcontinent Oil & Gas Awards

October 31, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH), a water engineering, technology licensing and innovative U.S. manufacturing company, today announced that Fidelity National Environmental Solutions ("FNES"), formerly Ecosphere Energy Services, has been named Water…

Sustainable Urban Metabolism Focuses on Improved Understanding

October 31, 2013 - in Planning, Projects, Smart Cities

Suppose a real-estate developer in Manhattan is constructing a new office building, and the architect decides to use granite as a primary material. There is a good chance the granite will come from a quarry in Minais Gerais, in southeastern Brazil. From there,…

Bentley Announces Two Commercial Innovations for Software as a Service

October 30, 2013 - in Corporate, Maintenance

Bentley Systems announced two commercial innovations that will extend the reach of Bentley’s comprehensive portfolio and expedite access for Bentley users through provisioning software “as a service.” SELECT Open Access enables greater project agility…

GIS as a Catalyst for Change in the Fire Service

October 30, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency

Faced with big reductions in public sector funding, fire and rescue services in England have to make fundamental changes to their working practices. Many are finding that the key to smarter working is to have a better understanding of the geography of risk. …