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GeoTel Communications Telecom Data Sets to be Featured in Fortune Magazine

May 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Modeling

GeoTel Communications, LLC, a leading provider of telecommunications infrastructure data in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and web-based platforms, today announced that Fortune Magazine will feature its telecommunications infrastructure  data and fiber…

Truck Linking Technology Saves Fuel and Adds Safety

May 29, 2014 - in Projects, Sensors, Transportation

Peloton is an automated vehicle technology company that utilizes vehicle-to-vehicle communications and radar-based active braking systems, combined with…

Google X Spinoff Raises $8 Million to Simplify Sustainable Design

Flux, a provider of collaborative design software for the building construction industry, announced that it has raised $8 million in Series A financing.…

Google’s Self-Driving Cars and the Importance of the Map

This week, Google unveiled their driverless car without a steering wheel or brakes. The video below highlights both the vehicle and the driving experience that could very well revolutionize urban transportation. http://youtu.be/CqSDWoAhvLU While there has…

CyberCity 3D Signs with Bluesky for 3D Smart Building Production

May 28, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

CyberCity 3D, Inc., a leading provider of advanced geospatial smart building data, has teamed with Bluesky International Ltd, a UK-based aerial mapping company, to create cutting-edge, 3D city models. This collaboration will bring unparalleled 3D models to…

Use of Aibot X6 for Powerline Inspection Wins German Prize for Innovation

May 28, 2014 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects, Sensors

The German Institute of Management awarded the DeutschenIdeenPreis (the German Prize for ideas) to RWE Deutschland AG for the application of the hexcopter Aibot X6. The energy supplier came in first place in the category "Trend Idea – Ideas for Upcoming…

More than €3 billion Invested in European Smart Grids Projects

May 28, 2014 - in Energy, Projects

The JRC recently published its 2014 edition of the "Smart Grid projects outlook", which presents the most comprehensive database of smart grid and smart metering initiatives up until the first quarter of 2014 across the European Union, Switzerland and Norway.…

Upcoming Global Water Education Conference Speaks to Sustaining Our Blue Planet

May 28, 2014 - in Announcement, Projects, Water

Montana Lt. Governor Angela McLean, the National Board Certified Teacher who traded her classroom for the capitol earlier this year, will address participants at the opening luncheon of the Sustaining the Blue Planet Global Water Education conference next…

New Study Catalogs Overdue Investments for New York’s Aging Infrastructure

Following the devastation of Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, New York City’s essential infrastructure needs were made a top policy priority for the first time in decades. The scale and severity of the storm prompted numerous studies to assess the damage…

Brazilian Football Stadium Construction Monitored from Space

May 28, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate

Airbus Defence and Space satellites have captured images, taken by the twin Pléiades satellites, of the 12 stadiums in cities across Brazil. The images track the construction of the Arena de Sao Paulo, and also depict current satellite images of the stadiums.…