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DV Solutions Updates Visual Command Center Risk Visualization and Response Software

June 29, 2012 - in Analysis, Corporate, Emergency

IDV Solutions has updated Visual Command Center with new features to help security departments identify risks, interrogate threats, and initiate action. Visual Command Center is risk visualization and response software for protecting employees, assets, and…

Mapping the Special Districts in Nassau County

June 27, 2012 - in Analysis, Projects

The Long Island Index, in collaboration with the Center for Urban Research at the CUNY Graduate Center, launched a new tool on its website (www.longislandindexmaps.org)…

Routing and Scheduling Key to Cutting Vehicle Carbon from Supply Chain

June 26, 2012 - in Analysis, Projects, Transportation

Routing and scheduling software from Paragon Software Systems is being used in important research into reducing the carbon footprint of the UK Quick Service…

Esri Book Details Benefits of Geodesign in Planning

June 26, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling, Planning

Geodesign: Case Studies in Regional and Urban Planning, a new book from Esri, is an important addition to the growing body of knowledge contributing to our understanding of the geodesign process. "Geodesign provides a new way of thinking that integrates science…

Sensor Sensibility: Sensors Transform the Information Ecosystem

June 25, 2012 - in Column, Featured, Sensors

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Sensor Sensibility. This column will focus on a number of topics related to sensors ranging from sensor platforms to sensor data, standards to architectures. Sensors are transforming the information ecosystem, providing an…

New Software Solution for Automatic Point Cloud Generation and 3D Modelling from Aerial Images

June 25, 2012 - in Buildings, Corporate, Modeling

GTA Geoinformatik GmbH presents new 3D software solutions at COM.GEO 2012 in Washington D.C. Fully automated generation of very dense 3D point clouds and Digital Surface Models (DSM) from stereo aerial images (nadir and oblique) seems to become more and more…

Virtual 3D City Maps Assist Urban Planning

June 22, 2012 - in Modeling, Planning, Projects

An innovative new synthesis of mapping technology and video game engineering is arming urban planners with “god-like” tools to create the cities of the future, according to Esri Australia’s 3D geospatial specialist Leonard Olyott. Speaking at this week’s…

Autodesk Introduces New Cloud Services for Next Generation of Building Information Modeling

June 19, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

(Press Release) Reinforcing its technology leadership in the building design, construction and civil infrastructure industries, Autodesk, Inc. today unveiled Autodesk BIM 360, the next generation of Building Information Modeling (BIM). Autodesk BIM 360 includes…

Cities as Real-Time Control Systems

June 18, 2012 - in Sensors, Smart Cities

Prof. Carlo Ratti from the MIT's SENSEable City Lab takes a look at Future Cities during the New Cities Summit 2012 last month.The digital layers and networks of sensors are combining with us in the middle. If we make cities function better, it will have a…

Putting the ‘Where’ Into Your Analytics

June 12, 2012 - in Analysis

At EDENS, a developer, owner and operator of community shopping centers on the East Coast, blending geographic information systems (GIS) and business analytics has enabled a competitive advantage in a fast-paced, crowded market. The Columbia, S.C.-based company…