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UK Land Registry to Release Free Historical Property Data

May 8, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects

The Land Registry will release a number of free datasets as part of our commitment to the Open Data agenda. The following datasets will be available to download from our website under Open Government Licence: 30 May 2013 – historical House Price Index (HPI)…

Community Foundations Take a Leadership Role in Making Data More Accessible

May 6, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects

Community Foundations have long known the value of data in leadership decision-making. Now, several foundations are using Knight Community Information…

The Cedar Grove Institute Maps Municipal Inequality

May 5, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects

The Cedar Grove Institute has been using maps to exhibit patterns of municipal discrimination against low-income and minority communities for almost a…

COAST v1.0 Software Released for Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise Cost-Benefit Analysis

May 3, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Water

Blue Marble Geographics, in partnership with the University of Southern Maine, is pleased to announce the release of COAST v1.0. COAST is a free software tool built on the Global Mapper SDK for use in modeling storm surge and sea level rise in relation to…

Streamgaging Network Continues to Ensure Public Safety

May 3, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors, Water

As lingering spring rains soak eastern Iowa, crews from the U.S. Geological Survey continue efforts to make sure the streamgaging network is providing basic scientific information needed by water-resource managers and the community. "The accurate flow data…

Dassault Systèmes Acquires Archividéo

May 1, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Planning

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, a world leader in 3D design, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced today the acquisition of Archividéo, the world leader in the automated creation and management of large…

Yotta DCL Showcases MAP-21 System at GIS-T Symposium

May 1, 2013 - in Modeling, Transportation

Delegates to the annual GIS for Transportation Symposium (GIS-T) will discover how Yotta DCL technology can help States highways departments meet MAP-21 asset management requirements. Yotta DCL will be on hand in the Technology Hall at the Boise Center, Idaho…

African Bus Routes Redrawn Using Cell-Phone Data

May 1, 2013 - in Analysis, Transportation

Researchers at IBM, using movement data collected from millions of cell-phone users in Ivory Coast in West Africa, have developed a new model for optimizing an urban transportation system. The IBM model prescribed changes in bus routes around the around Abidjan,…

Internet of Things Poses Conundrum for Industry

May 1, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

In the next decade it is predicted that ten times more ‘things’ than people will join the internet as everyday objects gain an online digital presence through the Internet of Things (IoT). But with current mobile networks developed to meet the needs of…

E-on Software Ships Vue 11.5

May 1, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Projects

e-on software, maker of the leading solutions for Digital Nature, announced today the immediate availability of Vue 11.5 xStream and Infinite, the latest production-driven version of its professional solutions for the creation, animation and rendering of natural…