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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…

DIY Camera Setup Creates Personalized Street View Capture

June 12, 2012 - in Sensors

The hardware and the software to build your own Google-style StreetView is now available off the shelf. You can now buy a complete Streetview Kit from…

A Lost City, Found With Lasers

June 10, 2012 - in Analysis

Deep in the jungles of Honduras lies one less secret. A team of US scientists say they have reconstructed the regional topography of Mosquitia. The results,…

ComputaMaps Launches DxM Digital Elevation Product Line with 3D Cities

June 6, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects

ComputaMaps, international producer and distributor of geodata, announced today the availability of its new DxM digital elevation product line. Derived from existing ComputaMaps 3D City Planner and textured building databases, the new DxM product line includes…

Infrastructure Modeler: Autodesk’s Visual Model Management Tool

When Autodesk first released their conceptual design tool for infrastructure as a technical preview through Autodesk Labs, the need for the software was quickly validated when more than 5,000 customers downloaded it and immediately began working with it. The…

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 stock provides large scale opportunities to balance electrical supply and demand particularly as Smart…

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…

McKinsey Reports on Emerging Trends in Urban Informatics

May 31, 2012 - in Analysis, Projects, Smart Cities

    In their efforts to manage cities more effectively and efficiently, many local administrations are turning to “urban informatics”—the use of information and communications technology to better understand metropolitan needs, challenges,…

South Miami Senior High Wins Institute of Navigation 2012 Mini-Urban Challenge

May 31, 2012 - in Projects, Sensors

The Institute of Navigation (ION) announces that South Miami Senior High School won the 2012 ION Mini-Urban Challenge held Saturday, May 26, 2012 at the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American…

Sri Lanka Environmental Authority to Monitor Noise from Vehicles

May 29, 2012 - in Sensors, Transportation

The Central Environment Authority (CEA) of Sri Lanka is to commence noise level monitoring soon after amending the Motor Traffic Act. CEA Chairman, Charitha Herath has said that noise level monitoring would be implemented once noise pollution is included in…