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Wireless "Smart Skin" Sensors Could Provide Remote Monitoring of Infrastructure

April 23, 2013 - in Maintenance, Sensors

Major bridge failures in recent years have focused attention on the need to monitor America’s highway bridges and other infrastructure. As thousands of bridges, parking garages and other structures age, improved methods for detecting deterioration could…

imajnet Street Level Imaging Launches New Geospatial Web Service

April 23, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Projects

imajnet, the street level imaging geospatial web service of imajing is enriched with a new online application offering optimized temporal and spatial…

GIS Technology Allows Virtual Tours of Past DePauw Buildings

April 19, 2013 - in Facility Management, Modeling, Projects

Last spring, Wesley Wilson, coordinator of archives and special collections at Depauw University, set out on a mission to document the campus. “We go…

IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor Networks Awards 2013

April 19, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors

The winners of the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor Networks Awards were announced at the 5th annual conference and exhibition in Berlin, Germany on Wednesday the 17th of April during the keynote sessions. The event, attended by over 300 people…

BIM Saves the Day for $6.5 Million Health Care Expansion Project

Greg Lawes, principal, Meridian Associates, Inc., spoke at SPAR International about how 3D laser scanning and BIM workflows were used for contractor coordination to renovate and expand the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix, AZ last year. “Meridian…

Velodyne Drives Demonstration Vehicle Featuring HDL64 Sensor to SPAR International

April 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

Velodyne LiDAR, the leading developer of real-time 3D LiDAR sensor technology, showcased its newest HDL32 sensor at SPAR International. The Velodyne Lexus Demonstration Vehicle, mounted with a LiDAR HDL64, made the approximate 1,366-mile trip to SPAR in Colorado…

Woolpert Partners With Altavian For Commercial UAS Data Collection

April 18, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Woolpert, a national geospatial, design and infrastructure management firm headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, recently announced it has partnered with Altavian to operate unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for aerial surveying and mapping data collection. Altavian,…

Woolpert Partners With Altavian For Commercial UAS Data Collection

April 18, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Woolpert, a national geospatial, design and infrastructure management firm headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, recently announced it has partnered with Altavian to operate unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for aerial surveying and mapping data collection. Altavian,…

The Business Case for BIM for Infrastructure

April 17, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is experiencing a rapid adoption rate for infrastructure projects. These findings and example case studies are pulled from the 2012 McGraw-Hill Construction SmartMarket Report(PDF): The Business Value of BIM for Infrastructure:…

Sensity Systems Delivers World’s First Light Sensory Network

April 17, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors, Smart Cities

Sensity Systems Inc.today announced the world’s first Light Sensory Network (LSN): a new class of digital sensor network that takes advantage of LED lighting conversions to help light owners enhance energy efficiency while transforming their luminaires into…