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New Smart Sensors Can Count Mobile Devices

May 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Detecting how many people or vehicles are in a certain place is a difficult task that in the past has been addressed by using expensive and limited video camera image analysis; now with the Smartphone expansion everybody has a mobile device with Wifi or Bluetooth…

3D Model of National Harbor Promoted at ICSC RECon Convention

May 22, 2012 - in Modeling

Peterson Companies' National Harbor development is being promoted at the ICSC RECon convention in Las Vegas with online 3D models that show sites at their…

Hexagon’s Acquisition of myVR Provides Mobile 3D Model Viewing

May 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Featured, Modeling

Hexagon AB today announced the acquisition of myVR, provider of software for photorealistic 2D, 3D, and 360-degree visualization of interactive maps over…

Hexagon's Acquisition of myVR Provides Mobile 3D Model Viewing

May 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Featured, Modeling

Hexagon AB today announced the acquisition of myVR, provider of software for photorealistic 2D, 3D, and 360-degree visualization of interactive maps over low-bandwidth connections. The Norwegian company compresses large 3D models for viewing on many platforms,…

Virtual Cities Anytime, Anywhere

May 21, 2012 - in Modeling

Virtual 3D cities and geodesign in 3D are hot topics these days, and with new and upcoming technology the ability to not just view cityscapes, but do meaningful work, design, and planning around them, is increasingly becoming possible – and more portable.…

CitiSense Offers Pervasive Monitoring for Analysis

May 20, 2012 - in Projects, Sensors, Smart Cities

The environmental impacts of our daily activities are largely invisible to us - Carbon dioxide from our cars, fertilizers from our lawns, environmental noise and human stress from driving - yet the impact on our long-term health is inevitable. By pervasively…

Wearable Devices Usher in Context-aware Computing

May 20, 2012 - in Sensors

We’ve entered a new era of computing that promises to provide users with a rich and seamless experience across all of their connected devices. Up to now, humans interacting with their computing environments have depended on keystroke instructions or a mouse…

Bentley Introduces Shared ‘OpenRoads’ Information Modeling Functionality

May 18, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

Bentley Systems, Incorporated introduced, at this gathering of infrastructure professionals from around the world, the shared OpenRoads information modeling functionality in its InRoads, GEOPAK, and MXROAD V8i (SELECTseries 3) products for roadway design.…

Bentley Introduces Shared 'OpenRoads' Information Modeling Functionality

May 18, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

Bentley Systems, Incorporated introduced, at this gathering of infrastructure professionals from around the world, the shared OpenRoads information modeling functionality in its InRoads, GEOPAK, and MXROAD V8i (SELECTseries 3) products for roadway design.…

Researchers Map the City of Sheffied’s Heat

May 14, 2012 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

Experts from the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering believe that the many steel plants located just outside the city centre could be connected to Sheffield's existing district heating network to provide an extra 20 MW of thermal energy, enough…