/ Category / Technology

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…

Min Stad (My City) Gothenburg Provides a 3D Virtual City for Citizen’s Debate

May 29, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects, Smart Cities

The City of Gothenburg and the City Planning Office is developing a new arena for the citizens of Gothenburg for communication and debate concerning city…

Min Stad (My City) Gothenburg Provides a 3D Virtual City for Citizen's Debate

May 29, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects, Smart Cities

The City of Gothenburg and the City Planning Office is developing a new arena for the citizens of Gothenburg for communication and debate concerning city…

Esri Outlines the Market for 3D and their CityEngine Software

May 25, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling, Smart Cities

Dominik Tarolli and Thomas Oaks discuss and demonstrate the importance of 3D using CityEngine at the recent Esri Partner Conference. With more of an urban population, there is an increasing need to re-plan and redevelop our cities. Smart 3D Cities are the…

Trimble Acquires Spime to Grow Its GPS Business

May 25, 2012 - in Products, Sensors

Advanced positioning technology company Trimble has acquired mobile GPS company Spime. Spime specializes in GPS software platforms for use by smartphone app developers. Its MapMan LBS Platform integrates social and location services into GPS-enabled apps.…

Competition Calls for Smart Navigation Ideas

May 24, 2012 - in Projects, Sensors

New approaches that leverage combined usage are a smart way to get the most out of existing infrastructures in the field of satellite navigation. "We're looking for truly smart solutions that view existing satellite navigation infrastructures and technologies…

Sentient City Survival Kit Pushes for a New Awareness

May 23, 2012 - in Projects, Sensors

The Sentient Survival Kit has been designed to force us to ask questions about the sensors and intelligent systems that surround our daily urban existence. With phones accessing information, and helping us to navigate our world, we relinquish some control…

UK Aerial Survey Company Launches Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Service

May 23, 2012 - in Projects, Sensors

Aerial survey company Bluesky has launched a fast response aerial survey service using state of the art unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones. The technology, originally developed by the military, includes Artificial Intelligence (AI) guided autopilot,…

The Trust for Public Lands Launches ParkScore

Today, the Trust for Public Lands has launched a rigorous ranking of the top city park systems among the 40 largest U.S. cities. The park rating system uses GIS to create digital maps that evaluate accessibility beyond simply a measurement of distance, as…

New UK Manager for COWI Mapping

May 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

Rollo Home has been appointed as Senior Market Manager for the Mapping division of the International consultancy firm COWI. He will be focusing on the development of the data capture services including aerial imagery, LiDAR, mobile mapping and thermal sensing,…