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Augmented Reality Windshields, Biometric Sensors

January 1, 2013 - in Transportation

If you’re dazzled by all the high-tech innovations found in new cars today—such as Bluetooth, Blind Spot obstacle detection, Active City Safety, Active Cruise Control radar, Collision Warning with full auto brake and pedestrian detection, Attention Assist…

NYC MTA Map App Alerts Subway Riders

December 28, 2012 - in Transportation

The Metropolitan Transportation Association (MTA) released a free app Friday that provides real-time estimates of train arrivals so riders can better…

Walk Score Ranks the Bikeability of Every Address in 36 Cities

December 19, 2012 - in Transportation

Walk Score came out with its bikeability rankings in the spring, but they were only at the citywide level. If you wanted to plug in your address and come…

Yotta DCL Brings Its Transportation Asset Management System to America

December 18, 2012 - in Transportation

Yotta DCL is  launching Horizons, its innovative visualised asset management system, to at the  Transport Research Board 92nd Annual General Meeting (January 13-17 2013,  Washington, DC). The event is at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel  Exhibit…

Bluesky Aerial Photos Help Keep Birmingham Moving

December 18, 2012 - in Transportation

High resolution aerial photography from Bluesky is helping Birmingham City Council undertake a host of transport related applications ensuring users of roads, footpaths and even canals stay on the move. The digital map layer is made available to specialist…

New Mexico Department of Transportation Goes BIM for Road and Highway Design Projects

December 17, 2012 - in Transportation

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), the leader in cloud-based design and engineering software, announced that the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is the latest state DOT in the U.S. to expand their use of Autodesk software to include Autodesk Building…

Brisbane's Airportlink Project Benefits from Mapping Technology

December 14, 2012 - in Transportation

Cutting-edge mapping technology saved more than $3 million from the bottom line of Australia’s largest ever roadworks, according to one of the project’s key architects. Stretching six kilometres under the heart of Brisbane, the AirportlinkM7 tunnel rivals…

Brisbane’s Airportlink Project Benefits from Mapping Technology

December 14, 2012 - in Transportation

Cutting-edge mapping technology saved more than $3 million from the bottom line of Australia’s largest ever roadworks, according to one of the project’s key architects. Stretching six kilometres under the heart of Brisbane, the AirportlinkM7 tunnel rivals…

StreetMapper Helps Improve Europe's Highway Safety

December 12, 2012 - in Transportation

Dutch surveying company Geomaat has developed a unique method of measuring safety barrier heights on European roads. Using 3D Laser Mapping's mobile laser mapping system StreetMapper and automated feature extraction software, Geomaat can now process laser…

StreetMapper Helps Improve Europe’s Highway Safety

December 12, 2012 - in Transportation

Dutch surveying company Geomaat has developed a unique method of measuring safety barrier heights on European roads. Using 3D Laser Mapping's mobile laser mapping system StreetMapper and automated feature extraction software, Geomaat can now process laser…