/ Category / apple

Apple Union Square Revealed in San Francisco

The opening of Apple Union Square in San Francisco marks an important step in Apple’s continuous evolution, its purpose and its role in the local community to bring a richer experience beyond opportunistic retail. Its innovative design enables new levels…

Topcon Releases iOS Version of MAGNET Construct App

September 16, 2015 - in Construction, Modeling, Products

LIVERMORE, Calif., CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands, Sept. 16, 2015—Topcon Positioning Group announces cross–platform support for the MAGNET Construct…

First Solar and Apple Strike Industry’s Largest Commercial Power Deal

February 11, 2015 - in Construction, Projects, Renewables

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 10, 2015—First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that Apple has committed $848 million for clean energy from First Solar's…

Apple’s Core Location Feature Gets an Upgrade in iOS 8, Enabling Indoor Positioning

June 8, 2014 - in Facility Management, Sensors

In iOS 8, Apple is adding some new Core Location features that let app developers get precise indoor positioning data from an iOS device’s sensors and it’s even letting venues contribute by signing-up to get help enabling indoor positioning. The feature…

Apple Reportedly Close to Buying 3D Sensor Maker PrimeSense

November 18, 2013 - in Sensors

It looks like another Israeli startup is getting to another sizable exit. This time it’s 3D sensor manufacturer, PrimeSense, which is perhaps best known for producing (and licensing) the gesture-based technology Microsoft uses in Kinect. Apple has become…

Apple Introduces iBeacon Indoor Location Initiative

October 10, 2013 - in Facility Management, Sensors

Apple cryptically introduced the iBeacons initiative at its developers conference in June, identifying the new technology as a feature of the iOS software developers kit (SDK). In fact, iBeacons is a Bluetooth-based micro-locations system (think very accurate…