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Bentley OpenPlant Orthographics Manager Automates the Creation of Plant Drawings from 3D Models

November 2, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Modeling, Plant, Products

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 31, 2014—Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the immediate availability of Bentley OpenPlant Orthographics Manager V8i…

Siemens Extends First Driverless Metro Line in Paris

October 13, 2014 - in Corporate, Transit, Transportation

Siemens has received an order from the Paris transit authority RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) to supply the train control equipment and…

tridicon 3D Building Finder Automates 3D City Model Creation

October 8, 2014 - in Uncategorized

HEERBRUGG, Switzerland, Oct. 8, 2014—The automatic creation of GIS-ready 3D city models and textured buildings from aerial images or LiDAR is rapidly…

New 3D Mobile Mapping Technology to Revolutionise Surveying

October 1, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Planning

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Oct. 1, 2014—Routescene is to launch a new turnkey 3D mobile mapping solution, the Routescene LidarPod, at Intergeo which will save time, achieve more detailed and faster results and address many of the challenges currently facing the…

Siemens to Automate Mass Transit Line in Greater Seoul Area

September 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Rail, Sensors, Transportation

Siemens has received an order from the local company Hyundai Information Technology (HIT) to supply automation and signaling equipment for the 23-kilometer-long line from Sosa to Wonsi. The order is worth around 20 million euros. The line is scheduled to be…

3D Laser Mapping and Neptec Technologies Sign Global OEM Agreement

September 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Modeling

3D Laser Mapping, a global developer of laser scanning solutions for the infrastructure and mining sectors is pleased to announce it has signed a global OEM agreement with Neptec Technologies, an innovative provider of real-time intelligent 3D robot vision…

Lucid and Autodesk Collaborate to Streamline Building Design and Building Performance Management

September 12, 2014 - in Analysis, Buildings, Corporate, Maintenance

Lucid announced today that Autodesk, Inc., a global leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has made a strategic investment in Lucid as part of its recently announced $8.2 million Series B funding round. Lucid’s BuildingOS enables the…

Breaking Through the Price Barrier for LiDAR Sensors, Velodyne Introduces 3D Real-Time ‘LiDAR Puck’ at $7,999

September 3, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Sensors

In a bid to dramatically expand the use of 3D LiDAR sensors in robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles and automation applications, Velodyne’s LiDAR Division today unveiled the Velodyne LiDAR Puck, dubbed the VLP-16.  The new 16-channel real-time LiDAR sensor…

Leica Cyclone 9.0 – A Major Leap in Laser Scanning Project Efficiency

September 3, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

With Leica Cyclone 9.0, the industry leading point cloud solution for processing laser scan data, Leica Geosystems HDS introduces major, patent-pending innovations for greater project efficiency. These advances benefit both field and office via significantly…

Topcon Releases New UAS for Aerial Mapping

August 27, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate, Sensors

Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of two unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for mapping — the Sirius Pro and Sirius Basic.  Both systems are designed to produce the most accurate solutions for the automated mapping of a wide range of sites — regardless…