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US Department of Transportation Adds AT&T to Smart City Challenge

June 10, 2016 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that AT&T has become the newest strategic partner in the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)’s Smart City Challenge. The Smart City Challenge is a competition which will…

Seven Northeast States Claim National Awards for Outstanding Transportation Projects

WASHINGTON—Seven northeastern states' departments of transportation became the first in 2016 to claim awards in a national competition highlighting…

Architects Create Tactical Urbanism with AIA Design Competition

Philadelphia—The AIA Small Project Practitioners Knowledge Community developed this year’s pop-up design competition to address the importance of…

Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards Finalists

Chicago, IL—Finalists for the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) 2016 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards have been announced. This design competition takes place each year to recognize excellence in structural engineering. Finalists…

Real Earth Wins Microsoft Competition for 3D Mapping and Localization

April 29, 2016 - in Uncategorized

PITTSBURGH and MORGAN HILL, Calif.—Real Earth, the pioneer in real-time 3D mapping and localization, secured first place in Microsoft’s Indoor Localization Competition recently held in Vienna, Austria. Real Earthachieved the top ranking through their algorithms…

Flux Announces Winners of Emerging Architects Design Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Flux Factory, a technology company born out of Google X that aims to bring scalability, sustainability and efficiency improvements to the global building industry, today announced the winners of their Emerging Architects Design Competition.…

Autodesk Launches AEC Excellence Awards

April 22, 2016 - in Awards, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Since 2012 Autodesk has sponsored the “Excellence in Infrastructure” competition, recognizing the world’s best examples of the application of BIM for infrastructure projects large and small.  This year, that effort is expanding with the new AEC Excellence…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $500 Million in Eighth Round of TIGER Funding

February 23, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON –Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced $500 million will be made available for transportation projects across the country under an eighth round of the highly successful Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery…

ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition 2016 Winners Announced

February 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

Manassas Va., Feb. 17, 2016—The Institute of Navigation (ION) Satellite Division held its Sixth Annual Autonomous Snowplow Competition January 28-31, 2016 at Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota in conjunction with the 130th Saint Paul Winter Carnival.…

Iowa State Challenges Students to Turn Back Cyber Attacks, Keep Lights on, Water Running

February 11, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Maintenance, Sensors

AMES, Iowa—Teams of students will face eight straight hours of attacks on the computers and networks behind a simulated city’s power and water utilities. Can they protect all the software, hardware and connections? Will the lights stay on? Will the water…