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Cities Turning Into Data Factories

October 26, 2012 - in Smart Cities

The production of huge quantities of data by connected devices, including smartphones is changing things. These are densely concentrated in cities, because that is where the people, machines, buildings and infrastructures that carry and contain them are packed…

Ordnance Survey Helps Architects Realise the Value of Location Data

September 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

In a recent piece of market research carried out by Ordnance Survey, 90% of the architects who responded wanted to reduce general costs and 71% were intending…

Toward Responsive Urban Design

September 5, 2012 - in Planning, Smart Cities

Urban areas have always been in constant flux, but we’re now demanding far more of them than before. They’ve never housed, transported, or employed…

Echelon Refines The Smart Meter As Grid Sensor

June 7, 2012 - in Energy

Smart meters aren't just remote-controlled utility cash registers. They can also be valuable sensors for utilities, telling them about voltage, frequency, power factor and other such data that's needed to manage the modern power grid. There's a catch, however…