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New Leica ULTRA Locator Returns Accurate Results in Faster, More Confident Work

Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Dec. 10, 2015—Leica Geosystems, leader of measurement and reality capture technologies, released today the Leica ULTRA underground service locating system for site engineers and underground utility specialists who need to trace buried…

Planetek Italia Offer New Monitoring Product to Detect Landslides

October 2, 2015 - in Planning, Products, Sensors

How to detect and monitor landslides and instability risks over urban areas, large infrastructures and the territory around it, in order to prevent disasters?…

Aermatica Develops a Drone to Detect Asbestos

November 19, 2014 - in Buildings, Environment, Products, Sensors

A drone aimed at detecting asbestos in the environment was presented last Sunday in Rome, by the Italian National Research Council (CNR), along with Aermatica,…

NASA and DHS Team to Develop Technology that Detects Heartbeats in Rubble

September 18, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects, Sensors

When natural disasters or man-made catastrophes topple buildings, search and rescue teams immediately set out to recover victims trapped beneath the wreckage. During these missions, time is imperative, and quickly detecting living victims greatly increases…

Hong Kong’s Longest Metro Line Gets Siemens Station Management System

August 5, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Siemens is to supply the IT and communication technology for Hong Kong's East-West Line. The company has received an order worth around 25 million euros from local metro operator MTR Corporation. The order includes the supply of the CG STM (Controlguide Station…

Sensors Detect Huge Mine Landslide in Advance

May 21, 2013 - in Sensors

A 165-million-ton landslide rocked Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon Mine on April 10, registering as a 2.4-magnitude earthquake in nearby Salt Lake City. The cascade of rock damaged giant trucks and digger machines, but not one of the 500 people who…

Space-Time Insight Adds Predictive Analytics

January 23, 2013 - in Featured, Projects, Sensors

Space-Time Insight has announced some next-generation capabilities timed for debut at next week's Distributech Conference (Jan. 28 - 31). The company is focused on problem solving for asset-intensive industries, with many large deployments with electric utilities.…