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Transportation Departments Across U.S. Select HERE to Provide Real-time Traffic Data

September 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors, Transportation

Chicago - HERE, a leader in mapping, navigation and location experiences, has recently been selected by the Georgia, Alabama and Missouri state departments of transportation (DOT) as the provider of probe-based Traffic Services to enhance driver safety and…

1Spatial Showcases Solutions At Smart City Expo World Congress, Barcelona

November 12, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Smart Cities

Cambridge, Nov. 12, 2014—1Spatial plc, global specialists in Spatial Big Data management, will be showcasing 1Spatial Management Suite and Elyx GIS…

Esri Brings Analytics to Urban Modeling for Smarter City Planning

September 24, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Planning, Products

Esri brings together the power of GIS analytics and the beauty of 3D urban modeling in its latest release of CityEngine. Now urban designers and architects…

Key Data-related Trends Tied to Smart Cities

March 25, 2014 - in Projects, Smart Cities

With the emergence of smart cities and enabling technologies, authorities and other stakeholders will start exploiting new data sources—sensors, meters, and in-car telematics—to improve the efficiency of daily city operations relating to facilities and…

Flood Chart Aids in Evacuation Decisions for the Withlacoochee and Little River Basins

February 10, 2014 - in Emergency, Projects

Emergency managers and residents along the Withlacoochee and Little River Basins have a new educational resource to help them better understand floods and the importance of stream gauging. The new U.S Geological Survey flood-tracking chart can be used to compare…

Air Pollution Sensors Take the Tram in Zurich

January 15, 2014 - in Environment, Projects, Sensors

For almost two years, researchers at ETH Zurich have been measuring air quality along tram lines in Zurich. They have now presented maps that for the first time show precisely when and where air pollution in Zurich is at its highest. About 200 million passengers…

Indigenous Peoples Getting Involved in Urban Planning

January 3, 2014 - in Planning

Ryan Walker is an author and editor of a recently released book, Reclaiming Indigenous Planning, which explores how Indigenous peoples are becoming more involved in the planning of urban communities. "Indigenous peoples have been here the longest, but their…

Keynote Announced for 2nd Annual Utility Analytics Week this September

June 21, 2013 - in Announcement, Energy

The Utility Analytics Institute today announced that the second-annual Utility Analytics Week will kick off with a keynote from Southern Company's chairman, president, and chief executive officer, Tom Fanning, who will discuss the important role utility analytics…

Learning from Chicago’s Open Data

December 28, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Chicago publishes every minute detail about the movement of its buses and every little skirmish in its neighborhoods. A team of researchers at the University of Chicago is taking that flood of data and using it to understand and improve the city. “Right…

Learning from Chicago's Open Data

December 28, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Chicago publishes every minute detail about the movement of its buses and every little skirmish in its neighborhoods. A team of researchers at the University of Chicago is taking that flood of data and using it to understand and improve the city. “Right…