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Autodesk and Siemens Sign Agreement to Increase Software Interoperability

March 1, 2016 - in Corporate

SAN FRANCISCO & PLANO, Texas, March 1, 2015—Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) and Siemens today announced an interoperability agreement aimed at helping manufacturers decrease the costs associated with incompatibility among product development software applications…

Trimble Improves Construction Project Workflow with Tekla Structures 21 BIM Software

March 12, 2015 - in Products, Structural components

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 12, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced Tekla Structures 21, the latest version of its Building Information Modeling…

OGC Requests Comment on LandInfra Conceptual Model

January 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Land Development, Modeling

Jan. 22, 2015—The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC(R)) membership has issued a Request for Comments on the OGC LandInfra Conceptual Model. This document,…

OGC Adopts IndoorGML Standard for Encoding Indoor Navigation Data

January 20, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

Jan. 20, 2015—The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) membership has approved the OGC IndoorGML Encoding Standard. This OGC standard specifies an open abstract data model and XML schema for indoor spatial information. The driving requirement for IndoorGML is…

W3C and OGC to Collaborate to Integrate Spatial Data on the Web

January 6, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling

Jan. 6, 2015—The W3C and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced today a new collaboration to improve interoperability and integration of spatial data on the Web. Spatial data —describing geographic locations on the earth and natural and constructed…

Trimble Launches Trimble Connect, New Cloud-based Collaboration Platform for Construction and Operation of Buildings

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today Trimble Connect, a powerful cloud-based collaboration platform that empowers teams involved in the design, construction and operation of buildings. Based on GTeam™ software from recently…

OGC Seeks Comment on Charter for New Urban Planning Domain Working Group

July 9, 2014 - in Corporate, Lifecycle, Modeling, Planning

An OGC Urban Planning Domain Working Group (SWG) is being chartered to define the role for OGC standards and related activities within the Urban Planning Discipline and to provide an open forum for the discussion and presentation of interoperability requirements,…

Improving Pipeline Information Sharing

May 8, 2014 - in Column, Energy, Maintenance, Pipelines

On September 9, 2010, a section of natural gas pipeline in San Bruno, California, exploded leading to significant property damage and the death of 9 people.  The cause of the explosion was ultimately traced to defective welds and a decision to increase the…

Trimble Announces New Software Updates to Simplify Geospatial Analysis and Modeling

April 14, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Products

Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today comprehensive updates to its powerful suite of geospatial office software, including Trimble(R) Business Center, RealWorks(R) and Trident solutions. Together, these updates provide increased data interoperability between…

Trimble Releases SketchUp 2014 with Expanded 3D Warehouse and New Tools to Support BIM Workflows

Trimble released SketchUp 2014, the latest version of its popular 3D modeling platform for architects, engineers, design  and construction professionals, as well as members of the global maker community. SketchUp 2014 features major enhancements to SketchUp's…