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Brisbane's Airportlink Project Benefits from Mapping Technology

December 14, 2012 - in Transportation

Cutting-edge mapping technology saved more than $3 million from the bottom line of Australia’s largest ever roadworks, according to one of the project’s key architects. Stretching six kilometres under the heart of Brisbane, the AirportlinkM7 tunnel rivals…

The “Social Network” of Machines

December 6, 2012 - in Column

The past decade has clearly been the era of social networks, with revolutionary impact on nearly everything, from social behaviour to mapping and response…

The "Social Network" of Machines

December 6, 2012 - in Column

The past decade has clearly been the era of social networks, with revolutionary impact on nearly everything, from social behaviour to mapping and response…

Harvard's Bright Ideas in Government Awards Are Heavy on Mapping

October 2, 2012 - in Projects

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University recognized 111 innovative government initiatives as Bright Ideas. This year’s cohort hails from all levels of government—including…

'Smart City' Planning Needs the Right Balance

September 27, 2012 - in Smart Cities

In the pantheon of Next Big Thing trends, the concept of "smart cities" is one of the trendiest. The idea is that by harvesting the incredible amount of data "exhaust" that every one of us generates as we traverse a city, planners can optimize services in…

London's Multi Billion Pound Development Gets Mapped

September 25, 2012 - in Design/Engineering, Modeling, Projects

Aerial photography from Bluesky has been used to create an interactive map illustrating the massive regeneration project that is transforming London’s South Bank. The project is set to metamorphose the Nine Elms district of London from a semi-derelict, light…

Mapping New York's Changing Population

August 31, 2012 - in Analysis

Joel Alvarez is a member of DCP’s Population Division, the hub of demographic expertise in New York City. Here, Alvarez shares how to easily access NYC-specific Census data, what the city’s households will look like in the future, and why last year’s…

Seattle's Seawall Project Gets Detailed Base Map

August 29, 2012 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

AeroMetric recently completed High Accuracy Mapping services for the City of Seattle’s high profile Elliott Bay Seawall Project. AeroMetric provided low altitude, high-accuracy mapping of the project area and existing wall. Our team's helicopter captured…