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ORNL-Developed Building Efficiency Software Now Available

September 3, 2015 - in Analysis, Buildings, Corporate, Energy

OAK RIDGE, Tenn, Sept. 2, 2015—A set of automated calibration techniques for tuning residential and commercial building energy efficiency software models to match measured data is now available as an open source code. The Autotune code, developed at the…

“Open-source” Mobile Wilderness Scheme Comes to the Sheffield City Centre

October 9, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Land Development

SHEFFIELD, England, Oct. 8, 2014—A disused heart-shaped plot of land in Sheffield city centre will be transformed into a radical new eco-park filled…

Chicago’s SmartData Project Aims to Spark Predictive Analytics Movement

April 7, 2014 - in Smart Cities

As the third largest city in the U.S. at 2.7 million residents, Chicago is known for many things. It has its trademarked windy weather, deep-dish pizzas…

Technology Leaders Establish the AllSeen Alliance to Advance the ‘Internet of Everything’

December 11, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the formation of the AllSeen Alliance, the broadest cross-industry consortium to date to advance adoption and innovation…

Astun Technology Wins Contract for GIS Refresh at Milton Keynes Council

October 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Planning

Astun Technology is delighted to announce that it has won a  contract to supply a wide ranging GIS solution that will serve power and casual users of GIS software within the Council, partners in the MKi Observatory and the public through the Council’s website.…

Kitware and Velodyne Release Open-source Visualization and Recording Software VeloView

September 25, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Kitware Inc., a leader in computer vision and open-source applications, today announces the availability of VeloView, a new visualization and recording software developed collaboratively with Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. LiDAR division to leverage data from their…

Open Source Geospatial Lab to Support Smarter Cities will be built at the University of Melbourne

July 22, 2013 - in Modeling, Projects, Smart Cities

The University of Melbourne will be home to Australia’s first Open Source Geospatial Laboratory. The laboratory will support urban research and educational excellence through the use of location based (geospatial) data and tools. The Laboratory will undertake…

Cities Pilot the Future Contest Includes gvSIG Nomination

March 25, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

The ‘LLGA-Cities Pilot the Future’ competition, has been announced, with 22 cities around the world presenting their social, urban and environmental challenges with the aim to find innovative solutions proposed by companies and entrepreneurs that participate…

The Quantified Car for the Masses Thanks to Open Source

January 4, 2013 - in Transportation

It used to be that, unless you were a professional racing team, you had to be satisfied with the dials and gauges on your dash if you wanted to know what was going with your vehicle. But the steady drumbeat of Moore’s law has a way of democratizing technology.…

Socrata Announces Open Source Option

November 14, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Socrata, the leading provider of cloud-based open data systems, today announced the “Socrata Open Data Server, Community Edition,” to be offered as an open source reference implementation for open data standards. Designed expressly to promote data portability…