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GPS Bullets are Latest Weapon for American Police

October 31, 2013 - in Security, Sensors

It sounds like something out of a James Bond movie - GPS bullets that can track the location of a suspect's car. The bullet is designed to make high-speed chases safer - enabling the authorities to track suspects without having to risk theirs or others' lives.…

Sensors Alert to Chlorine Leak at New York City Water Plant

October 20, 2013 - in Water

A water treatment plant near the Kensico Dam in Valhalla is back in service 24 hours after a chlorine solution leak forced its closure and mobilized plumbers…

Spicer Group Expands Service Capabilities with the Leica Pegasus:One Mobile Mapping Solution

October 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Leica Geosystems Inc. today announced that Spicer Group Inc., based in Saginaw, Mich., is the first professional engineering, land surveying and planning…

Researchers Improve Transportation Safety

October 15, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

Car-related accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Over 30,000 people died from car-related accidents in 2011, and thousands more are involved in accidents that cause injury, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety…

Are We Heading Toward a 'Too-Smart' City?

May 21, 2013 - in Sensors, Smart Cities

Today, smart-city programs tend to be limited and fairly granular, though people might be surprised to know exactly which parts of their cities are already sensing and analyzing information. Boston is wired with a system called ShotSpotter, which uses acoustic…