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OGC, Layar, Metaio and Wikitude Invite Mobile World Congress Attendees to AR Interoperability Demo

February 10, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) invites all mobile developers, location data providers, network operators and LBS service users to an exciting seminar and reception that will be held from 0900 to 1500 on 25 February 2014 in Barcelona, Spain at the Institut…

NIST Revises Smart-Grid Guidance with Focus on Security

November 6, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is revising its smart-grid guidance to address technological and policy changes over the past three…

The UK’s Aggressive BIM Strategy Leads the World #YII2013

October 30, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Featured, Modeling

Mark Bew, chairman of HM Government BIM Working Group addressed the rail and transit group at Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure Conference today…

NIST Seeks Public Input on Updated Smart Grid Cybersecurity Guidelines

October 28, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting public comments on the first revision to its guidelines for secure implementation of "smart grid" technology. The draft document, NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7628 Revision 1: Guidelines…

The Open Geospatial Consortium and TM Forum Team on Location Information Issues in the Telecommunications Industry

October 23, 2013 - in Corporate

TM Forum and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) recently signed a liaison agreement to provide value for the members of each organization by connecting the OGC’s location standards framework and industry consensus process to TM Forum’s core competency…

Locating the Future Conference – At the Intersection of GIS and 9-1-1

September 26, 2013 - in Announcement

URISA and the National Emergency Numbering Association (NENA) have once again partnered to present the preeminent conference about addressing in North America. Since 1996, addresses have been the leading theme of this annual conference, tackling important…

EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants

September 20, 2013 - in Energy, Environment, Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed Clean Air Act standards to cut carbon pollution from new power plants in order to combat climate change and improve public health. In addition, EPA has initiated broad-based outreach and direct…

Europe and U.S. Team on EV-Smart Grid Interoperability Center

July 23, 2013 - in Transportation

The new EV-Smart Grid Interoperability Center established at Argonne National Laboratory provides an ideal facility for industry-government cooperation to enable joint development of EV standards and test procedures to facilitate universal connectivity between…

Esri Joins Global In-Location Alliance

June 27, 2013 - in Corporate

Esri announced that it has joined the worldwide In-Location Alliance. Esri joins a growing number of companies that have come together to drive innovation and market adoption of high-accuracy indoor positioning and related services. Esri will help to define…

Charter of the New Urbanism Book Released

June 27, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

The original Charter for the New Urbanism, published in book form in 1999, was a groundbreaking document aimed at reclaiming cities and towns from the destructive force of suburban sprawl. Thoroughly updated to cover the latest environmental, economic, and…