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Wind River and Mathworks Integrate Leading Simulation Technologies for Advanced Model-Based Design

April 13, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

ALAMEDA, Calif., Apr. 13, 2015—Wind River, a world leader in delivering software for intelligent connected systems, is working with MathWorks to integrate Wind River Simics with Simulink for improved model-based design workflows. This collaboration creates…

Making ÖBB Fit for All Climes: Siemens Trains Tested in Vienna

February 20, 2015 - in Products, Rail, Transportation

The new Desiro cityjets for Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) are currently undergoing extensive testing in the world’s largest climatic wind tunnel…

American Concrete Institute Launches ACI University and New Certificate Program

February 3, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Feb. 3, 2015—The American Concrete Institute (ACI), announces the launch of ACI University – a global, online learning resource,…

Trimble Obtains Exemption to Operate its Unmanned Aircraft System

December 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Surveying/Mapping

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted an exemption that will allow the company to conduct commercial operation of its Trimble® UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution in the…

Algae Toxins in Toledo Leave 500,000 Without Drinking Water

August 4, 2014 - in Drinking water, Maintenance, Water

City tests conducted Friday night and early Saturday indicated Toledo’s treated water is contaminated with microcystin toxin, a product of burgeoning algae blooms on Lake Erie. The result was a water crisis that has affected 500,000 water users in and around…

California Approves Self-driving Cars on Public Roads

May 21, 2014 - in Roads, Sensors, Transit, Transportation

On Tuesday, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) officially approved rules to allow the testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads. The rules will take effect September 16, 2014. The move has been a long time coming, with the DMV promising…

Smart Sensor Technology to Combat Indoor Air Pollution

Indoor air quality (IAQ) influences the health and well-being of people but for the last 20 years there has been a growing concern about pollutants in closed environments, the difficulty in identifying them and their critical levels. The European Lung Foundation…

UCLA Team Develops Smartphone-based Sensor for Detecting and Mapping Mercury

February 5, 2014 - in Projects, Sensors, Water

A team of researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has developed a smartphone attachment and application to test water for the presence of mercury, a toxic heavy metal. The new platform could significantly reduce the…

Flatbed Trailer-mounted System Can Eliminate Hydrocarbon Contamination from Soil and Water

Reterro, Inc., an emerging green remediation leader in eliminating hydrocarbon contamination from soil and ongoing waste streams, announced today that it has introduced its pilot scale system for on-site testing and analysis. Reterro's IP-protected pilot unit…

GSA Seeks Sustainable Technologies to Test

November 11, 2013 - in Facility Management, Maintenance

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced that it issued a Request for Information online to gather input on innovative, transformational green building technologies in support of its Green Proving Ground program. The program is seeking information…