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SXSW Interactive Selects USDOT Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative (ATTRI) for 2016 Panel Discussion

November 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative (ATTRI) has been chosen to represent the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) during a panel discussion at the 23rd annual SXSW Interactive Festival (SXSW Interactive). With over 4,600 proposals…

Mahesh Ramanujam Named Incoming CEO of U.S. Green Building Council

September 10, 2015 - in Energy, People

Washington, D.C., Sept. 8, 2015—The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors announced today that USGBC’s Chief Operating Officer Mahesh…

Dan Doctoroff and Google Announce Sidewalk Labs

June 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Smart Cities

NEW YORK – Dan Doctoroff, the former CEO of Bloomberg LP and Deputy Mayor of Economic Development and Rebuilding for the City of New York, and Google…

Engineering Next-Generation Resilient Infrastructure

May 12, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

Imagine a future world where roads absorb stormwater rather than allow it to run off directly into waterways; where cost-effective 3-D printed seawalls keep water from reaching commerce centers; where health care centers are integrated into impoverished communities…

Safe Software Releases FME 2015

January 15, 2015 - in Modeling, Products

Vancouver, BC, Jan. 15, 2015—Safe Software, makers of FME, the leading spatial data transformation technology, announced today that the latest version of its core technology, FME 2015, is now available in both FME Desktop and FME Server. Developments aim…

High Speed Rail Transforms China and Doubles Domestic Air Travel

September 24, 2013 - in Transportation

Just five years after China’s high-speed rail system opened, it is carrying nearly twice as many passengers each month as the country’s domestic airline industry. With traffic growing 28 percent a year for the last several years, China’s high-speed rail…

The Edison Institute Explores the Disruptive Challenges Facing Retail Electric Businesses

September 23, 2013 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy

The Edison Electric Institute recently released a report titled, Disruptive Challenges: Financial Implications and Strategic Responses to a Changing Retail Electric Business. Recent technological and economic changes are expected to challenge and transform…

FME 2013 Continues Path of 3D Enablement

January 30, 2013 - in Modeling, Projects

With the constant release cycle of their Feature Manipulation Engine (FME), Safe Software continues to improve performance and address additional data formats with their data transformation toolset. The 2013 release marks their 24th, with a 3% speedup achieved…

Masterplanning the Future

November 10, 2012 - in Planning, Smart Cities

As a Western architect, there are four things that strike me the most in China: the breakneck speed of the construction industry; the immense scale of urban development; the underlying confidence to make big plans; and the ambition to build new cities. It…

Trimble CEO Steve Berglund Addresses Radical Change

November 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Featured, Lifecycle

Steve Berglund, president and CEO of Trimble, addressed the audience at Trimble Dimensions this morning in Las Vegas. This is the sixth user conference, and Berglund indicated that over the years, the message for the keynote has focused on the fact that technology…