TAG: smart cities

Agency9 releases free global 3D world in CityPlanner

September 7, 2017By

Agency9 has released free global 3D terrain and buildings in CityPlanner, its cloud solution for collaborative urban planning on the web. Agency9 is a provider of software for online 3D visualization of geographic information and maps. “Agency9 currently serves many customers with web-based 3D visualization tools in CityPlanner. With the release of the free global 3D world in CityPlanner, we aim... read more

Roadmap helps guide city planners to the smart, connected cities

May 30, 2017By
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The 5G network, augmented reality, machine learning and other innovations are delivering a wealth of options to rapidly advance the power of Smart Cities technology. The Smart Cities Technology Roadmap helps city planners know what’s on the horizon for tomorrow so that they can start developing their technology vision today. The report is developed by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry... read more

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SPAR 3D expo focuses on Smart Cities, emerging markets, UAVs

January 16, 2017By
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For nearly two decades, SPAR 3D has been the premier vendor-neutral event for the application of 3D technology in industry. But the surge in innovation and commercial uses for 3D technologies has brought opportunity for expansion. In 2017, SPAR 3D will highlight cutting-edge innovation in 3D technologies from input to output, covering 3D sensing, 3D processing and 3D visualization tools. The... read more

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Sensor integration key at InterGeo

October 12, 2016By
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Last year at InterGeo 2015, UAVs ruled, for at least the second year in a row, although some of its newest-thing gloss seemed to be wearing off. This year, sensor integration in both hardware and software is a dominant theme — and one with broader implications and applications. GNSS positioning technology, aided in many cases by laser scanning, other imaging... read more

Esri and Leica partner to offer grants to governments

August 1, 2016By
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Geographic information system (GIS) provider Esri has partnered with Swiss-based spatial measurement instrument manufacturer Leica Geosystems to encourage innovation of mobile field data collection in government by offering grants totaling $143,250 in goods and services. Known as the Smart Communities Innovation Challenge, 10 governments that submit detailed project proposals demonstrating increased efficiencies in collecting data for decision support or improved productivity in delivering governmental services will be... read more

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Smart cities, small imaging satellites anticipated for 2016

December 16, 2015By

Smart cities, hybrid architecture, and flocks of small imaging satellites are among the trends predicted for 2016, according to a blog by Boundless, which develops software for enterprise spatial IT applications. Earth imaging satellites: “Gone are the days of waiting 7-10 days for a satellite to revisit and collect a new image over a location on Earth. Today, flocks of small,... read more

Esri Showcases Smart Cities Concept at eMerge Americas

June 1, 2015By

Geospatial Solutions’ and GPS World‘s Art Kalinski reports from eMerge Americas, held May 4-5 in Miami. Esri demonstrated its Smart Cities concept at the trade show. read more

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Indra Provides Real Time Data to Google Earth 3D City Maps

June 1, 2015By

Geospatial Solutions’ and GPS World‘s Art Kalinski reports from eMerge Americas, held May 4-5 in Miami. Indra is a large Spanish firm in the Smart Cities program demonstrating its end to end solutions, including building 3D models overlaid on Google Earth. read more

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1Spatial Launches The Little Book Of Smart Cities

November 19, 2014By

1Spatial plc, which specializes in spatial big data management, has launched The Little Book of Smart Cities, designed to provide insight into smart cities and how authoritative geospatial data is a foundation for success. The Little Book of Smart Cities features case studies and industry research, and explains how spatial data are fundamental to the concept of smart cities. The book details how... read more

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Hexagon Acquires GTA Geoinformatik for 3D City Modelling

December 18, 2012By

Hexagon AB has acquired the business of GTA Geoinformatik GmbH, a pioneer in georeferenced virtual 3D city models and building reconstructions. Founded in 1995, GTA Geoinformatik is the developer of tridicon software, which enables the automatic generation of high-quality, colored 3D point clouds. The company also specialises in uniting point cloud data with aerial images including oblique and LiDAR images... read more

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