SRT Marine Systems Dynamic-3D Virtual Reality Visualisation Patent Granted

srt 3d mapThe patent relates to the unique way that the technology collates and fuses multiple real time sensor data streams (such as AIS, Radar, Tides and Weather) with thematic data from maritime charts and maps and instantly creates a highly accurate real time virtual reality visualisation of the marine domain through which the viewer can freely move and navigate. Dynamic-3D visualisation provides significantly enhanced real time situational awareness and is an important feature embedded within SRT’s range of advanced GeoVS maritime monitoring and surveillance systems for use in VTS, VMS and MDM applications.  Read More

Spatial Corp Hires Mark Williams as Vice President of Worldwide Sales

spatial apptexecutive leader with experience in building strategic relationships and delivering fast-track business growth, Mark joins Spatial at an opportune time. Spatial’s focus on accelerating customer success and market expansion will leverage Mark’s experience in defining new markets, driving profitable revenue, and cultivating strong customer relationships.

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XtreeE And VINCI Construction Sign Partnership

vinci xtreeVINCI Construction signs a partnership agreement with our company. This partnership is associated with an equity stake in the company. It will accelerate the development of XtreeE and strengthen collaboration with the VINCI Construction teams. It also aims to explore and develop the opportunities offered by new 3D printing technologies in construction. On this occasion, Jérôme Stubler, President of VINCI Construction, said: "3D printing offers revolutionary perspectives in the construction world and VINCI Construction wishes to be among the leaders of this movement. After the recent creation of a joint venture with SunPartner to develop the solar technologies of the future, this partnership with XtreeE is a further illustration of the dynamism of the construction sector in terms of innovation. " Read More

Komatsu Adding Artificial Intelligence to Construction Advisory Service

komatsu.3d.machKomatsu is adopting artificial intelligence technologies for a service that can help construction supervisors and workers do their jobs more efficiently and rapidly. The Japanese maker of construction machinery plans to add the AI-based service to the menu of its Smart Construction service sometime later this year. Launched in February 2015, the advisory service uses drones and other equipment to conduct surveys and generate 3D data for uploading to construction machinery for semi-automatic operation. With the incorporation of AI technologies, Komatsu will be able to offer a wider range of services that bring a degree of automation, not just to machinery but also to the scheme of execution. Read More

AXYS To Participate Wind Development in Port-La Nouvelle France

axys franceAXYS Technologies Inc is pleased to announce its participation in French EolMed wind development initiatives in the zone between Port-La Nouvelle and Gruissan. An AXYS WatchKeeper buoy will be deployed by French company Créocéan on the behalf of QUADRAN, at the location over the next year to gather comprehensive metocean data. This marks the first stage of floating offshore wind development in that area and will gather essential preliminary environmental data to support future design and financing decisions. The WatchKeeper buoy is equipped to provide wind speed and direction, air temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure and directional waves. The buoy also uses an AIS Aid to Navigation device, which broadcasts buoy position and weather information to local vessel traffic. This protects the buoy from collision by notifying vessels of its location. Read More

DigitalGlobe and NTT DATA Partner On Elevation Data

digitalglobe vividDigitalGlobe will offer NTT DATA’s 5-meter digital elevation model (DEM), called AW3DTM Standard, to customers both directly and through its global resellers, bolstering DigitalGlobe’s position as an industry-leading source for imagery and elevation information. For NTT DATA, the arrangement broadens the company’s global sales network and strengthens its role as a DigitalGlobe Information Partner. 

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Dassault Systemes Expands its 3DEXPERIENCE Lab to North America

dassault japanThe 3DEXPERIENCE Lab in North America will open in May 2017 at Dassault Systèmes’ U.S. headquarters near Boston. Startups, entrepreneurs, students, makers, and individuals from industrial innovation departments or research laboratories based anywhere in North America, whose projects address city, life, lifestyle, the internet of things, Fab Labs or ideation themes, will have access to Dassault Systèmes’ cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE platform, technical skills, mentoring and worldwide ecosystem, as part of one- or two-year programs to accelerate their product development. Read More

Vimaec Formed By Key Construction Industry Leaders

vimaec formedA new and dynamic software and solutions company announces its launch in Atlanta, Ga. VIMaec provides technology that enables those involved with construction projects to reduce costs, while increasing efficiency and collaboration. What’s also different about VIMaec (Virtual Information Modeling, for architects, engineers, contractors) is that it is brought to the market by industry professionals with deep knowledge, experience and understanding of the sector, and a true vision about both the need and potential for advanced digital tools in the construction workflow. Arol Wolford, founder of Construction Market Data and an early board member and investor in Revit has teamed up with former Reed Construction Data CEO and RELX executive, Iain Melville to create this exciting venture.

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USC Engineering Center Research On Resource Discovery And Extraction

usc resourceThe center will help develop state-of-the-art imaging technology and efficient, environmentally responsible best practices for subsurface resource recovery. Foundation CMG, which has a mandate to investigate research and innovation in oil and gas reservoir modeling, has provided $1.35 million in seed funding for the center at USC Viterbi, one of only 15 worldwide. Behnam Jafarpour and Kristian Jessen, associate professors in the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at USC Viterbi, will co-direct the center, focusing on the development of novel imaging and forecasting technologies. Read More

TECTERRA Board Names Jonathan Neufeld As Next CEO

tecterra loTECTERRA announced the appointment of Mr. Jonathan Neufeld as the Chief Executive Officer. Neufeld has been with TECTERRA since 2011 and served as interim CEO since May 2016. “We are delighted that Jonathan has accepted the Chief Executive Officer role. Under his strategic leadership, TECTERRA will continue to extend is offerings to accelerate the commercialization of geospatial technology in a broad range of industries.” said Heather Herring, Chair of TECTERRA’s Board of Directors. 

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Terra Drone Establish New Overseas Branch in Australia

terra drone australiaTerra Drone Corporation is pleased to announce an establishment our Australian branch, in Brisbane. We will bring the several cutting-edge technologies of UAVs from Japan, and make an innovation in this country with QLD government. The following press release is issued by Queensland government, We would really appreciate it if you could confirm.  A major Japanese start-up has chosen Queensland for its regional office after being inspired by the Palaszczuk Government’s drive to advance innovation and entrepreneurship across the state. Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Jackie Trad said Terra Drone, Japan’s leading unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) provider, made the decision to come to Brisbane as a result of the Premier’s trade mission to Japan in November 2016. Read More

Schneider Electric Acquires MWPowerlab s.r.l.

mwpowerlb schSchneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the acquisition of MWPowerlab s.r.l., a software company with industry-leading 3D real-time technology. This acquisition adds advanced Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technology to Schneider Electric’s industrial software portfolio. Customers can benefit from strengthened Immersive Simulation and Training capabilities and advanced 3D visualization. This technology can further enhance the Schneider Electric Enterprise Asset Performance Management platform.  Read More

Sanborn to Begin Acquisition for Arkansas Statewide Orthoimagery Project

sanborn imagingThe Sanborn Map Company, Inc. (Sanborn) aerial acquisition team will mobilize to Arkansas to collect high-resolution imagery to map the entire state of Arkansas under the 2017-2018 Statewide Orthoimagery Program. The firm will collect more than 60,000 4-band, 12-inch and 6-inch resolution images covering 55,000 square miles via 375 flight lines.

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