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Essential Energy use 3D mapping to manage vegetation

A newly announced project will collect LiDAR and geo-tagged image data for over 85,000 km of powerline network.

Trimble and Brookfield GIS Launch World's First Mixed-Reality Program for FM

Trimble and Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions (Brookfield GIS) are collaborating on a world’s first mixed-reality program for the property and facilities management industry using Microsoft HoloLens and Trimble technology.

Design principles for smart cities

The Australian Digital Built Environment Principles mark an important step in the adoption of digital technologies to improve the design and operation of the nation’s cities and infrastructure.

Woolpert Leader to Head ASPRS Corporate Members Council

Joe Cantz, the photogrammetry and remote sensing (PRS) discipline leader at Woolpert, was named to the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) board of directors.

Interview with CEO of Geospatial Corporation, Inc. and Geospatial Corporation announced today that the Company’s CEO, Mark Smith, is featured in an audio interview at

Topcon enables ‘5D’ modelling capabilities in MAGNET

Topcon Positioning Group has announced two new software platforms designed to provide multi-disciplinary model management and increased collaboration and integration.

The unexpected countries ahead of Brazil and Russia for BIM and PLM spending

This week’s chart, which takes data from the Cambashi Country Observatory, shows the size of expenditure on technical applications (BIM, CAD, CAM, CAE, GIS, PLM and Visualization) software in mid-tier countries.

CityEngine 2016: Model an Entire City in a Collaborative Environment

CityEngine is a cloud-based design and modeling tool is intended to enable quick generation of 3D terrain and city models using imported satellite imagery.

SLR Part of Global BIM Challenge Winning Team

SLR Consulting has contributed to a collaborative project that claimed the top award at this year’s Build New York Live event.

Research Team to Support Smart Technology Use in Ningbo Building Industry

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) has secured 5.6m RMB to help the Chinese construction industry use eco-friendly and “smart” building technologies.