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Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Strategic Research Centre on Zero Energy Buildings is awarded the ALECTIA-Prize 2010

New ”Strategic Research Centre on Zero Energy Buildings” at Aalborg University last Wednesday received the ALECTIA-Foundation’s prize of 250,000 DKK for their cross-disciplinary research activities to develop future-proof, zero energy concepts for the building industry.

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Scotland’s Marine Energy Prospects ‘hit by Lack of Incentives and Support’

THE SCOTSMAN – Scotland’s bid to be at the forefront of the marine energy revolution could be thwarted by other countries, including Ireland and Portugal, which are fast catching up, a report warns today. Both the Scottish and UK governments need to come up with swift answers to problems such as how to connect large

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Virtual City Ltd Receives USD 1 million in Nokia’s Growth Economy Venture Challenge

Today at the Nokia Developer Summit, Nokia was proud to announce Virtual City Ltd, a home-grown Kenyan company, as the winner of the Growth Economy Venture Challenge. A panel of experts judged their submission – Mobile Distributor Solution, which supports small and micro enterprises in emerging markets – to be the worthy winner. John Waibochi

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Land Maintenance Actions in the Turin Province of Italy: A GIS Approach – Part 1

In the last decades the interest for sustainable development of mountain areas has considerably increased for different reasons. As stated in chapter 13 of AGENDA 21, mountain regions are a source of biodiversity and environmental resources. At the same time, the population’s decrease generally caused a loss of indigenous knowledge and natural resources conservation, too.

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Nokia Announces Powerful Family of Smartphones and Ovi Services at Nokia World

At Nokia World, the destination for people passionate about mobility, Nokia today announced a family of smartphones powered by the all new Symbian platform which brings significant enhancements in speed and ease of use. The new devices, which are tightly integrated with enhanced Ovi services and apps, reinforce Nokia’s vision of a mobile industry that is

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Orange and Nokia to Extend Ovi Across the United Kingdom and France

Orange and Nokia today announced a new integrated Ovi service that widens the developer ecosystem and gives Orange customers using Nokia handsets easier access to more content. Orange is integrating Ovi content with the best of its apps from the Orange Application Shop to give customers simpler, more secure access to a wider range of

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

The GIS 20 Essential Skills

The GIS 20 Essential Skills is a guide that describes the most commonly used skills used by geographic information system (GIS) users. The book is the result of many years experience gathered through ArcGIS training and education programs by the author. As a result, the book is filled with powerful tips, information and approaches for working

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Part 3 – Manual Reset: SmartGeometry 2010 in Barcelona – ‘Working Prototypes’

In Part 3 – Manual Reset, SmartGeometry 2010, Barcelona, Working Prototypes, architect Don Chong explains more of his observations at the event. He describes some of the presentations and people present as well as their presentations.

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Ericsson Labs – 3D Landscape Android API Update

The latest version of the 3D Landscape API for Android contains some major improvements. Apart from bug fixes and general tweaking there are two new features: First off is the support for adding map pins to the 3D map. Map pins can show for example places of interest or point out addresses. The map pins

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Surgery Enters the Third Dimension

EURONEWS – 3D images have made work a little easier for surgeons at the University Hospitals of Geneva. The imaging helps plan operations and improve doctors’ precision, allowing them to see inside the body they’re about to go to work on. Read More

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