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Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Special Installation to Mark the Launch of the London Festival of Architecture

PR – Foster + Partners is designing and then erecting, with the help of the public, a special installation to mark the launch of the 2008 London Festival of Architecture (LFA) on Saturday 21 June. Part of the LFA’s Kensington, Chelsea and Knightsbridge Hub, the structure will be constructed and dismantled on Exhibition Road in

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

3D Laser Mapping Arms Robots with Laser Vision

PR – 3D Laser Mapping is helping pioneer research into intelligent field mapping robots.  The UK firm’s laser scanning technology can create highly detailed 3D visualisations of the surroundings so that robots can make intelligent decisions in virtual real time.  As a result of a partnership with Reutech Radar Systems, 3D Laser Mapping has supplied

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Yotta DCL Provides a Clear View of Conwy’s Highway Assets

PR – Conwy County Borough Council has chosen Yotta DCL’s cutting edge automatic inventory surveying service to help update its asset inventory register. Yotta DCL will survey Conwy’s entire 1700km network of county roads using its innovative YAV 1 digital asset capture survey vehicle. Armed with survey data for carriageway, footway, gullies, signs, channel blocks

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

New Managing Director in Kampsax India Ltd.

PR – As of 9 May 2008, Jotham Vizard has been appointed Managing Director for Kampsax India Ltd. (KIL). Jotham Vizard comes from COWI in Denmark where he acted as Chief Project Manager for the Ports and Harbours business unit.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Mike McKay – New Managing Director at COWI UK

PR – Born and educated in Canada, Mike joined the Canadian Army where he acquired his basic survey and mapping skills. He was able to advance his education at Victoria University while working for the British Columbia government as a photogrammetrist.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software

PR – July 7-10, 2008 – Barcelona, Catalonia – After the three very successful previous congresses held in Lugano, Switzerland (iEMSs 2002), Osnabrück, Germany (iEMSs 2004) and Burlington, Vermont, USA (iEMSs 2006), the 4th iEMSs congress will be held in Barcelona, Catalonia. iEMSs 2008 is hosted by the Knowledge Engineering & Machine Learning group (KEMLG)

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Railtex 2009 Gathers Momentum

PR – RAILTEX 2009, the 9th International exhibition of railway equipment systems and services, is already gathering momentum.  Hellerman Tyton, Grant Rail Group Ltd, Hima Sella and Hitachi have already confirmed stands. Plans are also developing for show features such as free to attend seminars and on track displays.

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Bluesky Thermal Map Shows Luton Residents their Heat Footprint

PR – A thermal photomap, created by aerial survey specialist Bluesky, is being used by Luton Borough Council to highlight poor energy efficiency. The online service provides an instant snapshot of property ‘hot spots’ in the Borough with an easy to use colour coded temperature map. Visitors to the Council’s website can simply type in

Monday, June 9th, 2008

GGP Software Drives Improved Transport Planning in Blackpool

PR – Blackpool Council is reducing traffic congestion with specially developed software from GGP Systems.  Designed to manage requests for street works and create an accurate database of local roads and related infrastructure NGz, from GGP, is providing Blackpool with advanced tools to create, maintain and implement the National Street Gazetteer (NSG), a list of

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Indiana DOT Increasing Investment in ERDAS Technology

PR – Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has selected ERDAS’ LPS software to meet its growing need for creation of photogrammetric products capable of meeting engineering grade accuracy.