When the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) embarked on a project two years ago to rebuild the tracks along the 40-year-old south Red Line, project engineers and project managers already had cutting-edge technology at their disposal through their service provider. What the CTA didn’t realize is how innovative data management tools would benefit their project downstream.
Christine Grahl 04 April 2013
The recently released report on the potential economic impact of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) on the United States was startling. If anything can make Congress and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) move faster toward integrating UAS into the national airspace, it would be dollars and jobs.
Douglas D. Fisher 02 April 2013
The 2014 Design and Creation Suites include new reality capture software and services designed to more easily incorporate both laser scans and digital photographs of the physical world into the 3D design and engineering process.
Christine Grahl 28 March 2013
The oil and gas and mining industries have traditionally relied heavily on underground surveying methods that are costly, time-consuming and involve a substantial amount of drilling. A breakthrough technology promises to improve the process.
Scotty Fletcher 28 March 2013
A key component of NGA’s strategy for the next five years is the creation of “an intuitive online environment” that allows users to access data and intelligence in the cloud. The GEOINT AppStore Station provides a platform for testing and feedback on geospatial apps.