Monthly Archives: February 2015
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Among the most fascinating projects in the exploration of the Universe is the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission, launched in 2004 to investigate the comet 67P/Churyumov--Gerasimenko. For the first time, a spacec...
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After a 10-year journey of some seven billion kilometres, the Rosetta mission is now heading towards its next major milestone – setting the lander Philae on a comet. On 12 November 2014, a lander is scheduled to touch down on a comet for the first time in the history of spaceflight. “We don’t know exactly what awaits us there,” says lander Project Manager Stephan Ulamec from the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR).
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SmarterBetterCities uses innovative Web-based tools, such as Cloud Cities and 3D Cities Libraries, that allow users to create 3D content and scenarios for urban planning. On behalf of V1 Media, Informed Infrastructure and GeoSpatial Stream, Todd Danielson interviewed Antje Kunze, CEO of SmarterBetterCities, at the Geodesign Summit 2015 in Redlands, Calif.
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"Britain is the world's greatest map making country" announces the narrator. Various shots of maps being crafted. Large optical devices are used - a camera "as big as a fair sized room" is used to take photographs of the maps. We are at the Ordnance Survey Commission headquarters. Various shots of technicians looking at the large photographs.
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Utilities and their consultants around the world rely on Bentley’s water solution to deliver intelligent infrastructure, ultimately providing clean water and managing sewerage and storm runoff. What architectural, engineering, construction, and operations (AECO) professionals can learn: • Maintain a centralized asset repository and manage facility information with Bentley’s integrated water and geospatial products • Model, analyze, and design water and wastewater pipe networks, using Bentley’s easy-to-use hydraulics and hydrology software • Design and build water and wastewater treatment plants in a fully-managed, collaborative team environment, using Bentley’s plant, structural, and building applications.
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You've never seen space like this. This short film gives an inside look at how NASA Astronaut Don Pettit captures breathtaking images of Earth's most famous phenomena - aurora, star trails, city lights, and more - from the inside the International Space Station.
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Safe Software is the maker of FME and a global leader in spatial data transformation technology. On behalf of V1 Media, Informed Infrastructure and GeoSpatial Stream, Todd Danielson interviewed Dave Campanas, software support specialist at Safe Software, at the Geodesign Summit 2015 in Redlands, Calif.
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Placemeter collects and serves up-to-the-minute information such as how crowded a place is, how long the wait is, and whether it will get more or less crowded in the next hour. On behalf of V1 Media, Informed Infrastructure and GeoSpatial Stream, Todd Danielson interviewed Jason Novack, solutions architect at Placemeter, at the Geodesign Summit 2015 in Redlands, Calif.
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David Rouse, Research Director for the American Planning Association (APA), oversees the Planning Advisory Service and the three National Centers for Planning (Green Communities, Hazards Planning, and Planning and Community Health). On behalf of V1 Media, Informed Infrastructure and GeoSpatial Stream, Todd Danielson interviewed Rouse at the Geodesign Summit 2015 in Redlands, Calif.
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This Infrastructure-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Report Card; a Center for Environmental Health map concerning lead-contaminated fuel near airports; industry news from Hexagon, Trimble, Viametris, Apple and Bentley Systems; a video concerning the 2015 ARCADIS Sustainable Cities Index; and more.