Category: Daily Digests
AEC from Home: Tips from Leading Professionals Adjusting to Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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In May 2020, Informed Infrastructure Editorial Director Todd Danielson interviewed three leaders of AEC firms to learn how they’re adjusting to the “new normal” and help pass along some of the tips and lessons learned from their experiences in early 2020.
9_27 Climate Change Broadcast (Latest Data, Satellite Launches and More)
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This GeoSpatial Stream looks at the latest data on climate change from NOAA and NASA, including more record temperatures, flooding and shrinking sea ice; new satellites from Google's Terra Bella and Peru; Esri's new way of measuring oceans: the EMU; industry news from Phase One Industrial, TerraGo, Datumate and Satlab Geosolutions; a video of drone imaging for ESA's deep-space tracking system; and more.
8_4 Infrastructure Broadcast (TIGER Grants, Transit Tech and More)
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This Infrastructure-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses $500 million in grants from the USDOT's TIGER program; highlights from the latest issue of Informed Infrastructure magazine; new virtual reality technology to promote transit; industry news from Pix4D, Thinkbox Software and the Global Infrastructure Hub; a video from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization about a stormwater filtration system recently installed near Minneapolis; and more.
6_30 Drones and GIS Broadcast (FAA Rule, Esri UC and More)
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the landmark FAA Rule Part 107 for small UASs/UAVs/drones and its effect on the U.S. economy; highlights from the 37th Esri User Conference in San Diego; industry news from SmarterBetterCities, Trimble, Cadcorp and Esri; an Esri video that opened the recent UC; and more.
6_16 Infrastructure Broadcast (PDH Credit, HxGN Live and More)
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This Infrastructure-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the latest issue of Informed Infrastructure, including an article on Treasure Island bridge design, PDH credit for an Autodesk benchmark study, and new Web site features and interviews; video clips from the recent HxGN Live event covering Hexagon's latest technologies and direction; industry news from Hexagon, CINTEC America, Contech Engineered Solutions and CoreLogic; thoughts on an upcoming road trip across America's infrastructure; and more.
6_9 Earth Imaging Broadcast (Satellite Success, Asteroid Mining and More)
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This Earth Imaging-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the recent streak of success at the European Space Agency, including its Sentinel and Galileo launches as well as a demonstration of the SpaceDataHighway; a NASA video about its North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study (NAAMES) mission; industry news from Merrick-Surdex Joint Venture, TerraGo, Earth-i, Teledyne Optech and Siteco Informatica; thoughts on asteroid mining and related benefits to Earth sensing; and more.
5_26 Asia Pacific Broadcast (DIWATA-1, Apple Maps and More)
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This Asia Pacific-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast covers the recent launch of DIWATA-1, The Philippines' first microsatellite; Australia's move toward more-accurate GNSS navigation at its airports; Apple opening a technical and support center in Hyderabad, India, for its Maps and navigation services; industry news from NTT Data, LizardTech, BJ Open Tide BoGan, Ozius Spatial and U-blox; a video clip from JAXA (in Japanese) about weather monitoring; and more.
5_12 Infrastructure Broadcast (Earthquakes, Streetcars and More)
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This Infrastructure-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast covers the devastating earthquake in Ecuador on April 16, 2016, and relief efforts from Miyamoto International to help rebuild the city's hard-hit infrastructure; a recently opened $100-million-dollar streetcar project in Kansas City; industry news from Trimble, Bentley Systems, Transoft Solutions and Autodesk; a video interview clip about Chicago's famed 150 N. Riverside Building; and more.
4_28 Earth Imaging Broadcast (Sentinel, Drones and More)
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This Earth Imaging-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the recent successful launch of the European Space Agency's Sentinel 1-B satellite; UAS (or drone) news about a 3D-printed vehicle helping ships navigate Antarctic seas as well as the economic impact of the Micro Aerial Vehicle market; a NASA study on the greening of Earth caused by increased carbon dioxide; industry news from 5D Robotics, LizardTech, the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and Teledyne Optech; a video about the Sentinel satellites capabilities; and more.
4_14 Earth Day Broadcast (Conservation, El Niño and More)
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the upcoming Earth Day on April 22nd and the many events that look to increase awareness of the environment and the technologies that can be used to protect it; a new mobile game called "Save the Park" that introduces children to national parks and environmental stewardship; the effect of El Niño events on marine plant life; industry news from AGI, Esri, Maptiks, East View Geospatial and PCI Geomatics; a video about the history of Earth Day and its impacts; and more.