Array Architects Partners with Esri to Kick-start a Healthcare Geospatial Startup

array arch healthArray Architects’ technology division, Array Analytics, an innovative Software as a Service (SaaS) solution provider for the healthcare industry, has partnered with Esri, a global market leader in geographic information systems (GIS), to accelerate product development and significantly expand its market presence. Healthcare systems will find this geospatial solution to be instrumental in their strategic planning efforts.

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Spatial Leverages Mesh Technology From Distene For Simulation

spatial.3d.meshThrough this partnership, Spatial extends its current mesh offering of 3D Mesh with 3D Precise Mesh. 3D Precise Mesh bridges the gap between CAD and simulation/analysis. In the past, end users have resorted to iterative meshing, analysis and design processes that can take weeks to complete. 3D Precise Mesh not only accelerates time to market, but also automates the process, while improving the overall quality of the resulting generative design.

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CM Labs Delivers Training Innovation to OETIO with New Vortex Simulators

cm labs simsCM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex training simulators, today announced that the OETIO (Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario) is modernising their training classroom with next-generation Vortex simulators and instructor stations for operator training. OETIO operates two world-class training facilities in Canada, offering crane operator, heavy equipment, and construction safety training programs. The simulators will enable as many as 120 apprentices to obtain additional training seat time prior to certification, in the first three years alone. This will dramatically reduce traditional on-the-job training time for these new operators.  Read more

Int'l Maritime Institute of New Zealand Chooses KONGSBERG

kongsberg nz marineThe Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology has selected Kongsberg Digital to supply a suite of new navigation simulators for installation at the International Maritime Institute of New Zealand. Awarded in March 2017 following a competitive tender, the contract covers a total of seven KONGSBERG ship’s bridge simulators for delivery in August 2017, in addition to regional exercise models and a Long Term Simulator Support Programme (LTSSP), which guarantees access to the latest technology updates and dedicated customer support. The simulator delivery will be based on KONGSBERG’s established, market-leading K-Sim technology, featuring one Class A Bridge, two Class B Bridges (one with specific tug functionality) and four Class C ECDIS simulators (with an option for a further two).  Read more

TGS Announces Carlsen 3D Multi-client Project in Norway

tgs barents 3dTGS announces new multi-client acquisition project, Carlsen 3D in Barents Sea, Norway. Carlsen 3D (CAR17 3D) is a 5,490 km2 multi-client survey in open acreage located in the Southwest Barents Sea between the Tromsø and Sørvestnaget Basins. Multi-level targets exist within Pre-Cretaceous, Cretaceous and Paleogene throughout the area - leads include rotated fault blocks and sand injectites. Acquisition is expected to commence in April 2017. Data processing will be performed by TGS using its Clari-FiTM broadband technology to image the complex fault patterns in this prospective area. "Carlsen 3D will expand TGS' data coverage in the Barents Sea where we have a strong track record of success.  This project will provide modern, high quality seismic data to an area that is expected to be of high interest in upcoming licensing rounds," commented Kristian Johansen, CEO for TGS. Read More

Damen Shipyards Group Selects Dassault Systemes’ 3DEXPERIENCE

dassault marineThe “Designed for Sea,” “Winning Bid for Sea,” “Optimized Production for Sea,” and “On Time to Sea” industry solution experiences integrate sales, marketing, design, engineering, manufacturing and services. Damen Shipyards Group, with 32 shipyards and 9,000 employees, can improve collaboration, optimize its existing products, processes and services, and accelerate the delivery of innovative and configurable products.

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L3 MAPPS to Upgrade Eskom's Koeberg Simulators

l3mapps simL3 MAPPS announced today that it has signed a contract with Eskom Holdings SOC Limited (Eskom) to perform a multi-phase project to prepare the two Koeberg Power Station operator training simulators for the steam generator replacement that is taking place on the actual plant units. "We have been supporting Eskom since 2002 and have thoroughly enjoyed working together on interesting and challenging projects that deliver innovative technological solutions," said Michael Chatlani, Vice President of Marketing & Sales for L3 MAPPS Power Systems and Simulation. "We are very pleased to continue our collaboration with Eskom as we roll out this new project."

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MNG Australia Appoints Nicole Lockwood To Board

mng nicoleMNG is proud to announce an exciting new non-executive director with Nicole Lockwood recently appointed Chair of the MNG Board. Ms Lockwood brings a unique set of insights to the company, with a career spanning everything from local government to regional economic development, law, events and corporate governance, including invaluable experience as Owner and Principal of Lockwood Advisory. Joining the Board at MNG represents an exceptional opportunity to work in areas she is passionate about ''The company is renowned for its commitment to innovation and technological advancement and I am very much looking forward to seeing how they apply these values as technology continues to evolve,'' Ms Lockwood said. Read More

Air Force Partnership With University Enables 3D Technology Research

wpafb 3dThe Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing signed an Educational Partnership Agreement with Bowling Green State University’s School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies due to a mutual interest in the areas of human biomechanics and 3D motion analysis. An EPA is a type of technology transfer agreement between a federal laboratory and an educational institution that enables the transfer or development of technological resources and applications, such as equipment, facilities and professional expertise. Under this agreement, AFRL/711 HPW and BGSU, a public university in Ohio, collaboratively developed research projects to be conducted at BGSU. The 711 HPW loaned motion analysis equipment to BGSU, which enabled BGSU students and faculty to conduct research of benefit to both parties. Several research papers have been published regarding the multiple projects that were conducted through the equipment loan. Read more

Vancouver House Project

vancouver houseVancouver House will be part of a new phase in Vancouver's very short but extremely successful history of urban policy. It will announce the entry point into downtown Vancouver from Granville Bridge, forming a gateway to the city. The tower and base are a new interpretation of the local typology deemed ‘Vancouverism’. A new urbanist podium coupled with a slender tower seeks to preserve view cones through the city while activating the pedestrian street. The residential tower, in its height and proximity to the creek, is uniquely situated with views to both the water and the mountains, granting visual access to the breadth of Vancouver’s natural surroundings. Read More

NGA Initiative Enables $4.4M Contract With VRICON For 3D Modeling

vricon ngaThe National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency contracted for $4.4 million in VRICON 3D high resolution data packages through an initiative with the General Services Administration, Feb. 10.  “We are excited to be partnered with GSA as they modify a Special Item Number under Schedule 70 to expand access to a wide variety of suppliers,” said Nicole Pierce, NGA Senior Procurement Executive. “We look forward to rapidly satisfying our customer’s diverse mission needs.”  

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John Deere and Kespry Enter Strategic Alliance to Simplify Drone Integration on Construction Job Sites

jd 4d excavJohn Deere and Kespry today announced an exclusive global strategic alliance through which John Deere Construction & Forestry dealers will provide the Kespry Aerial Intelligence System to their customers on job sites around the world. Starting in North America, the alliance enables John Deere customers to use Kespry's fully integrated industrial drone platform to capture topographic data in minutes with survey-grade accuracy.

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Trimble and DAQRI Collaborate On Mixed Reality

trimble daqriThe progress made with mixed-reality technology and its potential to transform on-site workflows has placed increased demands on wearable technology, which comply with safety regulations. Integrated with Trimble mixed-reality solutions, the DAQRI Smart Helmet can provide the needed requirements and help to improve work efficiency and safety in construction sites, off-shore facilities and mining environments.

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