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AEC TECH NEWS: Pinpoint author Greg Milner to keynote Carlson User Conference

January 20th, 2017 by

The first time a Global Positioning System signal was received was in 1977. Now GPS is ubiquitous. In the introduction to his 2016 book Pinpoint — How GPS is changing technology, culture, and our minds, Greg Milner writes, “Nearly every spot on earth has a line of sight to at least four GPS satellites at all times.”

AEC TECH NEWS: Pinpoint author Greg Milner to keynote Carlson User Conference

CRC announces new research product

January 19th, 2017 by

The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) completed a new research product — Evaluation of Seismic Behavior of Coupling Beams with Various Types of Steel Fiber-Reinforced Concrete.

CRC announces new research product

AEC TECH NEWS: Simpson Strong-Tie acquires CG Visions, Inc.

January 19th, 2017 by

Simpson Strong-Tie, a provider of engineered structural connectors and building solutions acquired CG Visions, Inc., a U.S. company providing building information modeling (BIM) technology, services and consultation to the residential building industry.

AEC TECH NEWS: Simpson Strong-Tie acquires CG Visions, Inc.

AEC TECH NEWS: AGI and Bentley Systems announce Cesium Consortium

January 19th, 2017 by

Analytical Graphics Inc. (AGI) and Bentley Systems announced Bentley Systems as a co-founder of the new Cesium Consortium. Cesium is an open source, browser-based virtual globe that can stream very large datasets through a browser to desktops, tablets, and smart phones.

AEC TECH NEWS: AGI and Bentley Systems announce Cesium Consortium

December U.S. residential construction statistics released

January 19th, 2017 by

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced new residential construction statistics for December 2016.

December U.S. residential construction statistics released

Brno, Czech Republic Takes First Step to Create European Hyperloop Connecting to Slovakia

January 19th, 2017 by

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced the signing of an exploratory agreement with the city of Brno, Czech Republic. This agreement marks the immediate exploration of the feasibility for a Hyperloop system for the city.

Brno, Czech Republic Takes First Step to Create European Hyperloop Connecting to Slovakia