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Smart census solution upgraded for pandemic era

Smart census solution upgraded for pandemic era

Hexagon’s Smart Census 2020 tool allows households to complete census questionnaires online or over the telephone, reducing the need for in-person interviews and field-based data collection.

Analysis reveals majority of UK pavements are too narrow for social distancing

Analysis reveals majority of UK pavements are too narrow for social distancing

To help public sector and other organisations respond to government guidelines, Esri UK has made new map data available for free as part of its Covid-19 response programme.

Mapping platform joins open source foundation

Mapping platform joins open source foundation

The Urban Computing Foundation will host and govern Mapzen, which aims to develop a truly open platform for mapping, search, navigation, location and transit data.

New South Wales government launches digital twin

New South Wales government launches digital twin

The government has worked with the digital arm of Australia’s national science agency to create a virtual 4D model of the Western Sydney built and natural environment.

Digital twin software specialist launches digital cities initiatives

Digital twin software specialist launches digital cities initiatives

Bentley Systems is applying digital twin technology to help achieve more efficient city and regional operations and more connected and resilient infrastructure.

what3words simplifies location-finding in Tokyo

what3words simplifies location-finding in Tokyo

Users of the taxi-hailing app S.Ride can use the digital address technology to navigate to a specific address in the Japanese capital using just three words.