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National Geographic Explorers Take To China's Caves For Ambitious 3D Laser Scanning Project

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using 3-D laser scanning technology, a team of explorers has developed a Google Earth-style map of some of the largest caves in the world located in southeast China. The scans and a virtual...

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2014-07-02 08:25:31

Four National Geographic Titles Join Next Issue's "All You Can Eat" Newsstand NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Issue Media(TM) (www.nextissue.com), the first and only company to provide unlimited access to premium digital magazine content in the U.S. and Canada, today announced the addition of the world-renowned National Geographic family of titles to its growing newsstand of over 140 world-class magazines. The addition of award-winning National Geographic, National...

2014-05-31 23:07:26

IMEC supports manufacturing benchmarking through open-access web portal. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI), part of The MPI Group, in coordination with the American Small Manufacturers Coalition (ASMC), and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) has unveiled the Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) Assessment Tool to help identify and measure strategic benchmarks in key areas of manufacturing businesses. The NGM Assessment Tool...

2014-05-15 08:38:47

BOSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celerity's premier Digital Experience team has helped National Geographic win Ektron's Site of the Year award in the "Intranet" category. To select the winners, a panel of judges looked at candidates' use of Ektron to deliver measurable business results, integration with enterprise applications, multichannel visitor engagement and overall visitor experience. During a year-long project engagement, Celerity helped build "ngconnect," a highly...

2014-04-30 16:28:36

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- COSI has announced plans to partner with National Geographic to open The National Geographic Giant Screen Theater at COSI on May 1, 2014. Through this branding partnership, COSI will gain special access to one of the world's largest giant-screen film libraries that includes award-winning films in 2D and 3D digital formats, and COSI will commit a portion of programming each year exclusively to National Geographic films....

2014-04-16 08:29:25

NatGeoFood.com Bloggers Include Chef José Andrés, Writer Maryn McKenna andPolicy Blogger Mary Beth Albright WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, National Geographic launches a Web portal, NatGeoFood.com, dedicated to exploring issues surrounding how we eat today and how we can provide food for all as the world's population grows and climate change impacts growing seasons and planting zones. NatGeoFood.com will aggregate content from a major series in...

2014-04-01 08:25:31

PNC Chooses Southeast Michigan to be First Midwest Stop on Six-City Tour BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PNC will present National Geographic's captivating "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" photo exhibition Sept. 14 through Dec. 30 at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. http://wovexhibition.org/. "Women of Vision" features the influential work of 11 award-winning female photojournalists in nearly 100...

2014-03-06 12:24:05

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross School announced today that its Innovation Lab @Ross students were asked by National Geographic to evaluate content for the new National Geographic Kids Engineering Exploration Challenge, announced in the April issue of National Geographic Kids magazine. Ross School students from grades 4-12 conducted lab tests to help National Geographic improve the engineering challenges, supporting guidelines, and resources prior to the...

2014-01-10 12:23:15

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celerity's Web and Mobile team has helped National Geographic win a Nielsen Norman Award for Best Intranet. During a year-long project engagement, Celerity helped build "ngconnect," a highly visual, social and content-relevant intranet experience that has made employee collaboration easy and exciting. With this new internal communications platform, the company's 2,000 employees can interact with one another using real-time information...


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  • A spider.
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