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2013-09-04 23:04:56

2020 Foresight Report: Mobile Point of Sale Technology (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/237210-2020-foresight-report-mobile-point-of-sale-technology-.html ) report provides market analysis, information and insights into mobile point of sale technology (MPOS). Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 MPOS technology is spreading at a very fast pace across the key economic regions of the globe, including developed and emerging markets with a number of startup organizations as well as...

2013-08-01 23:28:39

CyberCity 3D is partnering with the Capital Area Texas Sustainability Consortium using a HUD grant to generate 3D building models of Central Texas for use in Esri CityEngine to assist the Central Texas region in planning its future growth. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 CyberCity 3D, Inc.™ a leader in geospatial modeling and emerging urban design data, has started production of 3D urban content of the University of Texas at Austin campus and selected cities throughout the...

2013-07-02 23:00:55

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Smart Cities Market to 2017” to its database. Buy the copy of this Report Visit - http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/smart-cities-market-to-2017-smart-security-segment-to-flourish-as-interoperability-standards-and-public-private-partnerships-promote-growth. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Smart Cities Market to 2017 Smart Security Segment to Flourish as Interoperability Standards and Public Private...

2013-06-21 13:03:32

A mathematical framework for understanding cities Cities have long been likened to organisms, ant colonies, and river networks. But these and other analogies fail to capture the essence of how cities really function. New research by Santa Fe Institute Professor Luis Bettencourt suggests a city is something new in nature – a sort of social reactor that is part star and part network, he says. "It's an entirely new kind of complex system that we humans have created," he says. "We have...

Cities Are Like Stars
2013-06-21 10:19:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to an unusual new paper in the journal Science, cities can act very much like our sun. However, instead of smashing hydrogen atoms together to make energy, cities smash people together – creating social connections that can result in different kinds of energy: innovation and productivity. "It’s an entirely new kind of complex system that we humans have created," said study author Luis Bettencourt, a professor at the Santa...

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