16 results for 'PlanetInspired'
Fire simulators make it possible to save human and economic resources, reducing the risks of field testing
In Italy, Civil Protection and the Forestry Service have begun using a high technology system, based on mathematical models of fire spread in Mediterranean woods context, with tactical and operating functions. The geo-referenced 3-D scenarios are adaptable according to the environment being tested and permits the optimal use of aircraft. Videogame enthusiasts are going crazy for games where they play the role of firefighters and they must fight different kinds of... (more)
Smart is easy to say: for cities to become really smart, it takes investments in research and innovationAt the BAIA conference (Business Association Italy America), attended by Thales Italia and SELEX Elsag, speakers agreed that all the tools are there to rebuild our cities in smart ways, by respecting their specific qualities.The growing use of ICT technologies in sectors such as transport, energy management, health and environmental monitoring will lead to the development of a new model of sustainable city, in which citizens will have access to improved services, thanks to sensors distributed... (more)
Starting in 2013, they will help detect pollutants, manage catastrophes and mitigate the effects of climate change. We will give you a preview of how the orbiting monitoring network, based in Frascati, works.“The Sentinels will change our way of taking care of the Earth. They will help us manage the environment better, to understand and mitigate the effects of climate change and they will also guarantee the civil security that we need.” Volker Liebig, who for years has directed the Earth observation programs of the European Space Agency (Esa)and the Esrin Center in Frascati where the environmental... (more)
The excellent union between the academic world and technological development
WASS's small great project for underwater exploration will be useful for industry but, above all, it will be a friend to the environment. The environment and the fight against pollution of the seas has a precious ally WASS, the Finmeccanica company that takes its name from its founder Robert Whitehead, inventor of the torpedo, has expanded its sphere of business into the civil field. Being a leader at a global level in integrated underwater systems engineering (in the past two years alone, it has... (more)
Finmeccanica has been present for some time in India, especially in the transport sector for which significant investments for metro lines and railways are planned. Energy is another challenge to be overcome for sustainable growth.
Among developing countries, India is one of the most favored by foreign businessmen: along with the advantage of having qualified, low-cost manpower (with a widespread knowledge of English), there is also a solid institutional-bureaucratic system that favors investments and the presence of a solid banking and finance structure.
Unlike China,... (more)
The tests on the future navigation and localization services continue. They are being conducted by Spaceopal, a joint-venture between Telespazio and the German Space Agency
The first two operational satellites of the Galileo constellation, launched on 21 October last year, passed further testing with flying colours, at Telespazio's Space Centre in Fucino completing those carried out in Belgium at the European Space Agency (ESA) Centre.
Galileo is the satellite navigation system that will allow users to determine their exact position in time and space, just like GPS, but... (more)