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Manchester wins £10m prize to become world leader in ‘smart city’ technology

Ordnance Survey is part of a public – private consortium that is celebrating winning a £10m competition for Manchester to be the UK’s Internet of Things (IoT) Demonstrator, awarded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The city will now become an arena for in-field innovation trials that demonstrate the capability of the IoT. The ‘CityVerve’ proposition...
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Phase One acquires Mamiya Digital Imaging (MDI) assets & establishes Phase One Japan

Phase One, A/S, the provider of open-platform, high-end camera systems and solutions, announced that it has acquired the assets of Mamiya Digital Imaging Company, Ltd (MDI) and has appointed Makoto Honda as the new president of Phase One Japan. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Mamiya has held a long and established reputation in the camera sector.  As a...
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Geovation water Challenge launches

Ordnance Survey's ninth Geovation Challenge launched on 1 December, and sees Britain's mapping agency offering development funding and places on its Geovation programme for ideas that can improve our relationship with water. Individuals, start-ups and existing businesses and organisations are invited to submit their innovative ideas on how to improve the way we use and manage water between now and...
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