James Madison University is known for its innovative and cutting edge research. It’s slogan, “changing the world since 1908,” says it all.
The fact that WebGIS is a powerful tool is undeniable. These websites can be used to locate, analyze, and exhibit information about any asset a locality wishes to display, with the only drawback being that a user has been limited to only truly being able to access the full power of GIS from a desktop computer. Well, those days are gone.
Computer generated (CG) graphics have been around for some time now. Hollywood has used them for many years to make those unbelievable scenes, well… believable. As the graphics and computer technologies have evolved, CG stepped beyond the Hollywood scene to be incorporated in businesses like architecture and engineering. While paper and pen […]
by Teresa Martin Several years ago, Norfolk Southern’s Chief Bridge and Structural Engineer, Jim Carter contacted A&A with an idea. He was searching for a more efficient way to produce railroad ties used on open deck rail bridges. The current manual process is time consuming and not always accurate. Bridge ties can be made of […]
by Keli Ratcliffe Most of us have an impulse to explore, but stepping outside of what you know; your comfort zone, can be intimidating. Anderson & Associates has developed a solution to this problem. Online tourism maps. These maps will help users conquer the unknown and discover the places around them. And what’s even better; they’re […]
by Chris Peterson A&A would like to thank Blacksburg Transit for giving us a tour of the facilities and explaining the operations of the Town division. The BT’s Tim Witten was gracious to take time out of his schedule to show employees their integrated GIS system, discuss the development of new applications, the hardware on […]