Turner Innovation Series




27 October - Abu Dhabi   |   29 October - Doha, Qatar   |   31 October - Dubai, UAE



Sponsors

EarthCam, Inc. is the global leader in providing webcam content, technology and services. Founded in 1996, the company's expertise includes delivering millions of images daily and developing technology to manage camera networks worldwide.

As a pioneer of the network camera software and technology industry, EarthCam's proficiency is unparalleled. Led by an executive team with over 60 years of experience designing, manufacturing, programming, deploying and maintaining webcam systems, the company is sustained by its successful recurring revenue business model of delivering webcam content and managed services. From entertainment and promotional applications for tourism, to monitoring and documentation for the construction industry, EarthCam provides hosted infrastructure to stream video to public websites and social media outlets, as well as archive high resolution megapixel images for producing cinematic time-lapse movies.

Since 2000, EarthCam has maintained a strong presence throughout key regions in the Middle East. As experts in the MENA region, EarthCam has designed systems to work reliably in the most demanding environments. Clients in the region can rely on EarthCam's local support teams for installation, management and maintenance of their webcam networks. Projects documented in the Middle East include: Musheireb Downtown Doha, ADIC Towers, Aabar Properties Residential Projects, Dubai Mall, Guggenheim in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal, Doha Convention Center & Tower, Bahrain Bay, Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Abdali Development, MODON Industrial Cities and King Abdullah Sports City.

Other notable projects documented by EarthCam outside of the region include: World Trade Center in New York City, Whitney Museum of American Art, Barangaroo Development, Smithsonian Institution, Yankee Stadium, Brickell CityCentre, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Los Angeles International Airport, Barclays Center, San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Statue of Liberty & Washington Monument Restoration and Panama Canal Expansion.




Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring positioning or location, including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble also offers software
applications geared toward the specific needs of the user.
 
Trimble Buildings, a part of Trimble’s Engineering and Construction segment, is a world leader in technology for construction project optimization across the design-build-operate (DBO) lifecycle. By providing intuitive software and field solutions that span the brands of Meridian Systems, Plancal, SketchUp, Tekla, Vico Software and WinEst, Trimble is dedicated to helping building owners and AEC service providers improve productivity, increase efficiencies and maximize profitability of construction projects across the entire workflow from simulation to renovation. Used in over 141 countries around the world and supported by a global dealer and distribution partner network, precision Trimble technology is a mainstay of the building industry. Trimble Buildings’ DBO portfolio draws on unparalleled expertise from across the entire continuum to provide building professionals with a comprehensive solution that responds to their specialized needs while benefiting from an understanding of the total workflow at every step.
 
Trimble Quick Facts
  • Founded in 1978
  • Offices in over 30 countries
  • Employees: 6,000 employees worldwide
  • Traded: The NASDAQ Stock Exchange, TRMB
  • Revenues: $2.0 billion for FY 2012
  • Major Industries: Land Survey, Construction, Agriculture, Transportation, Telecommunications, Asset tracking, Mapping, Utilities, Mobile Resource Management and Government




SMART Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of technology solutions that enable inspired collaboration in schools and workplaces around the world by turning group work into a highly interactive, engaging and productive experience. SMART delivers integrated solutions of hardware, software and services designed for superior performance and ease of use, and remains a world leader in interactive displays. 




Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, founded in 1864, offers programs in nine departments to both undergraduate and graduate students. With facilities specifically designed and equipped to meet the laboratory and research needs of faculty and students, Columbia Engineering is home to NSF-NIH funded centers in genomic science, molecular nanostructures, materials science, and energy, as well as one of the world’s leading programs in financial engineering. These interdisciplinary centers are leading the way in their respective fields while individual groups of engineers and scientists collaborate to solve some of modern society’s more difficult challenges. 

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