While road tripping across the Southwest of the United States I stumbled across a great podcast by 99% Invisible. 'The Children of the Magenta' discussed the problems which occur with increasing levels of automation in the airline industry. KODA started thinking about how that might relate to the navigation system industry - and where we are headed with that.
Convex Hulls…No, Not Sailing
KODA had some fun this week playing around with Convex Hulls. It’s not a new idea for the spatial sciences, but it’s a new idea for KODA. It’s something that started as a quick and dirty way to find a 2-dimensional boundary around a cloud of points. It works great and is fast and stable.
KODA read an article in the New York Times last week (“In Seattle, a Sinking Feeling About a Troubled Tunnel” http://nyti.ms/134X4Z2) about Seattle’s stranded TBM ‘Bertha’ – more specifically, the problems some locals are having with cracking as a result of subsidence around the shaft being used to rescue the giant machine.
We’re starting small, but thinking big – better than the other way around…
Based in Austin Texas, KODA (KODA Engineering LLC) is tapping into a wealth of talent in IT and technology. From here we’re planning to service the US and Global markets.
The options seem endless, and each day we talk to the industry we get more and more excited. Some inspire us. Some make us ask: “Why haven’t we thought of that before?” Some are...