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Geospatial Data to Support Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals

The 5th meeting of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) made firm steps towards establishing itself as a permanent UN body. It once again emphasised the crucial role of geospatial information, especially in terms of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals agreed by the Member States of the UN and also economic growth for citizens in the de... (read more)
04/09/2015
 
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Improving People’s Understanding of the Everyday Relevance of Geographic Information

The geomatics sector provides geographic information-based products and services, leveraged by a broader geospatial user community to enable decision-making and policy planning. The term ‘geomatics’ first appeared in France during the 1970s but did not have much significance until it appeared again in Quebec, Canada, in 1981 (coincidently without actually knowing of any simil... (read more)
04/09/2015

21st Edition of Intergeo: Providing Solutions for Planet Earth

This year the city of Stuttgart, capital of the German state of Baden-Württemberg, will be the centre of the geomatics community – at least from 15-17 September. The growing importance of the geospatial industry will be reflected at both the trade show and the conference. With many challenges lying ahead for Planet Earth, the importance of aligning geospatial solutions with so... (read more)
03/09/2015

Levallois Medal Awarded to Professor Reiner Rummel

The Levallois Medal was established in 1979 to honour Jean-Jacques Levallois for his long service from 1960 to 1975 as secretary general of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG), and is presented every four years “in recognition of distinguished service to the association and/or to the science of geodesy in general”. This year the Levallois Medal was awarded to Reine... (read more)
03/09/2015

Trimble Acquires BIM Pioneer Vianova Systems

Trimble has acquired Vianova Systems, a Norwegian company specialising in Building Information Modelling (BIM) software for infrastructure design software solutions across the European region. Vianova Systems is regarded as a pioneer in the development of software leveraging advanced BIM technology for the civil engineering market and infrastructure lifecycle management across road, rail... (read more)
03/09/2015

Leica Geosystems Launches GNSS Monitoring Solution Onboard a Stand-alone Receiver

Leica Geosystems has released Leica VADASE, the world’s first GNSS monitoring solution integrated into a stand-alone receiver detecting fast movements of man-made and natural structures in real time. Running onboard the Leica reference stations and monitoring receivers, Leica Velocity and Displacement Autonomous Solution Engine (VADASE) provides an in-depth look into fast movements... (read more)
03/09/2015

EuroCOW 2016 Call for Abstracts

The organisers of the  EuroCOW 2016 Workshop, held from 10 to 12 February 2016 at the EPFL campus, Lausanne, Switzerland, have issued a call fro abstracts. EuroCOW 2016, a long tradition meeting, is organised on behalf of ISPRS and EuroSDR. This biennial event intends to bring together the world experts, both from public and private sectors, to present and discuss the recent finding... (read more)
02/09/2015

OGC Calls for Participation in Point Cloud Domain Working Group

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)  is calling for public participation in its newly-established Point Cloud Domain Working Group (Point Cloud DWG). The purpose of the Point Cloud DWG is to assess the current state of standards and best practices in the management of point cloud data and to guide OGC activities in working with or developing standards for point cloud data interoper... (read more)
01/09/2015
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