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The Parallels between Surveying and Journalism

Wim van Wegen, content manager of 'GIM International', recently attended the Year in Infrastructure Conference in the UK, organised annually by B... (read more)

There’s No I in Survey

Terrestrial laser scanners were introduced to the mining industry as a smart tool for surveyors – a high-technology method for obtaining data mo... (read more)

The Rapidly Changing Way We Visualise Our Environment

The geospatial industry is expanding rapidly. New and pioneering players are entering the market, and new technologies are finding their way into the... (read more)

It’s Time to Shift to GPS Accuracy and Reliability – Just Like the Scots

A short provision in the larger Islands Act bill passed by the Scottish Parliament in July 2018 now requires government mapmakers to put the Shetland... (read more)

3D City Modelling Takes Development and Transformation of Urban Areas to New Level

A 3D city model enables city councils and urban planners to go beyond traditional city development and share their vision with their citizens and stak... (read more)

Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities and Sustainable Urban Systems

Urbanisation is undoubtedly one of the most fundamental trends of the past two centuries. Between 1950 and 2014, the share of the global population li... (read more)
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Making the Most of Smart Tools for Intelligent Results

Why do some organisations seem so much smarter than others? Why are some companies able to navigate the uncertain currents of the world around them and handle the inherent vagaries of geology and mining practically, and others are not? In this column Chris Green, leader of strategic innovation at Maptek, concludes that smart tools do not automatically lead to more intelligent results, and he provides some suggestions for how to make the most of them. On the one hand, there are companies making h... (read more)
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SBG Systems is a leading supplier of MEMS-based inertial motion sensing solutions. The company provides a wide range of inertial solutions, from miniature to high accuracy. SBG inertial navigation sensors deliver roll/pitch, heading, GNSS position and heave data (marine application). Combined with cutting-edge calibration techniques and advanced embedded algorithms, SBG Systems’...
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GIM International is the independent and high-quality information source for everything the global geomatics industry has to offer, online and offline! We provide information about all the major topics in the business, such as mapping & surveying, geodesy, cartography, Lidar, GIS, photogrammetry, UAV/UASGNSS, remote sensing and more. The Articles section provides deeper insights, including interviews with geospatial experts, columns and topical overviews related to the geomatics industry. The print edition is distributed to thousands of professionals in 170 countries worldwide, every month. Each edition is likewise announced to thousands of our digital readers when published on the magazine page.
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Our Companies Directory is a large database which contains over 3,000 geospatial companies, and every organisation has the possibility to publish their geomatics job vacancies in our special Jobs section. On top of that, GIM International represents a high-profile promotional platform for every GIS conference, UAV show or other geomatics-related event in the industry.

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