FOSS4G 2015: Call for Presentations

The FOSS4G organising committee has announced the Call for Presentations for the conference, which will be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 14-19 September 2015. The programme is expected to include around 200 presentations showing the uses of open-source geospatial software in various fields and benefits of open-source geospatial software. There will be 6-8 parallel streams in a range of subjects from diverse fields. Each individual presentation will be allowed about 25 minutes plus 5 minutes for Q&A. FOSS4G will, as always, be a leading showcase event for new applications, projects, government policies, case studies, business perspectives and training... (read more)
2015-04-30 10:32:03

GIM International Attends UAV-g 2013

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics (UAV-g) conference 2013 is taking place this week in Rostock, Germany. UAS professionals from all over the world will be gathering in the city, which is located close to the Baltic Sea. GIM International will also be present; editorial manager Wim van Wegen will be attending UAV-g and the special edition of GIM International dedicated to UAS will be distributed during the conference. Wim van Wegen will be on hand in Rostock to discuss editorial opportunities within GIM International and he is also keen to receive feedback on the UAS edition. He will be... (read more)
2013-09-02 11:10:10

FOSS4G-Europe Welcomes Contributions

Independent software developers, scientists, industry experts and agency representatives will come together to meet at FOSS4G-Europe held in Bremen, Germany from 15 to 17 July. Contributions can now be submitted on the conference website until 15 April. Under this year’s motto, 'Independent Innovation for INSPIRE, Big Data and Citizen Participation', the conference series FOSS4G-Europe is uniting the GIS community from a broad spectrum of fields including geodesy, geoinformation, land management and remote sensing. Industry and public authorities are expressly invited as they increasingly realise value and economic potential of free and open source products. Several additional events make the FOSS4G-Europe... (read more)
2014-03-14 10:49:58

OGC Participates in FOSS4G Conference

OGC will participate in the 2008 Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Conference, to be held from 29th September until 3rd October 2008 at Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa. The conference is organised by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) in cooperation with the Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA). At FOSS4G, an OGC/OSGeo Memorandum of Understanding will be highlighted. The two organisations agree to expand collaboration and promote the synergy between open standards and open source software in the geospatial domain. The OGC, is a leading industry organisation for geoprocessing standards used by... (read more)
2008-08-27 08:54:25

G8 Recognition for Earth Observation

The G8 concluded its summit this year with a declaration deserving of our community’s full attention. The Hokkaido Toyako Summit Leaders Declaration observes in Paragraph 31:”To respond to the growing demand for Earth observation data, we will accelerate efforts within the Global Earth Observation System of Systems(GEOSS), which builds on the work of UN specialized agencies and programs, in priority areas, inter alia, climate change and water resources management, by strengthening observation, prediction and data sharing. We also support capacity building for developing countries in earth observations and promote interoperability and linkage with other partners.” To my knowledge, this is... (read more)
2008-09-23 12:00:00

Contex TOUCAN G25 Colour Scanner

Contex (VA, USA) has released the TOUCAN G25 colour scanner which combines the features of its predecessors into a single compact large document scanner which can scan documents up to 25” wide. It retains the Contex’ 48-bit CCD Technology for 32,000 pixel image capture. Additional features include, scan accuracy of 0.1%+- 1 pixel, all-wheel drive for smoothly handling of large originals and flexible connectivity with both FireWire and USB 2.0 for ease of installation and use. The TOUCAN captures colour at 48 bit colour data capture and 16-bit gray tones for maximum image precision. Using an all-digital camera with advanced... (read more)
2006-08-02 12:00:00

G100 Integrated Auto-Steering and Guidance

Hemisphere GPS has launched its G100 all-in-one steering and guidance system for auto-steer ready agricultural vehicles during AG Connect in Orlando (FL, USA). With the device mounted on the roof of the cab, it can be easily connected to the ISOBUS port of the in-cab terminal. G100 comes with a custom software application that is developed specifically for compatibility with ISOBUS components to automatically sense the machine it is connected to for immediate startup and operation.     The first version of the G100 software is compatible with the AGCO Auto-Guide Ready tractors including AGCO DT-b and RT-a, Challenger MT600C... (read more)
2010-01-15 02:41:00

FOSS4G 2011 Calling Visitors

The Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) conference, to be held from 12th to 16th September 2011 in Denver, USA, is focused on open source geospatial software. The event presents a number of learning opportunities at a great value compared to similar professional conferences. FOSS4G is the global conference focusing on Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial that is organised by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) with support from an all-volunteer organising committee and professional conference management from the Geospatial Information Technology Association (GITA). The 2011 FOSS4G event in Denver marks the first North American event... (read more)
2011-08-01 09:20:00

Teaching Award for Russell G. Congalton

Russell G. Congalton, a Professor of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems at the University of New Hampshire, USA, has been named as the recipient of the 2012 SAIC Estes Memorial Teaching Award. Congalton's research focuses on spatial data uncertainty, accuracy analysis and the application of remote sensing methods to natural resource science issues. Congalton has a long history of achievement in educational aspects of remote sensing and other geospatial science areas.   In addition to his university teaching responsibilities and graduate advising in remote sensing and GIS, Congalton served as director of NASA's GLOBE Program, as the ASPRS National... (read more)
2012-02-07 10:24:24

Topcon Introduces Net-G3 Receiver

Topcon Europe Positioning (The Netherlands) has announced the satellite positioning receiver – the NET-G3. This product is provides tracking of all three global positioning satellite constellations – GPS, Glonass, and Galileo. The NET-G3 receiver is based on Topcon’s Paradigm-G3 chip featuring triple constellation technology. The design of this chip provides 72-channel universal satellite tracking, super low power consumption, and a compact profile. The NET-G3 provides system connectivity with USB, Ethernet, and four serial ports. If signals or frequencies change, or new ones become available, the NET-G3 receiver can accommodate them through changes to the firmware. The user can stay current... (read more)
2005-10-10 12:00:00
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