Business

GeoEye-1 Imagery for GoogleGeoEye has started delivering Google with high-resolution, colour satellite imagery from its newest satellite. The GeoEye-1 satellite images currently highlighted by Google were all taken within the last sixty days, and include images of the Pyramids of Giza, Mount Fuji, Sydney Australia, and many other recognisable locations. The images were all taken from 423 miles in space as GeoEye-1 moved around the Earth at 17,000 miles per hour. The 4,300-pound GeoEye-1 satellite was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base (USA) on 6th September 2008.http://earth.google.com/geoeye/US Remapped in 3DIntermap Technologies has completed data collection for its NEXTMap USA 3D... (read more)
2009-05-30 12:00:00

GEO Business 2017: Day Two

The last session of the conference Day One included a presentation on cyber security. Like health and safety, much of this topic is obvious - when you think about it. Many readers will remember the British government’s flagship BIM project at HM Prison Cookham Wood, but was it wise to display the 3D model so proudly on the internet? (By Richard Groom, contributing editor) The second day of GEO Business was only fractionally less busy than the first. I decided to start with a few workshop sessions. The workshops included one which presented GPR (ground penetrating radar) applications for investigating... (read more)
2017-05-25 09:34:07

GEO Business 2014 Launches Inaugural Conference Programme

Diversified Communications UK, the organiser of GEO Business, has recently announced that the final, vital component for its inaugural event is now in place following the launch of a wide-ranging conference programme. The conference committee has compiled a pioneering programme which covers the breadth of the geospatial industry. The event is scheduled to be held in London, UK, at the Business Design Centre from 28-29 May 2014. The exhibition is combined with an extensive commercial workshop programme. Already supported by a host of industry leaders, the latest names to lend their expertise to the event are Dr Vanessa Lawrence CB,... (read more)
2014-03-05 09:41:03

Institution of Civil Engineers Supports GEO Business

The organisers of the GEO Business event, Diversified Communications, have announced that the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is the latest high-profile organisation that has agreed to lend its professional knowledge, expertise and guidance to the GEO Business event. With the next event scheduled to be held in London from 27-28 May 2015, this latest collaboration helps GEO Business to cover all corners of the geospatial industry. ICE will work alongside the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES), The Survey Association (TSA) and the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) to ensure that... (read more)
2014-09-05 09:32:18

Topcon to Showcase Innovations at GEO Business

Topcon GB & Ireland will be demonstrating its range of new technology designed to save time and create efficiencies at this year’s GEO Business at the Business Design Centre in London, UK, held from 24-25 May. The Falcon 8 is Topcon’s 8 rotary-wing unmanned aerial system (UAS) and has been created to meet the challenges professionals face when working on small-scale sites and in tough environments. The UAS can take off and land in almost any location and is fully operational in extreme weather conditions. It also offers fully automated flight routes making it easy to deploy and operate, thus saving survey team members... (read more)
2016-04-18 10:48:31

GEO Business 2016 Launches Call for Papers

The organisers GEO Business 2016 have issued a call to those working at the cutting edge of geospatial developments to submit their abstracts for next year’s conference which will be held at the Business Design Centre in London from 24-25 May 2016. The conference committee is seeking revolutionary and thought-provoking abstracts that truly demonstrate the remarkable impact geospatial technologies and solutions are having on the global environment. Over the two-day conference, expert presenters will explore how geospatial solutions have enabled projects to run more efficiently, ensuring that they are delivered on time, whilst saving money and reducing risk. Topics of interest... (read more)
2015-12-04 09:42:37

Reed Business Geo Launches European Water Platform

The importance of water is ever increasing in European policy and business agendas. Water is not only essential to life - it is also a prerequisite for doing business, especially in sectors such as energy, transport, agriculture and tourism. Water challenges are growing around the world and Europe is by no means safe on water. Half the European population lives in waterscarce countries and large areas of Europe face an increasing risk of flooding. Climate change further aggravates these challenges. To address these challenges, Reed Business Geo (Netherlands) is proud to announce the release of the new online information platform... (read more)
2008-05-26 03:50:28

GEO Business 2014 Unveils Opening Keynote Speaker

The organisers of GEO Business 2014, Diversified Communications, have announced that the opening keynote address for the innovative conference will be made by Peter Hansford, the chief construction advisor to the government of the United Kingdom. The new geospatial event will be held from 28-29 May in London. With a career that has taken in positions at Amey, Maunsell, the Strategic Rail Authority and Gardiner and Theobald, Peter Hansford has spent the majority of his career on highways and railways with project management largely being his focus. Peter is also an ardent advocate and supporter of the BIM initiative. Versha... (read more)
2014-05-01 09:47:23

GEO Business 2014 Call for Papers

GEO Business, the brand new geospatial event for everyone involved in the gathering, storing, processing and delivering of geospatial information has announced a Call for Papers. Organised in collaboration with The Survey Association (TSA), Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the international trade exhibition and conference will take place on 28 and 29 May 2014 in London. The Conference Technical Committee led by Conference Chairman Chris Preston from Network Rail is seeking papers and work-in-progress reports on all aspects of geospatial technology and applications with a particular emphasis on papers that... (read more)
2013-10-21 09:47:07

GEO Business 2014 Conference Highlights Announced

In just over seven weeks’ time, from 28-29 May 2014, the GEO Business 2014 exhibition and conference will open its doors at the Business Design Centre in London, UK. Not only will attendees be treated to a world-class exhibition and see products and services first hand during commercial workshops, but they will also have the chance to hear what’s new in the fast-moving geospatial industry by attending the conference sessions. About 50 industry experts will be presenting the latest commercial and technical issues facing the industry. Papers include: Keynote Address Neil Ackroyd, Acting Director General and Chief Executive, Ordnance Survey,... (read more)
2014-04-08 09:17:09
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