INSPIRE Prototype

Safe Software has completed a prototype spatial data transformation solution that supports the requirements of the European Union's INSPIRE Directive. In conjunction with Metria AO Cadastre of Sweden, the FME-based INSPIRE prototype will be unveiled at the INSPIRE Conference 2010 which is to be held from 22nd to 25th June 2010 in Krakow, Poland. INSPIRE stakeholders are able to meet their goal of providing good governance through sharing spatial information across Europe - making it easily and transparently accessible - and do so with readily-available technology.The prototype demonstrates an end-to-end, multiple source solution for INSPIRE utilising three different data sources... (read more)
2010-06-09 09:54:56

JRC and INSPIRE Interoperability

More than 25% of EU legislation has a tech-nical or scientific basis, and this trend is likely to continue as policies increasingly cut across several disciplines. JRC The mission of the JRC is to provide customer-driven scientific and technical support for the conception, development, implementation and monitoring of the European Union. As a service of the European Commission, the JRC functions as a reference centre for science and technology across the Union. Close to the policy-making process, it serves the common interest of the Member States whilst being independent of special interests, whether private or national. JRC employs over two... (read more)
2006-02-23 12:00:00

INSPIRE Solution for Poland

The Head Office of Geodesy and Cartography in Poland (GUGiK) is implementing an Esri-based solution to support compliance with the European Union’s Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE) Directive. The directive sets out a framework and timetable for implementing a pan-European spatial data infrastructure (SDI) to address multinational and multi-agency issues.   Esri’s ArcGIS technology will be used to create GUGiK’sGeoPortal2, a project designed to improve access to government datasets andprovide mapping and survey services to other government agencies, citizens, andbusinesses.GUGiK is the central state administration unit responsible fornational policy related to geodesy and cartography.   GeoPortal2 includes Esri’s... (read more)
2011-04-28 12:23:36

INSPIRE-ready Geodata Management

M.O.S.S. has released INSPIRE.Insight, an INSPIRE-ready geodata management application providing an end-to-end solution specifically aimed at helping organisations meet their obligations to publish and share geospatial data in compliance with the INSPIRE framework. INSPIRE.Insight is a multi-tiered consultancy and implementation programme that addresses the different aspects of INSPIRE-compliancy and caters for different organisational sizes, requirements, roles, and budgets. The different service levels provide the building blocks required to achieve INSPIRE compliancy. The approach and offering is very flexible. Depending on their needs, clients can select the specific service level they require, ranging from a free INSPIRE data model for ArcGIS... (read more)
2010-05-04 12:00:00

Inspire Conference 2016

Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community
INSPIRE is about efficiently sharing digital spatial data related to the environment between public authorities at all levels of government, across borders and with the public at large. Such requires effective coordination between all authorities involved and a high degree of legal and technical interoperability, which is also pursued in the context of the EU Digital Single Market.As such, the INSPIRE Conference 2016 also aims to show how the implementation of INSPIRE contributes to the European Interoperability Framework and the EU's digital economy in general. The INSPIRE Conference 2016 will take place in Barcelona, 26-30 September 2016 (read more)
2015-12-03 09:23:37


Esri has released ArcGIS for INSPIRE, a product developed to meet the data, services, and metadata requirements of the European Union-mandated Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE). Organisations can use ArcGIS for INSPIRE to achieve the technical requirements necessary to meet this directive and create shareable geospatial information and services to make better decisions across Europe.     "ArcGIS for INSPIRE supports the workflows, as well as the data management, dissemination, and integrity, that are required by INSPIRE," says Roberto Lucchi, ArcGIS for INSPIRE product manager, Esri. "This is a complete technical solution that can be used by all... (read more)
2011-05-05 02:52:57


1Spatial is exhibiting at a workshop being organised by the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) in London on 8th January 2009. The event will provide an opportunity for all parties with an interest in INSPIRE to learn more about the Data Specifications for Annex 1 (Reference Datasets). These have now been published by the European Commission for comment by registered organisations (such as AGI).     The AGI's INSPIRE Action Working Group is running the workshop with a view to sharing information and providing updates relating to the INSPIRE data specifications that have now been published to enable Legally Mandated... (read more)
2009-01-05 02:01:49

[email protected] Contract Awarded

The Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat) has awarded the [email protected] contract to a consortium that based its solution on ESRI technology. This contract covers the development of the technical components of a European Commission spatial data infrastructure (SDI) compliant with the provisions of the Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE).     The scope of the [email protected] project is to provide a productive INSPIRE-compliant, Web-based geographic information system (GIS) application that fulfills the European Commission's user requirements and expectations with a particular focus on fast response times. It includes the design and implementation of the [email protected] geoportal... (read more)
2009-02-24 11:35:35

Partnership for INSPIRE Solution

Envitia and Snowflake Software are entering into a strategic partnership for the provision of end to end INSPIRE services. The partnership offers a solution to organisations with commitments to publish and share geospatial data. Snowflake’s transformation and download services coupled with Envitia’s discovery, view and data quality management and cleansing products offers a unique, joined-up solution that serves the complete needs of the INSPIRE community.   By combining experience, customers can take advantage of the security of proven solutions which remain totally open through our commitment to standards.  In addition, continued engagement with standards and accreditation organisations means customers benefit... (read more)
2010-03-23 12:00:00


SIG 3D will place the international OGC 3D modelling standard CityGML for the supply of building models, and terrain as well as production and industrial facilities in the INSPIRE expert groups. The specification of CityGML has been established by SIG 3D. As some members of SIG 3D participate as well in the OGC CityGML Standardisation Working Group, requirements from INSPIRE implementation can be submitted directly in the OGC standardisation process. European Union encourages the set-up of a European Spatial Data Infrastructure by the INSPIRE Directive (RL 2007/2/EG, 15th Mai 2007). 2,5D geodata will be made accessible via internet (web services).... (read more)
2010-06-08 11:15:16
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