Geospatial World: the World <i>Is</i> Geospatial

Communication Key Challenge for Near Future
In the vibrant city of San Francisco 1,250 professionals from 56 countries joined the 2005 edition of Intergraph’s user conference Geospatial World, held from 25th to 28th April. This year’s event drew more attendees then ever and provided many opportunities to look at the future of geospatial. More attendees every year – this means that the conference and technical programmes must appeal to visitors. And indeed, enthusiastic and dynamic conversations filled the whole of the Hilton Hotel during Geospatial World, a name that is itself almost becoming a trademark. Participants were able to update their knowledge by attending more than... (read more)
2005-07-14 12:00:00

Geospatial Data Webinar

East View Cartographic is organising a webinar in which we will provide participants with tools needed to fully utilise geospatial data available. The event is to take place on Thursday 6th August, 12.00 - 1.00PM (CDT).     The data offered ranges from: paper and digital topographic maps; geological maps; Digital Elevation Models (DEM's); commercial satellite imagery.  These data sources enable professionals to solve problems from the very simple (a map for your personal or recreational use) to the very complex (a vector GIS dataset for your custom cartographic or analytical task).   During the seminar, EVC will also place... (read more)
2009-07-31 09:40:17

Government Geospatial Bundle

Autodesk, Inc. (DC, USA) made available of a new government geospatial bundle that combines Autodesk’s powerful GIS products with Google Earth Pro. The bundle is called the Autodesk Government Geospatial Solution with Google Earth Pro, and is available on the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Schedule 70. The combined package enables both professional and technical users to create, manage, share and visualise an integrated data environment that combines highly accurate and precise geospatial data with the imaging and search capabilities from Google Earth Pro. Using the Autodesk Government Geospatial Solution with Google Earth Pro, government agencies can now make rich and... (read more)
2006-08-24 12:00:00

High-Speed Geospatial Analytics

Geospatial technology and spatial data types from Esri will soon be integrated into the IBM Netezza analytics appliances. This will give federal agencies and customers in industries such as energy, retail, telecommunications, and health care the capability to query and geospatially analyse big datasets at very fast speeds. The new joint solution, scheduled for release in early 2012, will be demonstrated this week at the GEOINT 2011 Symposium in San Antonio, Texas.   The demonstration is taking place in the IBM Netezza at booth 1007 to learn more and watch a demonstration. The solution will also be shown at IBM... (read more)
2011-10-17 10:53:09

3D Geospatial Challenge

Zebra Imaging, USA, is to conduct its first 3D Geospatial Challenge. Sponsorship of this 3D Geospatial Challenge is intended to encourage participants from the GIS community to use the company's software tools and print services to portray their GIS data using holographic technology. Zebra's visualisation ZScape product contributes to spatial understanding and communication.   The 3D Geospatial Challenge kicks off just prior to the Esri Federal GIS conference held 22nd to 24th February 2012 in Washington, D.C. As an Esri Business Partner, Zebra Imaging will be exhibiting 3D prints to demonstrate to the GIS community how to leverage the power and technology... (read more)
2012-02-21 09:47:00

Geospatial Technology Update

ESRI and GIS Development will present free seminars to mapping agencies in Southeast Asia. The Geospatial Technology Update seminars will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia; Bangkok, Thailand; Hanoi, Vietnam; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Manila, Philippines; from January 2010. The seminars will outline technology trends in the geospatial community including how to take advantage of the Web 2.0 environment, the integration of topographic and remotely sensed data, and how to best offer published data via cloud computing.    Mapping agencies in Southeast Asia face many challenges including fulfilling the growing demand for geospatial services from traditional users, such as governmental agencies... (read more)
2010-01-05 09:22:00

Academia and Geospatial Interoperability

Interoperability between Geospatial Information Systems is an area of increasing interest within academic institutions, not only in Geography and other geo-related areas but also in Computer Science departments. From the software-engineering point of view, a revolution may be said to have occurred in the way we design such systems, a revolution inspired by the appearance of OGC standards, guidelines and working documents. IAAA Lab The Advanced Information Systems Laboratory (IAAA Lab) is a multidisciplinary research and development unit in the Computer Science and Systems Engineering Department of the University of Zaragoza. Here OGC specifications are referred to, explained, and used... (read more)
2007-08-11 12:00:00

Geospatial Photo Filing

Geo Tactical Solutions, USA, is in the final stages of development for its new photo mapping and management software PhotoGIS. This solution will allow users to easily map, organise, export and manage images taken with GPS-enabled digital cameras while also providing capabilities designed to enhance and streamline the photo-capture workflow for various military, federal and commercial organisations.   One feature of PhotoGIS is its QR code generator for pre-field data collection. The user enters project or mission related information saved as ‘memos' and the software generates a QR code for the camera to scan. This ‘memo' information, once in the... (read more)
2012-01-03 01:57:18

Autodesk Enhances Geospatial Solutions

Autodesk, Inc. (CA, USA) has released enhancements to its AutoCAD Map 3D 2008 and AutoCAD Raster Design 2008 geospatial software products, which further improve the integration of geospatial data by planning, engineering and operations personnel in utilities and municipal governments. AutoCAD Map 3D 2008 includes new FDO features to improve users' ability to access and share data more effectively, regardless of its location or file type. Key enhancements in the latest release include: -         Faster access to data using FDO data access technology -- up to 90% faster. -         Capacity for more powerful analysis and visualisation of GIS and CAD... (read more)
2007-02-13 10:43:15

GeoSpatial Experts Thales Partner

Thales’ navigation business (CA, USA) has formed another partnership in its Business Partner Program aimed at providing MobileMapper CE customers with a broad choice of software applications to suit their GPS and GIS needs. New Business Partner GeoSpatial Experts offers GPS-Photo Link software, which is now fully compatible with the Thales MobileMapper CE handheld GIS data collector. This solution delivers digital photo geo-referencing capabilities for nearly any GIS application including asset management, utilities, forestry, national parks services and many more. GPS-Photo Link provides a simple and well-organised photo geo-referencing solution with output formats including html, Google Earth and ESRI shapefile.... (read more)
2006-06-22 12:00:00
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