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

Geospatial Intelligence Certificate Program

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) (VA, USA) has launched the Geospatial Intelligence Certificate Program to support the professional education needs of the geospatial intelligence tradecraft. Colleges and universities are encouraged to apply to accredit their geospatial intelligence certificate program based on the criteria developed by USGIF. Applications can be found online at http://www.usgif.org/About_Committees_Academic.aspx. Applications must be submitted by 31st October for evaluation starting in November or by February 2008 for evaluation in May 2008.   "The Foundation's vision for this Geospatial Intelligence Certificate Program is to uphold an accredited institution to support the professional education needs of the geospatial... (read more)
2007-08-15 02:00:48

Sustainable Geospatial Building Opens

A new GBP4.5 million Geospatial Building has been completed by a trio of Nottinghamshire firms. Located in the University's Innovation Park, close to the Jubilee Campus, the project is a regional beacon in terms of research and training facilities.  The three storey building will be the new home for the University's Centre for Geospatial Science, the Galileo Research and Applications Centre of Excellence (GRACE) and the Institute of Engineering Surveying and Space Geodesy (IESSG). The new three-storey centre has been designed by a team of three Nottingham-based firms: maber architects, mechanical and electrical consultants d3-Shipway and structural engineers Price &... (read more)
2010-01-27 04:42:18

Geospatial Intelligence Summit

Heads of Geospatial Intelligence, GIS, remote sensing, operations, imagery and analysis will be able to meet at the Geospatial Intelligence Summit, to be held in Vienna (Austria) on 29th and 30th September 2010. The conference will provide a forum to discuss and debate the development of GIS capabilities across the globe. It will address the use of geospatial information in scenarios such as international conflicts, humanitarian disasters, crime, security, border control, arms treaty monitoring and global climate change.A fundamental objective of the conference is to help end user organisations understand how they can best take full advantage of GIS capabilities... (read more)
2010-06-16 01:40:25

Geospatial Leaders Think Forward

Leica Geosystems, Switzerland, welcomes customers and partners from around the world to Hexagon 2012, taking place from 4 to 7 June 2012 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, USA. In its second annual international conference, Hexagon 2012 will be uniting the latest technologies and user communities from Leica Geosystems, Intergraph, Hexagon Metrology and Novatel in one venue to provide attendees with a user experience of unprecedented scope and value. Professionals from the mapping, positioning, surveying, engineering, construction, asset management, public safety and security, and geospatial solutions industries are taking part of Hexagon 2012 in record-breaking levels. According... (read more)
2012-06-06 09:04:38

Indian Geospatial Handbook 2008

GIS Development Pvt. Ltd (India) has released the Indian Geospatial Handbook 2008. This handbook is an outcome of in-depth study on geospatial community in India. Being the first of its kind on Indian Geospatial Community, the handbook provides contemporary information on Geospatial Data Producing Agencies, User Organisations, Geospatial Industry, Educational Institutions, Geospatial Policies and Associations. The handbook was released by Dr. T. Ramasami, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India during the inaugural session of Map India 2008.   The handbook is meant to provide a profile of overall geospatial community in India and to serve as a... (read more)
2008-02-29 03:21:12

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 Catalog v2.2.0

GeoNetwork has announced the release of GeoNetwork opensource 2.2.0, a standard based geospatial catalog application that helps people and organizations to organize and publish their geospatial data through the web. It is currently used in numerous Spatial Data Infrastructure initiatives across the world.                   The software provides an easy to use web interface to search geospatial data across multiple catalogs, combine distributed map services in the embedded map viewer, send annotated interactive maps to friends by email, publish geospatial data using the online metadata editing tools and optionally the embedded GeoServer map server. Administrators have the option to manage user... (read more)
2008-04-08 09:47:38

Geospatial World in Hyderabad

The geospatial world gathered in Hyderabad, India, from January 18th to 21st at the Geospatial World Forum (GWF). With high-profile guests and delegates from all over the globe convening in the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, the old city of the Nizam rulers once again became a buzzing hub of geospatial business. More than 400 speakers addressed sixty thematic sessions, and close to 2,000 delegates filled the Hyderabad International Convention Center.   Last Frontier During the opening ceremony it was remarked that more than 80% of all data has a geographical reference, be it in the field of environment, biology... (read more)
2011-02-22 04:02:55

The World's Geospatial Solutions

The 24th International Cartographic Conference (ICC) will be held from 15th to 21st November 2009 in Santiago (Chile). Presented by an effective local organising committee (LOC), under the auspices of the International Cartographic Association (ICA), this biennial conference is a major highlight for cartographers from all over the world. Although ICA is proud of its record in reaching out to all parts of the world, this is the first time it has held an ICC in South America, and it promises to be an exciting and significant event.   Conference Organisation The president of the LOC, Colonel Juan Vidal Garcia-Huidobro,... (read more)
2009-03-03 12:00:00
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