Geospatial Data Distribution Partnership

Groupe Alta and Integrated Mapping Technologies have started a strategic alliance to integrate Web diffusion solutions and recurrent aerial acquisition programs to streamline distribution of high-precision geospatial data in British Columbia, Canada. The companies directly address the growing demand in the industry for up-to-date and high-precision geospatial data at lower costs through the introduction of the Lower Mainland Acquisition Program (LMAP) and geospatial Web platform,     The LMAP program is to cover approximately 3000 km2 in the Greater Vancouver Metropolitan area and is based on a recurrent acquisition schedule to provide aerial imagery on a yearly basis and... (read more)
2009-02-23 04:28:48

On-demand Geospatial Intelligence Service

NTT GEOSPACE (Japan) has launched an online geospatial intelligence service powered by DigitalGlobe. The service, named GEOSPACE CDS, features on-demand access to imagery sourced from DigitalGlobe's suite of content services, including DigitalGlobe Global Basemap and DigitalGlobe FirstLook.     Using the web-based GEOSPACE CDS interface, users quickly find and begin using the images they need from the complete DigitalGlobe imagery archive of the region. The archive includes more than 80 million photo tiles, covering the majority of the Japanese landmass. New images of the region are being consistently captured by DigitalGlobe satellites and added to the library, so users can... (read more)
2011-10-27 11:26:19

How-to Guide Geospatial Infrastructures

World Bank personnel are hosting a workshop at GSDI12 in Singapore in October that will explore the need for a pragmatic How-to Guide. The proposed guide would explicitly address the needs of developing countries in implementing and maintaining spatial data infrastructure at the sub-national and national levels. As input to the workshop, they would like to have your responses to a short survey. The short ten-question survey should take less than ten minutes to complete for the typical respondent. Responses will remain anonymous unless you desire make your identity and contact information available to World Bank staff. (read more)
2010-08-16 09:11:50

Geospatial Framework Agreement for Stockholm

Blom, Norway, has signed a framework contract with all 26 municipalities in the Stockholm region (Stockholms län), Sweden, with an estimated value of approximately EUR2.6 million. The framework agreement comprises supply of services for airborne photography, laser scanning and corresponding mapping and modelling. The framework contract covers the years 2012, 2013 and 2014, with an optional extension of a further two years.     Blom has worked for many years to position itself within the municipality and government markets to provide geographic services. The scope of the contract is to cover the municipalities' need for updated and accurate data for... (read more)
2012-01-09 11:35:27

Leading Australian Geospatial Companies Merge

Leading geospatial services company AAM has announced its merger with Vekta as part of a major investment in Australia’s geospatial sector. The combination of the two industry leaders, announced at this week’s Surveying & Spatial Sciences Conference in Canberra, positions AAM as one of the largest geospatial services providers in Australasia and the Asia Pacific Region. The merged company will continue to provide geospatial services to the Australasian, Asia Pacific and African markets. AAM now boasts a workforce of than 500 people and revenue exceeding AUD75 million. AAM chairman and CEO, Scott Ramage, said that the AAM and Vekta merger... (read more)
2013-04-17 10:16:44

Defence Geospatial Intelligence (DGI) 2012

Defence Geospatial Intelligence (DGI), to be held from 23rd to 26th of January 2012 in London, UK, is dedicated to the high-level discussion of the importance and the major challenges of the use of geospatial intelligence in both defence and national security operations.     DGI brings together heads of geospatial intelligence, remote sensing, GIS mapping, satellite imagery and analysis within the military, governmental and national security sectors. The event provides a forum for defence intelligence to discuss and debate the development of geospatial intelligence capabilities across the globe in defence and security sectors. With over 600 attendees year on... (read more)
2011-10-07 12:00:00

Imaging & Geospatial Technology Forum 2016

ASPRS Annual Conference
The ASPRS Annual Conferences have been RE-designed, RE-imagined and RE-thought with YOU in mind! The NEW Imaging and Geospatial Technology Forum (IGTF) will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas, April 11 - 15, 2016. This new brand gives ASPRS annual conferences a fresh and recognizable name, something easy and memorable.  The redesign has been created to encompass the broadest terms for our industry, “Imaging” and “Geospatial”, while incorporating the idea of “Technology” as the center and reason we all come together. We decided to use the word “Forum” instead of conference because Forum means to... (read more)
2015-11-24 01:54:21

Leading Geospatial Publishers to Combine

Two leading international publishers in the geospatial field are to combine their resources. PV Publications Ltd, publisher of 'Geomatics World', 'GIS Professional' and other titles, is to join forces with Geomares, publisher of 'GIM International', 'Hydro International', the database and other media. The two companies will establish a new business in the UK to manage and publish titles addressing both UK and international English-speaking readerships in surveying, geomatics, GIS and other aspects of geospatial practice and technology. Welcoming the move, Stephen Booth, managing director of PV Publications Ltd, said, “This is an exciting move for our readers. Demand for information... (read more)
2016-05-24 08:58:20
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