Snowflake Software Announces GeoXchange

The 2008 Snowflake Software Conference to be held from 23 -24 Aril 2008, at the Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, will focus on the requirements of the industry to make its data available, thereby complying with the demands of regional and international legislation. With local, central, regional and national governments under pressure to make their data available (accurately and in real-time), Snowflake is offering the chance to learn from the experts.   Confirmed speakers include representatives from: - Centre for Geospatial Science, University of Nottingham - European Commission DG JRC - The Scottish Government - Grontmij NL - Alterra NL... (read more)
2008-02-07 09:16:39

UAS Flight Planning Software

MAVinci Desktop is a professional software that handles all UAV-related tasks from flight planning to UAV control. MAVinci will be showing new features during Intergeo, to be held from 9 to 11 October 2012 in Hanover, Germany. These new features focus on work in mountain areas, adding that a flight plan can automatically adapt to an elevation model, automatic collision avoidance with mountains based on elevation data and automatic optimal alignment of flight lines. MAVinci Desktop also functions as an interface to several post processing software solutions. The software is developed to handle all jobs, from simple through to complex... (read more)
2012-10-01 09:57:34

Mobile Geological Mapping Software

GAF has released a free trial version of GeoRover, a mobile geological mapping software, developed on the basis of experience gained from real geological mapping field work. The software integrates GPS navigation, GIS functionality and spatial raster data management in one tool. This allows field mapping experts to work smarter and faster - thus enhancing productivity and improving efficiency significantly. In early 2003, GAF AG defined a new method for geological field work with the launch of the first version of its GeoRover software, which was based on a modern digital geological mapping approach. Using the experience gathered in different... (read more)
2010-12-09 12:09:04

Updated Software of Fastrax

iSuite software version 3.31 has been made available by Fastrax (Finland). Fastrax iSuite technology may be used to modify receiver features and functionality and to add user application code to run onboard iTrax receivers. The Fastrax iSuite Software Development Kit addresses the challenging issues of reducing time to market of location-aware products, as well as reducing the bill of materials cost in consumer goods and industrial tracking devices. The new version 3.31 of the iSuite firmware and Software Development Kit for Fastrax iTrax03 OEM GPS receivers offers improved performance and sensitivity, with high-accuracy positioning and advanced configurability. New features include:... (read more)
2006-04-20 12:00:00

LADM-based Software

Just 18 months on from the publication of the ISO 19152 Land Administration Domain Model (LADM) at the end of 2012, it is becoming increasingly widely used. FIG initiated the development of this ISO standard. The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN/UN Habitat) [] has announced the release of version 1.0 of the Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM) tool, including its source codes. The land tool is a product of several years of conceptualisation, design, development, field testing and implementation by various GLTN partners. It is one of the flagship land tools that GLTN is developing to promote the continuum of... (read more)
2014-07-25 10:31:04

Mobile eGIS Field Software

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS, USA) has released a mobile GIS field software solution: eGIS. It is compatible with Topcon’s FC-25, FC-236, Tesla and GRS-1 controllers, and facilitates all accuracy capabilities from autonomous measurements to RTK centimetre-level accuracy. The new software makes it easy to collect and maintain databases for a variety of uses: electric utilities, gas pipelines, disaster management, water and wastewater operations, forestry, highway maintenance, environmental studies, as well as other mapping projects. (read more)
2012-07-26 11:32:58

Laser Scanning Software

Z+F UK develop their own brand of laser scanning software called 'Light Form Modeller' or LFM. LFM is known for its array of CAD interfaces that allow users to seamlessly integrate laser scan data into their preferred CAD or review package.     LFM is part of the Bentley and Autodesk developer Networks. It can interface with Microstation, AutoPlant, AutoCAD, CADWorx and also VR Context's Walkinside product. It is also above to interface with CAD packages for the Process market e.g. Intergraphs PDS, SmartPlant Review, SmartPlant 3D and AVEVA's PDMS and Review packages. In relation to colour laser scan data... (read more)
2009-05-28 03:13:25

New ENVI Software Release

ITT Visual Information Solutions (ITT VIS) has released ENVI version 4.4, its software for processing geospatial images. The ENVI 4.4 release includes new automated workflow tools, new technology to find objects concealed by vegetation, support for a new, add-on module for extracting features from images, and enhancements to the ENVI Zoom interface, including new visualization tools and enhanced vector support. ENVI 4.4 improves the image processing workflow with functionality that allows image analysts to perform basic and advanced image processing routines easily and quickly. This ENVI release introduces SPEAR Tools, a robust set of wizard-based workflows that reduces the number... (read more)
2007-12-04 09:23:12

Lidar Rectification Software

OLMS V1.0 (Optech Lidar Mapping Suite V1.0) is a new software package for Optech ALTM Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper clients. It enables users to maximise lidar accuracies over large project areas in a production environment. Incorporating batch-mode processing capability, OLMS V1.0 automates production processing of multi-mission data collections, and includes multi-threaded and distributed processing capabilities to increase processing efficiency even further. "Optimising lidar data accuracies by minimising flight-line to flight-line variations is a standard workflow process," says Michael Sitar, Optech's Airborne Products Manager. "As manufacturers, we have the unique ability to incorporate our proprietary lidar sensor optical models, thus enabling... (read more)
2010-04-19 11:37:19

Open Source Software

As the internet bubble approached bursting point, voices arose against manufacturers who entrenched their software products within monopolistic bastions; in particular the Microsoft (quasi) monopoly became the target of verbal attack and lawsuits. At the turn of the millennium Microsoft controlled over 80% of the market in operating systems and 90% of the business-applications market. Nevertheless, the company denied anti-competitiveness, arguing that the software market had benefited greatly from its efforts leading to standardisation and relatively low-cost software for the millions.Escaping Monopoly Monopolisation is inherent to the capitalist system; today’s many takeovers, whether mutually agreed or hostile, are witness to... (read more)
2007-04-17 12:00:00
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