GMS Software Factory Expansion

Christian Van Zyl has joined South African GMS Software Factory as their new Director of Marketing. Working with Quarry One Eleven, the company has been extremely successful in selling Publisher for ArcGIS and Composer to public and private organisations throughout southern Africa.     These companies now use GeoPDF and the free Adobe Reader to distribute their maps and collect information back from users; GeoPDF removes the need for training end users as well as doing away with purchasing and installing any reader software.   Christian brings a wealth of sales and marketing experience to the company and is tasked... (read more)
2009-10-15 12:00:00

Infrastructure Modelling Software

Autodesk's new Infrastructure Modelling software products facilitates users in utilities, telecommunications organisations and government agencies improve the design and management of their infrastructure. Autodesk's portfolio of products - including AutoCAD Map 3D 2010, AutoCAD Raster Design 2010, Autodesk MapGuide Enterprise 2010, and Autodesk Topobase 2010 - provide users with a solution for designing, visualising, simulating and analysing infrastructure assets and development plans.     In a recent live webcast, Jay Bhatt, Autodesk senior vice president for AEC Solutions, addressed technology's critical role in the design and management of infrastructure. Autodesk Infrastructure Modelling technologies facilitates aggregating multiple sources of data from... (read more)
2009-03-09 03:34:00

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) [www.gltn.net] 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

Strata Software Launched Penmap.NET

Strata Software (UK) launched Penmap.NET, a multi platform fully .NET compliant surveying software system. Penmap.NET allows field data collection on most systems connected to any major GPS or other surveying equipment, and is compatible with all of the industry leading office software. Penmap.NET runs on: Penmap.NET for TabletPC, Pocket Penmap.NET for PDA and Pocket Penmap.NET for Mobile Phones. Now Penmap.NET is available as an ‘add on’ package for use directly in AutoCAD. (read more)
2006-03-31 12:00:00

Hitachi Software/Pictometry Accord

Hitachi Software Global Technology (CO, USA) and Pictometry (NY, USA) have signed an agreement under the terms of which Hitachi Software has modified its HouseDiff change-detection software to use Pictometry imagery and Pictometry has integrated the resulting change files into its Change Analysis software. Pictometry will now be able to market HouseDiff. Pictometry software enables accessing several high-resolution images of a same area and taking measurements directly from georeferenced imagery. It also can insert GIS content and other data. (read more)
2005-03-16 12:00:00

Aveva Acquires LFM Software

Zoller+Fröhlich's software division within Z+F UK has been acquired by Aveva. This sale includes only the division of Z+F which produces the LFM <a href="http://www.gim-international.com/news/id3657-Infrastructure_Modelling_Software.html">software</a> suite in the UK and is based on a very long-running and close partnership between the two companies. It allows Aveva to expand its offering in the 3D data capture market.   Z+F will keep its facilities in Manchester for hardware sale and support and will work in the  software business very close together with Aveva. This acquisition opens up new possibilities for Z+F with Z+F hardware in the future.   The acquisition of the... (read more)
2011-10-07 12:00:00
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