Improving Spatial Data Use

Pitney Bowes Business Insight (PBBI, UK) has launched of Pitney Bowes MapInfo Professional v11.0. This solution addresses usability and business problems related to spatial data creation, analysis, access and the cost associated with spatial data management. The new browser window offers advanced data entry options and follows the latest industry practices that result in a simple yet effective alphanumeric data entry experience. Its direct integration with MapInfo Manager promotes more effective use of an organisation\'s spatial data - thereby generating considerable time efficiencies.   Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council uses a PBBI solution comprising MapInfo Professional, MapInfo Manager and MapInfo Stratus.... (read more)
2011-07-25 10:26:04

Software for Spatial Imaging

Trimble Access software for Spatial Imaging is an addition to Trimble's Connected Site solutions. Trimble Access is a streamlined field and office solution for surveyors and geospatial professionals that expedites spatial imaging data collection, processing, analysis, and project information delivery. This solution enables the ability to create in-field deliverables and more efficient collaboration and connectivity between project team members.     Trimble Access for Spatial Imaging is designed to complement the intelligent scanning capabilities of the Trimble GX 3D scanner, which features Trimble's SureScan technology. SureScan maintains a user-defined, equal density of points so that surveyors and geospatial professionals can... (read more)
2009-09-04 01:54:24

Mobile Spatial Imaging System

The Trimble MX8 Mobile Spatial Imaging System is an advanced mobile data capture system that combines imaging and laser scanning capabilities to measure objects in 3D to produce 3D, 4D and 5D data sets for spatial imaging projects. The Trimble MX8 Mobile Spatial Imaging System expands the scope of services that surveyors, engineers, mapping and geospatial professionals can offer. The system is ideal for as-built modelling, inventory, inspection, encroachment analysis, and asset management for roadways, bridges, railways, utilities, and other infrastructure. With recent advances in the geospatial information industry, more opportunities and applications for spatial imaging data are being identified... (read more)
2010-07-19 03:20:25

Bahrain Spatial Data Infrastructure

    The National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) for the Kingdom of Bahrain was officially implemented in February 2005 by the GIS Directorate of the Central Informatics Organisation (CIO), Kingdom of Bahrain. This was in compliance with a Government decree, in accordance with which the Bahrain Spatial Data Infrastructure (BSDI) Portal serves both public and private sectors, academic institutions, and the Kingdom of Bahrain. Powerful Tool The BSDI Portal operates on a GIS database of data layers containing important information including street centre-lines, addresses, electricity and water, transmission and distribution, telecommunica-tions, gas and oil pipelines, sewerage and drainage.  More than... (read more)
2011-03-31 03:46:37

Spatial Data Infrastructures Seminar

The universities of Leuven and Brussels, both in Belgium, are organising a seminar on Spatial Data Infrastructures from 7th to 11th November 2011. This scientific event, to be held in Leuven, concludes the Spatialist project.       Objectives of the event are enhancing the knowledge about spatial data infrastructures (SDIs) viewed from multi-disciplinary perspectives (e.g. technology, law, sociology, economics and public administration science), to clarify the latest SDI trends, and to set up a research agenda in the context of SDI. The organisers expect to meet SDI practitioners and academics who want to enhance their knowledge about spatial data... (read more)
2011-10-06 02:09:14

Spatial Networks Acquisition

Spatial Networks has completed the acquisition of TrekServ. The two companies have enjoyed a strategic partnership over the past years. Details of the agreement were not made public. "Combining these two strong companies will provide a great asset to current and prospective clients through enhanced integrated global tracking and geospatial capabilities," commented Anthony J. Quartararo, Spatial Networks' president and CEO.     "We are very pleased to join a profitable, financially stable organisation with a sterling global reputation," stated Anthony Gray, TrekServ founder and CEO. "We expect these two leading companies to dovetail smoothly and emerge as one stronger organisation... (read more)
2009-01-19 09:45:29

Spatial Data Management Conference

Registration for the 1Spatial Conference 2008: '1 Source of Truth' is now open. The Conference will take place from 29th April to 1st May at the Radisson SAS Hotel, Stansted Airport, UK and will offer practical advice on centralised data management and provide a single access point for accurate information. 1Spatial's annual conference will tackle the major issues faced by organisations working with spatial data, including: - How to integrate and re-use spatial data across an organisation, with reference to guidelines, such as the EC Directive on Public Sector Information Re-Use - Addressing the problems and data management issues raised by... (read more)
2008-01-18 09:36:18
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