PBBI Brings the Power of GIS to Customer Relationships
Pitney Bowes Business Insight (PBBI), formerly Group1 and MapInfo, provides location intelligence and predictive analytics to business and government customers. V1 Editor Matt Ball spoke with Sean Richards, Director, Product Management at Pitney Bowes Business Insight, Asia-Pac, about the evolving focus of the company, and about the new approaches they’re taking to expand the market for location intelligence. Read More
Guangzhou – Shenzhen – Hong Kong Express Rail Link
The Guangzhou – Shenzhen – Hong Kong Express Rail Link will connect over 16,000 km of high-speed rail lines. The new line would reduce the travel time from Kowloon to the Guangzhou South Railway Station in half – to 50 minutes. The project has begin and initial work has been completed with tunnel boring about to begin. Initially proposed in 2007, the project will be completed in 2015. Read More
New Chinese Earth Observation Satellite Constellation Powered by UK Firms
The UK-based satellite imagery provider DMCii, along with parent company and satellite builder Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd., will build and deploy a constellation of three earth observation satellites for Beijing-based company Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology Company Ltd. (21AT). The satellites that will have one-metre resolution are planned for launch in 2014. Read More
Geospatial Data Processing – Serving the World
The trend toward geospatial data storage and distribution using server technology continues to expand. Several private and public organisations have updated products and services recently to enable greater geospatial data processing capabilities. Airborne and satellite imagery are also becoming more oriented toward server technologies due to achievements in efficiency. Read More
Close Co-operation in Hydrography Between China and Hong Kong
The meeting achieved co-ordinated consensus on the exchange of information for nautical charts and the coverage of paper nautical charts and electronic navigational charts (ENCs) involving waters of the Mainland and Hong Kong. Read More
Philippines DENR Awards 9 Agencies
Nine national government agencies were cited for their eco-friendly operations as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) today (June 29) handed out the first ever 2011 Recognition Awards for Eco-friendly Government Offices at the national level. Read More
Accuracy Check of As-Built Plans for Buried Fibre Optic Lines
SIEA, a French association that manages energy, communication, electricity and gas networks for the 419 communes of the Ain department in eastern France, has found the innovative new method both simple and efficient, and it expects that it can lead to improved contractor performance. Read More
DOCOMO Mobile Spatial Statistics for Disaster Prevention
Two recently completed research projects conducted jointly with Japanese universities have demonstrated that mobile spatial statistics, or population statistics compiled from data used to provide mobile services, can provide useful information for planning disaster-prevention measures and urban development. If specific, practical applications are developed, it is envisioned that national and local governments will be able to use DOCOMO’s spatial statistics for planning in these fields. Read More
Utilities Must Act Now to Retain Knowledge
“With so many workers leaving the industry at once, imagine all the wisdom and analytic power that could be lost.” The warning reflected an Australian ElectroComms and Energy Utilities Industry Skills Council report, released in April, which cited demand for technical knowledge and skills among the sector’s top five workforce development challenges for this year. Read More
The Future of Pakistan’s Cities
In a country such as Pakistan where each province has an ethnic character and identity of its own this was a bad idea. With the passage of the 18th Amendment the provinces are now in charge of organising local governments. Read More
India’s National GIS Promises to Transform Governance
Called National GIS, this geographical information system powered service would be the first one-stop database of India’s natural and physical assets, providing information and services about government schemes and businesses — right from locating malls, hospitals or ATMs to lodging complaints. Read More
Six Punjab Cities to be Mapped by Geographical Information System
The Punjab government is all set to put six big cities with ultra modern ‘Geographical Information System’ (GIS) to facilitate future planning, expansion and maintenance of civic infrastructure in these cities. Disclosing this here today, Local Bodies and Industries Minister Mr. Tikshan Sud said that GIS would be started in the cities. Read More
Interactive Digital Map Helps Bring Historic Events to Life
A digital map marking where important historic events for the Communist Party of China (CPC) took place has been published online. “This is the first three-dimensional dynamic map demonstrating the process of major historic events of the CPC. The ‘red map’ is a review of the glorious history of the CPC from a new perspective,” said Xu Deming, director of the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation. Read More
As the newest desktop GIS software of SuperGIS 3 series products, SuperGIS Desktop 3.1 is equipped with diverse GIS tools, considerably improves the performance in editing, displaying, analyzing and managing spatial data.
i-cubed provides secure, proven, leading-edge solutions for imagery, geospatial content and distributed asset management hosted in the cloud or behind the client’s firewall. Core solutions in the i-cubed product line include DataDoorsTM and DataDoorsTM Geospatial Asset Management Environment (GAME).
UAV2EM converts UAV flight logs and image folders into EnsoMOSAIC format. UAV2EM reads flight log files and scans image directories to match images with autopilot gps coordinates. It creates flight lines for visual display and organizes the metadata for automatic image processing.
Quick Terrain Modeler is the world’s premier 3D point cloud and terrain visualization software package. Designed for use with LiDAR, but flexible enough to accommodate other 3D data sources, Quick Terrain Modeler provides an easy to use software experience that allows users to work with significantly more data, render larger models, analyze data faster, and export a variety of products.
The Land Registry has produced the 43rd edition of the Index of Streets, House Numbers and Lots in Hong Kong, Kowloon and New Kowloon (Street Index) and the 12th edition of the New Territories Lot/Address Cross Reference Table (CRT) on compact disc for convenient retrieval.
iiView is primarily a Flash based Web Viewer for visualization of 3D Geo spatial Video link with Super Wide Angle Image. By adopting Adobe Flash , our 3D Viewer can be widely used and the application becomes more robust for general use. One can perform Geo Tagging , Measurement in the 3D space and can interact with the real 3D World.
SgurrEnergy has developed the Galion Lidar, the 2nd generation laser based device for capturing wind speed and directional data. Lidar is a mature remote sensing technology that is now successfully being used in wind power applications.