Continuous data gathering, exchange and update operations are setting the pace for investment and growth that never sleeps. Improved collaboration and sharing of valuable spatial data and through a variety of geospatial tools is truly building the next generation of designers and builders. Read More
Singapore Urban Development Authority Wins URISA Award
Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has won the prestigious Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) award from the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). The URA Digital 3D Urban Model System garnered praise because it was built not only to innovatively serve the needs of the jurisdiction and the community, but also to embrace a cutting edge technology. Read More
Mapping Oceanographic Current in the Northwest Pacific
Monitoring and mapping of oceanographic currents helps in understanding the movement of contaminants in ocean waters and estimating the impacts of climate change and to provide faster sea ship routes. The Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration has recently developed a system to enable such oceanographic monitoring capabilities. Read More
Report Questions Benefits from Sustainability Forestry SchemeA new report from the UK-based International Institute for Environment and Development warns that the benefits from sustainable forestry schemes (REDD+), may not achieve social and environmental benefits unless in local control. The REDD+ schemes aim to pay countries that maintain or increase their forests to limit erosion and greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation. Read More
India Begins Coastline Multi-Hazard Mapping Project in 3D
Hyderabad-based Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) has started work on multi-hazard vulnerability mapping of the country’s entire coastline. The mapping effort aims to inform authorities of vulnerable areas so that they can adequately prepare for natural disasters. Read More
SuperGIS Applied to Agriculture Improvement in Sierra Leone
SuperGeo Technologies is pleased to announce that SuperGIS Desktop 3 and SuperPad 3 are selected to improve the agricultural research and palm oil plantation business in Sierra Leone. The sales achievement is contributed by Satscanner Sdn. Bhd., one of SuperGeo Malaysia’s local dealers. Read More
Position Partners Joins Pointools Sales Partner Program in Australia
Pointools offerings include stand-alone applications, CAD software plug-ins, and a third-party technology platform for point cloud processing and visualisation; uniquely enabling point cloud model reuse across Bentley, Autodesk, Safe Software, Rhino, and SketchUp applications without time-consuming translation. Read More
Intergraph 2011 Asia-Pacific Conferences Achieve Record Numbers
Employing the theme “Building A Smarter World”, these conferences demonstrated Intergraph technology that empowers organizations to build a smarter world through industry-specific technologies that make processes and infrastructures better, safer and smarter. Read More
Survey Proves China’s Great Wall Features Parallel Walls
Surveys of several sections of the Great Wall have uncovered sections featuring two to three smaller walls built parallel to the main wall, smashing the preexisting idea that the wall was built as a single continuous extension, according to Duan Jingbo, the director of a surveying team in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. Read More
The Victorian Spatial Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements of top spatial information individuals and enterprises and showcases the finest projects that the Victorian Spatial Industry has to offer.
Developed and manufactured by Epson using the latest processing technologies, the HTPS panels employ ‘Bright 3D Drive’ – a new technology that brightens 3D images by doubling the image refresh rate from 240 Hz to 480 Hz.
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) office in Region 8 has completed its geohazard assessment of Catbalogan City and MGB geologist James Leones says based on such assessment, the MGB has found the city to be prone to flood and landslides.