The purpose of the system is to enable improved satellite coverage, thereby enhancing the possibility for GNSS applications, particularly within dense urban environments – inner cities. Read More
Military Use of Geospatial Tools Underpin Operational Success
With a theme of “Forging Integrated Intelligence,” the emphasis was placed on cooperation and collaboration, where much faith was put in the power of information technology to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Read More
Mitsubishi Aims for a Smarter Grid in Japan
The term Smart Grid conjures up many impressions. To the Mitsubishi company it means innovation and revolution within Japanese households. The company expects to generate over a trillion yen within 5 years through products integrated to transform Japan’s homes and buildings. Read More
Borneo Rainforest Monitoring Tool Wins GMES Prize
The overall winner of this year’s challenge was the Earth Watchers application that was developed by Geodan for the DeforestACTION program in Borneo. The application harnesses citizens to help monitor deforestation in Borneo in order to preserve and protect habitat for orangutans. Read More
Philippines Senate Told that Mapping System is Antiquated
Mapping agency chief Peter Tiangco said proactive approach in disaster management cannot be achieved without a geographic information system to simulate earthquake, typhoon, flood, landslide and other risk factors. Read More
SuperGIS Desktop 3 Selected by National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan
After the World War II, Japan suffered from various infectious diseases from different countries. In 1947, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases was established under the Ministry of Health and Welfare, focusing on the applied research in infectious diseases and public health development. Read More
FOIF Technology On Qinghai-Tibet Water Interconnection Project
The State Grid Corporation of the Qinghai-Tibet Interconnection Project Headquarters invested 160 billion yuan toward the total length of 1038 km for the Qinghai-Tibet networking project. The project has passed expert acceptance, mamaking it one of world’s highest in altitude and including tundra long transmission lines into the project. Read More
New Spatially Enabled Asset Management Solution for NT Utility Provider
The new asset management system will be rolled out in the first half of 2012 and will help the business in its delivery of power, water and sewage services to 80,000 customers across 1.3 million square kilometres Read More
Boeing and Lion Air Pioneer Precision Satellite Navigation Technology
RNP enables airplanes, using global positioning systems, to fly precisely predefined flight paths without reliance on ground-based navigation stations.Lion Air, together with Boeing and the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation. Read More
IBM Looks to Smarten Up Indian Cities
Pradeep Nair, director (software group), IBM India & South Asia said the company was talking to a couple of non-metro municipal and state governments to connect a city’s water management data, traffic on roads via GPS tracking, emergency services and even power supply data. Read More
Bangkok Flooding: The Worst is Not Over
In the image above from the Thailand Flood Monitoring System, you see the inundated areas in blue and the predicted floods in red, but it looks like the inundation map is a day or two old and that the flooding is actually worse now. Read More
Indonesia’s Geospatial Information Act No 4 2011
The Head of Bakosurtanal, the Indonesian national mapping agency, gave an overview of the recently passed Geospatial Information Act No 4 2011. The Act, which was passed earlier this year and was initally prepared in the 1990s, is designed to ensure the availability and widespread use of geospatial information Read More
Thailand Establishes Satellite Data Centre for Disaster Management
The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has teamed up to establish a Geo-Informatics Operation System and Satellite Data Centre as a response to the problems posed by Thailand’s worst flooding in decades. Read More
First Turkish Satellite Begins to Send Photos
RASAT, a remote sensing satellite constructed in Turkey, has begun to transmit its first photos to a Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and station located in Ankara. The satellite is the first national product in the field of space technology in Turkey and was produced by TÜBİTAK with the sponsorship of the State Planning Organization (DPT). Read More
GeoEye, Inc. announced it signed a multi-year enterprise agreement with Google Inc. to license access to Google Earth Builder, Google’s cloud-based map publishing platform. GeoEye is making this investment as part of its strategy to increase online access to its high-resolution color imagery.
The new Corridor Mass Haul module combines the corridor design with a haul route network, barriers to haulage, borrow pit and waste site locations. The project is then intelligently analyzed to determine the optimum and most cost-effective earthmoving process.
The company announced the addition of Japanese Quasi Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) simulation capabilities to its GSS6700 Multi GNSS Constellation Simulator, enhancing the ability to meet the current and future testing needs of GNSS devices.
When installed on the CS10 or CS15 controllers, SurvCE enables users to interface with the Leica GS10 and GS15 GNSS receivers as well as robotically with the Viva TS instruments for any surveying task.
The new platform instills virtually any object with IP-based communication abilities, enabling a broad range of new applications in industries such as Smart metering, Smart lighting, Industrial Automation, Building Automation, Environmental Monitoring, and Healthcare Monitoring.
Minex fully integrates all aspects of mining from exploration through rehabilitation, ensuring that resources are evaluated accurately and mined efficiently, improving productivity and profitability throughout the mining lifecycle.