Wireless technology has been innovating at a rapid rate and can now be found throughout the geomatics and geospatial sector. There are several advantages to using wireless, some more obvious than others. Because it does not involve long connections that include wiring, flexibility and cost savings are the immediate gains. Read More
China’s Beidou Navigation Satellite System Aiming at Transportation
China’s Beidou Navigation Satellite System continues to grow as it approaches 10 satellites in space, marching onward toward it’s 2012 mainly China operational status with global coverage targeted for 2020. Read More
Malaysian Surveying Initiative Continues in Sarawak
A new initiative on Native Customary Rights (NCR) land has continued with the handover of the Section Six Gazette Notification of the Sarawak Land Code. The government is issuing ownership titles on NCR land surveyed by the state Land and Survey Department (JTS). Read More
Asia Foundation Unveils Data Site “Visualizing Afghanistan”
To accompany the broadest and most comprehensive public opinion poll of Afghan citizens, Afghanistan in 2011: A Survey of the Afghan People, The Asia Foundation launched an interactive mapping platform and data visualization site, Visualizing Afghanistan. Read More
Taiwan Wins European Satellite Navigation Competition
A total of 23 countries have participated hosting different regional preliminaries of the creative contest for satellite positioning applications initiated by the European Union. Read More
Researcher Says He Has Nepal’s Complete GIS Database
A Nepali researcher with the University of Arizona in the United States claims to have developed the most exhaustive Geographic Information System (GIS) database for Nepal on his own. Dr Tank Ojha — a one-time officer with the Department of Mines and Geology, who, in his own words, was kicked out of the department by his seniors. Read More
Mapping Civic Actions in China
This week I am working on a model to map out civic actions in China. I borrowed models on social movements in the field of political science and added one dimension, the level of centralization of the media involved in the civic actions, to understand various types of civic actions in China. Read More
RMSI Wins ‘Technology Initiative of the Year’ Award
RMSI has been recognized for its innovative product ‘PIER’ (Profiler for Insurance Exposure and Risk). PIER is India’s first GIS Based Comprehensive Risk Assessment Tool at postal code resolution. It is a web-based application providing users with an integrated view of exposure, hazard and business data at postal code resolution for the entire country. Read More
AeroMetric Contracted to Map Guam International
AeroMetric’s experience in developing airport GIS data according to the exacting standards defined by the FAA and NGS has allowed us to consistently support our airport consultant clients, and ensure their success. Read More
LAS 1.4 Specification Approved by ASPRS Board
The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is pleased to announce LAS 1.4, a new release of the open file format for lidar data storage and delivery. ASPRS has been maintaining and updating this widely used specification since its inception in 2001. Read More
United Remote Sensing Technology Selected as Microsoft Reseller in China
United Remote Sensing Technology Co., Ltd., (United RST) has been selected by Imagemaps, the Microsoft partner for Asia Pacific and the Indian subcontinent, as a reseller forUltracam photogrammetric products in the Chinese market. Read More
AECOM Australia and SunWater Ltd Choose StreetPro
AECOM Australia and SunWater Ltd Choose StreetPro Australia from Pitney Bowes Business Insight “After reviewing several other commercially available road networks, we chose to use StreetPro for the simple fact that the currency and quality of data was superior,” said Bill Collins, Principal GIS & Spatial Systems Specialist at AECOM. Read More
Intergraph has unveiled a best-of-breed spatial data infrastructure (SDI) utilising ERDAS’ data management technologies. This includes uniting its proven GeoMedia® SDI suite with the superior data management capabilities of ERDAS APOLLO.
PoliScanspeed is a LIDAR speed enforcement solution that is in use in many countries worldwide, among these numerous countries in the Middle East region. Successful speed enforcement with VITRONIC technology is conducted in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.
The profitability of a wind farm project depends on two major challenges: reducing data uncertainty and reducing project risks. Uncertainties are related to both turbine response and wind resource estimation.
SmartWorx Viva v4.0 supports the following available new products and services: the high-accurate Leica Viva GS25 GNSS surveying receiver, the Leica CGR10 & 15 radio modems, and the Leica Exchange data transfer service.
The partnership agreement signed between the two companies entitles IOCS to promote and distribute AceCad Software’s leading StruCad platform products and services to engineering companies in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei.
The agreement incorporates a broad spectrum of Autodesk products, including Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Navisworks, AutoCAD Mechanical and AutoCAD Electrical software. Key benefits of the global license for Metso include enhanced flexibility and reduced cost of ownership.
The Kongsberg Underwater Inspection System (Profiling Sonar, Precision Rotator and Release 4.6 software) will produce much more detailed and precise underwater 3D data than the point cloud data typically seen.
Esri Australia and SSSI Alliance “Our goal here is to pave the way for an expansion and use of the science into non-traditional markets,” Mr Bundock said. “Following the public role of GIS during this year’s flood crisis in Queensland, a number of sectors are now looking with great interest to how the technology can strengthen their decision-making.”