Landmines can be spread at rates of more than 1,000 per minute like the butterfly and dragontooth mines dropped from helicopters but it may take an entire day to clear a mere 20 square metres of mine-contaminated land. Read More
Geospatial Inputs to Variable Rate Agriculture
Agricultural food production is linked closely to geospatial technologies. From an agronomic perspective, variable rate (VR) approaches are about much more than nitrogen fertilizer applications alone. The management of crop production is a multi-discplinary effort that is advanced through geospatial applications. Read More
Graphisoft Signs MOU with N. China Municipal Engineering Design & Research Institute
Graphisoft VP of Business Development Miklos Szovenyi-Lux and Vice President of NCME Li Yanqiang signed the Memorandum setting out the terms of their strategic partnership. NCME and GS agree to establish a NCME-GRAPHISOFT Strategic Partnership Program with the objective to promote and implement Building Information Modeling (BIM) to strengthen the design capabilities of NCME, Read More
Autodesk Takes BIM to the Cloud at Autodesk University
Autodesk, Inc. today brought the power of the cloud, mobile computing and its industry-defining Building Information Modeling (BIM) portfolio together at Autodesk University. The design, engineering and entertainment software leader showcased a BIM solution to dramatically improve how AEC project team members connect, collaborate and communicate on building projects. Read More
Australia’s Defence Force Moves to Single Point of Truth
A New Geospatial Domain, released earlier this year, the Australian Department of Defence committed to a list of priorities that would deliver “geospatial information superiority and knowledge dominance for Defence, Government and our international partners.” Read More
AceCad Software Expands its Operations in South East Asia
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. Read More
Kiwi Expedition Captures N. Korean Mountains
An author-mountaineer from New Zealand has successfully completed a 2,300-kilometer journey along North Korea’s portion of the Baekdu-Daegan mountain range, documenting the trip for an upcoming book that will offer a rare glimpse of stunning scenery. Read More
Pasco Corp., Japan’s largest provider of digital maps, plans to buy companies overseas because of the near-record high yen and surging demand in emerging markets caused by construction booms. Read More
Electronic map maker Navinfo plans to acquire a 51.98 percent stake in China Trans Geomatics using 138 million yuan of the excess funds raised from its initial public offering,reports yicai.com, citing a company filing. Read More
President Aquino: Geo-hazard Maps to Help Identify Disaster-prone Areas
The President, who was in this southern Luzon city to inaugurate the first Climate Change Academy at the Bicol University campus, announced that 65,000 geo-hazard maps identifying disaster-prone areas were being distributed to local governments. Read More
To provide with a map service web for citizens to query public health information, the Public Health Bureau of Miaoli County Government adopts SuperWebGIS to establish the “Miaoli Health Resource Web.”
There is world-wide interest in the mutual recognition of surveying qualifications. Australia and New Zealand have had an effective system of mutual recognition for cadastral surveyors in place for almost 120 years. The Trans Tasman Reciprocal Agreement was established in 1892 by the Melbourne Accord.
Called Yaogan XIII, the spacecraft was carried into orbit aboard a Long March 2C rocket at 02:50 Beijing time, according to a press release from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in the northern province of Shanxi.
3D Laser Mapping is an international developer of laser scanning solutions including the world’s most accurate mobile mapping system StreetMapper and laser monitoring technology for the mining industry.