Large volumes of data are being generated through sensors and the use of more and more computing and monitoring devices. The challenges of big data is that with larger datasets it become more difficult to catalog, store, search, share and analyze all of the information that we are collecting. Read More
Apple Textbooks – A Geospatial Future?
This past week saw Apple announce a new initiative that would bring the iBook more closely to the world of education and student use. At the same time, the company announced a new iTunes App that would enable users to directly interact with iPods, iPads and iMacs to develop and collaborate more closely. Read More
Fugro Reflects on Past Year, and Points to Areas of Success
The company achieved their 2.5 billion Euro sales target and net profit of 260 million Euro that they forecast, and the strength of their Survey and Geoscience divisions led the way, with a 10% increase over 2010 for both divisions. Read More
Interview: Nexteq Navigation Advances Global Precise Point Positioning
Nexteq Navigation is a leading developer of Precise Point Positioning (PPP) technology. This GNSS approach aims to provide high-accuracy positioning through the use of a single receiver involving satellite derived global corrections. Vector1 Media editor Jeff Thurston interviewed Dr. Yang Gao, CEO of Nexteq Navigation Corporation in Calgary, Canada recently.
Headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia, MicroSurvey currently employs 30 people. With a successful expansion of its footprint in recent years, today the company provides innovative software solutions to customers around the world. Read More
RISAT-1 to be Launched Anytime from March 15
Indigenously developed remote sensing satellite RISAT-1, which can take images of the Earth in all weather conditions, would be launched by space agency ISRO anytime from March 15. The 1850 kg RISAT-1, earlier slated for launch last year onboard PSLV-C19, would be a major milestone for the country and a boon for regions perennially under cloud cover. Read More
Vietnam to Launch Earth-monitoring Satellites
Japanese experts are to help Vietnam build its first earth-observation satellites in an effort to help the South-East Asian country plan for the effects of climate change and natural disasters. Last November, Japan announced that it will provide a 40-year loan of about US$93 million (7.2 billion Japanese Yen) to Vietnam for equipment and capacity development connected to the bilateral satellite initiative. Read More
Half Price DMCii 2011 Country Image Pack in New Year Sale
DMCii imaging specialists have produced complete, high quality 22m multi-spectral satellite imagery of many countries in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. The image packs are compiled using the best available imagery from 2011 resulting in exceptionally low cloud cover even in tropical regions. Read More
Intergraph 2011 User Group Conferences Attended By 5,500 Delegates Worldwide
The conferences featured the latest releases from the SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise portfolios, Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions and Leica Geosystems’ Smart Scanning solutions, offering attendees unprecedented scope and value. Read More
The free GeoViewer application enables users to view data stored on the iPad. GeoViewer supports MrSID and JPEG 2000 formats, and includes measurement functionality as well as geolocation support. It’s also user friendly, with intuitive tools for band selection and coordinate display.
Spatial analyst 3.0 mainly offers integration of vector and raster data, analysis of spatial relationship, best location search, analysis of service area, multiple layer query, statistics of raster data, etc.
The new ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2012 is based on the robust BIM technology of ArchiCAD 15, but with a feature set and price tailored to the needs of small architectural practices, home builders, and building contractors.