Recently ERDAS became a brand of Intergraph, thereby merging strengths while filling the missing void. This convergence now places another major GIS product into the marketplace – one with strong image analysis capabilities. Read More
Drones Aid Surveyors with Important Perspective
The view from above is a valuable input however, and small radio controlled aircraft that carry high-resolution cameras and GPS receivers are increasingly finding their way into the surveyor’s tool kit. The capable aerial imagery platform, with its low weight and low operational costs, is set to provide entirely new perspectives about changes in the landscape. Read More
Culturally Closed Geodata – A Barrier to Development
There are many reasons for data being confined including data formats, policy, lack of resources, inability among them. But culture also plays an important role, and at a time when growth, jobs and economic efficiency are high on the agenda, it makes good ‘common and business sense’ to have more people, not less, developing and innovating on geospatial data. Read More
GISCorps Deploys Volunteers Across Asia, Middle East and Africa
To date there have been 80 missions with nearly 250 volunteers deployed on such projects as disaster response, GPS data collection, developing hydrology data, analyzing imagery, and creating base maps, among other activities. Read More
GIS Research Center Taiwan – 1st Cloud-based Municipal Works Map Platform
This project was commissioned by the Taichung City Government. With the completion of this platform, Taichung City government employees can access their own private “Earth” to search and browse city government map layers in 3-D. In the future, city government employees will also be able to produce 3-D models of major construction projects. Read More
Suntac Technologies Becomes a New Microsoft Reseller in Myanmar
UltraCam customers in Myanmar will benefit from Suntac’s ability to provide after-sales technical support for the full suite of UltraCam products. ”Suntac Technologies has an excellent business network throughout Myanmar, particularly in the government sector where key accounts are located,” stated Mr. Sze Keong Lee, General Manager, Imagemaps. Read More
CEODE Receives Image Data from the First High-precision 3D Satellite of China
A dual-polarized, high-bitrate technology was applied for the first time in a remote sensing satellite ground system to receive the satellite data, which indicated that China’s land observation satellite data reception technology had entered a new level of development. Read More
Four Surveyors of Caesar: Mapping the World!
The FIG Article of the Month in January 2012 is written by John F. Brock, Australia: Four Surveyors of Caesar: Mapping the World!. In this article you will hear about the masterpiece of cartography which highlights most of the men responsible for the Survey of the known World, along with aspects of Roman land surveying which underpinned the program of colonisation and settlement within the Roman Empire. Read More
Naval Advantage Lies with New Technology Approach
A leading defence geospatial expert has recommended the Australian Navy develop an enterprise-wide Geographic Information System (GIS) approach to Rapid Environmental Assessment (REA) to deliver unprecedented advantages in both surface and sub-surface warfare Read More
SKM Appoints New Leader of Mining Business
Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) has appointed a new general manager to head the company’s mining and metals business, following the appointment of the former general manager, Santo Rizzuto, to the role of CEO. Read More
SPOT 4 Image – Black Sea in Qilian Mountains
Hala Lake – is the salt lake in north-eastern part of Haisi-Mongolian-Tibet autonomous area of the Chinese Qinghai Province. It is also known as the Heihai Lake, which means “Black Sea” in Chinese. Read More
With more than double the storage, the larger SSD is makes the Yuma an ideal choice for software solutions developers, field researchers and mobile workers with substantial data and processing requirements in extreme environments.
Designed to be more like MapQuest’s free iPhone and Android apps, the MapQuest mobile site is now easier than ever to use from your Android or iPhone mobile device, whether for exploring where you are, where you want to go, or how to best get there.
Rohde & Schwarz has launched two important extensions to the global navigation satellite system (GNSS simulator in the R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator), making it more versatile and opening up additional applications.
PaveSmart 3D offers contractors the ideal solution for controlling paving equipment to eliminate the intensive survey and setting-out of stringlines, and the associated risks of errors and operational headaches.
New features in version 1.4 of the award-winning* BIM (building information modelling) software, take the application to the construction site. The software now has a user interface optimised for tablet computers.