GeoPlace Announces New Managing Director

GeoPlace has announced the appointment of Nick Chapallaz as its new Managing Director. Nick is a widely published and highly respected location-based systems and services expert with experience as an advisor to local authorities, central government agencies and private sector businesses. 0He has a strong track record in the use of information and communication technologies to improve the activities of both public and private sector organisations. As a member of the original committee for the creation of the BS 7666 Standard for Addressing and a Research Fellow for the National Land Information Service (NLIS), Nick has a deep understanding of... (read more)
2018-05-09 11:56:27

Project X Labs Releases GeoDash 4

Project X Labs Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of GeoDash 4, our location intelligence tool that is once again redefining the standard for affordable geographic information systems (GIS). GeoDash is a lightweight MicroStrategy extension for map-based analysis that has been overhauled with new features including an optimized UI, the ability to perform aggregate operations on point clusters, and the introduction of dynamic zoom, allowing users to streamline their analysis by toggling layers to only display at custom zoom levels. Users can take their visual analytics right down to a shelf in a building with the in-building analytics layer IntelliSite™, which... (read more)
2017-04-24 12:01:02

Esri Location Intelligence to Integrate with SAP HANA Spatial Services

Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, has announced that Esri's ArcGIS software is integrating into SAP's latest cloud-based offering, called SAP HANA spatial services, to help customers create location-aware business applications faster. Based on SAP Cloud Platform, the new offering enables businesses to process location data such as complex imagery, as well as visualise and analyse their authoritative data in a geospatial context. The new geo-enabled solution from SAP will allow users to deliver their data through consumer-friendly maps and integrate the results into custom business applications. Customers using SAP software will also be able to create custom models... (read more)
2018-06-08 02:03:54

Durk Haarsma

Durk Haarsma is publishing director of Geomares Publishing. He was publisher at Reed Business Geo for almost five years before Geomares Publishing was formed by a management buy-out on 1 October 2009. Prior to that, he worked for almost ten years as an editor and journalist for various management magazines, as well as a radio reporter on a daily news programme. (read more)
2017-04-11 03:15:17

TomTom Expands Its Global Traffic Footprint to 64 Countries

TomTom has announced the introduction of TomTom Traffic in Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Ukraine, Croatia and Romania as well as in Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Israel, extending the service’s reach to 64 countries. With these new countries added, TomTom now offers the most comprehensive traffic coverage of Europe as well as of the Middle-East, including Israel. TomTom Traffic offers up-to-date information on road conditions such as traffic jams, roadworks and accidents. This information can be used by drivers to find the most optimal route and avoid congestion, but also by cities and road authorities to monitor, analyse and influence the traffic.... (read more)
2017-06-27 10:42:42

GeoSpock Launches Unique Location Intelligence Platform

GeoSpock, the extreme-scale data integration company that provides analytics, builds insight, and enables predictions across space and time, has announced the launch of its Location Intelligence as a Service (LlaaS) Product Showcase. Demonstrating a variety of real-world scenarios, the Product Showcase is used to explore the potential of smart city development, online advertising and mobility through Location Intelligence (LI) analytics functionality – including dynamic filtering, movement tracking, dataset comparisons, and geo-fencing. Understanding LI datasets is crucial for companies looking to derive meaningful insight from extreme amounts of geospatial and temporal data, which enables informed business decisions. The platform empowers businesses who have... (read more)
2018-05-04 10:53:19

Open Geospatial in Bonn Attracts 900 GI People - FOSS4G 2016

With a theme of Building Bridges, FOSS4G 2016 attracted some 900 delegates to hear and discuss the latest developments in open source geospatial software around four key topics: Land Information, Disaster Management, Remote Sensing for Earth Observation and Open Data. Codrina Ilie reports. Between the 24th and the 26th of August 2016, the city of Bonn, Germany was host for approximately 900 GI people, arriving from more than 50 different countries to attend the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) annual global conference Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial – FOSS4G 2016. This year, OSGeo celebrated its 10th successful flagship... (read more)
2016-12-23 05:16:21

Gold Sponsor 1Spatial Present at AGI GeoCom

1Spatial, the global spatial software firm which manages the world’s largest spatial data, is a Gold Sponsor at GeoCom, the annual flagship event organised by AGI to bring together the main GIS themes of 2015. The 1Spatial team will be exhibiting throughout the event and presenting on the theme of Big Data on day one at midday. In addition, they will be presenting under the Innovation stream on day two of the conference at 2pm. Jo Shannon, 1Spatial’s National Mapping and Land Administration Account Manager, will lead the big data presentation, exploring how automated GIS products and processes can help... (read more)
2017-01-13 03:01:32

GeoCue Releases Get3Di to Access Public Lidar and Image Data

GeoCue Group has announced the release of Get3Di, a geospatial data portal specifically designed to make finding, accessing, and downloading a collection of American public Lidar and image data sources as easy as any online shopping experience. Get3Di differs from other online geospatial data portals by offering public data that can be used for any purpose, royalty free. Subscription prices are set to recover data download costs. Hank DiPietro, GeoCue's VP of business development, said "Our mission with Get3Di is to make public 3D data easy to find and download. Currently, to get quality public data you must look through... (read more)
2019-04-23 03:02:54

Optimising Pipeline Surveying Technology

Specialist engineering input, combined with customised software development, has resulted in a pipeline surveying solution that emphasises why partnerships can be so effective. The starting point for this application-specific solution from Capita’s property and infrastructure business was a Bluetooth link between an RD8000 cable and pipe locator and KOREC’s data collection software. Capita’s property and infrastructure business is one of the UK's leading multidisciplinary consultancies providing a range of design, project delivery, infrastructure, real-estate and business transformation services. Its utilities and industrial division specialises in engineering, design and project management services for a wide range of clients including major UK... (read more)
2017-05-31 02:44:08
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