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

Earth Observation Big Data - The Hammer Mindset Lacks the Edge

An old adage tells us that if all we have is a hammer, we see every problem as a nail. So for bigger problems we get a bigger hammer... The European Sentinels generate more than 10TB of free scientific-grade imagery every day. Over the past few years I’ve heard about truly amazing new approaches to handling output at this scale. These have ranged from bigger storage and faster processors to better fibre and wholesale use of the Cloud. Sounds like Big Data needs a Big Hammer... right? So here’s a thought. Only a small proportion of commercial satellite data is... (read more)
2018-06-08 03:41:46

Esri to Release Sentinel-2 Image Services for All Users

Esri, a global leader in spatial analytics, has announced that it is releasing Sentinel-2 image services to all Esri users for no additional cost. Sentinel-2 is an Earth observation satellite that provides multi-spectral imagery for any location in the world at 10m resolution. Currently in beta, the service is updated daily with new imagery for all ground locations every five to seven days. The Sentinel-2 image services provide temporal, multi-spectral imagery of the entire globe for improved monitoring of agricultural and forest conditions, monitoring of land cover changes, and to assist with natural disaster management. Sentinel-2 is part of Copernicus, the world’s largest... (read more)
2018-06-01 10:43:01

Esri Users Can Now Access ArcGIS Data in Microsoft Power BI

Esri, a global leader in spatial analytics, has announced ArcGIS Online users can work on their own private content directly within Microsoft Power BI using the built-in visualisation software ArcGIS Maps for Power BI. ArcGIS Maps for Power BI makes it easy to create beautiful, accurate map visualisations from within Power BI. Users can map data from any location value - an address, city, state, ZIP code, place-name, boundary, or latitude and longitude - with a simple drag-and-drop operation. They can then use smart map defaults that guide them to the right style and display for their data. This frees... (read more)
2018-05-15 02:20:02

Trimble Adds Crop Health Imagery to Agriculture Software

Trimble has announced that it has added Crop Health Imagery and Work Orders features to its Trimble Ag Software. The software is a desktop, cloud-based and mobile-enabled agricultural solution that simplifies farm data management to drive productivity, profitability and sustainability for farmers, crop advisors, ag retailers and food processors. As today's farms continue to grow in size and complexity, Trimble has added two new features - Crop Health Imagery and Work Orders - which are available at no additional cost. The features leverage the Trimble Ag Mobile app for in-field crop scouting and the deployment of field work - all... (read more)
2018-05-11 10:46:49

3DR Launches GCP App

3DR, makers of Site Scan, the leading drone software platform for construction and engineering professionals, has announced the release of 3DR GCP, an Android app enabled by the Trimble Catalyst on-demand Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) service that allows Site Scan users to capture and use ground control points (GCPs) on commercial drone projects easier than ever before. Instead of having to export GCP data files and manually upload them into Site Scan, 3DR customers can use 3DR GCP to quickly capture GCPs and automatically transfer them to their corresponding projects in the Site Scan cloud for geo-referencing and processing. This... (read more)
2018-05-03 12:42:51

Spire Global Data Integrated with ArcGIS

Spire Global Inc. and Esri has announced the start of a new relationship that will enable Esri’s global user base across a broad range of industries to create even more powerful and effective products. The relationship will see Spire Global participate as a Esri Partner Network. Esri Silver Partners are a select group and must demonstrate a commitment to help further develop and support the ArcGIS platform and the Esri user community at large. Spire’s unique datasets collected from its low earth orbit satellite constellation can now be easily integrated into the ArcGIS platform. "With Spire's agile nano-satellite technology and... (read more)
2018-04-18 01:12:03

Copernicus Offers 40cm Imagery from European Space Imaging

The European Space Agency has released an updated version of the Copernicus Data Access Portfolio offering 40cm imagery from the WorldView-3, WorldView-2, and GeoEye-1 satellite missions. This is the highest resolution imagery ever offered to Copernicus users who are eligible to order rush image tasking through the service. These users include the Copernicus Emergency Management Service and the European organisations operating the Copernicus Security Service: FRONTEX, the European Union Satellite Centre, and the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). “Very high resolution imagery provides the backbone of the Copernicus Security Service,” says Henning Götz, Copernicus Project Manager at European Space Imaging. “Seeing more of what... (read more)
2018-04-04 01:17:43

Copernicus Masters: An Important Innovation Driver for Earth Observation

Copernicus is Europe’s most ambitious Earth observation (EO) programme and provides full free and open access to data for the development of applications in a wide variety of domains. The Copernicus Masters awards recognise applications and ideas that are using Copernicus data to tackle important challenges faced by business and society. From 1 April to 30 June, Copernicus Masters participants can submit their innovative EO ideas for solving any of the 16 challenges offered by the largest number of world-class partners since the competition started. It is estimated that investments in the programme will increase to EUR 7.5 billion by 2020,... (read more)
2018-03-28 11:48:20

PlanetObserver Releases New Version of Global Imagery Basemap

PlanetObserver, a provider of geospatial data for civil and military solutions, has launched one of the most up-to-date global mosaics processed with recent and cloud-free satellite imagery. With a 10-metre resolution at the global scale, PlanetSAT Global #2018 mosaic provides accurate geographic information for any part of the world. Users benefit from a seamless view of the Earth in high-quality natural colours, for an enhanced visual experience. PlanetObserver has selected the best available multi-source data to process version #2018 of PlanetSAT Global mosaic. Very recent Sentinel-2 imagery at 10-metre resolution is used to update all large urban areas across the... (read more)
2018-03-28 09:59:31
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