Cadcorp SIS Desktop Provides Analytical Functionality for Police

British GIS company Cadcorp has made significant updates in its latest software release, Cadcorp SIS 9. In particular, new functionality has been added to Cadcorp SIS Desktop to support the requirements of Crime Analysts. This functionality is included within SIS Desktop and without the requirement for Police Forces to license additional modules or add-ons. Police Forces have the option to purchase single concurrent licences or make use of an enterprise desktop licencing option. To support law enforcement activities, crime analysts utilize methods for identifying and analysing patterns and trends in crime data. SIS Desktop offers, as standard, the processes necessary for... (read more)
2019-07-22 10:16:34

How to Increase Retail Sales Bridging IoT, Geospatial and AI

In the modern world, brick-and-mortar retail stores have to focus on new technologies to improve user experience (UX) and compete with the e-commerce stores. Geospatial analytics of location characteristics, demographic data, and trade areas helps retailers understand the impact this data has on store sales so that they can moderate success rates and improve performance. Internet of Things (IoT) also provides businesses with the ability to analyze the in-store impact light and temperature level has on consumer buying behaviour. However, defining true buying behaviour patterns can only be accomplished by using artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that combine IoT data with... (read more)
2019-07-19 05:28:34

Nexar Launches Live Map Taking on Google Street View

Nexar has announced the launch of Nexar Live Map – a free, online, interactive digital map made of billions of real-time images and metadata from dash cameras in the Nexar network. Nexar's mission is to eliminate road collisions worldwide by alerting drivers to dangers ahead in real-time. When people pair Nexar's smart dash cams with the Nexar app, they join a connected network of vehicles learning from each other about what's happening on the road. Now that the company's community of drivers is large enough, it has started rolling out these driver alerts that flag upcoming hazards before they get to... (read more)
2019-07-19 10:51:12

Vricon Launches 3D Data Product CitySuite

Vricon has announced the launch of CitySuite, a 3D data product to meet the ever-changing demands of the geospatial market. CitySuite is derived from Vricon’s Globe in 3D, which offers users the entire world in highly accurate, immersive 3D. The software package is designed to meet the many and variable demands of 3D geospatial users who require accuracy at a city scale, but need reasonably priced options. Vricon 3D geodata is being used by emergency responders who want to reduce response times for urban residents. It also can be used by city planners who want to leapfrog aging infrastructures. Insurance companies... (read more)
2019-07-18 02:33:21

Esri to Use Mobileye Data for Dynamic Edge Mapping

Esri, a global leader in location intelligence, has announced a collaboration with Mobileye, an Intel company and provider of advanced driver-assistance systems software, to bring the advanced data collection capabilities of Mobileye into Esri’s platform as native services. This collaboration will provide Esri customers with the ability to visualize and analyse real-time HD map and location data streaming from sensors on vehicles equipped with Mobileye technology, enabling a new type of living, dynamic map on the Esri platform. Under the agreement, vehicles equipped with Mobileye’s vision system will gather information that will serve as a basis for several new data... (read more)
2019-07-15 10:14:45

Virtual Surveyor Enhances Lidar Point Cloud Handling

Virtual Surveyor has enhanced the Lidar elevation data handling capabilities in version 6.4 of its drone surveying and mapping software. The function enables users to select specific feature classes from classified Lidar point clouds before converting the point cloud to a surface terrain. “The latest upgrades in Virtual Surveyor 6.4 are designed to meet the needs of UAV users who are increasingly equipping their drones with Lidar systems,” said Tom Op ‘t Eyndt, CEO of Virtual Surveyor nv in Belgium. Virtual Surveyor bridges the gap between UAV photogrammetric processing applications and engineering design packages. The software generates an interactive onscreen... (read more)
2019-07-11 10:28:49

Europa Technologies Introduces Data Vault in G-Cloud 11

Europa Technologies has announced that its services have been included in the latest procurement framework for cloud-based services for UK Public Sector organizations with G-Cloud 11. G-Cloud 11 includes all the familiar viaEuropa services, providing comprehensive web services for data from Ordnance Survey, Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland (from Land & Property Services), British Geological Survey, JBA Risk Management and OceanWise. Where appropriate, these datasets may also be licensed through G-Cloud, providing a time-saving ‘one-stop-shop’ solution for clients who need to license products for use within viaEuropa services. Notably, subscriptions to viaEuropa services have now been enhanced so that all service... (read more)
2019-07-10 11:33:34

Esri Releases 'GIS and the 2020 Census'

Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, has announced the publication of GIS and the 2020 Census: Modernizing Official Statistics. In preparation for the 2020 round of censuses comes a book providing statistical organizations with the most recent methodologies and technological tools to support all stages of the census. GIS and the 2020 Census supports the transformation of countries' censuses with the use of geographic information system (GIS) software and related geospatial technologies to improve data collection, analysis, and dissemination and to enable agencies to build accurate, authoritative, actionable data. Mapping is generally recognized as one of the most crucial activities of a... (read more)
2019-07-08 10:15:12

Ordnance Survey Announce Steve Blair as Next Chief Executive

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has appointed Steve Blair as the new Chief Executive of Ordnance Survey (OS). Steve will take up leadership of the £150 million turnover organization on 17 June, bringing extensive customer and commercial experience in executive and board level roles across the technology sector. Steve joins OS with a track record of delivering products and services in established and high growth emerging markets. He also has a wealth of experience in strategic planning and portfolio development. Kieran Murphy, Chairman at Ordnance Survey, said "The board of OS is delighted that Ministers have appointed Steve... (read more)
2019-06-28 11:00:01

thinkWhere Launches Map Portal for European Geographic Data Services

An online mapping portal designed to demonstrate the potential of a single access point to official European geospatial open data has been launched. Developed by thinkWhere, the user interface was also presented at the EuroGeographics Extraordinary General Assembly held in Leuven, Belgium. This was attended by delegates representing National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registry Authorities from 27 countries across geographical Europe. thinkWhere developed the online solution as part of the Open European Location Services (Open ELS) project. Working with EuroGeographics, the interface uses metadata provided by Europe’s national mapping agencies, survey organizations and government land registries. The interface enables users to search,... (read more)
2019-06-20 10:25:33
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