Sunday, 13 July 2014

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Over 85 million square kilometers of fresh basemap imagery from Airbus Defense and Space is now available in ArcGIS Online. This announcement follows the signing of an agreement between Airbus Defense and Space and Esri for access to select sets of Airbus Defense and Space imagery.

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Already an active user of satellite navigation technology – including EGNOS – the maritime sector is warming up for the launch of Galileo Early Services, which will provide even better performance. Europe’s maritime traffic is increasing and, as a result, its ports and inland waterways are becoming more and more congested. This growth requires new solutions to improve efficiency and safety and minimize the impact that maritime traffic has on the environment.

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http://sgs.supergeo.com.tw/world%20cup/mapviewer2.htmWho will be the winner of World Cup 2014? Supergeo holds a vote for predicting the winner of 2014 FIFA World Cup to let worldwide football fans participate in the great quadrennial football event in a spatial way.

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Supergeo Technologies, a leading global provider of GIS software and solutions, announced that Lingaraj College of K.L.E. Society in India selects SuperPad 3.1a to enhance geospatial data collecting efficiency and encourage non-GIS major students to learn the spatial technologies to apply to their study.

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GovHack launches its annual grassroots Open Data hackathon from July 11 to 13 with over 1,200 participants ready to get their hands on government data. This year’s event follows the launch of Lateral Economics ‘Open for Business’ report which illustrates the potential economic value of reinvigorating the open data agenda in Australia. The report is aimed at raising policy awareness of more vigorous open data policies which could add around AUD 16 billion per annum to the Australian economy.

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Bumitouch, a leading land management consultant in Malaysia has purchased a LiteMapper system from IGI in Germany. The LM-6800 system, comprises a LiDAR scanner, a flight guidance & sensor management system - CCNS-5, plus a GNSS/IMU positioning solution – AEROcontrol. It also comes with a DigiCAM aerial camera. Software for mission planning – IGIplan, for GNSS/IMU post- processing AEROoffice and LiDAR data calibration, geo-referencing and interpretation makes it a complete turnkey solution package, all from one supplier.

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ScanEx Image Processor software (SIP) developed by ScanEx RDC started to be distributed and used in Nepal. Four Nepalese companies all at once became new users of this software for satellite images processing. The software was supplied via the Indian dealer — SATPALDA (http://www.satpalda.com/).

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The STUDSAT (Student Satellite) is a unique satellite technology endeavour undertaken by Under-Graduate students in India. "STUDSAT" is the first Pico-Satellite launched by India. A private engineering college Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology as Lead College under the guidance of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has started this initiative. Read More

Cutting-edge smart mapping technology is being used to pinpoint South Australia’s most vulnerable communities as part of a new initiative influencing the allocation of millions of dollars’ worth of services and grants programs. The Geographic Information System (GIS) platform from geospatial giants Esri Australia is being used by SA’s Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) to develop interactive, real-time maps layered with Census and social service data, and information about departmental resources.

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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "LBS Market in Southeast Asia Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. An LBS is used to track the location of users in a wireless network using location-enabled mobile devices. The LBS makes use of GIS technology and the internet to track the location of users. User-initiated LBS requires an internet connection to gather the user's location and provide search results.

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Airbus Defence and Space has published the first images obtained from the SPOT 7 satellite, a mere three days after its launch on 30 June. Over the last few hours, the entire chain – from satellite programming and image acquisition to telemetry reception and processing – was successfully put into operation to deliver these first spectacular images. These images show highly diverse landscapes, revealing SPOT 7’s full potential in terms of natural resource and urban zone mapping and agri-environmental monitoring.

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  • surveyor 04.11.2011 19:37
    There are steps that are being taken by many surveyors as a community which stand ...

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  • Jake 30.08.2011 07:47
    Maybe they should ask Western Australia GIS users what they think of SLIP before ...

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