Tuesday, 02 September 2014

Asian Surveying & Mapping - Corporate News

Supergeo Technologies, the global leading GIS software and solution provider, announces that Mangaung Metro Municipality (MMM), South Africa, utilizes SuperGIS Desktop and SuperSurv to evolve the city economic development.

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Techno-Sciences, Inc. (TSi), a recently-acquired company of McMurdo Group, the end-to-end search and rescue (SAR) and maritime domain awareness division of Orolia (NYSE Alternext Paris – FR0010501015 – ALORO), today announced that it has been chosen by the Australia Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) to deploy their next-generation satellite-aided search and rescue systems.  The MEOSAR (Medium-altitude Earth Orbit Search and Rescue) installations will be the first such systems in Asia Pacific and will significantly reduce the time between a distress beacon activation and the resulting emergency alert notification from hours to minutes, greatly accelerating the rescue coordination effort by SAR personnel.  As a result, survivors will be found faster and more lives will be saved.

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Geoscience Australia's ability to provide data in useable formats for stakeholders and the public is key to maximising the uptake and use of our data. Speaking at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute ACT Regional Conference, Geoscience Australia data scientist Danielle Beaudreau said the concept of spatial data interoperability is extremely important for Geoscience Australia and its stakeholders, to ensure our data is accessible to users regardless of their choice of software platform.

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Iskandar Malaysia is fast approaching its aspiration of being a strong and sustainable metropolis of international standing – with the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) using state of the art technology to transform the region into Malaysia’s next economic powerhouse. The Geographic Information System (GIS) technology from leading geospatial solutions provider Esri Malaysia is an advanced mapping platform which integrates and analyses data from multiple business systems to create an insightful view of information to support decision making.

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Geospatial technology is moving out of the backroom and into the frontline of everyday business operations, according to an international expert. A Technical Evangelist for global Geographic Information System (GIS) giant Esri, Nate Bennett is at the cutting-edge of integrating the ArcGIS platform into the world’s most important enterprise systems such as Microsoft Office, SAP, Salesforce, and IBM Cognos.

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Optech is pleased to announce that it will attend the Oceanology International China 2014 conference in Shanghai on September 3 - 5, where Dr. Joong Yong Park will discuss coastal mapping trends and how new advanced data fusion techniques using data from a high-power green lidar and a hyperspectral sensor are providing unprecedented coastal environment information . Optech will also be exhibiting with sister Teledyne Marine companies in booth B50, where Dr. Park , Optech, Inc. President Max Elbaz, and others will be available to answer questions about the CZMIL system, including how organizations can benefit from the new CZMIL Project Program.

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PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today a series of online and live events focused on the Geomatica 2014 software release. The Geomatica 2014 Roadshow will provide an opportunity for customers, partners, and interested end-users to engage with PCI Geomatics staff as they provide information on the new capabilities of Geomatica 2014. A full schedule and information about the events can be found at GetGeomatica.com.

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Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of two unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for mapping — the Sirius Pro and Sirius Basic.  Both systems are designed to produce the most accurate solutions for the automated mapping of a wide range of sites — regardless of terrain — including construction sites, mines and quarries, and for use in land surveying, power line and pipeline inspection as well as precision agriculture field mapping.

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Supergeo Technologies, the global leading GIS software and solution provider, announces that SuperGIS Desktop 3.2 supports Bitterroot Technical Associates, USA, to guide restoration programs for environmental management.

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Work at ESA’s ESOC control centre continues relentlessly on the two Galileo satellites. Despite the non-nominal orbit, the satellites are safely under control after they were released from the launcher upper stage and their orbital position was determined by the European ground teams deployed at ESOC in Darmstadt, Germany.

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DroneMetrex demonstrated its innovative UAV photogrammetric mapping system TopoDrone-100 to international visitors in the framework of the Smart Geospatial Expo, an international conference, forum and exhibition featuring the newest and the most advanced global trends in the spatial information industry. The event was held at COEX, Seoul, on 25-27 August 2014, and was hosted by the Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

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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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