Juniper Systems’ Archer Field PC was recently used to record the elevation of a never-before-climbed peak in the remote Myanmar Himalaya. The peak, Mount Gamlang Razi, has historically been known as the second highest peak in Southeast Asia, but a joint American-Myanmar-led expedition set out on a mission last September to hopefully prove that it is in fact the tallest.
As you may be already aware, the political situation in Thailand is still crisis and growing. On behalf of the committee of Asia GIS 2014, we would like to announce that the 10th International Conference on Asia GIS has been postponed to April or May 2014, due to the protest. Previous dates of February were deemed risky as the protest leader announced that Bangkok will be closed and the organizers are highly concern for your safety.
PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today that is has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Satrec Initiative, a leading solution provider for Earth observation missions, based in Daejeon, South Korea.
Proteus FZC, a provider of satellite-derived marine mapping solutions, has teamed with TCarta Marine LLC to offer complete bathymetric data sets from the shallow near-shore coastal zone out to the continental shelf.
StreetMapper is being deployed to laser map city centres and transportation networks across India. The world’s most accurate mobile laser mapping system StreetMapper has been purchased by Geokno, a technology company specialising in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) following the recent announcement of another 400 million dollars of funding to boost investment in Indian infrastructure.