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Best of the blogs – Spatial Source | Spatial Source

Wiki Maps of the World Maps Mania Once upon a time Google Maps had a Wikipedia layer. Using this Wikipedia layer you could discover all the places around you which had an article on Wikipedia. This Google Maps layer was a fantastic way to learn about all the interesting, historical points of interest around your location. It was definitely one of the most useful functions on Google Maps. So Google got rid...

How Employees Can Still Have Fun with Socially Distant Work Socials | GISUser.com

A lack of social interaction while working can shatter the spirits of professionals and this is where Cezanne HR’s work socials guide becomes a life-saver for organisations that are looking to reinstate their business functions, without compromising on the mental health and collaborative spirit of personnel. COVID-19 revolutionised the world’s relationship with work-life. As soon as a global pandemic brought social distancing and lockdowns to the limelight, business and human resources enthusiasts around the world...

Retail industry fast recovering backed by consumer resiliency | Geospatial World

Even as the COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the United states, from an overall perspective it is clear that we are deep into an economic recovery that is showing us the resiliency of consumer demand. We are also seeing a retail landscape that is in the midst of critical changes – some that are being sped up by the current pandemic, believes Ethan Chernofsky, VP of Marketing at Placer.ai, a location analytics company...

SCP E195 Energy Enabled Services in Smart Communities, with Andrew Mears

In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast I had a brilliant conversation with Andrew Mears, the Founder and CEO of SwitchdIn, a software and IoT company that provides a solution for managing distributed energy resources to enable high penetration of renewable energy. Andrew tells us about his background as an electrical engineer and working on renewable energy projects in developing countries, and how that led to the founding of his company, SwitchdIn. We...

The Berry Lodge Guide to Rear Extensions | The Berry Lodge Surveying Podcast

October 16, 2020 In this Property Surveying Podcast, we will be talking about Rear Extensions and the various types of different Party Wall Surveying considerations that Party Wall Surveyors should be aware of when agreeing a Party Wall Award.  If you have a Surveying requirement you would like to discuss with our experienced Surveying team, contact us now our Surveyors will be happy to assist you. Website: www.blsurveyors.com Email: info@blsurveyors.com Telephone: 020 7935 2502 Source link

Geospatial Python: Do you need to learn it? | Geospatial World

Python is believed to be a great language for geospatial projects. Anita Graser is a legendary open-source geospatial Python expert. She’s been working with QGIS and Python since 2008 as an integration solution to automate mapping and to look at data in different fashions, not just from the command line or in graphs but also in maps. Let’s hear from her why Python may or may not be a good option for your GIS project. Q. Why should GIS practitioners learn Python? A....

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Trimble News Release | Trimble

Integration Between Robots, High-Accuracy GNSS, Laser Scanning and Total Station Technologies to Improve Project Safety, Productivity and QualitySUNNYVALE, Calif. and WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 20, 2020—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Boston Dynamics...

Maps Mania: Berlin Airport in 3D | Maps Mania

 The Berlin Brandenburg Airport will finally open at the end of this month. The airport was meant to open nine years ago - in 2011. However a series...

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

(MUNICH, Germany) - Hexagon's Geosystems division today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the German Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy (BKG) to provide a...

UMD is Helping PG County to Create Safer Roadways Through Data | GISCafé

UMD is Helping PG County to Create Safer Roadways Through Data Visualization of High Risk Crash Locations The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation, in collaboration with...

Best of the blogs – Spatial Source | Spatial Source

Wiki Maps of the World Maps Mania Once upon a time Google Maps had a Wikipedia layer. Using this Wikipedia layer you could discover all the places...

MGISS Helps Northumbrian Water Mitigate Risk from Trees | Spatially Aware

Liverpool, 19 October 2020 – Northumbrian Water is using satellite positioning and mobile mapping technology to manage safety risks posed by trees on its sites. Using the...

AGRICULTURE

Trimble News Release | Trimble

Integration Between Robots, High-Accuracy GNSS, Laser Scanning and Total Station Technologies to Improve Project Safety, Productivity and QualitySUNNYVALE, Calif. and WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 20, 2020—Trimble...

Is it Lea or Lee ? – edparsons.com

The London Loop Part 6: Cockfosters to Chigwell The longest section so far at just over 18 miles, with quite some contrast with arable agriculture...

WWF Report: Wildlife Has Declined 68% Since 1970 | Geo Lounge

Share:We hear individual stories about environmental destruction almost every day. However grim each of them may be, the big picture painted by precise global...

GOVERNMENT

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

(MUNICH, Germany) - Hexagon's Geosystems division today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the German Federal Agency for Cartography and...

UMD is Helping PG County to Create Safer Roadways Through Data | GISCafé

UMD is Helping PG County to Create Safer Roadways Through Data Visualization of High Risk Crash Locations The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works...

OGC membership approves new standard: Symbology Conceptual | GISCafé

The “SymCore” standard will increase consistency between different maps by defining agreed upon symbology rules.   15 October 2020: The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) membership has...

Open Geospatial Consortium considering Apple’s Indoor Mapping | GISCafé

Open Geospatial Consortium considering Apple’s Indoor Mapping Data Format as Community Standard IMDF targets indoor mapping and provides a mobile-friendly, compact, and human-readable data model...

CONSTRUCTION

Trimble News Release | Trimble

Integration Between Robots, High-Accuracy GNSS, Laser Scanning and Total Station Technologies to Improve Project Safety, Productivity and QualitySUNNYVALE, Calif. and WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 20, 2020—Trimble...

Maps Mania: Berlin Airport in 3D | Maps Mania

 The Berlin Brandenburg Airport will finally open at the end of this month. The airport was meant to open nine years ago - in...

DATAMARK Selected to Support Alabama 9-1-1 Board’s NG9-1-1 GIS | GISCafé

Firm to Aggregate Public Safety GIS data from 85 Emergency Communication Districts MONTGOMERY, Ala., Oct. 19, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — DATAMARK, the...

New Topcon robotic total station system built for versatile survey and construction workflow performance | Earth Imaging Journal

LIVERMORE, Calif.  – Topcon Positioning Group announces new flagship GT Series robotic total stations are available for survey, construction, and machine control applications. The GT-1200...

UTILITIES

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

(MUNICH, Germany) - Hexagon's Geosystems division today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the German Federal Agency for Cartography and...

Alteia accelerates the deployment of its Enterprise AI Solutions and announces global alliances with GE Digital and Microsoft | Earth Imaging Journal

Alteia, a spin-off company from drone manufacturer Delair, has entered into a worldwide alliance with GE Digital to develop and market AI solutions for...

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

Haverhill, MA  – A SPECTRAL EVOLUTION field spectroradiometer such as the PSR+, RS-5400, RS-8800, or RS-3500 can be used to measure global, direct...

THE REMOTE SENSING & WILDLAND FIRE SYMPOSIUM SERIES | GISCafé

The Pacific Southwest Region of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing announces its 1st annual symposium on remote sensing and wildland fire...

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NICHE & TECH NEWS

SURVEY

Trimble News Release | Trimble

Integration Between Robots, High-Accuracy GNSS, Laser Scanning and Total Station Technologies to Improve Project Safety, Productivity and QualitySUNNYVALE, Calif. and WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 20, 2020—Trimble...

Best of the blogs – Spatial Source | Spatial Source

Wiki Maps of the World Maps Mania Once upon a time Google Maps had a Wikipedia layer. Using this Wikipedia layer you...

MGISS Helps Northumbrian Water Mitigate Risk from Trees | Spatially Aware

Liverpool, 19 October 2020 – Northumbrian Water is using satellite positioning and mobile mapping technology to manage safety risks posed by trees...

Open Geospatial Consortium considering Apple’s Indoor Mapping | GISCafé

Open Geospatial Consortium considering Apple’s Indoor Mapping Data Format as Community Standard IMDF targets indoor mapping and provides a mobile-friendly, compact, and human-readable data model...

DRONES & UAVs

U.S. Autonomous Drone Maker Skydio Expands Footprint to Japan | GISCafé

U.S. Autonomous Drone Maker Skydio Expands Footprint to Japan Opens new Tokyo office to support growing demand in Asia REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — (BUSINESS...

Aquiline Drones Signs Exclusive Manufacturing and Distribution | GISCafé

HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Aquiline Drones (AD), the Hartford-based manufacturer of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and cloud solutions provider for commercial...

Scanning Bears: Who is the fattest of ’em all? | Geospatial World

Every summer Alaskan brown bears (Ursus arctos), return to the Brooks River in Katmai National Park and Preserve to gorge on migrating salmon, bulking...

The Platform for 3D Geospatial, Geospatial Startup of the Year: Cesium | Geospatial World

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S90kVfSQV1w Cesium is a complete platform for 3D geospatial data, handling everything from optimization, visualization to analytics. Toyota Research Institute uses Cesium to understand data...

3D & LiDAR

Maps Mania: Berlin Airport in 3D | Maps Mania

 The Berlin Brandenburg Airport will finally open at the end of this month. The airport was meant to open nine years ago - in...

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

(MUNICH, Germany) - Hexagon's Geosystems division today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the German Federal Agency for Cartography and...

UMD is Helping PG County to Create Safer Roadways Through Data | GISCafé

UMD is Helping PG County to Create Safer Roadways Through Data Visualization of High Risk Crash Locations The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works...

Leica Geosystems continues airborne hybrid road map with latest modular sensor offering | Earth Imaging Journal

Leica TerrainMapper-2 integrates LiDAR and imaging for regional mapping projects and offers simple upgrade path to oblique imaging system (HEERBRUGG, Switzerland) – Leica Geosystems,...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

U.S. Autonomous Drone Maker Skydio Expands Footprint to Japan | GISCafé

U.S. Autonomous Drone Maker Skydio Expands Footprint to Japan Opens new Tokyo office to support growing demand in Asia REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — (BUSINESS...

Aquiline Drones Signs Exclusive Manufacturing and Distribution | GISCafé

HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Aquiline Drones (AD), the Hartford-based manufacturer of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and cloud solutions provider for commercial...

Scanning Bears: Who is the fattest of ’em all? | Geospatial World

Every summer Alaskan brown bears (Ursus arctos), return to the Brooks River in Katmai National Park and Preserve to gorge on migrating salmon, bulking...

The Platform for 3D Geospatial, Geospatial Startup of the Year: Cesium | Geospatial World

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S90kVfSQV1w Cesium is a complete platform for 3D geospatial data, handling everything from optimization, visualization to analytics. Toyota Research Institute uses Cesium to understand data...

GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

Maps Mania: Berlin Airport in 3D | Maps Mania

 The Berlin Brandenburg Airport will finally open at the end of this month. The airport was meant to open nine years ago - in...

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

(MUNICH, Germany) - Hexagon's Geosystems division today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the German Federal Agency for Cartography and...

UMD is Helping PG County to Create Safer Roadways Through Data | GISCafé

UMD is Helping PG County to Create Safer Roadways Through Data Visualization of High Risk Crash Locations The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works...

Leica Geosystems continues airborne hybrid road map with latest modular sensor offering | Earth Imaging Journal

Leica TerrainMapper-2 integrates LiDAR and imaging for regional mapping projects and offers simple upgrade path to oblique imaging system (HEERBRUGG, Switzerland) – Leica Geosystems,...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

Maps Mania: Berlin Airport in 3D | Maps Mania

 The Berlin Brandenburg Airport will finally open at the end of this month. The airport was meant to open nine years ago - in...

THE REMOTE SENSING & WILDLAND FIRE SYMPOSIUM SERIES | GISCafé

The Pacific Southwest Region of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing announces its 1st annual symposium on remote sensing and wildland fire...

DJI unveils first Lidar solution for aerial surveying | Geospatial World

DJI recently unveiled two new payload solutions for its flagship commercial drone platform Matrice 300 RTK, destined to serve the most demanding aerial surveying...

CONDOR V8-PPK – Mapping Drone with Integrated KlauPPK | GeoInformatics

With the new release of the CONDOR V8-PPK mapping drone, Munich (Germany) based Videographics Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH has completed its toolbox for most precise photogrammetric...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

Trimble News Release | Trimble

Integration Between Robots, High-Accuracy GNSS, Laser Scanning and Total Station Technologies to Improve Project Safety, Productivity and QualitySUNNYVALE, Calif. and WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 20, 2020—Trimble...

Site Scan for ArcGIS Flight App Q4 2020 Update | Esri

Site Scan for ArcGIS is the end-to-end cloud-based drone mapping software designed to revolutionize imagery collection and site management.   ...

Retail industry fast recovering backed by consumer resiliency | Geospatial World

Even as the COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the United states, from an overall perspective it is clear that we are deep into...

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

Haverhill, MA  – A SPECTRAL EVOLUTION field spectroradiometer such as the PSR+, RS-5400, RS-8800, or RS-3500 can be used to measure global, direct...

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

The Platform for 3D Geospatial, Geospatial Startup of the Year: Cesium | Geospatial World

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S90kVfSQV1w Cesium is a complete platform for 3D geospatial data, handling everything from optimization, visualization to analytics. Toyota Research Institute uses Cesium to understand data...

Roman Pompeii in Virtual Reality | Maps Mania

The Réunion des Musées Nationaux – Grand Palais (Rmn-GP) in Paris has created a Virtual Reality video which allows you to explore a villa...

Announcing the first beta release of the ArcGIS Maps SDK for game engines | Esri

We are excited to announce the first beta release of the ArcGIS Maps SDK for game engines, supporting both Unity and Unreal Engine! Over the...

DATA & SOFTWARE NEWS

FREE & OPEN SOURCE

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Statistics Canada DEIL experiments and outputs with open geospatial data | GoGeomatics

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Statistics Canada DEIL experiments and outputs with open geospatial data GeoIgnite is Canada’s National Geospatial conference hosted by GoGeomatics Canada. GeoIgnite was...

More icons & symbols for QGIS – updated | Free and Open Source Ramblings

The 2016 post More icons & symbols for QGIS still regularly makes it to the top 10 list of posts by visitors....

Supercharged tile sets part 2 | OSGeo

Previously, we showcased the new tile capabilities of MapGuide Open Source 4.0.Since the last preview release, we've now introduced a new tile format that...

MapGuide Open Source 4.0 Preview 2 | OSGeo

Here is the long awaited second preview release of MapGuide Open Source 4.0.Refer to the release notes for download links and an overview of...

ESRI

Site Scan for ArcGIS Flight App Q4 2020 Update | Esri

Site Scan for ArcGIS is the end-to-end cloud-based drone mapping software designed to revolutionize imagery collection and site management.   ...

MGISS Helps Northumbrian Water Mitigate Risk from Trees | Spatially Aware

Liverpool, 19 October 2020 – Northumbrian Water is using satellite positioning and mobile mapping technology to manage safety risks posed by trees...

Create an imagery project in ArcGIS Excalibur using a python script | Esri

At the initial release of ArcGIS Excalibur in April 2019, we introduced imagery projects to help enhance analyst workflows. An...

All treats and no tricks in the latest version of Sweet for ArcGIS – Resource Centre | Esri

Summer might be at an end, but we have some autumn Sweet for ArcGIS treats in store just in time for spooky season. Let’s...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

A New Look for the Portrayal of Geospatial Information | OGC

The past two years have seen several new initiatives in OGC to advance new standards and improve interoperability for portraying geospatial data – that...

Announcing the first beta release of the ArcGIS Maps SDK for game engines | Esri

We are excited to announce the first beta release of the ArcGIS Maps SDK for game engines, supporting both Unity and Unreal Engine! Over the...

Supercharged tile sets part 2 | OSGeo

Previously, we showcased the new tile capabilities of MapGuide Open Source 4.0.Since the last preview release, we've now introduced a new tile format that...

Download Missouri Gis Data Maps State, County- Shapefile, Rail, highway line – | Info GIS MAP

Missouri State County Gis maps can be used in many gis software for improving the infrastructure of the state. Gis data can be downloaded...

QGIS

“Finding orientation in a place through movements of my hand gives me a feeling of empathy and wonder at the world. “ – GeoHipster | GeoHipster

Born, 1983 Salt Lake City, UT. Resides in Brooklyn, NY. Jennifer Maravillas is a Brooklyn based visual artist. She creates portraits of our land...

Publish Image Tooltips on QGIS Cloud with QGIS 3 | OSGeo

In 2015 we have already published a blog...

More icons & symbols for QGIS – updated | Free and Open Source Ramblings

The 2016 post More icons & symbols for QGIS still regularly makes it to the top 10 list of posts by visitors....
video

YouTube Video: QGIS Fix Geometries | Q-tips

Geometry errors can cause unexpected results or errors while geoprocessing. In this video I discuss self intersecting polygons and how to fix this...