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EPISODE SIX In Maria’s Footsteps

Join us and walk in both Maria von Trapp’s and Julie Andrew’s footsteps as we tour Salzburg as seen in the 1965 film classic The Sound of Music.  Veteran tour guide Peter Baron von Werteim of Bob’s Special Tours discusses the deep inner experience of many of the tour guests.  Helping us to bring the geography to this iconic film, cultural geographer Joseph Palis makes links between our tour and current research in film tourism. Originally posted on...

EPISODE SEVEN Unwanted Heritage

In EPISODE SEVEN we look at how three communities deal differently with their shadowed pasts and “unwanted heritage.”  We visit post-USSR Budapest and their communist era monuments at Memento Park, Adolf Hitler’s birthplace in Braunau, Upper Austria, and the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and this campus’ commemoration and memorialization of the Ku Klux Klan. Originally posted on 2018-05-16 09:59:25 at http://www.geographicalimaginations.org/2018/05/16/episode-seven-unwanted-heritage-2/

SoundCloud: What’s New in Producer Suite | HxGN RADIO

In this interview, we will hear about the latest innovations from ERDAS APOLLO and WebGIS. Source by HxGN RADIO

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Weekly xyHt News Links: 09/20/2019

Topcon introduces new technology advancements in inspection and monitoring NCTech joins forces with GeoSLAM on ZEB Discovery Hemisphere GNSS Introduces Next-Generation R620 GNSS Receiver Teledyne Optech introduces its latest Airborne Laser Terrain...

Orolia introduces new GNSS testing and simulation portfolio | GPS World

Orolia introduced its new GPS/GNSS testing and simulation portfolio, including the new GSG-8 advanced simulator, at the world’s largest showcase of GNSS technology, products and services, ION GNSS+ in...

EPISODE SIX In Maria’s Footsteps

Join us and walk in both Maria von Trapp’s and Julie Andrew’s footsteps as we tour Salzburg as seen in the 1965 film classic The Sound of Music.  Veteran tour guide...

TCS goIT Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with New Micro Bit, GIS Technology Pathways and Digital Innovation Lab | Earth Imaging Journal

NEW YORK and MUMBAI, India - Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, announced the expansion of its...

Kratos Receives $35 Million Sole-Source USAF IDIQ Contract for Subscale Aerial Target Spares | Earth Imaging Journal

SAN DIEGO - Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that the U.S. Air Force awarded Kratos Unmanned Systems Division a...

PDAL 2.0.1 packaged for Fedora including vertical datums and grids | OSGeo

The latest PDAL release (Point Data Abstraction Library, http://www.pdal.io/, version 2.0.1) has now been packaged for Fedora Linux. I have cleaned up the dependencies (also the annoying former installation bug...

AGRICULTURE

A Geospatial Outlier at a Statistics Congress? | Hexagon Geospatial

In August 2019, Hexagon’s Geospatial division participated in the 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. You might be wondering why a...
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YouTube Video: MicaSense Altum Sensor for Agriculture | Coptrz

MicaSense Altum Sensor is redefining agricultural remote sensing, it integrates a radiometric thermal camera with five high-resolution narrow bands, producing advanced thermal, multispectral and...

25th INTERGEO: Industry is constantly growing / Solutions for future challenges facing our plane | Geospatial World

After three successful days of EXPO and CONFERENCE, the 25th INTERGEO in Stuttgart has drawn to a close. Showcasing a string of cutting-edge solutions,...

DRC Ebola Outbreak: Land Use Data Made Available for Emergency Responders | Orbital Insight

Overview: Ebola Crisis in DRC The latest Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was recently declared by Doctors Without Borders to be the...

GOVERNMENT

Orolia introduces new GNSS testing and simulation portfolio | GPS World

Orolia introduced its new GPS/GNSS testing and simulation portfolio, including the new GSG-8 advanced simulator, at the world’s largest showcase of GNSS technology, products...

Insights for ArcGIS: a handful of handy hints | Esri

Insights for ArcGIS is an application which allows individuals to visually tell stories with their data. We can move away from a dataset of...

Smart Building & Construction News | GISUser.com

The global news source for advances in IoT innovations in energy efficiency and maintenance. SMART BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION NEWS provides fortnightly updates on finance, government...

Topography as a platform for smart cities and design | Geospatial World

With the Key Registry of Large-Scale Topography, The Netherlands has a nationwide ground plate suitable for sharing digital constructions, 3D data generated through smart...

CONSTRUCTION

Smart Building & Construction News | GISUser.com

The global news source for advances in IoT innovations in energy efficiency and maintenance. SMART BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION NEWS provides fortnightly updates on finance, government...

Topcon Introduces New Technology Advancements In Inspection And Monitoring | Geospatial World

Topcon Positioning Group announces advancements in its inspection and monitoring portfolio designed to ensure longer term health of buildings and infrastructure assets. Among the...

Topography as a platform for smart cities and design | Geospatial World

With the Key Registry of Large-Scale Topography, The Netherlands has a nationwide ground plate suitable for sharing digital constructions, 3D data generated through smart...

Ideas on how to get into the construction industry | GISUser.com

The need for more development will always be there as the number of people in the world continues to grow. People need places to...

UTILITIES

ThinkGeo S-57 Nautical Charts Viewer

Day Bright ModeDay White ModeDusk ModeDay Black Mode ThinkGeo has given its nautical chart support quite the overhaul. Our newly-improved Nautical Charts Layer reads...

GeoSLAM announces the ZEB Discovery | GeoInformatics

GeoSLAM has announced its latest innovation for rapid urban mapping– the ZEB Discovery. Officially unveiled at this year’s INTERGEO conference in Stuttgart, the ZEB Discovery...

Routing and Service Area Functionality Comes To The ThinkGeo Cloud

ThinkGeo’s next addition to its robust cloud offering is ThinkGeo Routing, and it’s already here! Not only can you now get driving routes...

GPS Innovation Alliance adds 4 affiliates | GPS World

Four national organizations join alliance dedicated to furthering GPS innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship  The GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA) has added four national organizations representing a...

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NICHE & TECH NEWS

SURVEY

Weekly xyHt News Links: 09/20/2019

Topcon introduces new technology advancements in inspection and monitoring NCTech joins forces with GeoSLAM on ZEB Discovery Hemisphere GNSS Introduces Next-Generation R620 GNSS Receiver Teledyne Optech introduces...

Virtual Reality trends to transform the automotive space | Geospatial World

Virtual reality or VR is advancing at a fast pace. The advent of virtual reality technology has transformed the way we live, work, and...

ESA supports SpaceChain for Blockchain satellite technology | Geospatial World

UK: ESA Business Applications and Space Solutions, under its Kick-start Activity program, has awarded funding to SpaceChain UK to further develop and identify commercial use-cases for its satellite...

Hexagon Announces HxGN OnCall Public Safety Solutions Now Available on Microsoft Azure | Geospatial World

Today, Hexagon’s Safety & Infrastructure division announced the availability of the HxGN OnCall portfolio of public safety solutions as a managed service offering deployed...

DRONES & UAVs

Altitude Angel introduces ‘Quick Link’ in Guardian Flight Planner | Geospatial World

Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (unmanned traffic management) technology provider, has today announced it has now incorporated the Incident Reporting service, as reported...

Topcon Introduces New Technology Advancements In Inspection And Monitoring | Geospatial World

Topcon Positioning Group announces advancements in its inspection and monitoring portfolio designed to ensure longer term health of buildings and infrastructure assets. Among the...

25th INTERGEO: Industry is constantly growing / Solutions for future challenges facing our plane | Geospatial World

After three successful days of EXPO and CONFERENCE, the 25th INTERGEO in Stuttgart has drawn to a close. Showcasing a string of cutting-edge solutions,...

15-Hour Flight Time – MMC UAV Launches New Record-Breaking Hydrone | Geospatial World

MMC UAV launched its brand new hydrone Griflion H that features a record-breaking 15-hour flight time on September 17th, 2019 in Germany during the...

3D & LiDAR

Weekly xyHt News Links: 09/20/2019

Topcon introduces new technology advancements in inspection and monitoring NCTech joins forces with GeoSLAM on ZEB Discovery Hemisphere GNSS Introduces Next-Generation R620 GNSS Receiver Teledyne Optech introduces...

RIEGL VUX-240 WINS WICHMANN INTERGEO INNOVATION AWARD! | LiDAR News

During the closing event of INTERGEO 2019 on Thursday, September 19, the RIEGL VUX-240 Airborne Laser Scanner was awarded with the coveted glass trophy in the...

PDAL 2.0.1 packaged for Fedora including vertical datums and grids | OSGeo

The latest PDAL release (Point Data Abstraction Library, http://www.pdal.io/, version 2.0.1) has now been packaged for Fedora Linux. I have cleaned up the dependencies (also...

Virtual Reality trends to transform the automotive space | Geospatial World

Virtual reality or VR is advancing at a fast pace. The advent of virtual reality technology has transformed the way we live, work, and...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

Altitude Angel introduces ‘Quick Link’ in Guardian Flight Planner | Geospatial World

Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (unmanned traffic management) technology provider, has today announced it has now incorporated the Incident Reporting service, as reported...

Topcon Introduces New Technology Advancements In Inspection And Monitoring | Geospatial World

Topcon Positioning Group announces advancements in its inspection and monitoring portfolio designed to ensure longer term health of buildings and infrastructure assets. Among the...

25th INTERGEO: Industry is constantly growing / Solutions for future challenges facing our plane | Geospatial World

After three successful days of EXPO and CONFERENCE, the 25th INTERGEO in Stuttgart has drawn to a close. Showcasing a string of cutting-edge solutions,...

15-Hour Flight Time – MMC UAV Launches New Record-Breaking Hydrone | Geospatial World

MMC UAV launched its brand new hydrone Griflion H that features a record-breaking 15-hour flight time on September 17th, 2019 in Germany during the...

GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

Weekly xyHt News Links: 09/20/2019

Topcon introduces new technology advancements in inspection and monitoring NCTech joins forces with GeoSLAM on ZEB Discovery Hemisphere GNSS Introduces Next-Generation R620 GNSS Receiver Teledyne Optech introduces...

Kole Wetland Canal Mapping with ClusterODM

My friends and collegues at International Center for Free and Open Source Software in Kerala, India have done a pretty interesting and massive mapping...

MapGuide 4.0 showcase: JSON that’s easier to work with. | OSGeo

If you've ever worked with the HTTP-based mapagent API, you should be aware that most of the APIs responses in the mapagent generally come...

Picterra Lands $3.3 Million in New Funding to Help Further Democratize Geospatial Mapping | Earth Imaging Journal

Lausanne, Switzerland  – Picterra, a geospatial software organization that enables users to extract satellite and drone imaging insights through a combination of artificial intelligence and...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

Topcon introduces new technology advancements in inspection and monitoring | Earth Imaging Journal

STUTTGART, Germany – Topcon Positioning Group announces advancements in its inspection and monitoring portfolio designed to ensure longer term health of buildings and infrastructure assets....

Topcon Introduces New Technology Advancements In Inspection And Monitoring | Geospatial World

Topcon Positioning Group announces advancements in its inspection and monitoring portfolio designed to ensure longer term health of buildings and infrastructure assets. Among the...

Topcon introduces new technology advancements in inspection and monitoring | GISUser.com

Solutions designed to improve long-term structural health STUTTGART, Germany – September 18, 2019 – Topcon Positioning Group announces advancements in its inspection and monitoring portfolio designed...

Delair Introduces Unlimited Plan for Cloud-Based Drone Photogrammetry | Geospatial World

Delair has introduced its limitless photogrammetry plan by means of its cloud-based delair.ai visible intelligence platform. The versatile plan provides a fixed-monthly subscription payment...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

Quilt Data Introduces a Petabyte-Scale Data Portal for AWS | Earth Imaging Journal

SAN FRANCISCO- Quilt Data, where the world's data comes together, today launched open.quiltdata.com, a visual index to Amazon's public cloud data. open.quiltdata.com offers unprecedented...

Insights for ArcGIS: a handful of handy hints | Esri

Insights for ArcGIS is an application which allows individuals to visually tell stories with their data. We can move away from a dataset of...

A Geospatial Outlier at a Statistics Congress? | Hexagon Geospatial

In August 2019, Hexagon’s Geospatial division participated in the 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. You might be wondering why a...

Geographical Review Preview: Evaluating the Geographic in GIS | American Geographical Society

By: Weihe W. Guan, Matthew W. Wilson, and Anne K. Knowles Article Title, Issue and Volume: Evaluating the geographic in GIS (or how GIS might do...

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

ProStar Geocorp Hires Peter Srajer as Chief GIS Scientist | Earth Imaging Journal

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- ProStar Geocorp announced today that the company has hired Peter Srajer as the company’s new Chief GIS Scientist. Mr. Srajer will...

Virtual Reality trends to transform the automotive space | Geospatial World

Virtual reality or VR is advancing at a fast pace. The advent of virtual reality technology has transformed the way we live, work, and...

Understanding the Impact of Hurricane Dorian Across Thousands of Locations | Orbital Insight

For over a week now, we’ve seen evidence of Hurricane Dorian’s destruction, from the Caribbean to the United States. While the true death toll...

Orbital Insight Energy Spotlight: Houthi Abqaiq Attack | Orbital Insight

Spotlight: Houthi Abqaiq Attack With regard to the current situation in Saudi Arabia, Orbital Insight continues to monitor all 639 domestic tanks that hold 191mm...

DATA & SOFTWARE NEWS

FREE & OPEN SOURCE

Kole Wetland Canal Mapping with ClusterODM

My friends and collegues at International Center for Free and Open Source Software in Kerala, India have done a pretty interesting and massive mapping...

MapGuide 4.0 showcase: JSON that’s easier to work with. | OSGeo

If you've ever worked with the HTTP-based mapagent API, you should be aware that most of the APIs responses in the mapagent generally come...

DRC Ebola Outbreak: Land Use Data Made Available for Emergency Responders | Orbital Insight

Overview: Ebola Crisis in DRC The latest Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was recently declared by Doctors Without Borders to be the...

OTB @ FOSS4G 2019 in Bucarest ! | OSGeo

The FOSS4G conference took place in Bucarest, for one week (26th – 31th of August). This event is the right place to meet people...

ESRI

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YouTube Video: ArcGIS vs QGIS | Natalia Bolivar Gonzalez

-- Created using Powtoon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/youtube/ -- Create animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free...

Insights for ArcGIS: a handful of handy hints | Esri

Insights for ArcGIS is an application which allows individuals to visually tell stories with their data. We can move away from a dataset of...

Alive at Green-Wood: Celebrating Life in one of America’s Historic Cemeteries | Blue Raster

Since its founding in 1838, Green-Wood Cemetery is home to over 560,000 decedents. One of America’s first rural cemeteries, the 478 acre cemetery is...

Catching up with Collector | Esri

I haven’t used Collector for a while, so I’ve been catching up with some of the new features and re-acquainting myself with the new(ish)...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

Alive at Green-Wood: Celebrating Life in one of America’s Historic Cemeteries | Blue Raster

Since its founding in 1838, Green-Wood Cemetery is home to over 560,000 decedents. One of America’s first rural cemeteries, the 478 acre cemetery is...

Catching up with Collector | Esri

I haven’t used Collector for a while, so I’ve been catching up with some of the new features and re-acquainting myself with the new(ish)...

SCP Tips: Classification previews | OSGeo

Tips about the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin for QGISActivating the Classification preview pointer you can display a preview with a left click on the image....

GeoServer 2.16.0 released | OSGeo

We are happy to announce the release of GeoServer 2.16.0. Downloads are available (zip and war) along with docs and extensions. This is a GeoServer release candidate made...

QGIS

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YouTube Video: Introduzione a QGIS 1 | Progetto Walls and Rivers 2018/2019 | GIScience TV Master Unipd

Introduzione al software QGIS: - coordinate geografiche; - caricare i layer: i file vettoriali; - plugin di QGIS e QuickMapService. Seminario "Presentazione del Progetto e Introduzione ai GIS"...
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YouTube Video: ArcGIS vs QGIS | Natalia Bolivar Gonzalez

-- Created using Powtoon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/youtube/ -- Create animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free...

SCP Tips: Classification previews | OSGeo

Tips about the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin for QGISActivating the Classification preview pointer you can display a preview with a left click on the image....
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YouTube Video: QGIS for Beginners (Exercise 3 Editing features & Attribute Management) / GIS in Telugu | GIS in Telugu

Please like our channel GIS in Telugu and subscribe for Latest Updates! Subscribe on Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-gdcfZGemGVs3T8uQXIXbQ?sub_confirmation=1 Like us on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/gisin.telugu.5 Follow Us on Twitter...

CONFERENCES & TRAINING

CONFERENCES

Weekly xyHt News Links: 09/20/2019

Topcon introduces new technology advancements in inspection and monitoring NCTech joins forces with GeoSLAM on ZEB Discovery Hemisphere GNSS Introduces Next-Generation R620 GNSS Receiver Teledyne Optech introduces...

Hemisphere GNSS Introduces Next-Generation R620 GNSS Receiver | GISUser.com

The first GNSS receiver using next-generation ASIC technology to deliver best-in-class, industry-leading performance and precision Stuttgart, Germany – September 18th, 2019 – Today, at the...

25th INTERGEO: Industry is constantly growing / Solutions for future challenges facing our planet | Earth Imaging Journal

Stuttgart/Karlsruhe: After three successful days of EXPO and CONFERENCE, the 25th INTERGEO in Stuttgart has drawn to a close. Showcasing a string of cutting-edge...

How to Find Eos at the 2019 SCARC Conference in Florence, SC, from October 23-25 | Eos Positioning Systems

Eos is a Silver Sponsor at the 2019 SCARC conference in Florence. Here's how to find our booth and see how to get submeter...

EDUCATION & TRAINING

TCS goIT Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with New Micro Bit, GIS Technology Pathways and Digital Innovation Lab | Earth Imaging Journal

NEW YORK and MUMBAI, India - Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization,...

PDAL 2.0.1 packaged for Fedora including vertical datums and grids | OSGeo

The latest PDAL release (Point Data Abstraction Library, http://www.pdal.io/, version 2.0.1) has now been packaged for Fedora Linux. I have cleaned up the dependencies (also...

Virtual Reality trends to transform the automotive space | Geospatial World

Virtual reality or VR is advancing at a fast pace. The advent of virtual reality technology has transformed the way we live, work, and...

A Geospatial Outlier at a Statistics Congress? | Hexagon Geospatial

In August 2019, Hexagon’s Geospatial division participated in the 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. You might be wondering why a...