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SCP E124 Data-Sharing and Digital Twins in Smart Communities, with Sean Audain – The Smart Community Podcast

In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast, I had a great chat with Sean Audain, the City Innovation Lead at Wellington City Council...

The One About PostGIS – geoMusings

James Fee and I released the next episode of our podcast this week. This month, we are taking a closer look at PostGIS and...

Podcast Episode 3 – FOSS4G and Stuff – geoMusings

Episode 3 of the “Cageyjames and GeoBabbler” podcast is now available. In this one, we talk vicariously about FOSS4G-NA. We also discuss Polaroid and...

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Maps Mania: Europe Stinks | Maps Mania

OdourCollect is an interactive map which is dedicated to recording the smells of the world. The map is part of a citizen science project to build an odour map...

EO College Offers Free Course About Remote Sensing ~ GIS Lounge

EO College, a platform for accessing MOOC (massive open online courses) about remote sensing along with other related materials was launched back in 2017 and continues to regularly offer...

SSSI secures key regional partnerships | Spatial Source

Pengiran Matusin Matasan, Honorary President of Brunei Institute of Geomatics, Engr Randolf S. Vicente, President, with Dr. Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse and Peter Olah of SSSI. The...

L3Harris delivers eighth GPS III navigation payload | GPS World

The Harris-supplied navigation payload before integration into the second GPS III SV. (Photo: L3Harris) As the U.S. Air Force prepares to launch its second next-generation GPS III satellite, L3Harris Technologies...

Airbus built ExoMars rover gets its eyes | GeoConnexion

UK designed and built PanCam integrated on rover at Airbus in Stevenage   One of the key instruments on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) ExoMars rover, the Panoramic Camera (PanCam) has...

AGRICULTURE

Maps Mania: Europe Stinks | Maps Mania

OdourCollect is an interactive map which is dedicated to recording the smells of the world. The map is part of a citizen science project...

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to | GISCafé

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to 35 U.S. University Agriculture Departments to Advance Drones in Farming 2019 University Collaboration...

UAV update: MIL-SPEC drones lost, but progress for pseudolites | GPS World

Some ups and downs for unmanned aircraft this month – good news that there is further progress on the pseudo-satellite front, but we also...

Teledyne Optech and LiDAR USA partner in dynamic new mobile UAV sensor integration | Geospatial World

US: Teledyne Optech, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in advanced lidar sensors, has announced today that its new compact lidar sensor, the...

GOVERNMENT

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to | GISCafé

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to 35 U.S. University Agriculture Departments to Advance Drones in Farming 2019 University Collaboration...

OGC and SSSI Working Together to Enhance the Capacity of Spatial Professionals Across Australia | OGC

OGC will work with Australia's peak body representing the interests of surveying and spatial science professionals to address industry trends and work towards a...

Visualization and analysis of deeply geotemporal data | Geospatial World

Using OmniSci to interactively explore structure-level flood risk.While both spatial and temporal data have been part of the digital landscape for years, their...

CONSTRUCTION

Orbit GT and Harmony Instruments, Hong Kong, sign Reseller | GISCafé

Lokeren, Belgium, August 19th, 2019 -- Orbit GT is pleased to announce that Harmony Instruments, Hong Kong, has joined as Authorized Reseller of Orbit GT...

FlytBase releases FlytGCS Enterprise for remote drone fleet operations | Geospatial World

US: Managing enterprise-wide drone programs is challenging – not only because of the reliance on skilled pilots & siloed operations but also because of...

UTILITIES

FlytBase releases FlytGCS Enterprise for remote drone fleet operations | Geospatial World

US: Managing enterprise-wide drone programs is challenging – not only because of the reliance on skilled pilots & siloed operations but also because of...

A Complete Guide to High-Accuracy Measurements in Disconnected GNSS Environments | Geospatial World

We’ve all experienced a frustrating lack of signal service when working in the middle of a city or under dense canopies, making us wonder...

Toward automating scan-to-BIM for brownfield substations | Between the Poles

With about 55,000 transmission substations in the U.S. and the average age of the transformers in these substations over 40 years old, many substations...

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NICHE & TECH NEWS

SURVEY

SSSI secures key regional partnerships | Spatial Source

Pengiran Matusin Matasan, Honorary President of Brunei Institute of Geomatics, Engr Randolf S. Vicente, President, with Dr. Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse...

Misaligned maps? High-accuracy data must become time-dependent | OGC

  Current web-mapping implementations are compromising datum modernisation programs by introducing metre-level misalignments of data. It is the start of a suite of high-accuracy and...

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to | GISCafé

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to 35 U.S. University Agriculture Departments to Advance Drones in Farming 2019 University Collaboration...

Misaligned web-maps? High-accuracy data must become time-dependent | Cameron Shorter

Misalignment of WGS84 web-maps when sourced from GDA94 and GDA2020. Current web-mapping implementations are compromising datum modernisation programs by introducing metre-level misalignments of data. It...

DRONES & UAVs

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to | GISCafé

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to 35 U.S. University Agriculture Departments to Advance Drones in Farming 2019 University Collaboration...

UAV update: MIL-SPEC drones lost, but progress for pseudolites | GPS World

Some ups and downs for unmanned aircraft this month – good news that there is further progress on the pseudo-satellite front, but we also...

Visualization and analysis of deeply geotemporal data | Geospatial World

Using OmniSci to interactively explore structure-level flood risk.While both spatial and temporal data have been part of the digital landscape for years, their...

Teledyne Optech and LiDAR USA partner in dynamic new mobile UAV sensor integration | Geospatial World

US: Teledyne Optech, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in advanced lidar sensors, has announced today that its new compact lidar sensor, the...

3D & LiDAR

Airbus built ExoMars rover gets its eyes | GeoConnexion

UK designed and built PanCam integrated on rover at Airbus in Stevenage   One of the key instruments on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) ExoMars rover,...

Its all about location! ArcGIS Pro Quick-Start for the GIS Professional in Seattle | GIS & You

Location enabled technology is the future. Are you an experienced GIS user who wants to make the leap to ArcGIS Pro? Make Seattle...

ArcGIS Pro with Amazon EC2 and Elastic Graphics | Esri

Using ArcGIS Pro from the Cloud?  Looking to more easily render complex 3D projects on lightweight client hardware?  Would you like to use ArcGIS...

geoDVR Mini Video Recorder for BVLOS Drone Pipeline Patrol – | LiDAR News

Remote GeoSystems Deploys geoDVR Mini Video Recorder for BVLOS Drone Pipeline Patrol, Inspections and Security in China with Xi’an ARTEL PRESS RELEASE – FORT COLLINS,...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to | GISCafé

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to 35 U.S. University Agriculture Departments to Advance Drones in Farming 2019 University Collaboration...

UAV update: MIL-SPEC drones lost, but progress for pseudolites | GPS World

Some ups and downs for unmanned aircraft this month – good news that there is further progress on the pseudo-satellite front, but we also...

Visualization and analysis of deeply geotemporal data | Geospatial World

Using OmniSci to interactively explore structure-level flood risk.While both spatial and temporal data have been part of the digital landscape for years, their...

Teledyne Optech and LiDAR USA partner in dynamic new mobile UAV sensor integration | Geospatial World

US: Teledyne Optech, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in advanced lidar sensors, has announced today that its new compact lidar sensor, the...

GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

Misaligned maps? High-accuracy data must become time-dependent | OGC

  Current web-mapping implementations are compromising datum modernisation programs by introducing metre-level misalignments of data. It is the start of a suite of high-accuracy and...

Global Rail Fares or Unfair? | The Map Den

Rail pricing – a global comparison There are some things in life you can be sure of – death, taxes and UK rail fares going...

Misaligned web-maps? High-accuracy data must become time-dependent | Cameron Shorter

Misalignment of WGS84 web-maps when sourced from GDA94 and GDA2020. Current web-mapping implementations are compromising datum modernisation programs by introducing metre-level misalignments of data. It...

geoDVR Mini Video Recorder for BVLOS Drone Pipeline Patrol – | LiDAR News

Remote GeoSystems Deploys geoDVR Mini Video Recorder for BVLOS Drone Pipeline Patrol, Inspections and Security in China with Xi’an ARTEL PRESS RELEASE – FORT COLLINS,...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

Applanix and Phase One Industrial | LiDAR News

Applanix and Phase One Industrial are pleased to invite...

Automated City Extraction – xyHt

Above: A portion of New York’s Central Park and surrounding neighborhoods, as automatically parsed into GIS data and reconstructed into 3D models by Geopipe. A...

Lynx – Lawrence and Mayo partners with ideaForge to provide highly specialised UAVs for the Indian Market | Geospatial World

Lynx – Lawrence & Mayo, one of India’s leading Engineering equipment providers, recently announced the expansion of their portfolio to include specialized drones, through...

Pointfuse Scanning Software Transforms Digital Construction Workflows | GeoInformatics

Pointfuse has released the latest version of its advanced point cloud processing software that converts the millions of individual measurements captured by laser scanning...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

EO College Offers Free Course About Remote Sensing ~ GIS Lounge

EO College, a platform for accessing MOOC (massive open online courses) about remote sensing along with other related materials was launched back in 2017...

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to | GISCafé

AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to 35 U.S. University Agriculture Departments to Advance Drones in Farming 2019 University Collaboration...

Geospatial Analytics Contract InSite™ Delivers Powerful Lease | GISCafé

Geospatial Analytics Contract InSite™ Delivers Powerful Lease Negotiation and Transaction Analysis Benefits SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2019 — (PRNewswire) —  Geospatial Analytics®,...

Global Rail Fares or Unfair? | The Map Den

Rail pricing – a global comparison There are some things in life you can be sure of – death, taxes and UK rail fares going...

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

Gemvision and We.Stream innovate remote support solutions in healthcare and maintenance industry | Geospatial World

Dutch startups Gemvision and We.Stream partner up to innovate remote support solutions in the healthcare and maintenance industry. Their joint services decrease the workload...

Automated City Extraction – xyHt

Above: A portion of New York’s Central Park and surrounding neighborhoods, as automatically parsed into GIS data and reconstructed into 3D models by Geopipe. A...

DATA & SOFTWARE NEWS

FREE & OPEN SOURCE

Capella Space Partners with SpaceNet® to Expand Access to SAR Data | GISUser.com

Capella Space Partners with SpaceNet® to Expand Access to SAR Data - GISuser.com

Misaligned maps? High-accuracy data must become time-dependent | OGC

  Current web-mapping implementations are compromising datum modernisation programs by introducing metre-level misalignments of data. It is the start of a suite of high-accuracy and...

Misaligned web-maps? High-accuracy data must become time-dependent | Cameron Shorter

Misalignment of WGS84 web-maps when sourced from GDA94 and GDA2020. Current web-mapping implementations are compromising datum modernisation programs by introducing metre-level misalignments of data. It...

ESRI

Its all about location! ArcGIS Pro Quick-Start for the GIS Professional in Seattle | GIS & You

Location enabled technology is the future. Are you an experienced GIS user who wants to make the leap to ArcGIS Pro? Make Seattle...

ArcGIS Pro with Amazon EC2 and Elastic Graphics | Esri

Using ArcGIS Pro from the Cloud?  Looking to more easily render complex 3D projects on lightweight client hardware?  Would you like to use ArcGIS...

Visualization and analysis of deeply geotemporal data | Geospatial World

Using OmniSci to interactively explore structure-level flood risk.While both spatial and temporal data have been part of the digital landscape for years, their...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

Weekly GEOINT Community News | Trajectory Magazine

NGA Awards Enterprise Engineering Contract to Perspecta The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) awarded Perspecta an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to perform full life cycle...

Automated City Extraction – xyHt

Above: A portion of New York’s Central Park and surrounding neighborhoods, as automatically parsed into GIS data and reconstructed into 3D models by Geopipe. A...

Esri Vector Basemaps | Esri

Esri Vector Basemaps Mid-August Status The latest updates to the Esri Vector Basemaps deployed to ArcGIS.com last week. New data from our commercial provider, open...

4 Quick Steps to Cartoon Maps with Maps for Adobe | Esri

I love a good map, but sometimes my outlines seem a little too harsh. The sharp vertices of the outline aren’t always what I’d like...

QGIS

Global Rail Fares or Unfair? | The Map Den

Rail pricing – a global comparison There are some things in life you can be sure of – death, taxes and UK rail fares going...

Models in QGIS | gisadvising | gisadvising

Did you know that QGIS can design graphical models, similar to the way Model Builder in ArcGIS works? The following video...

CONFERENCES & TRAINING

CONFERENCES

ArcGIS Pro with Amazon EC2 and Elastic Graphics | Esri

Using ArcGIS Pro from the Cloud?  Looking to more easily render complex 3D projects on lightweight client hardware?  Would you like to use ArcGIS...

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

Amazon and Deloitte will spearhead a search for new space technologies across a variety of industries at an inaugural hackathon event in South...

Inc. Magazine Names InterDev to its Annual List of America’s | GISCafé

In its second appearance on the Inc. 5000, InterDev ranked #3 among Atlanta IT Service Providers, with 77% three-year revenue growth ROSWELL, Ga., August 20,...

EDUCATION & TRAINING

EO College Offers Free Course About Remote Sensing ~ GIS Lounge

EO College, a platform for accessing MOOC (massive open online courses) about remote sensing along with other related materials was launched back in 2017...

SSSI secures key regional partnerships | Spatial Source

Pengiran Matusin Matasan, Honorary President of Brunei Institute of Geomatics, Engr Randolf S. Vicente, President, with Dr. Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse...

Misaligned maps? High-accuracy data must become time-dependent | OGC

  Current web-mapping implementations are compromising datum modernisation programs by introducing metre-level misalignments of data. It is the start of a suite of high-accuracy and...

Its all about location! ArcGIS Pro Quick-Start for the GIS Professional in Seattle | GIS & You

Location enabled technology is the future. Are you an experienced GIS user who wants to make the leap to ArcGIS Pro? Make Seattle...