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Euclideon expands to include bespoke 3D | LiDAR News

Euclideon expands to include bespoke 3D Geospatial Visualisation Solutions as the Industry Metaverse rapidly grows to meet new demands.Euclideon News Centre – 30 November 2021 The Geospatial Services market is expected to reach $215 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 16.9% from 2020 to 2027.* The introduction of sophisticated tools such as 3D tools, HD imagery, terrestrial scanning, artificial intelligence, internet of things (IOT), and big data have all boosted the application of the Geospatial Services market...

SCP E265 Smart Places, Smart Strategies and Smart Initiatives, with Simon Hunter

Hi #smartcommunity friends! In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast, I have a fabulous conversation with Simon Hunter, the Executive Director of Strategy and Innovation, at the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE). This group is leading the implementation of the NSW Smart Places Strategy to embed Smart Cities into the planning or urban and regional areas across NSW. We have a great talk about what New South Wales is up...

Happy international GIS Day! – Spatial Source | Spatial Source

Image credit: ©stock.adobe.com/au/Tim Today the global geographic information system industry celebrates international GIS Day, observed every year in November. GIS is one of those ‘behind the scenes’ sectors that is largely unknown to the public, and yet it plays a vital role in connecting our communities, building safer and more productive cities, and helping to overcome the myriad challenges facing the world… from protecting the environment to recovering from the COVID pandemic. Hundreds...

SCP E265 Smart Places, Smart Strategies and Smart Initiatives, with Simon Hunter

Hi #smartcommunity friends! In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast, I have a fabulous conversation with Simon Hunter, the Executive Director of Strategy and Innovation, at the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE). This group is leading the implementation of the NSW Smart Places Strategy to embed Smart Cities into the planning or urban and regional areas across NSW. We have a great talk about what New South Wales is up...

SCP E264 Where to Next for Smart Cities and Communities Part 22

Hello #smartcommunityfriends and a big hello to our listeners in Israel, you are amongst this month’s top Countries for most episode downloads. I’m back with another bonus episode of the Smart Community Podcast sharing various guests answers to the question, ‘Where to next with Smart Cities and Communities?” And this time I’m sharing with you the answers from these guests:  Listen here: Some themes that come through in the guest answers are around fluidity between rural...

SCP E263 Investing in People and Their Skills in Smart Communities, with Laila Al Hadhrami

Hi #smartcommunity friends! In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast, I have a very interesting conversation with Laila Al Hadhrami. Laila is the Smart Cities Development Manager at the National Energy Centre in Oman and ready to talk about her favourite topic, Smart Cities. Laila begins by telling us about her background and her passion for the digital world and Smart Cities, how sustainability drew her into the Smart Communities space and we...

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Europe’s first polar-orbiting weather satellite successfully deorbited

Today marks the end of the successful deorbiting of Europe’s first meteorological satellite in polar orbit, Metop-A, by Europe’s meteorological satellite agency, EUMETSAT, with support from Airbus. Starting today, the...

NGA posts HRM RFI – Intelligence Community News | Intelligence Community News

On November 29, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) posted a request for information (RFI) for a 12-month bridge contract for the Human Resources Management (HRM) effort. Responses are due...

ATrack unveils AK300 LTE vehicle tracker for upcoming 4G migration

ATrack Technology, a global telematics device design and manufacture brand, recently launched a new mainstream model of AK300 LTE vehicle tracker, in anticipation that many countries in Europe, Latin...

Building It Back – Beaver Reintroductions Across the World | Geo Lounge

The beaver is one of the iconic mammals of the Northern hemisphere. Beavers are the largest rodent in North America and Eurasia and the second-largest rodent in the world after...

How to Use ArcGIS Living Atlas Layers in Business Analyst | Esri

The Census ACS layers in ArcGIS Living Atlas helps users understand the continuing changes taking place in their community. It covers topics on housing, income, internet access, education, disability,...

Trimble News Release | Trimble

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and TAMPERE, Finland, Nov. 30, 2021—Building on a commitment to cultivate a highly-trained workforce that will drive the innovative solutions of tomorrow, Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Finland's...

AGRICULTURE

Building It Back – Beaver Reintroductions Across the World | Geo Lounge

The beaver is one of the iconic mammals of the Northern hemisphere. Beavers are the largest rodent in North America and Eurasia and the second-largest...

Trimble News Release | Trimble

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and TAMPERE, Finland, Nov. 30, 2021—Building on a commitment to cultivate a highly-trained workforce that will drive the innovative solutions of tomorrow,...

ASA releases EO from Space Roadmap | Spatial Source

Image courtesy ASA The Australian Space Agency (ASA) has set out its vision for building Australia’s Earth observation capabilities through the...

$41m in grants available for space research | Spatial Source

Image courtesy SpaceX Australian small- and medium-sized businesses will be able to apply for federally funded ‘mission grants’ of between $750,000...

GOVERNMENT

NGA posts HRM RFI – Intelligence Community News | Intelligence Community News

On November 29, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) posted a request for information (RFI) for a 12-month bridge contract for the Human Resources Management...

Building It Back – Beaver Reintroductions Across the World | Geo Lounge

The beaver is one of the iconic mammals of the Northern hemisphere. Beavers are the largest rodent in North America and Eurasia and the second-largest...

ASA releases EO from Space Roadmap | Spatial Source

Image courtesy ASA The Australian Space Agency (ASA) has set out its vision for building Australia’s Earth observation capabilities through the...

What’s new in ArcGIS Data Reviewer (November 2021) | Esri

The November 2021 release of ArcGIS Data Reviewer has new capabilities that automate and simplify the quality control of GIS data. This includes an...

CONSTRUCTION

Trimble News Release | Trimble

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and TAMPERE, Finland, Nov. 30, 2021—Building on a commitment to cultivate a highly-trained workforce that will drive the innovative solutions of tomorrow,...

Alternate GPS/GNSS/PNT – Orolia | GoGeomatics | GoGeomatics

Alternate GPS/GNSS/PNT – Orolia Positional continuity, precise and traceable time, testing and simulation—key elements of multi-layered alternate PNT solutions. What is Alt PNT? What are the...

Subsurface Information Modeling Using LiDAR | LiDAR News

Building on SUE, SUM, and BIM to Advance Underground Stewardship. For some reason, utility contractors over the years did not take the time to...

The 2021 IoT Global Awards reveal the best and brightest in IoT

WeKnow Media Ltd, the award organisers, are pleased to announce the Winners of the 2021 IoT Global Awards. Jeremy Cowan, co-founder of IoT Now and...

UTILITIES

eCARTO News November 2021 International Cartographic Association | International Cartographic Association

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please...

Subsurface Information Modeling Using LiDAR | LiDAR News

Building on SUE, SUM, and BIM to Advance Underground Stewardship. For some reason, utility contractors over the years did not take the time to...

Ground-penetrating radar – Spatial Source | Spatial Source

The MALÅ Easy Locator Core is an intelligent ground penetrating radar designed for locating underground utilities. The unit provides real-time interpretation...

UKHO becomes Strategic Member of Open Geospatial Consortium | OGC

By upgrading to Strategic Membership, UKHO will bring its expertise and leadership in accessing and utilising marine geospatial data in support of safe, secure...

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SURVEY

Building It Back – Beaver Reintroductions Across the World | Geo Lounge

The beaver is one of the iconic mammals of the Northern hemisphere. Beavers are the largest rodent in North America and Eurasia and the second-largest...

How to Use ArcGIS Living Atlas Layers in Business Analyst | Esri

The Census ACS layers in ArcGIS Living Atlas helps users understand the continuing changes taking place in their community. It covers topics on housing,...

Trimble News Release | Trimble

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and TAMPERE, Finland, Nov. 30, 2021—Building on a commitment to cultivate a highly-trained workforce that will drive the innovative solutions of tomorrow,...

Alternate GPS/GNSS/PNT – Orolia | GoGeomatics | GoGeomatics

Alternate GPS/GNSS/PNT – Orolia Positional continuity, precise and traceable time, testing and simulation—key elements of multi-layered alternate PNT solutions. What is Alt PNT? What are the...

DRONES & UAVs

Easier access to high precision GNSS positioning performance

u-blox , a global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies and services, has announced a suite of products and feature additions that simplify...

Virtual Surveyor Provides Comprehensive Insights into Drone Survey Data with Addition of Profile View

With the goal of giving surveyors a better understanding of the topographic data captured by drone mapping sensors, Virtual Surveyor has unveiled Profile View...

SimActive Software Used with Skydio Drones for Land Development Projects

SimActive announces the use of its Correlator3D product by Redefined Horizons in Northern California for land development applications. In conjunction with conventional ground survey, Skydio...

Our P3 Payload exceeds Gresco’s expectations for cellphone tower inspection

Our P3 Payload for DJI M300 outperformed when Gresco trialed it on an inspection test flight. Take a look at how the Phase One iXM...

3D & LiDAR

Euclideon expands to include bespoke 3D | LiDAR News

Euclideon expands to include bespoke 3D Geospatial Visualisation Solutions as the Industry Metaverse rapidly grows to meet new demands.Euclideon News Centre – 30 November 2021 The Geospatial Services...

Trimble News Release | Trimble

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and TAMPERE, Finland, Nov. 30, 2021—Building on a commitment to cultivate a highly-trained workforce that will drive the innovative solutions of tomorrow,...

eCARTO News November 2021 International Cartographic Association | International Cartographic Association

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please...

A refresh on building custom spatial applications with React | Carto

Organizations use spatial analytics to solve a variety of business problems, from deciding where to open a new store...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

Easier access to high precision GNSS positioning performance

u-blox , a global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies and services, has announced a suite of products and feature additions that simplify...

Virtual Surveyor Provides Comprehensive Insights into Drone Survey Data with Addition of Profile View

With the goal of giving surveyors a better understanding of the topographic data captured by drone mapping sensors, Virtual Surveyor has unveiled Profile View...

SimActive Software Used with Skydio Drones for Land Development Projects

SimActive announces the use of its Correlator3D product by Redefined Horizons in Northern California for land development applications. In conjunction with conventional ground survey, Skydio...

Our P3 Payload exceeds Gresco’s expectations for cellphone tower inspection

Our P3 Payload for DJI M300 outperformed when Gresco trialed it on an inspection test flight. Take a look at how the Phase One iXM...

GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

Building It Back – Beaver Reintroductions Across the World | Geo Lounge

The beaver is one of the iconic mammals of the Northern hemisphere. Beavers are the largest rodent in North America and Eurasia and the second-largest...

How to Use ArcGIS Living Atlas Layers in Business Analyst | Esri

The Census ACS layers in ArcGIS Living Atlas helps users understand the continuing changes taking place in their community. It covers topics on housing,...

eCARTO News November 2021 International Cartographic Association | International Cartographic Association

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

Finding Solutions by Converging GIS & Simulation | Esri

As the I/ITSEC 2021 conference nears, both Esri and Presagis are collaborating on a demonstration showcasing route analysis through simulation.  Each company’s domain expertise...

3D PluraView – stereoscopic desktop monitors for military.. | LiDAR News

3D PluraView – stereoscopic desktop monitors for military use – shielded and zoned according to NATO standards3D PluraView – stereoscopic desktop monitors for military...

3D PluraView – stereoscopic desktop monitors for military use – shielded and zoned according to NATO standards

Today, armed forces worldwide use digital, 3D stereoscopic monitors for visual interpretation tasks. Stereoscopic image analysis is a key technology, as it provides access to...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

How to Use ArcGIS Living Atlas Layers in Business Analyst | Esri

The Census ACS layers in ArcGIS Living Atlas helps users understand the continuing changes taking place in their community. It covers topics on housing,...

Euclideon expands to include bespoke 3D | LiDAR News

Euclideon expands to include bespoke 3D Geospatial Visualisation Solutions as the Industry Metaverse rapidly grows to meet new demands.Euclideon News Centre – 30 November 2021 The Geospatial Services...

Trimble News Release | Trimble

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and TAMPERE, Finland, Nov. 30, 2021—Building on a commitment to cultivate a highly-trained workforce that will drive the innovative solutions of tomorrow,...

Subsurface Information Modeling Using LiDAR | LiDAR News

Building on SUE, SUM, and BIM to Advance Underground Stewardship. For some reason, utility contractors over the years did not take the time to...

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

Subsurface Information Modeling Using LiDAR | LiDAR News

Building on SUE, SUM, and BIM to Advance Underground Stewardship. For some reason, utility contractors over the years did not take the time to...

Maps Mania: Sea View | Maps Mania

Put on your virtual life-jacket. This weekend we are going kayaking around Puget Sound, exploring the marine waterways and basins of this Pacific Ocean...

Finding Solutions by Converging GIS & Simulation | Esri

As the I/ITSEC 2021 conference nears, both Esri and Presagis are collaborating on a demonstration showcasing route analysis through simulation.  Each company’s domain expertise...

3D PluraView – stereoscopic desktop monitors for military.. | LiDAR News

3D PluraView – stereoscopic desktop monitors for military use – shielded and zoned according to NATO standards3D PluraView – stereoscopic desktop monitors for military...

DATA & SOFTWARE NEWS

FREE & OPEN SOURCE

New MovingPandas website | Free and Open Source GIS Ramblings | Free and Open Source Ramblings

The last couple of days, I have been hacking away to improve the online presence of MovingPandas. The new home page aims to...

NSW government funds space research | Spatial Source

Image credit: ©stock.adobe.com/au/Sasa Kadrijevic Earth observation research projects are among those that have been awarded a share in nearly $370,000 co-funded...

ESRI

How to Use ArcGIS Living Atlas Layers in Business Analyst | Esri

The Census ACS layers in ArcGIS Living Atlas helps users understand the continuing changes taking place in their community. It covers topics on housing,...

What’s new in ArcGIS Data Reviewer (November 2021) | Esri

The November 2021 release of ArcGIS Data Reviewer has new capabilities that automate and simplify the quality control of GIS data. This includes an...

to disable or not to disable? | Esri

In ArcGIS Enterprise 10.9.1 the ArcMap Runtime Support feature is now optional in Windows and Linux environments.  This means ArcMap Runtime Support can be...
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YouTube Video: GIS: QGIS and ArcGIS on the same PC | Roel Van de Paar

GIS: QGIS and ArcGIS on the same PC Helpful? Please support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/roelvandepaar With thanks & praise to God, and with thanks to...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

A refresh on building custom spatial applications with React | Carto

Organizations use spatial analytics to solve a variety of business problems, from deciding where to open a new store...
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YouTube Video: GIS: QGIS: How to change symbology of a continuous raster to discrete with unequal intervals? | Roel Van de Paar

GIS: QGIS: How to change symbology of a continuous raster to discrete with unequal intervals? Helpful? Please support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/roelvandepaar With thanks &...
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YouTube Video: GIS: Cannot read pixel value from DTM raster with QGIS (2 Solutions!!) | Roel Van de Paar

GIS: Cannot read pixel value from DTM raster with QGIS Helpful? Please support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/roelvandepaar With thanks & praise to God, and with...
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YouTube Video: GIS: Aligning rectangular grid with raster pixels in QGIS | Roel Van de Paar

GIS: Aligning rectangular grid with raster pixels in QGIS Helpful? Please support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/roelvandepaar With thanks & praise to God, and with thanks...

QGIS

eCARTO News November 2021 International Cartographic Association | International Cartographic Association

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please...
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YouTube Video: GIS: Displaying label text when polygon layer is rotated in QGIS? | Roel Van de Paar

GIS: Displaying label text when polygon layer is rotated in QGIS? Helpful? Please support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/roelvandepaar With thanks & praise to God, and...
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YouTube Video: GIS: QGIS: How to change symbology of a continuous raster to discrete with unequal intervals? | Roel Van de Paar

GIS: QGIS: How to change symbology of a continuous raster to discrete with unequal intervals? Helpful? Please support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/roelvandepaar With thanks &...
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YouTube Video: GIS: QGIS symbol placement | Roel Van de Paar

GIS: QGIS symbol placement Helpful? Please support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/roelvandepaar With thanks & praise to God, and with thanks to the many people who...