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Podcast: Episode 61 – geodorable

In this episode Mark disappears mid way though the podcast!  Does he come back, you’ll have to listen to find out. ...

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...

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Using Geospatial Analysis to Map the Optimal Places for Tropical Rainforest Restoration ~ GIS Lounge

Recent news has highlighted the fragility and importance of tropical rainforests to our ecosystem, including in helping to mitigate climate change and enhance biodiversity. While negative headlines have dominated...

Weekly xyHt News Links: 08/23/2019

Laser scan data improves response in active shooter simulation Teledyne Optech and LiDAR USA partner in dynamic new mobile UAV sensor integration MicroSurvey introduces a new generation of data collection software with...

Weekly GEOINT Community News | Trajectory Magazine

DoD Announces xView2 AI Challenge The Defense Innovation Unit’s (DIU) xView2 Challenge seeks to automate post-disaster damage assessment. DIU is challenging machine learning experts to develop computer vision algorithms that will...
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YouTube Video: Remote Sensing Resolutions Part4 (Radiometric Resolution) | Guide My Career – Meteorology and Oceanography

This video gives detailed information on what is radiometric resolution in remote sensing? How do we measure? what is bit? what are grey levels? Radiometric resolutions of different sensors...
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YouTube Video: Remote Sensing Resolutions Part3 (Temporal Resolution) | Guide My Career – Meteorology and Oceanography

This video gives detailed information on what is temporal resolution in remote sensing? How do we measure? What is sidelap and overlap? What are geostationary and polar orbiting satellites?...

Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin v. 6.4.0 | OSGeo

A new update of the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin v. 6.4.0 has been released which includes a few new features and improvements. I'm also very happy that the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin...

AGRICULTURE

Between a Wall & the Syrian Army | Maps Mania

In Syria hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped between the concrete border wall with Turkey and approaching Syrian and Russian forces. Eight years...

Indonesian space agency cements plans to work with Ecometrica on deforestation data | GeoConnexion

Memorandum of Understanding ensures company’s technology will be rolled out in Indonesia over the next decade   Downstream space and sustainability company Ecometrica has made a...

UAVOS has developed an unmanned helicopter to be manufactured in UK | GeoConnexion

UAVOS and ISR Unmanned Technologies Ltd. has announced that two companies had developed the new unmanned helicopter ISR-350-5 designed for commercial and security operations.  The...

MMC UAV is Improving its Industrial UAV Leadership by Industrial | GISCafé

MMC UAV is Improving its Industrial UAV Leadership by Industrial Synergy Strength 2019 Global UAV Market -- China is Claiming the Throne SHENZHEN,...

GOVERNMENT

GEOINT & Open Source Analytics Summit | GeoConnexion

Partnering with Commercial Enterprises to Enhance the GEOINT Enterprise at Defense Strategies Institute’s GEOINT & Open Source Analytics Summit   With the exponential growth of sensors,...

Between a Wall & the Syrian Army | Maps Mania

In Syria hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped between the concrete border wall with Turkey and approaching Syrian and Russian forces. Eight years...

ArcGIS Runtime 100.6 is here! | Esri

It’s been barely 4 months since the last release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs and we’re back with version 100.6. This release marks major...

Indonesian space agency cements plans to work with Ecometrica on deforestation data | GeoConnexion

Memorandum of Understanding ensures company’s technology will be rolled out in Indonesia over the next decade   Downstream space and sustainability company Ecometrica has made a...

CONSTRUCTION

Research of hydropower investment potential in Central Asia and the Caspian | GeoConnexion

The team of analysts from Vostock Capital is preparing a report on investment potential of hydropower industry in Central Asia and the Caspian region.  The report will...

Maps Mania: Building America’s Transcontinental Railway | Maps Mania

At the same time as the American railroads were being constructed in the Nineteenth Century the new technology of photography was also being developed....

Pointfuse Laser Scanning Software Transforms Digital Construction Workflows | Earth Imaging Journal

Maidenhead, UK –Pointfuse has released the latest version of its advanced point cloud processing software that converts the millions of individual measurements captured by...

MMC UAV is Improving its Industrial UAV Leadership by Industrial | GISCafé

MMC UAV is Improving its Industrial UAV Leadership by Industrial Synergy Strength 2019 Global UAV Market -- China is Claiming the Throne SHENZHEN,...

UTILITIES

ArcGIS Runtime 100.6 is here! | Esri

It’s been barely 4 months since the last release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs and we’re back with version 100.6. This release marks major...

Talkin’ RADAR: It’s All About That Bounce | Hexagon Geospatial

A radar transmitter has emitted a beam of radar waves. For a moment, let us imagine that these radar waves, or radar pulse, behaves...

GIS – A single source of truth for the utility asset lifecycle | Geospatial World

Traditionally, within the electric utilities, GIS has primarily been a tool for asset managers to access basic information about the physical nature of their network i.e. where...

5G Wireless Mapping Puts LAND INFO on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies | Geospatial World

US: LAND INFO Worldwide Mapping LLC has been named to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The firm credits...

RANDOM BLOG POSTS

NICHE & TECH NEWS

SURVEY

New Partnership to Build Public Awareness of Global Earthquake Risk | GISUser.com

New Partnership to Build Public Awareness of Global Earthquake Risk - GISuser.com

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

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...

Trimble Introduces New Compact-Sized Tablet for Geospatial Field Applications | GeoConnexion

Trimble T7 Tablet Offers Rugged Flexibility and Mobility in the Field Trimble announced the launch of the latest addition to its portfolio of data collectors—the...

Research of hydropower investment potential in Central Asia and the Caspian | GeoConnexion

The team of analysts from Vostock Capital is preparing a report on investment potential of hydropower industry in Central Asia and the Caspian region.  The report will...

DRONES & UAVs

Iran and the Strait of Hormuz | Maps Mania

The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have all now sent ships to help protect international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz. Twenty...

UAVOS has developed an unmanned helicopter to be manufactured in UK | GeoConnexion

UAVOS and ISR Unmanned Technologies Ltd. has announced that two companies had developed the new unmanned helicopter ISR-350-5 designed for commercial and security operations.  The...

MMC UAV is Improving its Industrial UAV Leadership by Industrial | GISCafé

MMC UAV is Improving its Industrial UAV Leadership by Industrial Synergy Strength 2019 Global UAV Market -- China is Claiming the Throne SHENZHEN,...

DroneUp Makes Impact at InterDrone 2019 | GISCafé

Virginia Beach, VA (August 22, 2019) -- DroneUp, LLC, an end-to-end drone pilot service provider for aerial data collection, will showcase its Mission MatchTM...

3D & LiDAR

Weekly xyHt News Links: 08/23/2019

Laser scan data improves response in active shooter simulation Teledyne Optech and LiDAR USA partner in dynamic new mobile UAV sensor integration MicroSurvey introduces a new generation...

Imagery Best Practices | Esri Australia Technical Blog | Esri

Supporting Imagery and Lidar in the ArcGIS platform has been around for a long time. In the ArcGIS Server Space, Image Server...

UAVOS has developed an unmanned helicopter to be manufactured in UK | GeoConnexion

UAVOS and ISR Unmanned Technologies Ltd. has announced that two companies had developed the new unmanned helicopter ISR-350-5 designed for commercial and security operations.  The...

Talkin’ RADAR: It’s All About That Bounce | Hexagon Geospatial

A radar transmitter has emitted a beam of radar waves. For a moment, let us imagine that these radar waves, or radar pulse, behaves...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

Iran and the Strait of Hormuz | Maps Mania

The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have all now sent ships to help protect international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz. Twenty...

UAVOS has developed an unmanned helicopter to be manufactured in UK | GeoConnexion

UAVOS and ISR Unmanned Technologies Ltd. has announced that two companies had developed the new unmanned helicopter ISR-350-5 designed for commercial and security operations.  The...

MMC UAV is Improving its Industrial UAV Leadership by Industrial | GISCafé

MMC UAV is Improving its Industrial UAV Leadership by Industrial Synergy Strength 2019 Global UAV Market -- China is Claiming the Throne SHENZHEN,...

DroneUp Makes Impact at InterDrone 2019 | GISCafé

Virginia Beach, VA (August 22, 2019) -- DroneUp, LLC, an end-to-end drone pilot service provider for aerial data collection, will showcase its Mission MatchTM...

GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

Weekly GEOINT Community News | Trajectory Magazine

DoD Announces xView2 AI Challenge The Defense Innovation Unit’s (DIU) xView2 Challenge seeks to automate post-disaster damage assessment. DIU is challenging machine learning experts to develop...

Podcast: Episode 61 – geodorable

In this episode Mark disappears mid way though the podcast!  Does he come back, you’ll have to listen to find out. ...

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

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...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

Pointfuse Laser Scanning Software Transforms Digital Construction Workflows | Earth Imaging Journal

Maidenhead, UK –Pointfuse has released the latest version of its advanced point cloud processing software that converts the millions of individual measurements captured by...

Pointfuse Laser Scanning Software Transforms Digital Construction Workflows | GeoConnexion

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

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...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

Using Geospatial Analysis to Map the Optimal Places for Tropical Rainforest Restoration ~ GIS Lounge

Recent news has highlighted the fragility and importance of tropical rainforests to our ecosystem, including in helping to mitigate climate change and enhance biodiversity....

Weekly GEOINT Community News | Trajectory Magazine

DoD Announces xView2 AI Challenge The Defense Innovation Unit’s (DIU) xView2 Challenge seeks to automate post-disaster damage assessment. DIU is challenging machine learning experts to develop...

New Partnership to Build Public Awareness of Global Earthquake Risk | GISUser.com

New Partnership to Build Public Awareness of Global Earthquake Risk - GISuser.com

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

ArcGIS Runtime 100.6 is here! | Esri

It’s been barely 4 months since the last release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs and we’re back with version 100.6. This release marks major...

Epson Moverio BT-30C Smart Glasses Win 2019 TWICE VIP Award | Earth Imaging Journal

LONG BEACH, Calif. - Epson America today announced the Moverio® BT-30C smart glasses have been named the top "Augmented Reality Headset" in the annual 2019...

MMC UAV is Improving its Industrial UAV Leadership by Industrial | GISCafé

MMC UAV is Improving its Industrial UAV Leadership by Industrial Synergy Strength 2019 Global UAV Market -- China is Claiming the Throne SHENZHEN,...

Map of the Week: Willie Nelson on the Road | American Geographical Society

By Nigel Jaffe Few recording artists have seen as much of America firsthand as country music legend Willie Nelson. His signature “On the Road Again”...

DATA & SOFTWARE NEWS

FREE & OPEN SOURCE

Weekly GEOINT Community News | Trajectory Magazine

DoD Announces xView2 AI Challenge The Defense Innovation Unit’s (DIU) xView2 Challenge seeks to automate post-disaster damage assessment. DIU is challenging machine learning experts to develop...

GEOINT & Open Source Analytics Summit | GeoConnexion

Partnering with Commercial Enterprises to Enhance the GEOINT Enterprise at Defense Strategies Institute’s GEOINT & Open Source Analytics Summit   With the exponential growth of sensors,...

ArcGIS Runtime 100.6 is here! | Esri

It’s been barely 4 months since the last release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs and we’re back with version 100.6. This release marks major...

Capella Space, SpaceNet to expand access to SAR data | Intelligence Community News

Capella Space, based in San Francisco, CA, announced on August 21 its partnership with SpaceNet, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating open source, artificial intelligence...

ESRI

IGIC Webinar – Creating Dashboards with Configurable Apps | NYS GIS Association

Aug 25, 2019 ‹ Previous PostIGIC Webinar – Creating Dashboards with Configurable Apps REGISTER FOR THIS FREE Webinar:IGIC Webinar – Creating Dashboards with Configurable...

Podcast: Episode 61 – geodorable

In this episode Mark disappears mid way though the podcast!  Does he come back, you’ll have to listen to find out. ...

ArcGIS Online Security Changes – Is Your Organisation Prepared? | Esri

Earlier last month Esri published a blog post titled Prepare for Next Major ArcGIS Online Security Advancement Now. I have to admit when I...

Imagery Best Practices | Esri Australia Technical Blog | Esri

Supporting Imagery and Lidar in the ArcGIS platform has been around for a long time. In the ArcGIS Server Space, Image Server...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin v. 6.4.0 | OSGeo

A new update of the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin v. 6.4.0 has been released which includes a few new features and improvements. I'm also very happy...

Imagery Best Practices | Esri Australia Technical Blog | Esri

Supporting Imagery and Lidar in the ArcGIS platform has been around for a long time. In the ArcGIS Server Space, Image Server...

Global Forest Watch Fires: New Fire Monitoring Capabilities | Blue Raster

Global Forest Watch Fire Reports provide robust insight into fire history, cumulative fires to date, and a statistical analysis by administrative boundaries within a...

Sustainable Development Technology Canada funds Ecopia Tech Corporation to map all of Sub-Saharan Africa | GoGeomatics

Sustainable Development Technology Canada funds Ecopia Tech Corporation to map all of Sub-Saharan Africa OTTAWA, Ont., August 22, 2019 – Today, Sustainable Development Technology Canada...

QGIS

Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin v. 6.4.0 | OSGeo

A new update of the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin v. 6.4.0 has been released which includes a few new features and improvements. I'm also very happy...
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YouTube Video: Intro to GIS/GPS Lab1, QGIS Version | MyPhysical World

This video shows how to set up the same data for Lab #1 we used with ArcMap 10 but with QGIS 3.4. source
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YouTube Video: How to perform Raster to Vector Conversion in QGIS | Arka’s World

In this video I wanted to show how to perform Raster to Vector Conversion After Creating a New Vector Dataset in QGIS 2.14.12. I...

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...

CONFERENCES & TRAINING

CONFERENCES

SCADA Security Conference 2019 | GeoConnexion

Date: 4-5 November 2019 Country: Czech Republic Venue: PRAGUE, Hotel DAP Duration: 2 Days Availability: Register Now! The international SCADA SECURITY Conference focuses mainly on current topics in...

8th Annual World Congress of Ocean 2019 | GeoConnexion

Date: 2-4 November 2019 Country: Xiamen, China Venue: TBC Duration: 3 Days Availability: Register Now! Covering a wide range of topics related to Ocean Economy, Maritime Law, Ocean Engineering,...

ArcGIS Runtime 100.6 is here! | Esri

It’s been barely 4 months since the last release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs and we’re back with version 100.6. This release marks major...

Indonesian space agency cements plans to work with Ecometrica on deforestation data | GeoConnexion

Memorandum of Understanding ensures company’s technology will be rolled out in Indonesia over the next decade   Downstream space and sustainability company Ecometrica has made a...

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Weekly xyHt News Links: 08/23/2019

Laser scan data improves response in active shooter simulation Teledyne Optech and LiDAR USA partner in dynamic new mobile UAV sensor integration MicroSurvey introduces a new generation...

Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin v. 6.4.0 | OSGeo

A new update of the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin v. 6.4.0 has been released which includes a few new features and improvements. I'm also very happy...

IGIC Webinar – Creating Dashboards with Configurable Apps | NYS GIS Association

Aug 25, 2019 ‹ Previous PostIGIC Webinar – Creating Dashboards with Configurable Apps REGISTER FOR THIS FREE Webinar:IGIC Webinar – Creating Dashboards with Configurable...