GIS Software

Remote Geosystems graduates from Esri startup to silver partner

August 15, 2018By
The LineVision Desktop. (Image: Remote Geosystems)

Remote GeoSystems Inc., a global provider of geospatial video recorder hardware and GIS integration software and solutions, has become an official Silver Partner in the Esri Partner Network after successfully building its business as an Emerging Business Partner in the Esri Startup Program. Esri offers a Startup Program enabling the most promising emerging businesses to incorporate these innovations into their... read more

PlanetWatchers launches Foresights analytics platform for commercial forestry

August 15, 2018By
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The startup PlanetWatchers has developed Foresights, a risk management and geospatial analytics platform specifically to help clients manage forestry assets quickly, effectively and accurately. Foresights identifies areas of new or potential risk. It delivers operations tracking and forest damage management services, and has plans to add satellite-driven analytics, inventory data and forest productivity services before the end of the year. The Foresights... read more

EOMAP launches online shallow-water bathymetry store

August 13, 2018By
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EOMAP has released a commercial online store for global shallow-water bathymetry derived from satellite data. The store, EOStore Bathymetry, provides access to search for and request high-quality data. According to EOMAP, satellite-derived bathymetry (SDB) is now established as a valuable tool for the surveying, planning and management of coastal and offshore sites. SDB can provide shallow-water bathymetric data worldwide without... read more

US wildfires mapped and placed in context

August 3, 2018By
This Esri Storymap provides a quick snapshot of the raging fires across the United States. (Screenshot: Esri)

An Esri Storymap provides a quick snapshot of the raging fires across the United States and provides context to the severity of the California fires. The interactive map can be explored by panning and zooming. Click on a fire and information about that particular fire is displayed including the start date, containment and links to the latest news and social information.... read more

In Jack Maple’s steps: Fighting crime with GIS

July 11, 2018By
Jack Maple. (Photo: Newsday Photo, 1986 / Bruce Gilbert/via Richmond Hill Historical Society)

Who better to know about connections than a GIS professional whose very job is discovering them? Weaving a thread through time from decades ago isn’t a typical geospatial connection, but this one is, and it is connected by a person. Let’s reflect on who we are as a profession and how we, the geospatial community, has made the world a... read more

EOS Platform provides toolbox for processing Earth observations

July 9, 2018By
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Most of image analysis tasks that required ENVI or Erdas Imagine software are now available online with EOS Platform, a new cloud service launched by Earth Observing System (EOS). It provides GIS professionals with a one-stop solution for search, analysis, storing and visualization of large amounts of geospatial data. EOS Platform is an ecosystem of four mutually integrated EOS products, which... read more

TerraGo launches reconnaissance app in NGA GEOINT store

May 23, 2018By

TerraGo, a provider of dissemination and collaboration software for defense and intelligence agencies, has announced the availability of R3 for immediate download in the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) GEOINT App Store. R3 is a mobile data collection and collaboration app customized for the missions of reconnaissance, response and recovery. Designed for the most challenging missions and environments, R3 lets users... read more

Esri’s Africa GeoPortal to help with urgent development challenges

May 11, 2018By

Esri has launched the Africa GeoPortal, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that provides rich content and solutions from Esri and its partners. The geoportal provides access to Esri’s ArcGIS Online service as well as geographic data and imagery for Africa. The African Union, African Development Bank, other international agencies, nongovernmental organizations (NGO), academia, businesses and national government funds will be able... read more

Trimble Business Center adds GNSS post-processing support

May 10, 2018By

Trimble has announced version 4.1 of Trimble Business Center office software that enables surveyors and geospatial professionals to simplify the creation of cadastral, GIS, infrastructure inspection and tunneling deliverables. With the version 4.1 update, GNSS field data from GIS receivers (including the Trimble Geo 7X) can now be post-processed within Trimble Business Center to achieve high-quality feature locations. This allows... read more

Esri to demonstrate Land Administration Software at FIG Congress 2018

May 4, 2018By

Location intelligence system introduced for nations in need of modernized land governance Esri will join this year’s FIG Congress, hosted by the International Federation of Surveyors, taking place May 6–11 in Istanbul, Turkey. At the annual event, Esri will showcase its new program for modernizing land administration systems tailored to the needs of developing countries and island nations. Good land governance... read more