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GeoComm provides GIS for California’s Next Generation 9-1-1

February 27, 2020By
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GIS company GeoComm is partnering with Atos Public Safety LLC on its contract with the State of California to transform the state’s 9-1-1 system. The upgrade will turn the state’s system to a broadband communication platform. The upgrade will give California — a state with a population of 40 million, more than many countries — the ability to intelligently route,... read more

1Spatial announces mobile platform for spatial data collection

February 27, 2020By
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New product enables collection, correction and confirmation of spatial data in the field The new Location Mobile App Platform (LMAP) by 1Spatial enables easy and flexible spatial data collection in the field. Leveraging existing expertise in data management and data quality into a mobile app platform delivers an easy to use user interface, flexibility in integration and in-built validation based upon business... read more

Are your sewers GIS-ready?

February 26, 2020By
The Flush-It web application, built on a sewer network GIS dataset. (Image: CivicMapper)

By Emily Constantine Mercurio Our nation’s sewers are under critical examination now more than any other time in history. The act of collecting sewage and stormwater, transporting it to the treatment system, and processing waste is no doubt a feat of science and engineering that we take for granted in the developed world. Sewer infrastructure is a critical public asset whose... read more

1Spatial forms strategic partnership with Neueda

February 13, 2020By
Duncan Guthrie (left) of 1Spatial and Peter Russell of Neueda. (Photo: 1Spatial)

1Spatial has formed a strategic partnership with international technology company Neueda. 1Spatial and Neueda will jointly provide digital solutions that enable customers to transform and improve the way they do business. 1Spatial is a software solutions provider and global expert in managing location and geospatial data. Neueda provides digital transformation services to customers in the private sector, public sector and... read more

Bluesky launches MetroVista 3D city models online

January 27, 2020By
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Highly accurate, UK city-wide 3D models are now available to view and download from Bluesky’s online Mapshop. The geographically accurate, photo-realistic MetroVista mesh models are available in a variety of formats ready for use in 3D GIS, CAD and other modelling software as well as visualisation, gaming and Virtual Reality workflows. Captured using Leica’s large-format imagery and lidar hybrid airborne sensor... read more

Esri offers free online course on new spatial data science

January 9, 2020By
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Course takes learners on a deep dive into concepts and applications Esri will offer a new massive open online course (MOOC) on spatial data science early this year. The no-cost course, which will run for six weeks on Esri’s Training website, includes full access to ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Notebooks software. Spatial Data Science: The New Frontier in... read more

Nearmap acquires Pushpin tech for roof geometry

December 11, 2019By
Nearmap high-resolution aerial image of Durham, North Carolina, photographed Jan. 15. (Photo: Nearmap)

Aerial imagery company Nearmap has acquired technology and assets from Pushpin, a deep learning and analytics technology company that extracts data from 3D models to provide roof geometry insights to a variety of sectors including roofing, solar and government. The technology acquisition allows Nearmap to rapidly extract and disseminate roof geometry from its wide-scale 3D models and offer a new... read more

GIS Surveyor app now includes ED-50 zone

December 2, 2019By
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GIS data collection application GIS Surveyor now includes the ED-50 zone, reports maker Polosoft Technologies. ED-50 is a geodetic datum. The ED-50 zone includes a different datum shift for the Universal Transverse Mercator grid. Germany, Netherlands and Belgium lie in the ED-50 zone. The ED-50 UTM zone is a coordinate reference system (CRS) for large- and medium-scale for topographic mapping and... read more

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Hexagon acquires Volume Graphics for smart factories

November 25, 2019By
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Hexagon AB, which offers sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Volume Graphics, a specialist in industrial computed tomography (CT) software. Volume Graphics brings more than 20 years of experience in non-destructive inspection and testing software development. The company’s high-end analysis and visualization CT software enables manufacturers to produce three-dimensional external and internal representations of scanned... read more

Pointfuse launches simple BIM solution for facilities management

November 21, 2019By
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Pointfuse has developed smart software that automates the identification and classification of objects for facilities management applications using data from mobile mapping systems like the new Leica BLK2GO. Pointfuse software converts the millions of individual measurements captured by laser scanning and photogrammetry into useable 3D mesh models. The unique ability to classify objects within Pointfuse, both automatically and manually, has... read more