TAG: Africa

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

Jane Goodall launches Tapestry of Hope interactive map

December 7, 2015By

Jane Goodall and the Jane Goodall Institute have launched the Tapestry of Hope, an interactive online tool to visualize the thousands of projects led by young people around the globe who are protecting the environment. As world leaders struggle to make progress in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Goodall,... read more

A3 Edge maps wildlife in Africa

November 4, 2015By

VisionMap’s A3 Edge Digital Mapping System was recently used to map wildlife in an African national park. A3 Edge provides an efficient solution for detecting, tracking and estimating wildlife populations, according to maker VisionMap. The A3 Edge camera surveyed the park from an altitude of 4,000 ft. above ground level (AGL), capturing 3.5 cm resolution imagery at a rate of... read more

LizardTech Extends Global Reach with Partnerships

June 9, 2015By

LizardTech, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, has expanded its global presence with several new business partnerships and product purchases during the first half of 2015. During the last six months, national governments, energy organizations and infrastructure owners and operators have all bought LizardTech software in countries such as Canada, Sweden, Norway, Germany, United Kingdom,... read more

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Mapmechanics Offers Scalable Digital Mapping for Africa

April 3, 2015By

GIS map provider Mapmechanics has boosted the number of African countries for which it offers HERE vector (scalable) map data. HERE mapping from Mapmechanics consists of street-level vector map and includes major highways, main roads and also some minor roads and city streets, and is useful for route planning, drive-time analysis, vehicle tracking and geo-demographics. A key feature of the data is that its... read more

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