TAG: GIS software

Mobile mapping market size worth over $40B by 2024

October 3, 2018By
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The mobile mapping market size is expected to be worth more than $40 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights. The mobile mapping market is propelled by the increasing adoption of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets across the globe. Smartphone users are extensively using mapping applications on their devices for navigation and... read more

Free highway exits, interchanges data provided for Maptitude 2018

October 1, 2018By
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GIS software company Caliper has released new highway exit data for the United States and Canada. read more

An inside look at fighting crime with GIS

September 12, 2018By

June’s Geointelligence Insider article on Jack Maple was the human interest article. One of the readers of June’s article had the opportunity to meet Jack Maple. I appreciate the feedback. This month’s article is based upon the recommendation of Geospatial Solutions Managing Editor Tracy Cozzens to cover the technical side of GIS and crime fighting. Recap Fighting crime with GIS sounds... 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

Boundless Suite 4.10 streamlines mapping with open GIS

June 5, 2017By

Boundless has released Boundless Suite 4.10, designed to streamline the creation of maps and applications using open GIS. The company also released a new Boundless software development kit (SDK) and contributions to the community release of GeoServer 2.11. The company also entered a strategic partnership with geospatial intelligence firm Spatial Networks Inc. to bring software and data solutions to government and defense... read more

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SimActive enables processing in the cloud

November 29, 2016By

Correlator3D photogrammetry software is officially supporting processing in the cloud. Users can subscribe to an online computing service, such as Amazon EC2, and run Correlator3D on a virtual machine, according to developer SimActive Inc. The main advantage is the capability to use multiple licenses as required. It permits an on-demand deployment of the software on several processing machines, without any computer hardware.... read more

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Boundless introduces open GIS enterprise platform

November 28, 2016By

Boundless has introduced an open GIS “ecosystem” to unlock the business intelligence of location-based data. In response to market demand for more open and scalable GIS solutions, the company extended its proven GIS platform with Boundless Connect, a subscription service to the most comprehensive repository of GIS data, and Boundless Desktop, a full-featured, professional desktop GIS, bringing a powerful ecosystem of geospatial... read more

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Incident software honored with Intergeo award

October 21, 2016By
Hotspot Map: Hotspots indicate some form of clustering in a spatial distribution. In this Incident Analyzer screenshot, the map layers are toggled on, showing how the hotspot layer provides insight into distribution and frequency of incidents. (Image: Hexagon)

The Incident Analyzer Smart M.App, by Hexagon, won the Wichmann Innovations Award 2016 for Best Software on Oct. 13 at Intergeo in Hamburg, Germany. The Smart M.App helps a variety of industries visualize trends and identify correlations in mapping incident data. Incident Analyzer provides an intuitive, user-friendly environment for consuming incident data in a dynamic information experience, according to Hexagon.... read more

gvSIG 2.3 called ‘qualitative leap’ for functionality

October 10, 2016By

gvSIG 2.3, the new gvSIG version, is now available to download. According to the gvSIG association, this version has been a qualitative leap — on a functional level as well as an architecture one — because of all the improvements and features. Downloads are available from the project website, and there are two distribitions: installable and portable. Features of this version... read more

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Orbit GT launches QGIS plug-in for mobile mapping

September 9, 2016By

Orbit GeoSpatial Technologies has launched its Mobile Mapping plug-in for QGIS. “Every QGIS user now has access to the vast volumes of mobile mapping data,” said Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. By connecting to Publisher, the QGIS user has access to spherical imagery and point-cloud data of unlimited volume and size onto their desktop. With the Orbit GT plugin for QGIS, the use... read more

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