TAG: GIS software

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
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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.

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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Free Landsat Viewer brings Earth into focus

August 23, 2016By
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A free web tool has been launched for browsing satellite imagery from Landsat 8 — the Landsat Viewer. The tool was created by the start-up company Eos Data Analytics. EOS Data Analytics is an automatic cloud-based GIS analysis service. It uses a combination of satellite imagery, geospatial data, customer workflow information and consumer behavior principles to create deep, comprehensive GIS analysis. The Landsat... read more

GIS fundamental in battle against Zika virus

August 23, 2016By
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Florida is home to more than 3.6 million women aged 15 to 44 years. With more than 400 Zika virus cases reported in Florida to date, the state has become a top focus in the public health battle to curb the spread of Zika infections in the U.S. Gathering and mapping such data ­using GIS software from Esri ­is part of... read more

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Cityworks enhanced with new functions in 15.1 release

August 4, 2016By

Cityworks has released Cityworks 15.1, making the care of critical infrastructure, capital assets and property easier and more straightforward. Cityworks 15.1—Platform 4.1 introduces Cityworks “apps” — functional applications that run parallel to the platform, providing faster updates for fixes and new functionality. Cityworks 15.1—Platform 4.1 includes updates to Cityworks AMS and PLL, Web Services (APIs) and Storeroom, as well as... read more

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Red Hen’s isWhere 3.1.0 offers fast processing for geotagged imagery

August 2, 2016By

Red Hen Systems has released isWhere 3.1.0, a media mapping add-on tool for viewing geotagged imagery on Google Earth. isWhere 3.1.0 is for professionals and enthusiasts who want a quick, straightforward, affordable way to view, analyze, compare and organize geotagged videos and their corresponding track logs, the company said. The decoding and capture speed of isWhere 3.1.0 has increased ten-fold.... read more

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