TAG: OSGeo

FOSS4G Europe Conference Set for July

March 7, 2014By

The FOSS4G (Free and Open Source for Geospatial) Europe Conference, Europe’s largest ever event on free geospatial and location-based software, will be held at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany, from July 15 through 17, 2014. Also at this conference, the winners of the NASA World Wind Europa Challenge will present their innovative apps to the public. More than 500 delegates... read more

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Open Source GIS

May 18, 2012By

Some years ago, I predicted that the price of GIS data-collection hardware would eventually decline to the point that software would be the most expensive part of a GIS data-collection system. Well, I’m beginning to rethink that statement. Here’s why. There’s a solid push towards the open source concept in GIS. Since 2006, there’s been an annual conference calledĀ FOSS4GĀ (Free and... read more

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