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TAG: geospatial

Geo Week 2022

February 6, 2022By
Geo Week 2022

The AEC Next Technology Expo & Conference, International Lidar Mapping Forum and SPAR 3D Expo & Conference will unite as one show: Geo Week. The new Geo Week show will also encompass partners U.S. Institute of Building Documentation and American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Geo Week, which takes place Feb. 6-8, 2022, in Denver, will bring together the... read more

Geospatial World Forum 2021

May 25, 2021By
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Geospatial World Forum 2021 will serve as a platform to facilitate collaboration and interaction among industry players and stakeholders from the public sectors, business enterprises, development community and the academic institutions. read more

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Trimble SX12 total station adds features for tunneling

February 24, 2021By
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Trimble has introduced its SX12 Scanning Total Station, the next iteration of its 3D scanning total station that provides fast and efficient data capture for surveying, engineering and geospatial professionals. New features include a high-power laser pointer, high-resolution camera system, expanded capabilities in surveying and complex 3D modeling. The SX12 enables enable new workflows in tunneling and underground mining, Trimble... read more

Blue Marble releases v22.1 of Global Mapper GIS software

February 23, 2021By
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Blue Marble Geographics has released version 22.1 of Global Mapper, a GIS application that provides both novice and experienced geospatial professionals with a comprehensive array of spatial data processing tools. Globe Mapper provides access to a variety of data formats and includes numerous spatial analysis tools at a genuinely affordable price. The version 22.1 release includes enhancements to the software’s 3D Viewer... read more

Global trends in the mapping industry during the pandemic

September 22, 2020By
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By Philippe Simard, Ph.D. President, SimActive Inc. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought uncertainties to all businesses, and the mapping industry has been no exception. Slowdowns were observed during the first few months of 2020 as lockdowns were gradually enforced in Asia, then Europe, and finally the Americas. As expected, projects were delayed during that initial period as companies were reorganizing their... read more

Comment sought on OGC API standard for geospatial web processing

September 22, 2020By
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New process simplifies task of computational geospatial processing accessible via web services The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on a new draft OGC API standard: OGC API – Processes – Part 1: Core. Comments are due by Oct. 19. The draft OGC API – Processes Standard specifies a Web API that enables the execution of computing processes and... read more

Cesium adds global layer of 3D buildings

July 22, 2020By
Seattle's Space Needle. (Image: Cesium)

Cesium users now have access to Cesium OSM Buildings, a global base layer of more than 350 million 3D buildings. Cesium OSM Buildings expands the suite of Cesium Global Base Layers including worldwide terrain, aerial imagery and streetmaps already available on Cesium ion. “As digital twins and urban mapping gain momentum in 3D geospatial, we are excited to offer a... read more

Esri User Conference goes virtual because of COVID-19

April 22, 2020By
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The Esri User Conference, which usually takes place in San Diego in July, will this year be held virtually. “As a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis, we are making the decision to move the 2020 Esri User Conference in San Diego to a virtual format. This is a great disappointment to me personally, as I know it... read more

The story of GIS at DHS: An alphabet soup of progress

August 14, 2019By and
The HSE GeoCONOPS is a strategic roadmap to understand and improve the coordination of geospatial activities across the entire spectrum of the Nation. Updated on July 22, 2019, (Graphic: GeoPlatform.gov)

Read the first part of this series: The story of GIS at DHS: From Manhattan to Katrina. The Geospatial Management Office (GMO) is the designated coordinator of geospatial activities throughout the core of the Department of Homeland Security headquarters and its component agencies. Part I described how and why the GMO was formed and some of the early activities when resources... read more

Geospatial World Forum 2019

April 2, 2019By
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Geospatial World Forum is a collaborative and interactive platform, which demonstrates collective and shared vision of the global geospatial community. It is an annual gathering of geospatial professionals and leaders representing the entire geospatial ecosystem. This comprises of public policies, national mapping agencies, private sector enterprises, multilateral and development organizations, scientific and academic institutions, and end users from government, businesses... read more

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