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    Mapping Almost 250 Years of Buildings in Manhattan

    Morphocode‘s Urban Layers allows users to drill down and view the history of Manhattan’s buildings by mapping out over 45,000 buildings and symbolizing them by age. Users can filter buildings by age by interacting with the graph which showsyear of construction on the X axis and thenumber of buildings built The post Mapping Almost 250 Years of Buildings in Manhattan appeared first on GIS Lounge....

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    Smart Tree Logging with Remote Sensing

    Treemetrics is using satellite imagery, UAV, and LiDAR to help forestry managers to map out forests in order to better assess the quality and value of their forests and to cut down on waste.The post Smart Tree Logging with Remote Sensing appeared first on GIS Lounge....

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    Supergeo Awards Reseller of the Year 2014 to Helix S.r.l., Italy

    Supergeo Technologies, the global leading GIS software and solution provider, announce that Helix S.r.l., Italy is awarded as Supergeo Reseller of the Year 2014 for their contribution to creating important client base and brand awareness in the EU. The two companies started to collaborate in 2010 when Helix S.r.l. firstly developed mobile GIS program for civil services by SuperGIS Mobile Engine, the mobile GIS SDK developed by Supergeo. As a professional GIS consultant, Helix S.r.l. provides great GIS integration services for...

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GPS World

  • Topcon Demonstrates New 3D Positioning System LN-100W at InterGeo

    Topcon Positioning Group demonstrates its LN-100W, an update to its line of 3D positioning systems designed for one-operator layout, while at InterGeo, held October 7-9 in Berlin. The latest model includes Bluetooth functionality. See moreInterGeo videos at GPS World’s YouTube Channel....

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  • Qualcomm to Acquire SiRF Chipmaker CSR

    Qualcomm, Inc., has agreed to buy British CSRfor $2.5 billion, to enhance its automotive infotainment and Internet of Things (IoT) offerings.CSR is known to the GPS/GNSS industry as the maker of the SiRFstar series of chips,which are used in many consumer devices. Qualcomm is a leading maker of chips used in smartphones. According to Qualcomm, the acquisition complements the company’sofferings by adding products, channels, and customers in the important growth categories of...

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  • StateFace

    Here’s a font collection cartographers and those in GIS might want to download for future use. StateFace is a sets of icons for the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and one showing the continental United States. The shapes have been simplified to make them easily usable for instances where The post StateFace appeared first on GIS Lounge....

GPS World

  • Spectra Precision ProMark Helps Find Mines in Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Bosnia and Herzegovina is burdened with one of the world’s most severe land mine problems as a result of the four years of hostilities from 1992 to 1995 that left an estimated two million unexploded landmines and munitions scattered in 28,699 locations throughout the country. In one district in the northeast of the country, Posavina Without Mines (PWM), a humanitarian, non-profit NGO, is under contract with the government...

Slashgeo

  • Visualize Business Data More Easily – Release of NACMAP Version 5.0

    Release of NACMAP Version 5.0 for Business Data Visualization and Mobile Assets Tracking October 21, 2014, Toronto, Canada, NAC Geographic Products Inc. announced the release of NACMMAP Version 5.0 – a standalone NAC enhanced business data mapping and real time assets tracking software. The NAC enhanced mapping software can read data directly from online database servers, local database servers, Excel files, CSV files, its native UDF files, online created-on-fly files, etc. If the...

GPS World

  • Riegl Launches RiCopter UAV at InterGeo

    At InterGeo 2014, James Van Rens, chief executive officer of Riegl, explains the launch of the RiCopterUAV with LiDAR integration, and its designer gives a live demonstration of the UAV in flight. The show washeld October 7-9 in Berlin. Theunmanned aerial vehicleis asurvey-grade unmanned scanning platform for a variety of demanding applications, such as corridor, power line, or railway mapping. Thehigh-performance UAVcan be equipped with theRieglVUX-1 survey-grade LiDAR sensor to offer a fully integrated turnkey solution.TheRiCopterplatform design includes a...

VerySpatial

  • A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 483

    A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 483 19 October 2014 Main Topic: Our conversation on humanistic perspectives and geospatial technologies Click to directly download MP3 Click to directly download AAC http://traffic.libsyn.com/avsp/AVSP_Episode483.mp3 Click for the detailed shownotes Music Lose My Faith by Gypsy Dreams (Tommy Mordecai) News Apple patent application details indoor mapping plans Asia Foundation project will map rapidly-growing city of Ulaanbaatar...

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  • Searchable Database of Coordinate Systems

    If you need a consolidated place to search for coordinate systems, EPSG.io is a place to start. The open source web-service was launch this past March and provides a database of over 6000 coordinate systemsused around theworld by different GIS datasets. The coordinate system database is based on the official The post Searchable Database of Coordinate Systems appeared first on GIS Lounge....

GPS World

  • Galileo Team Raced to Respond Following FOC Launch

    Flight Operations Director Hervé Côme celebrating success finding the satellites. On September 27, the first two Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC)satellites were handed over from the European Space Agency’s Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany, to theGalileo Control Centre, Oberpfaffenhofen, which will care for them pending a final decision on their use. The satellites, launched on August 22, are in excellent health...

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  • European Rail Supported by European GNSS

    By theEuropean GNSS Agency (GSA) As European satellites offer a possibility to improve the efficiency of train control systems, GNSS technology is starting to gain momentum in the rail sector. To promote the role of GNSS in this important sector, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) recently exhibited at Innotrans —a leading rail transport tradeshow. EGNOS can and, in the future, Galileo will provide continuous and highly...

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  • Optimizing Taxi Rides with HubCab

    A project from MIT called HubCab analyzing 170 million taxi rides has found that sharing rides would reduce trips by 40%.The post Optimizing Taxi Rides with HubCab appeared first on GIS Lounge....

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  • Red Cross Recruits Volunteers to Map Ebola Outbreak Regions

    The American Red CrossGeographic Information System team is enlisting volunteers to help map areasin Africahard hit by the ebola virus. The Red Crossis attempting to get ahead of the virus by creating detailed maps of rural towns and villages so officials can track the deadly virus as it spreads, according to ABC News. Volunteers have been drafted to study satellite imagery of homes, schools and villages. Once the...