Category: GIS News

No GPS, No Problem: Next-Generation Navigation

UC Riverside Team is developing a navigation system that uses existing cellular signals, not GPS, and will support autonomous vehicle development. A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside has developed a highly reliable and accurate navigation system that exploits existing environmental signals such as cellular and Wi-Fi, rather than the Global Positioning System (GPS). The technology can be used as a standalone alternative to GPS, or complement current GPS-based...

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ArcGIS for AutoCAD 355 (FREE plug-in)

This new release includes updated support for AutoCAD versions 2013-2017 in nine different languages. New in this release is a command to generate local feature classes from all the populated layers in your drawing. This new command is good for creating new local feature classes from well-structured drawings that you intend to share with ArcGIS desktop users, or that you want to add tabular attributes to within AutoCAD. This important release fixes a bug when connecting to secure services on...

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Airobotics Selects SimActive’s Photogrammetry Software for its Automated Industrial Drone Solution

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce that Airobotics has chosen Correlator3D™ for its drone platforms.  The software will be used to derive mapping products for the needs of industries such as energy, mining and oil & gas. “We are excited to partner with SimActive, a leading industrial photogrammetry solution,” said Ran Krauss, Co-Founder and CEO of Airobotics. “SimActive is joining our growing Software and Hardware ecosystem of...

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iSTAR 360 degree Measurement Module integrated by imaging companies

Arithmetica and Veesus use NCTech SDK to provide measurement capabilities for applications including forensics, construction and surveying NCTech, the developer of reality imaging systems, today announced that the Measurement Module for its industrial-grade iSTAR panoramic camera has been integrated into offerings from software firms Arithmetica and Veesus. First announced at the SPAR 3D conference and tradeshow in April, the Measurement Module is delivered as an NCTech SDK and enables iSTAR...

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VESTRA’s GeoSystems Monitor Now Available on ArcGIS Marketplace

VESTRA Resources, Inc. is happy to announce the availability of GeoSystems Monitor for ArcGIS℠ Online on Esri’s ArcGIS Marketplace. GeoSystems Monitor for ArcGIS℠ Online allows your ArcGIS Online Administrator (or other ArcGIS Online User) to receive instant alerts pinpointing issues when your maps or services fail, helping you to get back online before users call. CORE FEATURES: Real-Time Performance Monitoring of ArcGIS Online Web Maps & Apps Instant Text and/or Email Alerts Rapidly...

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UN-GGIM: Europe research identifies 14 core INSPIRE themes for global SDGs

The scope of geospatial data extends far beyond environmental, social and economic analysis, a study by UN-GIMM: Europe has found. Research by the regional committee of experts shows that information about location also plays a key role in implementing policy to help address a wide range of concerns at regional, national and global level. The report, which is the first deliverable of the Working Group on core data, has identified 14 INSPIRE themes which can support the UN’s sustainable...

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GEO Jobe GIS Recruits New Chief Marketing Officer

GEO Jobe GIS, developers of Admin Tools, Mapfolio, and geopowered cloud for Esri’s ArcGIS, welcomes Industry Veteran, Glenn Letham, in role as new Chief Marketing Officer   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – July 19, 2016 –  GEO Jobe, a leading GIS software and geospatial solutions provider, welcomes their new Chief Marketing Officer, Glenn Letham to their Geospatial Division. Glenn will be working closely with our teams in Nashville, TN, Biloxi, MS, and Redlands, CA. with focuses on...

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Copernicus Masters: BMVI Earth Observation Challenge for Digital Transport Applications

The German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) invites innovators to develop new transport applications that exploit the potential of Copernicus in possible combination with other geo-data. Oberpfaffenhofen, 13.07.2016 Geared towards entrants from all over the world, the sixth edition of the biggest international competition in the commercial use of Earth observation data is on the hunt for outstanding ideas, applications, and business concepts that use such...

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Echosec Location-Based Search Recognized as Finalist in 2016 VIATEC Technology Awards

Echosec is the next generation of search that connects you with billions of pictures and posts made by millions of people, which never normally make it to common search engines. Victoria, BC, Canada, May 25, 2016 — Echosec Systems Ltd., is pleased to announce they have been selected as finalists in 2 categories for the annual VIATEC awards. The awards celebrate achievements of technology companies and individuals responsible for making Greater Victoria one of the fastest-growing technology...

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Cornerstone Mapping Processing Thermal Imagery with SimActive

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce purchase of Correlator3D™ by Cornerstone Mapping Inc. Based in the U.S., they are primarily using the software to process large datasets of thermal imagery. “Our main requirement was to process thermal-infrared data for multiple applications including city-wide energy audits, surface water assessment, and rooftop leak detection”, said Aaron Schepers, President of Cornerstone Mapping. “Correlator3D™ was...

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