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The new ArcGIS OpenData site is now live!

ESRI has announced the launch of a new site aimed to help citizens discover organizations sharing open data around the world and provide direct access to thousands of open government datasets. Citizens can search, download, filter and visualise this data through their web browsers or mobile devices. Today anyone can explore 23,189 Open Datasets from 1,491 organizations worldwide. How Does ArcGIS Open Data Work? Leave your data where it is–whether on ArcGIS for Server or in ArcGIS Online–and simply share it as Open Data. ESRI use Koop to transform it into different formats and get it ready for discovery...

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A decade of Google Maps

For a decade Google Maps has made it easier to navigate and explore your world. First with their browser version which navigates you from point A to point B, then shortly after with their android app and more and more came. Google Earth, Street view, iOS app, Map Maker and many more which changed the world of GIS as we know it. Here is a timeline with the most important dates in Google Maps history and some very interesting articles from Guardian and Sensors &...

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Learn ArcGIS Pro with online lessons

To you want to turn Pro in ArcGIS. Then the newest lesson from Learn ArcGIS, is a great introduction to the software. This online series of lessons walks you step-by-step through the process of both 2D and 3D mapping using ArcGIS Pro. Based on the real-life phenomenon of tidal flooding in Venice, Italy, the five-part project teaches you how to create a realistic 3D scene of the city from scratch. Along the way, you’ll learn how to start a new map and add, edit, and symbolize feature data. You’ll convert a 2D map to 3D and use high-resolution raster...

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SimActive Launches Version 6.0 with Revolutionary Photogrammetric Workflow

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce Correlator3D™ version 6.0. A revolutionary new interface introduces streamlined image processing for any sensor type. New features include support of multi-camera setups and large blocks of satellite images. The completely redesigned interface allows powerful actions to be executed simply. Correlator3D™ 6.0 adds a project creation wizard to easily import any type of data. With a created project, processing steps, automated or not, remain the same irrespective of sensor. Moreover, all data and results can be displayed and edited simultaneously at all times by the user. “From the...

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gvSIG v.2.1 has been released

The gvSIG Association announces the publishing of the gvSIG 2.1 final version. This version, that is the first one based on the new architecture oriented to users, has a lot of new features. Besides the new functionalities and the correction of a great number of errors that have been detected thanks to the community collaboration, the gvSIG also announces the availability of a distribution for Linux 64 bits and portable versions for Windows as well as for Linux. Alongside with the gvSIG 2.1 releasing, they publish their new version of the gvSIG website, that includes the old gvSIG Association...

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Google Earth Pro is now free

Over the last 10 years, a lot of people (relevant of not with the GIS) from all over the world have been using Google Earth Pro from planning hikes to placing solar panels on rooftops. Google Earth Pro has all the easy-to-use features and detailed imagery of Google Earth, along with advanced tools that help you measure 3D buildings, print high-resolution images for presentations or reports, and record HD movies of your virtual flights around the world. From the last day of Jan 2015, even more people will be able to access Google Earth Pro. Google made it available...

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Fifth Annual Los Angeles Geospatial Summit

Fifth Annual Los Angeles Geospatial Summit February 27, 2015 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm Calling all geospatial infovores: gather at the annual Los Angeles Geospatial Summit each February. Discuss emerging trends in geospatial science, technology, and applications with industry leaders and GIS faculty and students at this one-day networking event presented by the USC Spatial Sciences Institute. The collaborating academic programs for the 2015 summit are: California State University, Channel Islands; California State University, Long Beach; California State University Northridge; Claremont Graduate University; Loyola Marymount University; Rio Hondo Community College; University of California, Los Angeles; and University of...

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