Covering current news, issues, and items of interest in the GIS and geospatial community.
In news from the geospatial industry today, the Timmons Group has a webinar offered for June 2 on the GeoCloud, Cadcorp has a new software release, Esri Canada present an Award of Excellence to Community Futures Okanagan Similkameen, and RapidEye announces a new distributor for its products in Turkey. The Timmons Group will be holding an [...]
Today’s summary of geospatial industry press releases includes news from Aligned Assets and Topcon. Aligned Assets has released Symphony Bluelight Gazetteer, the United Kingdom’s first NAG-Compatible Gazetteer Management System. This system will allow Fire & Rescue Services, Police Forces and Ambulance Services access to the national database of addresses (over 30 million records). Topcon has opened Phase 1 [...]
China Economic Net has an article on the rise of Chinese-based GIS software by the public. The focus of the article is on the increased use of Chinese developed GIS software, pointing to the 2005 as the “end to the long history of depending on foreign software in large GIS projects.” The English language article [...]
Esri is offering a free seminar on May 12 (9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m. PST) entitled “Making and Sharing Maps with ArcGIS Online.” During the seminar, you will learn how to create your own map and then share it with the public or your own private group. You will also find out how [...]
Organizers of the COM.Geo conference, which is scheduled to happen in Washington, D.C. from May 23-25, released information about the event’s spotlights. ”Mobile Geospatial – Digital Earth on Mobile Phones and iPads” is one of the main themes and over forty presentation and talks will be held on this topic. Related keynotes will be: “NASA World [...]