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GIS News: Facebook Smartphone App Competition, gvSIG Code Sprint

GIS News: Facebook Smartphone App Competition, gvSIG Code Sprint

The most recent geospatial industry news brings notice of a Facebook Competition by a SSTL to “develop innovative applications that will run on its smartphone-powered satellite due for launch into space next year”, gvSIG announces the results of its result code sprint, SuperGeo and GfK GeoMarketing announce new products, and […]

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GIS News: Horn of Africa Drought, Image of the Week, OpenDataPhilly

GIS News: Horn of Africa Drought, Image of the Week, OpenDataPhilly

The European Space Agency has released Horn of Africa drought imagery and its image of the week showing Patagonia.   The OGC is seeking input on two projects, and Esri and Azavea both announced the availability of data from OpenDataPhilly.  FIND Map, SuperGeo, Cadcorp, Timmons Group, eSpatial, and URISA round […]

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GIS News: Esri releases, Image of the Week from ESA

The roundup of geospatial news over the past week includes several software and data announcements from Esri, an image of the week from ESA covering the volcanic island of Guadalupe, and the winners of the 2011 Thacher Environmental Research Contest.  SuperGeo, Topcon, TC Technology, OGC, Bluesky, eSpatial, IDV Solutions, gvSIG,  and Safe Software also have released announcements.

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GIS News: Greenland Ice Thickness, OpenDataPhilly now Open Source

GIS News: Greenland Ice Thickness, OpenDataPhilly now Open Source

The latest GIS industry news roundup includes an image of Greenland’s ice sheet from ESA’s Image of the Week series, Azavea has released the code of the OpenDataPhilly.org project which is now available as open source software, and the OGC has completed its Special Activity Airspace (SAA) Dissemination Pilot.  Digital Map Products, Cityworks, eSpatial, […]

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GIS News: OGC Seeks Comments, GISCI Endorses the Department of Labor's  Geospatial Technology Competency Model

GIS News: OGC Seeks Comments, GISCI Endorses the Department of Labor's Geospatial Technology Competency Model

Announcements from IDV Solutions, GISCI, OGC, SuperGeo, 1Spatial, PolicyMap, Safe Software, and RapidEye make up today’s geospatial industry news. IDV Solutions IDV Solutions, maker of Visual Fusion business intelligence software, will present a webinar, “Success Stories for Global Security & Asset Management in SharePoint,” on Thursday, June 30, 2011, from […]

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GIS News: Map of the Month from GfK GeoMarketing, ESRI Canada's Flex Tools for MASAS

GIS News: Map of the Month from GfK GeoMarketing, ESRI Canada's Flex Tools for MASAS

The OGC has announced its new board of directors in today’s geospatial news roundup.  GfK GeoMarketing has a new map of the month detailing retail spending as a share of private spending, SuperGeo has released SuperGIS Mobile Tour 3.0 for Android, and ESRI Canada has released ESRI Flex Tools for MASAS, and […]

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GIS News: Volcano Eruption in Chile, OGC Seeking Public Comments

The latest GIS news includes an image showing the drift of sulphur dioxide from the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle eruption in Chile, announcements from Esri, Topcon, and Maponics; also, the OGC is seeking public comments. ESA The latest “image of the week” from ESA shows the huge plume of sulphur dioxide that spewed from […]

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GIS News: Bentley Keynote Report, Topcon Wins “Cool Vendor in Energy and Utilities” award

GIS News: Bentley Keynote Report, Topcon Wins “Cool Vendor in Energy and Utilities” award

Today’s geospatial industry news includes the “Cool Vendor in Energy and Utilities” award for Topcon, the release of the Bentley User Conference Keynote Report, and contract awards for Nvision, Timmons Group, and SuperGeo. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) will be holding its next OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings from 12-17 June 2011 […]

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GIS News: OGC's New Fee Structure, MapSuite 5.0, Geospatial Conferences

GIS News: OGC's New Fee Structure, MapSuite 5.0, Geospatial Conferences

Map Suite 5.0 has been released by ThinkGeo.  Features in the release include native TAB file support, the all-new map legend feature, enhanced projection metadata support, International Date Line wrapping, OpenLayers 2.10. Member fee for developing countries have been reduced by OGC.  The new fee structure is based on the World […]

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GIS News: OGC Webinar, MundoGEO#Connect, iSpatial, and SuperGIS Server 3

GIS News: OGC Webinar, MundoGEO#Connect, iSpatial, and SuperGIS Server 3

GIS industry news today includes an invitation from OGC to participate in its webinar, free fair admission to MundoGEO#Connect’s, and the announcement of a new contract from iSpatial. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites professionals in local and subnational (county, state, province, etc.) governments to participate in a free webinar: “Location Standards – […]