Articles in the GIS News Category

Jul 2022 | No Comment

Dubai completes hydrographic data survey of all marine areas
Dubai Municipality has announced the completion of a first-of-its-kind hydrographic survey of the territorial waters of the Emirate, conducted to generate comprehensive marine data in accordance with the specifications of the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO). The survey is part of the Municipality’s efforts to support the …

Jul 2022 | No Comment

Forest Survey of India says forest cover estimate is done with field data tallied with Satellitebased Interpretation
Amid criticism from experts of its methodology to map forest cover in the country, the Forest Survey of India (FSI) has said that the forest cover is estimated from the field inventory data, which corroborate the figures obtained from …

May 2022 | No Comment

PAR Government rebrands situational awareness solution
PAR Government, a provider of geospatial and decision support solutions for 57 years, has rebranded its TeamConnect™ cloud-based situational awareness suite as Sit(x)™. The commercial Sit(x) solution is designed for enhanced collaboration among government and civilian public safety organizations. PAR Government Systems Corporation (PGSC) is a wholly owned subsidiary …

May 2022 | No Comment

Assessment of geo-hazards in Nepal
Synspective Inc., under the supervision of the World Bank and National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA), Government of Nepal, investigated the land displacement hazards in the upstream part of the Melamchi River, Nepal in response to the destructive flood disaster that occurred in June’21. The results demonstrated that Synthetic …

Mar 2022 | No Comment

Ordnance Survey finds its way with Altitude Angel
Altitude Angel has announced that Ordnance Survey are to incorporate its aeronautical data to its in-house survey planning platform.OS will be incorporating Altitude Angel’s GuardianUTM Cloud platform into its in-house survey planning software which is used to determine whether it is suitable for their Unmanned Aerial System …

Mar 2022 | No Comment

Entry-level hydrographic survey software
EIVA’s new software variant NaviSuite Kuda Core provides advanced hydrographic survey software capabilities at an entry-level price. It is tailored to support hydrographic surveys with a single USV or small survey vessel using multi-beam echosounder (including backscatter), LiDAR and/or camera
Collaborative project to advance Geo-data science skills
Fugro has joined …

Feb 2022 | No Comment

2020 World Population Data as KML, GeoJSON, Shapefile
A free world population point layer with 2020 population counts at 1km intervals is now available for download, providing the ability to analyze population anywhere on earth. The point locations can be explored with the tools and data already included with Maptitude mapping software, such as drive-time rings …

Jan 2022 | No Comment

Bell and Esri Canada deliver Integrated Smart City Ecosystem
Bell and Esri will create the Bell Integrated Smart City Ecosystem. This integrated solution will combine Bell’s award-winning 5G network and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions with Esri’s realtime analytics and location intelligence capabilities to help cities of all sizes across Canada become connected communities.
The Bell Integrated …

Dec 2021 | No Comment

Exploring England’s Hidden Archaeological Landscape
From Roman ruins to Cold War bunkers, England is home to countless hidden archaeological landscapes spanning thousands of years. An interactive map published by Historic England allows users to take “virtual flights” over these treasures of the past.
Researchers used more than 500,000 aerial photographs captured over the past 30 years, as …

Oct 2021 | No Comment

Bentley Systems announces Seequent’s acquisition of Minalytix
Bentley Systems has announced that its Seequent business unit has acquired Canadian software company Minalytix, the developer of MX Deposit. The acquisition extends Seequent’s cloud capabilities and solutions for mining, including greenfield exploration, resource development, and mining production.
MX Deposit simplifies and controls how drill hole and other field data …