Recent GIS Industry News

Critical Information Regarding Oracle Update and ArcGIS

By on October 24, 2014

Please be aware that if the recent Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) released on October 14th, 2014 is installed on your Oracle database, connecting to the Oracle database will crash ArcGIS. This issue only affects you if you use Oracle. All versions of ArcGIS are impacted by this CPU. What You Need to Do If you have not yet […]

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Bluesky LiDAR Data Reveals First World War Trenches

By on October 23, 2014

High resolution laser scanned height models may have revealed previously unrecorded First World War practice trenches. The LiDAR data, captured by aerial mapping company Bluesky, was commissioned by the UK’s Coal Authority as part of their research and development programme, which is looking at alternative ways to inspect mine entries in remote and rural areas. […]

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Supergeo Launches the Newest SuperGIS Network Analyst 3.2

By on October 23, 2014

Supergeo Technologies Inc., the global leading GIS software and solution provider, launches the newest SuperGIS Network Analyst 3.2 with stronger analysis performance and computing methods. SuperGIS Network Analyst 3.2 enables users to analyze routing problems in multiple applications, such as transportation planning, tourism shortest analyst, underground pipelines planning, convenience store location deciding, service distribution etc. […]

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Envitia Awarded Northern Ireland Water Positional Improvement Contract

By on October 23, 2014

Northern Ireland Water (NIW) have selected Envitia to provide a managed service which will automatically align their asset datasets to the positionally improved Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland (OSNI®) large scale vector maps. Envitia will use their MapRite software as part of the service.   Following a programme of work in 2013 by OSNI® to redress […]

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1Spatial Webinars show how to trust and make better use of the location aspect of your data

By on October 22, 2014

Locate. Understand. Improve. – Free 20 minute Webinars – Sign Up Now Cambridge, 22nd October 2014 (www.1spatial.com) 1Spatial plc, global specialists in Spatial Big Data management, is running a series of free 20 minute webinars throughout November, targeted at anyone involved in risk and insurance. They will explain how the location element of data can […]

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Houston GIS Training Company Expands to Calgary in December

By on October 22, 2014

TeachMeGIS, a Houston based GIS training company, has recently announced a decision to expand its public petroleum based GIS training classes to Calgary, Canada. This expansion has been expedited by the growing demand for geospatial skills in the industry. Calgary and Houston are among the top oil and gas cities in the world not only […]

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ProMark 800 Aids Demining Operations in Bosnia-Herzegovina

By on October 22, 2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina is burdened with one of the world’s most severe land mine problems as a result of the four years of hostilities from 1992 to 1995 that left an estimated two million unexploded landmines and munitions scattered in 28,699 locations throughout the country. In one district in the northeast of the country, Posavina […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Collector vs. Custom: Making the “Right” Choice for your Mobile Data Collection Workflow

By on October 22, 2014

Richmond, Va. – October 22, 2014 – Timmons Group, a leader in enterprise geospatial products and services, is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar focusing on implementing a custom field data collection solution. The webinar will be held on November 6th, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST. Join Chris Gerecke, Director of Enterprise Solutions, […]

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GGP Systems Launches New Look User Group Meetings

By on October 21, 2014

GIS company GGP Systems is launching a series of annual user group meetings to be held around the UK. The company has revamped their annual customer events with a new look agenda which includes an introduction to key personnel, demonstrations of new technology – including the recently launched GGP GIS 2014, as well as an […]

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Pointfuse Software Success at Intergeo

By on October 21, 2014

The launch of Pointfuse, the automated point cloud processing software from Arithmetica, attracted over 2,000 visitors at Intergeo. With three launch presentations each hour the audience was shown how Pointfuse provides a fast, precise, yet flexible way of converting laser scanned point clouds into highly accurate vector models. Visitors to Europe’s largest conference and trade […]

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