Recent GIS Industry News

Getmapping Post Strong Results

By on July 28, 2014

Getmapping has posted strong growth for the 2013 financial year. The recently released financial results saw Getmapping post record turnover and profits on the back of strong growth in both UK and African markets. Group turnover was up 34% overall from £3.5m in 2012 to £4.7m in 2013, with the contribution from African operations up […]

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GIS People Triumphs in State Innovation Project

By on July 24, 2014

Award-winning location intelligence company GIS People has been chosen to develop a solution for the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads’ (TMR) ‘graffiti problem’. Large corporations and government organisations want to be more innovative but don’t often get the opportunity to engage with innovators in a meaningful way. Organised by PwC, supported by Queensland […]

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SuperSurv 3.2 Beta Launched for Intuitive GIS Data Capture

By on July 23, 2014
SuperSurv 3.2 Beta Launched for Intuitive GIS Data Capture

Supergeo launched SuperSurv 3.2 (Android) Beta for global users. The new app will possess more practical functions, enhance user interface and improve query and waypoint efficiency, providing users with a more convenient and intuitive manipulation environment.   SuperSurv is a GIS app designed for field data capture. It integrates with GIS and GPS technologies to […]

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40cm Satellite Imagery Now Available through East View Geospatial

By on July 23, 2014
40cm Satellite Imagery Now Available  through East View Geospatial

East View Geospatial, the leading provider of Geospatial data and GIS production services enthusiastically announces the availability of 40 cm Core Imagery products from DigitalGlobe.  New government permissions allow DigitalGlobe to deliver their Standard and Advanced Ortho series products and set new standards for digital imagery. 40 cm archive imagery is available globally now. You […]

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Getmapping Acquires Promap Civil Engineering

By on July 23, 2014

As part of its continued expansion into Africa, Getmapping has acquired Promap Civil Engineering Surveys (Pty) Ltd, based in Pretoria. Promap is a leading supplier of aerial and ground survey services across Southern Africa. The acquisition complements Getmapping’s existing wholly owned African subsidiary, Geosense, by increasing the aerial LiDAR survey capacity within the group. The […]

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National Showcaves of Wales Mapped Using ZEB1 Hand Held Laser Scanner

By on July 23, 2014

Students and staff from the University of South Wales have mapped in detail for the first time the spectacular underground cave system Dan-yr-Ogof or National Showcaves of Wales. Using a ZEB1 hand held laser scanner from 3D Laser Mapping the group was able to capture millions of highly accurate measurements. From these individual points, known […]

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Supergeo Invest in Innovative Geographic Network Analysis for Next Generation GIS Products

By on July 21, 2014

Supergeo Technologies, a leading global provider of GIS software and solutions, announces the investment plan in advanced geographic network applications. The technology collaboration is conducted by Supergeo and the Department of Geography, National Taiwan University, supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan.   The academia-industry project mainly focuses on the production of […]

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Central Hudson Selects Ubisense Location Intelligence Solution to Improve Response Time and Customer Service during Severe Storms

By on July 21, 2014

New York utility to deploy Ubisense myWorld with Damage Assessment to automate and coordinate the collection of system status information after major weather events   DENVER — July 22, 2014 — Ubisense, a market leader in location intelligence solutions, announced today that Central Hudson, a New York State regulated electric and gas utility, has selected Ubisense myWorld and Ubisense […]

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Esri and European Schoolnet Partner to Deliver Geographic Education Internationally

By on July 21, 2014

More Than 30 Ministries of Education to Gain Access to ArcGIS Online Redlands, California—July 21, 2014—School systems across Europe will soon have access to the world’s leading online mapping software for delivering better geographic education to the classroom. Esri has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with European Schoolnet, an organization that works with multiple […]

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Bluesky Tree Map Helps Identify Diseases in UK Trees

By on July 21, 2014

Bluesky, creator of the first ever National Tree Map, is working with researchers at the University of Leicester, UK, to investigate the use of airborne mapping systems to identify diseases in trees. The health of UK forestry has been in the news for many years with Sudden Oak Death, Dutch Elm and more recently Ash […]

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