Archive for 2018

Celebrating 41 years of service to the geomatics profession

Geomatics veteran Raubie Raubenheimer will retire as Head of Department: Surveying and GIS at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) at the end of this academic year, having served the geomatics profession for 41 years. He also served several voluntary organisations such as the South African Geomatics Council and the South African Geomatics Institute. Nathan […]

BVLOS drone project in an urban area

In-Flight Data, a Canadian drone operator, in collaboration with SenseFly, has completed North America’s first urban BVLOS drone project in a major city. The project, carried out in the city of Calgary, Alberta, was commissioned to collect mapping data to support the development of a new graveyard site, the city’s first new cemetery since 1940. […]

Online AI tests geo-analytics on earth observation imagery

To bridge the gap between abundant earth observation data and artificial intelligence research, Picterra has built an online platform for making AI object detection on earth observation imagery simple and accessible to everyone. The company introduced the Beta version of the AI platform to the professional geospatial community at InterGEO 2018. The solution is an […]

Call for papers: Cigré regional conference 2019

Cigré has announced that its nineth Southern African regional conference, with the theme “Sustainable Integration of Distributed Energy Resources for Power System Development”, will be held from 1 to 4 October 2019 at Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa, in Muldersdrift, Gauteng. A call has gone out for papers related to the application of […]