Customisable streaming service adds new maps

The latest release of East View Geospatial’s MapVault, a streaming service that brings together maps from around the world, provides access to more than 500 000 georeferenced map sheets from over 1000 authoritative map series, saving organisations the costs of procuring, storing and digitising physical maps. The collection includes topographic, aeronautical, nautical and geological map […]

3D indoor positioning through crowdsourcing

With the highest concentration of smartphone users residing in urban areas where multi-storey buildings are the norm, accurate 3D prediction is a growing requirement. However, floor-level detection is one of the most challenging goals in indoor positioning. WiFi fingerprinting can be effective in distinguishing floor but requires extensive manual surveying. Similarly, BLE hardware installations can […]

Data controller improves connectivity and battery life

Topcon Positioning Group introduced the T-18 handheld controller designed to drive geopositioning, construction, mapping and vertical construction applications. The controller includes a 3,7-inch sunlight-readable display with a 1 GHz processor, 1 GB of internal storage, and up to 10 hours of battery life. For Magnet Field data collection, the new controller offers a durable ergonomic […]

Process industries academy initiative

Siemens’ Process Industries and Drives and Digital Factories divisions are teaming up with Bentley Institute to establish a Process Industries Academy that will support the companies’ joint vision for cloud services and digital workflows in engineering and operations. The academy will help organisations to better understand and develop an effective digital strategy across all aspects […]

Company in digital railway project receives award

Bentley Systems has received a 2018 Microsoft Partner of the Year award for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of user solutions based on Microsoft technology. Awards were announced in 39 categories, with winners chosen from more than 2600 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. The company was recognised in the CityNext Partner of the Year […]

Cloud mapping platform adds two data centres

Orbit GT has opened two new data centres to boost the global performance for its 3D Mapping Cloud software as a service (SaaS) platform. By adding a data centre in the US and another in South-East Asia, the company can now guarantee higher performance for its users. After releasing several major upgrades to the platform, […]

Plugin for access to up-to-date datasets

GeoTerraImage (GTI) introduced its latest solution, the GTI DataLink plugin, which will allow ArcGIS Users to instantaneously access a wide variety of key GTI datasets in support of planning, demand forecasting and analysis. With the plugin, users can analyse various scenarios as well as quantify their findings within a familiar everyday GIS environment. This eliminates […]

Monthly agricultural farm transactions database

GeoTerraImage’s monthly agricultural farm transactions dataset provides users access to a comprehensive source of all farm transactions since 1994. This complete, up-to-date, single source national dataset allows users access to farm transaction records with and without a trading price. The web-based platform allows users direct access to all farm transaction records anytime, anywhere. Transactions can […]

New local geospatial datasets

AfricaScope has employed its own methods to create a number of new local geospatial datasets. The datasets are for 2016 and cover topics such as access to motor vehicles, internet and mobile phones. Datasets on household expenditure and employment area also available at a detailed level for South Africa. Knowing how many motor vehicles there […]