Applied intelligence studio planned for SA mining

Accenture plans to launch a new Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in Johannesburg. The studio will apply the latest in data science and artificial intelligence technologies with new data sources for real-time co-creation of digital solutions that can help mining companies solve some of their most difficult analytical problems. The studio will bring together leading […]

New docking station for aerial sensor systems

Vexcel Imaging has released a new docking station. While offering the same performance as its predecessor, the new Docking Station v3 SATA is lighter, smaller and quieter than the previous version. For easier transportation in the field, it is now equipped with a comfortable handle. The design is inspired by the revised UltraCam sensor system […]

Monthly water monitoring platform to include volumes

The Mzansi Amanzi (Water South Africa) monthly water monitoring platform allows insight into surface water resources across South Africa. Knowing where the water is important, but knowing how much is available is critical. The GTI-Ekosource partnership has elevated the information content of the water monitoring service to now include water volume information as well as […]

5D visualisation portfolio grows with the acquisition

Hexagon has acquired Thermopylae Sciences and Technology, a software provider primarily focused on the US government and defence market that specialises in geospatial applications, mobile frameworks, and cloud computing for enhanced location intelligence. Thermopylae has developed advanced visualisation solutions to support tactical edge mapping in support of mission critical operations. Built upon the Google technology […]

Emergency services adopt three-word-addresses in control rooms

British Police Forces and Emergency Services around the UK have rolled out What3words into their operations, allowing callers to give a three-word address over the phone when they call 999. Identifying precisely where help is needed in an emergency is critical, but can be near impossible in places with no addresses or where addresses cover […]

Utility GIS provider’s solutions recognised

Schneider Electric, a supplier of geographic information system (GIS) solutions for utilities and communication providers, received the Delivering Release-Ready Solutions Award at the Esri Partner Conference held in March 2019 in the US. As Esri continues to build upon the Utility Network platform, Schneider Electric releases solutions, such as the ArcFM Solution XI Series, that […]

Cloud service releases SDK and GIS plugin

Orbit GT has released version 19.3 of its SDK for 3D Mapping Cloud and 3DM Publisher, and a plugin for QGIS based on this same SDK. The SDK has undergone a significant upgrade in that the API has been simplified even as more functionalities were added. The SDK is free to use and can be […]

Open pit surveying solution adds automated tools

Datamine Software’s new survey solution which exclusively caters to the needs of open pit mine surveyors is usable with all commodities, and which streamline the process of everyday survey tasks. Built on the Studio platform, Studio Survey includes key features such as automated reporting tools that not only eliminates a lot of manual work, but […]

Open data response to cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai first made landfall in Mozambique on 14 March 2019, affecting tens of thousands of people across the country and neighbouring Malawi. The Ngangu Township in Chimanimani and the Rusitu Valley communities were the hardest hit. When crises like this occur, DigitalGlobe is committed to supporting the humanitarian community by providing critical and actionable […]

GPS logger simplifies business mileage for taxes

The Journey Organizer from Tiger Wheel & Tyre takes the hassle out of tax and travel claims. The GPS logger makes separating business from personal mileage easier. It no longer requires arduous manual logging in a dog-eared, coffee-stained logbook. The smart mobile GPS logger effortlessly generates compliant tax and travel claims for business purposes. Simply […]