Bringing location analytics to the enterprise

  Esri has released Esri Maps for SAP BusinessObjects, a new solution that brings the power of location analytics to SAP BusinessObjects. The product lets you integrate dynamic maps directly into SAP BusinessObjects dashboards for fast and efficient analysis, visualisation, and sharing of key business data. The solution for SAP BusinessObjects lets people pull together […]

Satellite imagery reveals extent of mudslide disaster

  DigitalGlobe has released satellite imagery captured on 31 March 2014 that illustrates the extensive damage caused by the 22 March 2014 mudslide in Snohomish County, Washington, USA. The mudslide occurred when a portion of an unstable hillside known as the “Hazel Landslide” collapsed, sending mud and debris across the Stillaguamish River and onto the […]

Satellite imagery used in search for Flight MH370

  DigitalGlobe provided the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) with the satellite images that appeared to show debris that may be related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The satellite images were captured on 16 March 2014 by its WorldView-2 satellite at a resolution of approximately 50 cm. The company’s constellation of five high-resolution imaging […]

Global Forest Watch Maps available online

  Data from Global Forest Watch, an online forest monitoring and alert system is now available on Esri’s ArcGIS Online GIS cloud service. By using a portal on Esri’s platform to access  Global Forest Watch satellite data and crowd-sourced information, people can add powerful maps, datasets, and applications to their forest projects and better analyse […]

Bathymetry data capture for previously impossible water conditions

  Optech has released the HydroFusion Turbid Water Module, a powerful new tool that enables the Optech CZMIL Coastal Zone Mapping and Imaging Lidar to collect bathymetry data in water conditions that were previously impossible to capture. Based on the company’s extensive experience in lidar bathymetry waveform analysis, the Turbid Water Module is an addition to […]