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 […]