New class of lidar solves scalability and performance issues

Baraja unveiled its Spectrum-Scan Lidar, which uses prism-like optics and shifting wavelengths of light to create quality data and clarity of vision for autonomous vehicles. This new category of lidar pairs wavelength-tuneable laser with prism-like optics to address scalability, reliability and performance issues that have challenged automakers, rideshares and tech behemoths as they race toward […]

Mining software expands into Ghana

Mining software solutions and services provider Micromine Africa attended the West African Mining and Power Expo (WAMPEX) in Ghana, where it introduced its software solutions to the mining industry in West Africa in particular. The company continues to increase its footprint on the continent. Micromine 2018 has been developed to adapt to mining operations as […]

Adding accuracy to mobile data capturing

Leica Geosystems has partnered with GeoPal to support high accuracy asset data capture for utility professionals within the GeoPal mobile workforce management solution. With increased regulatory pressure on utilities to provide more accurate location data and asset records, the Leica Zeno GG04 Plus smart antenna is now seamlessly supported by GeoPal to provide high accuracy […]

Enterprise resource solutions company rebrands

Softworx has been Infor’s Master Partner in Africa since 2014. While Softworx has effectively represented Infor in Africa, Infor seeks to increase market share from 1% to 5% by 2020, and is re-energising its channel partner programme across the IMEA Region. The strategic decision has been made to rebrand Softworx as EOH Infor Services, effective […]

Correction service now delivers 2 cm accuracy

Trimble’s RTX GNSS corrections technology can now achieve horizontal accuracies of better than two cm. Start-up times, commonly referred to as convergence, have also improved. Users can now achieve full accuracy in less than 15 minutes, and as fast as one minute in select areas where RTX Fast network infrastructure is available. This performance is […]

Supplier launches new website

In today’s fast-paced world, being able to quickly and easily source information on products and services is imperative. With this in mind, Sitech SA recently launched its new interactive website which is also a mobile-friendly. The fully-responsive website is streamlined and simple to use, allowing clients to seamlessly research the company’s portfolio of products and […]

Server certified as official OGC reference implementation

The QGIS Server has been certified as a compliant WMS 1.3 server against the OGC certification platform, and moreover, is considered as a reference implementation. This is the first step on the organisation’s roadmap to having a fast, compliant and reliable web map server that is straightforward to publish to from a classical QGIS project. […]

Data protection guidance for local businesses

The newly released book, A Commentary on the Protection of Personal Information Act, examines the eight conditions of lawful processing, the difference between personal and special personal information and the exemptions, exceptions and exclusions as set out in the Act. The authors set out the powers of the Information Regulator and possible fines, compensation and […]

Wide format scanner launched

Contex, a leader in large format document scanning, has introduced the HD Ultra X 6000 scanners – a 60-inch CCD scanners. Offering high quality colour matching and image scanning quality, the scanner with multiple productivity-boosting capabilities gives customers long-term value and a return on investment. It comes in two models and will be available worldwide […]

Workshop on location data and big data

The second quarter AfriGIS Data and Spatial Workshop took place in Midrand on 12 June 2018 and focused on utilising big data, from applying spatial strategies to incorporating it into one’s own data. Lourens Snyman, AfriGIS GIS analyst, demonstrated how the combination of different data sources can be used in business operations. Christopher Ueckermann, the […]