SDK simplifies IoT application developments

Alibaba Cloud IoT has selected Nordic’s nRF52832 Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) system-on-chip (SoC) and nRF5 software development kit (SDK) for its Alibaba Cloud Link. The SDK forms the basis for the company’s Ali_SDK, the development tool for the Alibaba Cloud Link. Alibaba Cloud Link provides developers a secure Internet of Things (IoT) platform for cloud […]

Integration of spatial intelligence and 3D design model information

Autodesk and Esri are partnering to bridge the gaps between BIM and GIS mapping technologies. Together the companies plan to enable a broad range of industries to gain better context by visualising data of the man-made world, the environment, citizens and the networks that weave it all together. For infrastructure owners around the world, both […]

Collaboration brings real-time sensor data to public transit

Spatial analytics software company Esri is collaboration with Mobileye, a provider of advanced driver-assistance systems software, to integrate Esri mapping, analysis, and visualisation with Mobileye’s Shield+ product. This collaboration will provide cities with the ability to visualise and analyse real-time location data from Shield+ to improve pedestrian safety. The driver-assistance systems software will stream road […]

Low-cost access to online mapping APIs

TomTom, a global provider of maps and traffic data, has revamped its developer portal. Updates include enhancements to its product offerings and a pricing model geared towards small and medium sized businesses to integrate TomTom’s Online APIs into their applications. The company’s APIs and SDKs are already being used by an array of enterprises and […]

Geospatial content management with improved search

Boundless Exchange 1.3 has been released. A web-based geospatial content management system, Boundless Exchange provides additional capabilities on top of GeoNode including basemap content via Boundless Connect, security and authentication options, version control of data via GeoGig, and improved scalability. The system also supports hybrid architecture integration, working alongside existing proprietary software. This allows for […]

Remote sensing toolbox updated

Orfeo ToolBox (OTB) 6.2, an open-source remote sensing toolset of various applications, is out with ready-to-use binary packages available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. In addition to several updates, 47 reported bugs have been fixed. The new version includes better help, documents and logs, and errors have been made clearer throughout the software. […]

Satellite data distribution contractor selected

Airbus has been awarded a four-year contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) to be one of four suppliers for the Copernicus Data and Information Access Service (DIAS). The service will make data and information easily available to users through a cloud computing architecture, enabling enhanced coordination and cross-fertilisation at European Union level and amongst […]