New hydrographic software for the South African Navy

Teledyne Caris will be delivering a full software solution to the South African Navy Hydrographic Office. The solution, provided through the company’s official distributor, Unique Group, includes software that will be implemented as part of a larger project to be executed by Southern African Shipyards (SAS) where a new hydrographic survey vessel is being built. […]

New platform and strategy for land rights

Cadasta Foundation has launched its new mobile technology and strategy at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference. The first version of the platform documented and strengthened the land, property and resource rights of over one million vulnerable people living in both rural and urban communities in 17 countries. The foundation’s new strategy is to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Customers drive low-code platform growth

OutSystems, a platform provider for low-code rapid application development, posted a 66% increase in annual recurring revenue for 2018, which is its third consecutive increase of more than 50%, pushing annual recurring revenue to over $100-million. The company added hundreds of new customers and nearly 60 000 new developers in 2018. Companies such as Toyota, […]

Coordinate transformation software receives major overhaul

PROJ 6 has undergone extensive changes to increase its functional scope from a cartographic projection engine with so-called early-binding geodetic datum transformation capabilities to a more complete library supporting coordinate transformations and coordinate reference systems. It is now the reference software in the “OSGeo C stack” for this CRS and coordinate operation database, whereas previously […]