GIS software enhances data import

Maptitude 2018 will be released in the first quarter of 2018, with new features including the ability to update linked tables/Excel locations, enhanced data import (MapPoint waypoints), and enhanced results. Data linking was one of the best features of Microsoft MapPoint and has been added to Maptitude 2018. The new release will allow users to […]

High-performance laptop range launched

Toshiba released seven new E-Generation devices offering professional performance and durability, designed to support users on the move. The latest professional range has undergone a technical refresh to maximise performance and efficiency with the use of up to an 8th Generation Intel Core processor. The new devices are the Portégé X20W-E and X30-E, the Tecra […]

Personalised audio traffic bulletins

TomTom has launched TomTom Audio Traffic – personalised and relevant traffic reports delivered over voice to drivers in a non-intrusive way. Audio Traffic is available as an Application Programming Interface (API) for developers. Although personalised traffic information is one of the most requested features by daily commuters driving known routes, they don’t necessarily want to […]

Software-as-a-service fleet management launched

TomTom Telematics has introduced a new product line-up to enable faster, more efficient, fleet management. The software-as-a-service solution, Webfleet, has been rebuilt to includes new features and a more intuitive user experience that includes advanced customisation capabilities. The revamped software is enhanced when coupled with the new range of TomTom Pro driver terminals. Together the […]

Implementation partnership to maximise utility GIS

Schneider Electric has announced an implementation partnership with Power Engineers Incorporated, a global consulting engineering firm specialising in the delivery of integrated solutions. With this new partnership, customers will gain access to a deeper pool of industry expertise as they prepare for the shift to Schneider Electric’s new ArcFM Solution XI Series as well as […]

Sector specific smart document capture

Lexmark, a global imaging solutions provider, launched its smart capture solutions designed specifically to address the needs of businesses and their customers in the banking, insurance and retail sectors. The new range of industry-dedicated solutions are accessed through the touch screen interface of a Lexmark smart multifunction printer (MFP) which acts as a gateway to […]

RFID for reliable product traceability

SICK Automation is showcasing transparent production based on the new RFU65x RFID read/write device. This product detects transponders at long range, recording the direction in which the objects are moving at the same time. The associated user data can be sent directly to an ERP or MES system. This reduces processing times and increases production […]

GIS platform to integrate blockchain

Geospatial Corporation will be integrating blockchain technology (the software behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency) with GeoUnderground, providing a cloud-based locational software platform allowing energy companies a secure way to manage contracts, assure provenance and track asset maintenance. The integration will allow the company to provide a seamless sharing of constantly updated locational data, status of […]

App integrates train and bus transport

The new Gautrain website and mobile application was launched at the Technology Innovation Conference 2018 held at the Gallagher Conference Centre. The platforms are user-friendly interfaces which allow users to register and receive relevant travel information online at their own convenience. The Gautrain website and mobile application offers a trip planning tool which assists passengers […]

New cloud infrastructure offering for local data centres

Teraco, a vendor-neutral colocation data centre, has announced the availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect through its Johannesburg JB1 and Cape Town CT1 data centres. It will enable customers to directly access AWS services in AWS infrastructure Regions around the world, with the benefit of consistent network performance, and reduced bandwidth costs. AWS […]