South African satellite creates business for local industry

The South African manufactured nSight-1 nanosatellite, a product of SCS Aerospace Group, which has been in orbit since May 2017 has generated sales of some of its sub-systems in the international satellite market. It was launched as part of the European Space Agency’s QB50 project which collects research data from the earth’s lower thermosphere. The […]

New capabilities added to core GIS product

Esri has released a new set of capabilities as well as user-friendly updates to existing parts of the ArcGIS platform. Key to this year’s release is ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6. The latest version of this full-featured mapping and analytics platform allows users to securely share custom analytics and other content. The new release builds on the […]

Telematics company launches low-cost insurance

Cartrack, a global fleet management, vehicle tracking and insurance telematics company, has announced growth of more than 85 000 subscribers from 1 September 2017 to15 February, to total over 750 000 subscribers globally. The year-on-year subscriber growth to date is approximately 25%. The company attributes this growth to its investment in operating and distribution capacity, and says […]

New multivariate query tool and 3D functions

Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper version 19.1 intermediate release augments the list of new features and functions that were introduced in version 19.0 with new tools and improvements to the existing functionality. Highlights of this release include a redesigned attribute querying tool; a new option to save and export 3D lines from the Path Profile […]

Simplified and accelerated data accessibility

Pitney Bowes announced the global availability of its new Software and Data Marketplace, simplifying access to hundreds of datasets across the retail, insurance, real estate and financial services industries. The marketplace is a self-service resource for data users to download the Pitney Bowes data catalogue for sample categorical data, such as address, boundary, demographic, geo-enrichment, […]

Share field reports from any location

TerraGo announced the availability of GXP InForm, a new add-on module for BAE Systems’ GXP Xplorer platform. This application, built using the TerraGo Magic platform and available from BAE Systems, offers iOS, Android, and web apps that make it easy to securely capture and share field reports from any location. With new add-on module, users […]

Reliable online access to SG Diagrams

1Map Spatial Solutions now offer subscribers to the 1Map Online GIS faster, more reliable access to SG Diagrams and General Plans for all nine provinces. Users can search for a property in a number of different ways, including stand number, 21-digit SG key, and street address. Those who wish to view the diagrams for a […]

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 […]