Posts tagged as geospatial

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 […]

Using granular data to tap into Africa’s fastest growing markets

Africa is a place of extreme contrasts, with a booming middle class and small, rapidly growing clusters of wealth existing alongside swathes of widespread poverty. For a business owner hoping to tap into these growing markets, the value of population and geospatial data at a granular level cannot be overstated. How, for example, is a […]

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 […]

IMSSA: Focus on resource operations will ensure professional survival for mine surveyors

The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) held their annual general meeting and colloquium at the Riverside Sun in Vanderbijlpark on 20 and 21 September 2017. Day one of the programme featured a series of presentations covering various technical aspects of mine surveying as well as ongoing issues of professional concern, while day […]

Top cartographer and SASDI stalwart retires

  A special function was held during the course of a South African Spatial Data Infrastructure (SASDI) workshop in Pretoria to acknowledge the substantial contribution that Helena Fourie has made to the South African geospatial community. Fourie, who officially retired at the end of July, was honoured by her former colleagues at the Department of […]