Geo-tech evangelist, Geoff Zeiss, has agreed to keynote at SA GeoTech 2017 which takes place on 25 and 26 July 2017 at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. Zeiss is recognised for his efforts to promote geospatial in vertical industries such as utilities and construction. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the geospatial software industry […]
Supergeo has released a maintained version of SuperGIS Desktop 3.3. Besides integrating with the spatial database more smoothly, this new version has optimised many functions. For instance, the improvement of the way to generate map tiles enables users a presentation of the map tiles under all scales. The betterment of “Joins” and “Relates” functions […]
The new edition of “Cartographies of Disease: Maps, Mapping, and Medicine” from Esri traces the long history of how maps have been used to help unlock the mysteries behind the cause and spread of diseases such as cholera, yellow fever, and Ebola. The book was first published in 2005 and showed how maps could […]
Midcomp was recently appointed a distributor for the new HP PageWide XL series of printers. These printers will find homes in both the graphics market and also the architectural, engineering, construction (AEC) and geographical information systems (GIS) segments. To maximise on its potential in these segments, the company has formed a new subsidiary company […]
Digital data collection innovations, data science analysis, and international geo-information trends were some of the subjects under discussion at GISSA Gauteng’s last general meeting for 2016. For the full story, click here.
Digital data collection innovations, data science analysis, and international geo-information trends were some of the subjects under discussion at GISSA Gauteng’s last general meeting for 2016. Held at the impressive new headquarters of Statistics South Africa in Pretoria, delegates first heard from Esri South Africa’s Rudolf de Munnik who detailed how local government can […]
Eureka modelling software from 3D visualisation technology developer Maptek is being applied to the construction of a large transport infrastructure project in Qatar. The infrastructure project, managed by Qatar Rail, will create a rapid transit network consisting of light rail, the metro system and high speed trains between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Qatar Rail […]
In an effort to provide better and improved services to the people of Gauteng province, the Gauteng provincial government has entered into a partnership with the South African National Space Agency (SANSA). Through this partnership, SANSA will provide Gauteng government with the Earth observation data for use in the public service to contribute to […]