Archive for April, 2018

Software adds lidar capability

LizardTech launched version 10 of its GeoExpress data manipulation and compression software. This version includes expanded lidar data handling capabilities and improved interface communication. The software was originally created to enable geospatial professionals to manipulate digital satellite, aerial, and UAV images and losslessly compress them to industry-standard MrSID or JPEG2000 files for more efficient use. […]

New pricing model for enterprise software

Following collaboration with user groups, customers, partners and industry analysts, SAP SE has announced a new sales, audit and pricing model for its digital access licensing policies commonly known as “Indirect Access.” The new approach makes it easier for customers to use and pay for SAP software licenses. The company differentiates between direct/human and indirect/digital […]

Hackathon incubates water-wise innovation

Urbanisation is affecting the world’s water reserves and, by 2030, the world will need 40% more potable water than is currently available. Compounding the issue and according to the UN’s Water for Life report, it is estimated that some 300 of the 800-million inhabitants of sub-Saharan Africa live in water-scarce environments. South Africa’s Western Cape province is […]