Cloud solution brings GIS to the entire organisation

Esri has released new software and is offering licensing to deliver the benefits of location intelligence throughout organisations. This will be beneficial to individuals who are not traditional GIS users. With the release of ArcGIS 10.7, Esri Geospatial Cloud unifies the company’s software and services and offers flexible, subscription-based licensing. Esri Geospatial Cloud offers a […]

Atlas identifies digital readiness and potential for six cities

Siemens has launched a new web-based application which reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation and develop new ways of living, working and interacting. The Atlas of Digitalization focuses on three interconnected themes (mobility, sustainability and opportunity) and assesses how the fourth industrial revolution has already augmented urban life around […]

Benin now has an up-to-date national map

In October 2014 IGN FI was awarded a contract to carry out digital mapping of the entire country of Benin at a scale of 1:50 000. Apart from a very few exceptions, the cartography of Benin had never been updated since the country gained its independence. The project to update Benin’s national mapping is co-financed […]

GIS update improves map sharing

Maptitude 2019, a major release of Caliper Corporation’s geographic information system (GIS) and mapping software, is available now. The 2019 version provides a new file structure that makes it simple to save and share maps in a single document. It now includes one of the best features of Microsoft MapPoint, the ability to share and […]

Digital tool helps secure land and resource rights

At the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2019, Cadasta Foundation revealed findings concerning the impact of new mobile technologies that are helping more than one million of the world’s most vulnerable people obtain rights to their land in urban slums and rural regions in 17 countries, while creating a model for addressing some of […]

SDK addresses custom drone workflows

DroneDeploy recently launched its SDK – a customisation/automation tool designed for operational efficiency. Suitable for larger enterprise-level firms as well as start-ups in sectors like energy, agriculture, and construction, the SDK platform has four modules:  UI toolkit, Datastore, Functions and Triggers , which automate even complex use cases. The UI toolkit enables customised DroneDeploy interfaces for […]

Premium satnav makes for a connected journey

TomTom’s new Go Premium is its most feature-packed, connected, and smartest navigation device. It is built with safety in mind, assists drivers throughout their journey. Besides its navigation and traffic information, it has new features like IFTTT (If This Then That) integration, which lets it connect to home devices, interact with personal digital assistants, sync […]

Updated geomarketing software with sharing functionality

GfK has released the latest version of its geomarketing software RegioGraph. It includes updated 2019 maps and purchasing power data as well as a new planning view, an improved territory lock feature as well as the new TeamConnect add-on, which gives users the ability to share project results online with colleagues. The 2019 release offers […]

Enhanced capabilities for AI, signal processing and static analysis

MathWorks introduced Release 2019a of Matlab and Simulink, which contains new products and enhancements for artificial intelligence (AI), signal processing, and static analysis, along with new capabilities and bug fixes across all products. With R2019a, MathWorks enables engineers to extend their AI skills, whether it is to develop controllers and decision-making systems using reinforcement learning, […]

Point cloud tools added to cloud service

Limon Point Clouds Tools, powerful software for visualisation and editing of lidar data and photogrammetric point clouds, are now available in GeoCloud. Limon Point Clouds Tools process billions of points, support OpenGL, DirectX and CUDA and ensure the highest speed and performance. The Limon Editor features editing of point clouds with advanced options for selection […]