Rugged solutions provider appoints technical support manager

Juniper Systems, a manufacturer of ultra-rugged handheld computers and provider of field data collection solutions, has recently announces a new technical support manager role for the EMEA region, to which it appointed Andy Cray. In this position, Cray will provide support to customers with hardware and software, particularly when they are transitioning from other rugged […]

GIS software achieves top user ranking

Maptitude has achieved the highest GIS Relationship and Small Business GIS Relationship scores on G2 Crowd review based on the responses of users for each of the relationship related questions. The relationship ratings were highlighted by “Quality of Support” which scored 91%, and by “Ease of Doing Business With” which scored 94%, compared to the […]

High performance IMU for demanding data collection

SBG Systems released its Horizon IMU, a FOG-based high-performance inertial measurement unit (IMU) designed for demanding surveying applications such as high-altitude data collection, or mobile mapping in very dense areas such as urban canyons. The new release completes the company’s Navsight Land/Air Solution, which is a ready-to-use inertial navigation solution dedicated to surveyors for mobile […]

Website offers free addressing service

A new South African website was recently launched with the goal to help people find their way, whether they are just travelling down the road or on a long journey. Overhere (www.overhere.co.za) provides a free service that enables people to share and interpret physical addresses in only six to seven characters, called Mapcodes. These are […]

Rapid global surface model production

Using high-resolution 3D data, Vricon’s GeoRef solution allows analysts to automatically correlate multiple datasets with a high degree of geospatial accuracy in all dimensions and create actionable intelligence from disparate sources. The 3D surface models and precise digital elevations enhance GEOINT data, covering the globe to support preparation, rehearsal, and execution. These models provide a […]

Second edition workbook on GIS basics

Esri Press has announced the publication of Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro, second edition. The workbook provides a series of exercises that teach readers how to use ArcGIS Pro, Esri’s project-based desktop GIS application and work with it in conjunction with ArcGIS Online, the company’s cloud-based GIS. This edition, updated for the new ArcGIS Pro […]

Software relaunched with greater developer benefits

Esri has major changes to ArcGIS for Developers, providing an enhanced mapping experience that is more accessible and affordable. These changes include a new pay-as-you-go plan for all of Esri’s location-based services, a decrease in the price of routing transactions, and a new commercial app deployment experience for developers. The company has introduced a new […]

Anti-drone technology enters African market

US company Department 13 has licenced Skydrone to represent its Mesmer anti-drone product in the growing African market. Mesmer is a patented drone mitigation solution which is low power, non-jamming, non-line of sight, and non-kinetic. It provides a safe and effective method of protecting personnel and infrastructure from dangerous drones. The technology prevents drones from […]