Wind lidar system accepted for speed assessments

  DNV GL has announced that the Zephir 300 wind lidar system has been accepted for use in bankable / finance-grade wind speed and energy assessments with either no or limited on-site net mast comparisons under “benign” conditions. It is the first commercial wind lidar system to achieve accreditation at this level. The system measures wind characteristics […]

Providing powerful location analytics

  Signal Data Corporation has incorporated Esri Location Analytics into its business intelligence platform, Signal Retail. Signal Data is a venture-backed financial technology company located in New York, New York, that helps investors and retailers analyse the quality of retailers’ and restaurants’ store locations and track competitive activity. Signal Retail offers clients an integrated competitive […]

Field data collection system now runs on Windows Mobile devices

  GeoSpatial Experts’ GeoJot+ field data collection system now also runs on Windows Mobile devices, allowing users to transfer the app component across Windows Mobile 6.x devices, such as Trimble and Juniper handheld GPS units. Although smartphones and tablets are opening GIS mobile data collection to a larger audience, there are still instances when people […]

Maps and apps for outage management

  Esri has released ArcGIS for Electric and ArcGIS for Gas – ready-to-use maps and apps designed for utilities. Developers and utility experts at Esri spent years studying industry needs and trends to come up with solutions that help utilities quickly respond to outages and engage with customers. ArcGIS for Electric and ArcGIS for Gas […]

Seafloor maps for military exercise

  Proteus has delivered accurate bathymetric and seafloor classification maps for a joint UK-France amphibious military exercise on the Island of Corsica. In the pilot managed by the UK Hydrographic Office, Proteus partnered with DigitalGlobe to derive accurate bathymetric measurements and identify four seabed types to a depth of 12 m from multispectral satellite imagery […]

Real-time navigation on your phone

  AfriGIS Navigator is a complete personal navigation solution for your mobile phone. The application is built on the specific operating system of your phone and enables you to leverage the unique features of your handset. The client installed on your handset uses the AfriGIS Navigation Server via the mobile internet to provide dynamic, 3D […]

SAPO compliant geospatial data layer

  MapIT has built a geospatial layer which is SAPO (South African Post Office) compliant. This data layer includes over 900 postal code areas and in addition to this also incorporates over 2400 post office sites with post boxes for South Africa. SAPO utilises this information to help over 17 000 employees in the collection, […]

Location-based big data solutions

  GCS, a geoanalytics company, is teaming with Global Touchpoints, to develop big data solutions combining business intelligence and geospatial analytics for state and local government agencies. GCS and Global Touchpoints will be targeting government offices with big data challenges related to healthcare, energy/utilities, and water resource management. Global Touchpoints has a proven track record […]

Location perspective for business information

  Esri has released an enhanced Esri Maps for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The software adds new analytical perspectives for retailers across the omni-channel. From a single store to the entire supply-chain, users can collaborate to author and share analytical intelligence on customers, stores, products, markets, and the competition with a wealth of demographic data for […]