Online data visualisation platform for local government and businesses

Online data visualisation platform 1Map has rebranded and relaunched with a new website and new platform features. The platform hosts a number of spatial layers, which is why it added a data catalogue page to showcase some of the most widely-used layers for easy access. This catalogue includes the National Geo-spatial Information’s 25 cm GSD […]

Data science workstations now available worldwide

To derive insights from their data that can transform their businesses, data scientists need powerful hardware and software. That’s now available in the form of Nvidia-powered Data Science Workstations from global original equipment manufacturers Dell, HP, Lenovo and Boxx (see the full list of workstation, system builder and software partners here.) These workstation undergo extensive […]

Mapping platform introduces support plan for developers

Mapbox has launched its Essential Support plan, making it easier for users to build and grow their products with Mapbox tools at any stage of development. Whether you are just getting started or building at scale, every developer has access to help and support when they need it — from community resources and documentation to […]

Web map analytics adds news integration partner

Maptiks has announced its integration with Mapbox. The company has been working for the past few months to get its web map analytics to measure the full web map experience of Mapbox. Many organisations using Mapbox are facing a growing need to understand how their geospatial efforts are working in the real world. For this […]

Acquisition drives AI-based customer relationship management

Salesforce, a CRM software provider, has completed its acquisition of Tableau Software, bringing together its CRM with the analytics platform. The acquisition will enable its clients to understand not only their customers, but delivering powerful AI-driven insights across all types of data and use cases for people of every skill level. Tableau will make Salesforce […]

Expanded access to SAR data for machine learning

Capella Space, an information services company that provides on-demand earth observation imagery, has partnered with SpaceNet, a non-profit organisation dedicated to accelerating open source, artificial intelligence (AI) applied research for geospatial applications. Capella joins the collaborative SpaceNet partnership alongside In-Q-Tel’s (IQT) CosmiQ Works, Maxar Technologies, Intel AI and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The company’s addition […]

Changes to geo-app builder platform

Esri released AppStudio for ArcGIS version 4.0 with new features, enhancements, and bug fixes to help users create cross-platform native apps easier and faster. Highlights of this release include new licensing options, a 3D Scene Viewer template; support for opening web apps with the AppStudio Player Enterprise template; as well as an upgraded bundled Qt […]

GIS software company joins GEO

Esri, a commercial GIS software provider, has announced its membership in the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) as an ass. The new GEO Associates category allows commercial and nongovernmental entities to apply to join existing member institutions in activities promoting GEO’s goals and ideals of advancing the universal accessibility of open data and promoting sustainability […]

Development platform update takes industry-based approach

Esri ArcGIS Runtime 100.6 is a milestones both in capabilities and in how the company plans the content of its releases. This update introduces a track-focused roadmap for Runtime. These tracks are utilities, defence and public safety, and platform support. The tracks represent the drivers for adding various capabilities to the software, although most capabilities […]

Data streams catalogue enriches spatial analyses

Business decisions are no longer made based solely on an organisation’s own data, such as client transactions, or even external single datasets, such as census, but on a myriad of new big data sources. When it comes to spatial data and analysis, there are three key drivers for this change: new data is more accessible […]