Posts tagged as geospatial

Gallery: Geomatics Indaba 2015 – Day 1

  Almost 800 representatives from the South African geospatial industry gathered at Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni to hear the latest geomatics news and research, and to view cutting-edge surveying, mapping and GIS technologies at Geomatics Indaba 2015. The three-day event, which took place from 11 to 13 August 2015, featured three top international keynote speakers […]

GISSA Gauteng members debate academic models

  The GISSA Gauteng branch held their AGM on 12 March 2015 at the South African National Museum of Military History in Johannesburg. The day focused on administrative planning and also featured presentations covering topics such as academic models, spatial transformation and geo-marketing. GISSA Gauteng chair S’lindi Mhlongo decried the low attendance of the society’s members at meetings, […]

UAV Airshow at Geomatics Indaba 2015

  The Geomatics Indaba UAV Airshow 2015 is being held on 10 August 2015 at the Barnstormers Model Flying Club in Ekurhuleni. The event will showcase a diverse range of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) with manufacturers and service providers on hand to explain how the various UAVs are assembled, operated and used for accurate data […]

UN General Assembly urges sharing of geospatial data

  The science that supports the precise pinpointing of people and places should be shared more widely, according to the United Nations General Assembly as it adopted its first resolution recognising the importance of a globally-coordinated approach to geodesy – the discipline focused on accurately measuring the shape, rotation and gravitational field of planet Earth. Geodesy […]