Posts tagged as integration

The value and viability of Mapcodes using local tools

Eleven years after being one of the first grid-based spatial reference systems, Mapcodes was donated to the public domain. Most South Africans remain oblivious to its existence and benefits as a more efficient and accurate alternative to conventional addresses. This article aims to improve public awareness and uptake through a number of practical tools, integrated […]

Rapid urban mapping system product range expanded

The ZEB Discovery is Geoslam’s latest rapid urban mapping system, which integrates point cloud data with high resolution imagery. The system uses simultaneous localisation and mapping (SLAM) technology and NCTech’s iStar Pulsar panoramic camera for ultra-high definition image capture. Combining the two data sources into one view offers a new way to visualise reality for a […]

GIS and SCADA: When two worlds collide to enable efficient operations

Over the past 30 years the advances in SCADA/HMI software, open communications standards, applications, the internet and developing technologies such as IoT have seen the ability to use a data-driven approach to achieve better operational efficiencies become a reality. Combining GIS into SCADA visualisation systems have taking the cognitive human skills to problem to an […]

Drone management platform integrates accounting tool

Dronecloud has announced invoicing integration into its drone management application, further reducing time spent on admin tasks. The widely used Xero cloud accountancy package is the first of many integrations planned for the platform, and will be followed in the accountancy module by QuickBooks in the coming weeks. Users of the managing app and their […]

Design software furthers BIM and GIS integration

Autodesk Civil 3D continues to deliver improvements to design, performance and collaboration efficiencies, enhancing building information model (BIM) design workflows for larger, more complex infrastructure projects.  The latest release – Civil 3D 2020.1 – introduces the Autodesk Connector for ArcGIS in Civil 3D, allowing users to connect directly to the GIS data they need in […]

Partnership brings web deployment to desktop GIS

Blue Marble Geographics’s partnership with web map service company, MangoMap will enable its users to upload map data directly from the software to an online Mango-hosted map site, which can be easily shared with customers, colleagues, or constituents. The integration of the desktop GIS data processing and analysis functionality with Mango’s web deployment capability provides […]

Integration enhances construction document management

Managing and editing Microsoft Office documents with Oracle Aconex just became easier, following the integration of Microsoft Office 365 with Oracle Aconex’s, construction project collaboration software providing a true common data environment (CDE). Oracle Aconex offers an easy-to-use solution for users that collaborate and share Microsoft Office files with a wider project team from within […]

Machine guidance investment upgrades technology fleet

Downer, an integrated services company listed on the Australian and New Zealand stock exchanges, invested in Carlson high precision machine guidance solutions to be deployed across four mine sites in Australia. In total, 27 machine systems will be installed across a fleet of dozers, excavators, drills, and supervisor vehicles to increase productivity and optimize mine […]

Geospatial software now supports database as a service

Esri now supports SAP Cloud Platform, a SAP HANA service. This marks the first database as a service that is fully supported by Esri ArcGIS technology. Organisations can now run SAP HANA as the underlying multi-model database service for the ArcGIS system of record and benefit from its performance, cost of ownership and integration of […]

Developing an integrated data service ecosystem

For the past year, SAEON’s uLwazi Node has been developing a data services ecosystem and websites for climate change adaptation for the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA). Each service serves as an individual component for a different aspect of climate adaptation, including adaptation monitoring and evaluation, climate change response, and detailing disaster impact along with […]