Posts tagged as standard

Standard for urban resilience in development

Work on a new International Standard for urban resilience, led by the United Nations, has just kicked off, aiming to help local governments build safer and more sustainable urban environments. The new ISO standard for urban resilience is aimed at supporting national and local governments build their capacity to face the new challenges arising from […]

Standard helps local government with sustainable development

Newly revised guidelines help governments to improve their activities and align them with local needs and expectations for healthier, happier communities. The public sector is the largest service provider in any country, offering a broad array of services that directly affect residents’ lives. The challenges are many, not least balancing the expectations of citizens with […]

New name and pricing for modelling and UAS software

PhotoModeler’s Scanner and UAS products have been replaced by single combined product, which comes in two variations – PhotoModeler Premium and Standard. This is accompanied by a revised price structure of the four licensing options. Premium, which is priced as Scanner previously was, is a super-set of Standard. Standard is suited to manual, CAD, Coded Targets […]

Calibration: a quality driver!

Is calibration a quality driver or a necessary evil? This was the subject of an interesting presentation by Lloyd Townsend of Wika Instruments. The company hosted the SAIMC Tshwane branch July technical evening, and the presentation was followed by an enlightening debate. Almost 500 years ago, the Egyptians already knew that calibration is a quality […]