Posts tagged as surveying

The new Geomatics Council and its implications

  The announcement of the appointment of members to the Geomatics Council by Gugile Nkwinti, the minister of rural development and land reform, has been broadly welcomed by the geomatics community. A revisit to a paper by former PLATO president, Paul Marshall, entitled “The way forward for PLATO as a statutory body in the transitionary […]

Winner of “Best Technical Article in PositionIT” for 2014

  Congratulations to Hendrik Hugo whose article “A visit to the Saint Helena Island airport project” was selected as 2014’s best locally written technical article  published in PositionIT.  The article was published in the October 2014 issue of PositionIT. Hugo received a multifunction printer sponsored by Canon as the prize for his winning article. A lucky reader, Kevin Musungu, […]

Further call for papers for Geomatics Indaba 2015

  Authors and presenters are invited to submit both peer-reviewed academic papers and general papers for presentation at Geomatics Indaba 2015 which takes place on 11, 12 and 13 August 2015 at Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng (www.geomatics.org.za). Interested parties are encouraged to submit papers in line with the conference theme of “Developing spatial technologies […]

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 […]

Call for Geomatics Indaba 2015 papers – academic track

  The official call for papers for the peer-reviewed academic track of Geomatics Indaba 2015 has been issued and interested parties are encouraged to submit papers in line with the conference theme of “Developing spatial technologies and skills for strategic infrastructure planning”.  Hosted by South Africa’s professional geospatial bodies, the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI), the […]

CPUT awards ceremony for 2014

  At the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s annual awards ceremony the following prizes were awarded to deserving students from the 2014 academic year: Download the Pdf

Aerial imaging rovers – field to finish workflows

  The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for the collection of digital imagery for photogrammetric aerial mapping is growing at a rapid rate. This unique high value technology is providing geospatial professionals with revolutionary tools to meet the demands for digital imagery acquisition and processing. These rich data sets are utilised in applications such […]