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Location Advantage : New Esri Free online course

Location Advantage : New Esri Free online course

Esri announces The Location Advantage, which is designed for recent graduates and current students majoring in business. The Location Advantage is a free, instructor-led massive open online course (MOOC)  offered by Esri for the first time on May 12th in 2015. The course lasts six weeks and requires two to three hours of study per week. Weekly course sections consist of a video ...

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OpenDroneMap : Open Source Toolkit for processing Civilian Drone Imagery

OpenDroneMap : Open Source Toolkit for processing Civilian Drone Imagery

OpenDroneMap is a tool to postprocess small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (sUAS), balloon, kite, and street view data to geographic data. The current version, add the ability to create orthophotos from drone, balloon, and kite imagery which has GPS ephemeris. Form more information about OpenDroneMap, visit this link http://opendronemap.github.io/odm

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Go2streetview v6.0 for QGIS

go2streetview v6.0 for QGIS

Go2streetview is a QGIS plugin that lets to get a window with Google Street View or Bing Bird’s Eye clicking and dragging the cursor on map to set location and direction of the desired view. The plugin allows to select a point layer to display as marker overlay. The markers can be customized with layer attributes values. For more information ...

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Topcon releases newest vehicle mounted 3D mobile mapping system

Topcon releases newest vehicle mounted 3D mobile mapping system

The IP-S3 is the latest edition 3D mobile mapping system announced by Topcon Positioning Group. This new system will be unveiled at the SPAR International 3D Measurement and Imaging Conference.   The system integrate an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and GNSS receiver with a vehicle’s onboard electronics to offer high-density mobile digital imaging. The IP-S3 is more compact, lightweight, and scans ...

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GeoTools 13.0 Released

GeoTools 13.0 Released

The GeoTools community  announced the availability of GeoTools 13.0, the first stable release of the GeoTools 13 series. GeoTools is an open source (LGPL) Java code library which provides standards compliant methods for the manipulation of geospatial data. The GeoTools library implements Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) specifications as they are developed. For an overview of the capabilities, new Features and Improvements ...

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GeoServer 2.7 released

GeoServer

The GeoServer team announced the latest major release of GeoServer: version 2.7. This release includes many improvements and fixes provided by and for the community over the past six months since GeoServer 2.6 was released. To download GeoServer 2.7 and for more information, visit this link

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PostGIS 2.1.6 Released

PostGIS 2.1.6 Released

The PostGIS development team announced the release of patch for PostGIS 2.1, the 2.1.6 release. As befits a patch release, the focus is on bugs, breakages, and performance issues. Users with large tables of points will want to priorize this patch, for substantial (~50%) disk space savings. for more information about the new release, visit http://postgis.net/2015/03/20/postgis-2.1.6

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Landsat data is available now on Amazon Web Services

Landsat data is available now on Amazon Web Services

Landsat is an earth observation program piloted in corporation by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and NASA that produce  moderate-resolution satellite imagery of all land on Earth every 16 days. The Landsat program has been running since 1972 and is the longest continuing project to collect such imagery. Landsat 8 is the newest Landsat satellite that was launched in 2013, it features 30m resolution ...

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QGIS Conference – May 18-22nd 2015 – University of Copenhagen

QGIS Conference – May 18-22nd 2015 – University of Copenhagen

The QGIS community holds meetings twice a year: last year meetings were held in Vienna, Austria and Essen, Germany.Up until now these meetings have been developer community focused. The first meeting in 2015 is at University of Copenhagen – Forestry College in Nødebo – Denmark and for the first time ever it is combined with a user conference. This QGIS conference aims to bring together developers, users and ...

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GEO Business 2015 is coming

GEO Business 2015 is coming

GEO Business 2015 is programmed for 27-28 May 2015 in The Business Design Centre in London. Uniting a central trade exposition featuring over 200 exhibitors showcasing the latest geospatial technology and services, with a packed conference programme including 50 cutting-edge presentations plus over 140 live commercial workshops demonstrating first hand products and services , and a full programme of networking prospects, GEO Business has ...

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