Monday, March 9th, 2015
The first edition of the GISTAM 2015 conference (International Conference on Geographical Information Systems Theory, Applications and Management) organized by INSTICC (Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication) will take place from the 28th to the 30th April in Barcelona.
Monday, March 9th, 2015
March 9, 2015 – INSPIRE-Geospatial World Forum 2015, the first joint conference organized by European Commission and Geospatial Media and Communications, has made available its full conference programme. The 5 days conference, scheduled on 25-29 May 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal, will feature 4 plenary sessions, an exclusive ministerial panel, 30+ thematic sessions, 35+ workshops, alongside
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
SENSORNETS 2015 – The International Conference on Sensor Networks took place in Angers, France from, February 11 to 13.
Monday, November 24th, 2014
Fears are often illogical, but their promotion can convert them to legal realities. Is there reason to fear drones? Can they snoop, maim and kill? Yes, to the extent that guns, cars and planes can. However, we have learned to live with those deadly devices. Are these devices useful? Did we stop buying guns and
Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
One of the greatest challenges in location analytics is the optimization and acceleration of the relational database model. Significant numbers of local, state, and federal government users, combined with substantial commercial interests, have developed relational databases for storage and retrieval of spatial topology and geometry –points, lines, and polygons using IBM’s DB2 technology.
Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
For the past 20 years, numerous enterprising primary and secondary educators have used GIS to engage their students in real-world investigations from local to global scale. GIS in education has recently received a tremendous boost through Esri’s participation in the White House’s ConnectEd initiative. Through the initiative, designed to strengthen Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
With the WorldView-3 satellite launch today, it joins the extensive and capable set of DigitalGlobe satellites, greatly expanding commercial satellite imaging capacity as well as the domains where this imagery can be applied. In so many ways, this satellite is a pioneering effort that is highly calibrated and tuned to deliver unprecedented resolution, sensing capabilities,
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), already popular with hobbyists, are gaining the interest of map-making professionals. Perhaps you’ve played with a remotely controlled model plane or multi-rotor-copter. Within a year, Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles (also known as UAVs) – drones used by military services – will integrate into U.S. airspace for civilian, governmental, commercial, and scientific purposes.
Monday, July 14th, 2014
Jack Dangermond, founder and CEO of Esri, welcomed a crowd of GIS users at the San Diego Convention Center today for the Esri International User Conference. The more than 16,000 attendees are from more than 130 countries, coming to the annual event that highlights the broad use of GIS.
Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
Many reports in the Chinese media have indicated that Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce site that is on an investment spree, will team with State-owned China North Industries Group to promote the commercial uses of the Beidou navigation system. The investment has been reported at 1 billion yuan ($160 million) according to Dazhihui News Agency.