MAGIC is a 25-year-old geospatial professional organization representing nine states with the mission to support GIS professionals and present educational opportunities. Susan Norton serves on the MidAmerica GIS Consortium (MAGIC) executive board as secretary and provides an update on the organization.
From telematics to in-dash Internet browsers and better navigation, cars are getting smarter and more connected. Alexis Caffrey, a freelance writerfocusing on emerging technology, tech trends, and new media, takes us on a ride to see what technology we can expect to find down the road from car manufacturers.
At the end of 2013 the City of Greater Geelong, in Victoria, Australia published the first dataset on the newely installed geoserver, part of Australian Government's open data site, data.gov.au. Martin von Wyss the Co-ordinator for the Spatial Information Services group shares the city's experiences so far.
Cambashi is a market research, industry analyst and consulting firm that covers the use of IT to address business issues in a variety of industry sectors. The company shared with Directions Magazinea few details from its latest GIS Observatory reports, typically only available to subscribers.Weposed some questions to Christine Easterfield, principal analyst, about the latest round of numbers and what’s ahead.
Indoor location technology remains a hot topic and a potential game-changer for location intelligent retailers and a myriad of other industries. Executive Editor Wes Stroh interviewed Dan Ryan, CEO of ByteLight, about light field communication, or Li-Fi, for indoor positioning as determined by LED light fixtures.
Do you have any cash in your pocket, purse or wallet? How about a credit card? Or, do you pay for some purchases with your mobile device? As technology links devices, goods and services via the Internet of Things, where do mobile payments fit? How do they change how we interact with the marketplace?