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Tuesday, July 22nd 2014

Professional Services Team Helps Free Enterprises from Proprietary Geospatial Solutions

Boundless, the leading provider of open source geospatial software and services, is pleased to announced our newest professional services offering.  The Migration Assessment professional services package is designed to help companies make the transition to open source solutions.

Conducted by...

| 350 Market Street Suite C Decatur, AL 35601

Decatur, AL – July 14, 2014 – 3-GIS, a global leading innovator of smart geospatial solutions, has added Mark Reddick to their team as a Senior Solutions Architect. Mark has a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from Paisley University in Scotland, a background in geospatial solutions and software development, and over 20 years of application in the telecommunications market. Mark's...

COM.Geo Conference | Washington, DC

Washington, DC – July 22, 2014 COM.* conference announced that the FHWA Tech Show, Lab tours, and test drives will take place at Federal Highway Adminitration (FHWA) Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC) on Wednesday afternoon Aug. 6, 2014.

The TFHRC is the Nation’s premier federally owned and operated highway research and development facility. Located in McLean, VA as...

Getmapping plc | Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, UK
As part of its continued expansion into Africa, Getmapping has acquired Promap Civil Engineering Surveys (Pty) Ltd, based in Pretoria. Promap is a leading supplier of aerial and ground survey services across Southern Africa.

The acquisition complements Getmapping’s existing wholly owned African subsidiary, Geosense, by increasing the aerial LiDAR survey capacity within the group. The...

Ubisense | Denver, CO
New York utility to deploy Ubisense myWorld with Damage Assessment to automate and coordinate the collection of system status information after major weather events
Ubisense, a market leader in location intelligence solutions, announced today that Central Hudson, a New York State regulated electric and gas utility, has selected Ubisense myWorld and Ubisense...

Supergeo Technologies Inc. | Taipei, Taiwan
Supergeo Technologies, a leading global provider of GIS software and solutions, announces the investment plan in advanced geographic network applications. The technology collaboration is conducted by Supergeo and the Department of Geography, National Taiwan University, supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan.

The academia-industry project mainly focuses on the...

Monday, July 21st 2014

– The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership seeks public comment on the candidate OGC GML Application Schema - Coverages – JPEG2000 Coverage Encoding Extension (abbreviated as “GMLCOV for JPEG2000”). This candidate standard can be downloaded from

GIS coverages (including the special case of Earth images) are two- (and...

Esri | Redlands, CA

School systems across Europe will soon have access to the world's leading online mapping software for delivering better geographic education to the classroom. Esri has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with European Schoolnet, an organization that works with multiple ministries of education to bring innovation to teaching and learning throughout Europe.

The MOU will be active...


GSI Forester Released on Cloud Streamlines Traditional Process


July 17, 2014 – GeoSpatial Innovations, Inc. (GSI) announced today that it released a cloud-based vegetation management software for electric utilities, GSI Forester, streamlining data collection for managing plant life along electric lines that traditionally was managed with paper maps, spreadsheets and...

Mapping with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)  

Reno Symposium, October 21-22 Registration is open and sponsorship opportunities are available! UAS technology firms, geospatial and engineering consultants, government agencies, universities, and research institutions will all convene in Reno, Nevada on October 21-22, 2014 for the ASPRS UAS Technology Demonstration and Symposium.


Optech Incorporated | Vaughan, Ontario
July 21, 2014 — Optech is pleased to announce that it is the official sponsor for the MAPPS Golf Tournament at the MAPPS 2014 Summer Conference. Held this year on July 27-30 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, the conference attracts firms involved in surveying, spatial data and GIS from all over North America to discuss matters of industry-wide importance. Optech will be there to share a new...

COM.Geo Conference | Washington, DC

Washington, DC – July 21, 2014 COM.* conference announced that the Live Online Virtual Conference will be available at COM.* 2014 conference which will be held on August 4-6, Washington, DC.

The live virtual conference covers most of conference sessions. The items marked with the star are the contents of the live virtual conference as follows:

For more details, please see the...

July 18, 2014 - As in every year, the Open Source Geospatial Foundation will have an election process to allow anyone in the community to become active in the growth of the foundation, by becoming a Charter Member; new people bring new energy, points of view, and diversity. Do you know somebody who is involved with Open Source geospatial software, education or geospatial open data and...

| Seattle, WA

Users can share location details with Kik contacts and friends

July 18, 2014 – Glympse, the pioneer of temporary location sharing technology, has partnered with Kik to incorporate Glympse location technology within the messaging application. Launching today, Glympse for Kik will be included as a featured app and will allow Kik’s 120 million users to share their location with their...

bluesky International Limited | Coalville, Leicestershire, UK
Bluesky, creator of the first ever National Tree Map, is working with researchers at the University of Leicester, UK, to investigate the use of airborne mapping systems to identify diseases in trees. The health of UK forestry has been in the news for many years with Sudden Oak Death, Dutch Elm and more recently Ash Die Back and Red Band Needle Drop all generating headlines. Funded by the...

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