Directions Magazine's Editor in Chief Joe Francica covered the opening keynote presentations from the HxGN LIVE event, the user conference of Hexagon, in Las Vegas. Presentations included remarks by Steven Cost, President, Intergraph Security, Government and Infrastructure (SG&I), Mladen Stojic, President, Hexagon Geospatial, Juergen Dold, President of Hexagon Geosystems as well as Hexagon AB CEO, Ola Rollen.
A gathering of the European OpenStreetMap communit, State of the Map Europe, took place in Karlsruhe, Germany in June. Hundreds of attendees met to discuss various aspect of the project. Ed Freyfogle details how OpenStreetMap (OSM) has come a long way.