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Oracle releases Spatial Studio 21.2 with visualisation and geocoding improvements

11 Aug - 11:08 SAST

By Carol Palmer, Oracle

Spatial Studio 21.2 has been released. Enhancements include hexagonal visualisation, reverse geocoding, creation of custom regions from map layers, coloured map symbol support, and vector tile basemap support. The Active Project tab has also been brought back in the latest update.

Hexagons are a popular, useful way to view data in thematic maps, useful for identifying patterns or clusters in large amounts of point data. Spatial Studio includes a new aggregation feature based on H3 (Hexagonal Hierarchical Spatial Index) that makes it easy for users to summarise their data on a map. Hexagonal cells are colour coded

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Esri offers free online course on imagery capabilities

9 Aug - 12:00 SAST
Esri is offering a free six-week online course to explore imagery and remotely sensed data using its ArcGIS software.
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Carto introduces spatial extension for Snowflake

29 Jul - 11:08 SAST
The Spatial Extension for Snowflake is distributed as a set of User Defined Functions that extends the capabilities of Snowflake for everything geo.
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Catalyst automates workflow for the South African National Space Agency to convert SPOT archive to analysis ready data

10 May - 11:46 SAST
The scalable workflow enables SANSA to prepare its entire SPOT archive for immediate analysis using the Open Data Cube, machine learning, and AI models.
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SAS Viya introduces data management and governance solutions for AI and analytics

3 May - 12:38 SAST
Information from SAS The latest release of SAS Viya includes the new data management offerings – SAS Studio Analyst and SAS Information Governance – and is designed to be delivered...
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Oracle Spatial Studio 21.1 release feature new upload options, search and time slider

21 Apr - 13:30 SAST
This release includes CSV and KML uploads, Place Search, and improved Time Slider performance in map visualisations.
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Esri’s SAP and SAS integrations unite disparate data sources and add new data science workflows

20 Apr - 23:13 SAST
GIS software developer Esri has announced two integrations: The ArcGIS Enterprise running on SAP HANA Cloud breaks down data silos, and the SAS-ArcGIS Bridge integration brings statistical and machine learning analysis tools to GIS.
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UP42 adds Catalyst Analytics to its geospatial marketplace

18 Mar - 14:36 SAST
The offering includes the Catalyst InSAR processing block, which measures millimetre-scale ground deformation from time series SAR datasets.
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Catalyst’s new cloud solution processes Earth observation imagery where it is stored

22 Feb - 12:08 SAST
Microservices is a library of geospatial workflows and algorithms optimised to process Earth image data on the cloud at scale.
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Carto’s BigQuery Tiler simplifies map tilesets for Google BigQuery to drive cloud native spatial infrastructure

11 Feb - 21:20 SAST
Carto BigQuery Tiler for visualising large spatial datasets lets users generate and serve tilesets directly on their data warehouse, making BigQuery an effective spatial data mapping platform.
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Golden Software enhances Surfer visualisation functionality for better data insights

12 Jan - 10:10 SAST
Golden Software has enhanced visualisation and automation functions in the new version of its Surfer gridding, contouring and 3D surface mapping package, giving users more options for displaying scientific data.
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Topcon donates GNSS and survey equipment to bridge building effort in Rwanda

17 Nov - 14:50 SAST
Topcon is supporting the Bridges to Prosperity organisation that builds trail bridges to improve the lives of people in rural areas.
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SkyWatch and Picterra partner to automate satellite monitoring and change detection

5 Oct - 11:58 SAST
With this partnership, Picterra’s customers can now automatically monitor their areas of interest for change by combining EarthCache’s automated tasking requests with Picterra’s automated detection algorithms.
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Oracle Database releases two automatic and scalable contact tracing APIs

13 Sep - 13:14 SAST
Oracle has released two automatic and scalable contact tracing APIs (PL/SQL table functions), included in every Oracle Database license.
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Harald Blue launches contact tracing solution with asset tracking functionality

27 Aug - 11:12 SAST
Harald Blue has launched a Bluetooth token contact tracing solution into the Southern African market. A future option allowing the beacon to be attached to equipment also allows it to be used for asset...
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Tableau 2020.3 enhances spatial analyses, data preparation and data source connectivity

12 Aug - 20:24 SAST
Tableau 2020.3 simplifies complex analytics such as predictions or spatial joins, has the ability to write to external databases and introduces partner-built integrations.
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UP42 Partners with Vultus on precision agriculture technologies

15 Jul - 12:38 SAST
UP42 customers can now use the Vultus Fertilization Zoning Maps algorithms for crop management, with more agricultural technologies coming soon.
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Planet and Esri expand satellite partnership

13 Jul - 15:06 SAST
Planet is expanding its partnership with GIS software developer, Esri, allowing users to buy Planet imagery directly within the GIS software.
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GraphHopper Routing Engine 1.0 brings customisable routing to OpenStreetMap

25 May - 13:25 SAST
Version 1.0 of the open source GraphHopper routing engine has just been released. The new release contains a fast alternative routes feature, as well as a new customisable routing that allows users to modify...
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