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TomTom and MapIT expand their footprint in Africa

2 Sep - 11:15 SAST

By MapIT

MapIT and TomTom are extending their multiyear agreement and the geographic expansion of their partnership to cover the entire African continent. MapIT will continue to operate as TomTom’s preferred African distribution partner.

TomTom has also included MapIT in its Map Editing Partnership (MEP) Programme, making MapIT the first non-global partner to edit maps on behalf of its clients. The MEP programme uses strategic collaboration to update maps for users as quickly and accurately as possible, a mission in line with MapIT’s ethos of intelligent mapping solutions. The company’s involvement will advance the efforts and quality of data across Africa.


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Planet partners with Google Cloud to create government and enterprise solutions

18 Aug - 11:08 SAST
Under the new agreement and with the new combined offering, customers will be able to leverage Google Cloud’s global, flexible infrastructure and BigQuery to process large volumes of Planet data on-the-fly, build scalable workflows,...
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Virtual Surveyor enhances stockpile reporting in drone surveying software

1 Jun - 11:47 SAST
Version 8.2 can calculate stockpile volumes in drone imagery and generate a PDF report detailing material tonnage and value.
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Pointly’s new AI training service tailors point cloud classifications to client datasets

30 Mar - 13:22 SAST
Information from Pointly Pointly’s new AI training service offers clients automated and customer-specific classifications of point clouds as well as tailor-made neural networks that are trained and tested for a...
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Two new Airbus partnerships see high-res satellite imagery underpin large-scale AI solutions

11 Mar - 09:20 SAST
Airbus has signed two partnerships that will see its high-resolution satellite imagery used in large-scale AI-based solutions.
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Epiroc acquires mining software provider MineRP to create a global digital mining platform

3 Mar - 16:22 SAST
The merger will help create a global platform to answer the mining industry’s demand for business transformation based on digital capabilities.
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Esri’s new developer platform, improved business reporting, latest network utility API and more

26 Feb - 13:03 SAST
Among recent Esri updates are the new ArcGIS platform, updated APIs, changes to ArcGIS for Power BI, and updates to StoryMaps.
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Radiant Earth Foundation releases its STAC API 1.0

11 Dec - 20:22 SAST
Radiant Earth Foundation has released its first Spatio Temporal Asset Catalogue (STAC) API as version 1.0.0-beta
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NavVis introduces cloud processing for laser scanning workflows

17 Nov - 10:28 SAST
This cloud-based tool enables users to convert laser scans into survey-grade, photo-realistic point clouds from data captured by the company’s mobile mapping systems.
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Google releases version 4.0 of the Maps and Places SDKs for iOS

14 Oct - 21:36 SAST
Google today released the new versions of Maps and Places SDKs for iOS. With version 4.0, both SDKs now support apps for devices running a minimum version of iOS 10.
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Carto integrates mapping library and relaunches its developer centre

14 Oct - 19:34 SAST
A complete Carto module is now available as part of the framework, allowing developers to use Carto APIs when building apps using the framework.
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Pointly launches cloud-based 3D point cloud classification tool

14 Sep - 11:24 SAST
Pointly is a software-as-a-service solution which uses AI to manage and classify 3D point clouds.
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Bentley Systems’ new cloud service improves geotechnical information management

10 Sep - 17:12 SAST
Bentley Systems’ new cloud service, OpenGround Cloud, enables geotechnical professionals to access geotechnical data for better engineering decision support and to improve collaboration across the supply chain and across multidisciplinary project teams.
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Virtual Surveyor expands functionality in free version of drone surveying software

8 Sep - 12:45 SAST
Originally offered as a free viewing tool for imagery and elevation models captured by drones, the entry-level “Valley” plan now enables surveyors to create topographic line surveys for small-area projects, and create engineering CAD...
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Vexcel Imaging updates the performance of its aerial photogrammetry software in UltraMap 5.0

26 Aug - 10:28 SAST
This update features a new digital terrain model algorithm based on automatic semantic image segmentation and intelligent filtering, which now generates DSMs and DTMs for export at a higher quality than before.
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GroundWork adds validation, magic wand and other features to speed up image classification for machine learning

25 Aug - 11:11 SAST
Improvements in GroundWork includes validation, the introduction of a “magic wand” to speed up labelling, and a global label view and clickable task map.
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GeoSlam launches Hub 6.1 pointcloud software

20 Aug - 12:04 SAST
GeoSlam launched the latest version of its pointcloud processing software, Hub 6.1. This version includes Adjust to Control functionality, a new version of Draw, improvements in processing, new parameters and bug fixes.
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Carto partnership with Google Cloud enables scalable spatial data infrastructure

12 Aug - 23:43 SAST
As a Google Cloud Partner, Carto is now available the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace. Carto BigQuery Tiler beta has also been released to visualise large location datasets inside BigQuery.
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gvSIG Online introduces a custom geocoder for local place names

7 Aug - 11:05 SAST
The latest version of gvSIG Online, an open source GIS platform, introduces custom geocoding and elevation profiles.
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