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High-profile geospatial organisations sign on to global geospatial ethics charter

28 Jul - 11:02 SAST
Nine geospatial organisations have lent their support to the Locus Charter, which outlines an ethical framework and best practices for the use of location data to protect individual and public interest.
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Report: Geospatial AI/ML applications and policies – A global perspective

13 Apr - 05:57 SAST
The report aims to inform governments and industry alike on the geospatial artificial intelligence (GeoAI) trends for the near-, mid- and long-term. Through the inputs from WGIC member companies and industry experts, areas of...
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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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Pix4D launches photogrammetry cloud processing solutions for surveying and construction site monitoring

9 Jun - 15:30 SAST
Pix4D’s two new mapping platforms, Pix4Dcloud and Pix4Dcloud Advanced, for online surveying and construction site monitoring. These can be purchased independently from any desktop software to generate 2D maps and 3D models for online-only...
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Novum Intel – a new voice for Africa’s geospatial and location intelligence industry

27 Apr - 12:09 SAST
Novum Intel created an intelligently-designed, comprehensive news and information service platform for geospatial and location intelligence professionals across Africa. Through multimedia (video, audio, text and infographic) articles, we aim to build a strong and...
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Carlson introduces its RT4 rugged tablet data collector

9 Mar - 17:17 SAST
Carlson Software has released the RT4 tablet-style data collector, a rugged handheld and offers performance increases from its predecessor, the RT3, and backed by the company’s technical support.
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New Spatial features in Oracle Database 20c

14 Feb - 17:26 SAST
Oracle Database 20c is now available for preview on Oracle Cloud (Database Cloud Service Virtual Machine). As with every major release, it includes new features and enhancements that extend its multi-model capabilities. This release...
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OGC publishes Open Routing API Pilot results

12 Feb - 17:23 SAST
The Open Routing API Pilot addresses interoperability issues and developed methods for routing services to incorporate diverse data, routing engines, and routing algorithms in a standardised way, even while operating in denied, degraded, intermittent,...
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Maptiler adds disputed borders and language support

30 Jan - 17:43 SAST
The new release of Maptiler’s open-source map publishing project, OpenMapTiles 3.11, introduces disputed borders, roads under construction, adds support for Kurdish and Amharic language and brings multiple other improvements and bug fixes. New tiles...
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Three insights from The State of Spatial Data Science 2020 report

29 Jan - 17:47 SAST
In order to understand the trends and shifts for Spatial Data Science across these industries, Carto has invited thought leaders from enterprise organisations across the globe to participate in the State of Spatial Data...
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Python library speeds up spatial analysis

21 Jan - 17:58 SAST
To speed up spatial analysis, Carto has introduced CARTOframes 1.0, a Python library that enables data scientists and analysts to integrate Carto maps, data, and analysis into their data science workflows.
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RapidEye satellite constellation to be retired in March 2020

16 Jan - 17:01 SAST
Planet’s RapidEye constellation will be retired at the end of March 2020, after 11 years of gathering imagery. The constellation contributed to Planet’s global Earth observation dataset since the company acquired it from BlackBridge...
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Carlson Software introduces laser scanner for surveying and mining

14 Jan - 16:55 SAST
Carlson Software has released its Scan2K Laser Scanner, a solution for creating accurate 3D survey data up to a range of 2 000 metres (“2K”).
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Cadastre Principles and Practice

1 Jan - 18:02 SAST
Cadastre Principles and Practice, written by Roger Fisher and Jennifer Whittal, is a comprehensive reference text for aspiring and practicing professional land surveyors, those in the real property business, and those involved in land...
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Trimble extends GNSS reach of LTI laser rangefinders for GIS mobile workers

11 Dec - 15:42 SAST
Trimble’s TerraFlex field software now supports remote feature capture with Laser Technology Inc (LTI) TruPulse 200 series and 360° series laser rangefinders.
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Industry body launched to grow South Africa’s geospatial sector

3 Dec - 17:50 SAST
To accelerate the continent’s readiness to benefit from space tech, key industry stakeholders with support from the South African National Space Agency (SANSA), have launched ZASpace Inc. The industry forum will facilitate structured investment...
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