Menu

spatial data infrastructure

OGC adopts environmental data retrieval specification as an open standard

22 Sep - 19:38 SAST
The standard eases users access to subsets of spatial big data through a uniform, well-defined, web interface that hides the complexities of data storage.
+ Read more

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.
+ Read more

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.
+ Read more

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
+ Read more

South Africa’s planned Space Infrastructure Hub will use space data as a development tool

31 Aug - 16:27 SAST
Information from SANSA The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has been awarded R4.47 billion in additional funding over the next three years to develop a Space Infrastructure Hub. The...
+ Read more

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.
+ Read more

South Africa’s Spatial Information Committee opens nominations for new members

3 Jul - 14:52 SAST
South Africa’s Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development are accepting nominations for members to serve on the Committee for Spatial Information. Nominations close in the first week of August 2020.
+ Read more

Amazon Web Services launches new data centre in South Africa

22 Apr - 19:09 SAST
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has opened its AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region, which has three availability zones – each with independent power, cooling, and physical security and is connected via redundant, ultra-low-latency networking. Developers,...
+ Read more

Microsoft is building a planetary computer

15 Apr - 15:36 SAST
Microsoft is entering the next phase of its AI for Earth program, dedicated to building a Planetary Computer platform. This will provide the AI for Earth community (which includes nearly 500 organisations in 81...
+ Read more