Geospatial Analysis

Top 5: Fortran turns 60, AutoCAD alternatives, and more

This week, we look at Fortran at 60, open source CAD programs, programming-friendly fonts, and more.<p>Top 5 posts<p>Andrew Lekashman, the business head of …

Open Source Movement

Cutting edge research suggests creating new homes on top of existing buildings in London

New homes could be built in London using rooftop development space which would not alter the skyline and provide much needed affordable housing, …

Physical Geography

At a CAGR of 32.3% Geospatial Imagery Analytics Market Key Players are Digital Globe Inc., EOS Data Analytics, Inc., ESRI, GE, Geocento, Google Inc., Harris Corporation

The new report titled “Global Geospatial Imagery Analytics Market”, By Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Europe, South America, Middle …

Business Intelligence

Two Worlds Collide...Great News for BIM and GIS Users

If you’re going to make a big announcement, why not make it at a big event. That’s just what Autodesk and ESRI did this week at Autodesk University. …

Construction

How Open-Source Intelligence Can Help Landlords Protect Their Properties

Today, even the newest real estate investors with small portfolios are interacting daily with available technology that expedites their property acquisition, marketing and the management process. From the listing to the move out, they find and integrate real-time technology solutions. Imagine my …

Open Source Movement

How to plot basic maps with ggmap

(This article was first published on <b>r-bloggers – SHARP SIGHT LABS</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>When you’re learning data science – and …

Data Science

London may have found a radical solution for its housing crisis—building new homes on roofs

London may have found a radical solution for its housing crisis—building new homes on roofs.<p>Britain’s capital could benefit from 41,000 new homes if it developed properties on unused rooftops, adding a potential 28 million square feet of real-estate to its two most central zones, according to …

Housing

Market Size of Geospatial Imagery Analytics will Expand Owing to Escalating Innovations By 2025

<b>Global Geospatial Imagery Analytics Market: Snapshot</b><p>Earth observation satellites, airborne sensors, and unmanned aerial vehicles keep feeding the …

Business Intelligence

Assistant Professor Planning/Urban Systems at Dept. of Geography, Environment, and Planning, Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, CA

<b>Position: Assistant Professor Planning/Urban Systems (Tenure Track)</b>The Department of Geography, Environment, and Planning at Sonoma State University …

Education

OPINION: Policy change needed for full benefits of geospatial services to be realised

JOHANNESBURG - Geospatial services like digital maps are taken for granted in today’s connected era as useful tools that can help you navigate, and …

Physical Geography

Migratory Connectivity in the Ocean (MiCO) – Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab

<b>About MiCO</b><p>The Migratory Connectivity in the Ocean (MiCO) system seeks to fill a major knowledge gap regarding global migratory routes and connected …

Physical Geography

Geospatial imaging service Enview raises $6 million to manage energy and utility infrastructure

Over the past 20 years there have been 11,459 accidents across the network of oil and gas pipelines that crisscross the U.S.<p>These accidents have cost the country roughly $6 billion in damages and killed or injured 1,660 people.<p>The toll in both human lives and financial damages is severe and …

Startups

Sharing space-based information during emergency response

Source: UN Office for Outer Space Affairs, UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the PacificCountry: World<b><br>A new set of guidelines will help</b> …

Physical Geography

With new tech and an old-school helpline, a startup is out to fix India’s ambulance services

In 2013, Antoine Poirson was helping set up a power plant in Rajasthan when an employee was crushed under a solar reflector uprooted by a heavy gust of wind. The man may have survived but the ambulance trip was too long and there were no trained paramedics around.<p>Poirson never got over the …

India

Satellite image accuracy expands

From improved scouting to nitrogen recommendations, image data will enhance farm decisions.

Agriculture

Why I moved my company from New York City to St. Louis

Boundless recently moved its headquarters from New York to St. Louis, and we couldn’t be more excited. Some of the reasons for moving our five-year-old company are unique to our business, but others reflect St. Louis’ surprising uptick in entrepreneurial activity and its attractiveness as a place …

Business

Geospatial sciences program receives national designation

After the completion of an extensive application process, Western Michigan University is now one of 25 institutions in the United States to receive a …

Education

Python Top 10 Articles For the Past Month (v.Oct 2017)

<b>For the past month,</b> we ranked nearly 1,200 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (0.8% chance to be picked in …

Machine Learning

ISRO Looks at JV for PSLV Manufacture; Launch to Be Privatised by 2020

Recently, the space agency set up an outreach centre in Hyderabad for entrepreneurs, which has access to all the raw data from ISRO and computational …

Space

6 hot tech shares to generate long-term wealth

Today our world is being shaped by inventions such as; quantum computers, 3D printing, nanotechnology, augmented reality, and artificial …

Personal Finance (Australia)

Digital mapping services save South Africa billions - Cape Business News

South Africans users also save around 100-million hours per year from more efficient purchases through information on digital maps. This value of …

Business (South Africa)

How Singapore is using maps for social services

In social and health services, having reliable and timely locations of incidents can be a matter of life and death.<p>The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) …

Physical Geography

Geospatial Analysis of California Wildfires Shows What Actually Burned

This month’s wildfires in northern California were the worst in the state’s history, causing at least $1 billion in damage and 42 deaths. At least …

California Wildfires

Google Maps saves SA businesses billions

Research finds the economic and environmental impact of consumers using Google Maps and digital geospatial services is huge.

Google

Securing land rights for all is key to building disaster-resilient communities

October 13 is the International Day for Disaster Reduction.<p>From East Asia, South Asia, and Africa to Latin America, disaster events such as …

Climate

Start-ups with geospatial focus to get help

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) is working on a platform called GeoWorks which aims to bring together companies and users that tap location-based …

Physical Geography

How Can I Process and Visualize Geospatial Data in Real Time?

Thanks to Eric Mizell, V.P. Global Solutions Engineering at Kinetica, for taking me through how their GPU-accelerated database delivers new …

DevOps

Introducing Verity Mapper, Turning any Drone into an Accurate Mapping System

Creating reliable, accurate mapping and inspection products from UAVs has it’s challenges with many pain points on the path to efficiently achieving …

Drones

AtScale 6.0 and Kinetica 6.1 announced; SAP gets NVIDIA GPU religion

AtScale, Kinetica, SAP and NVIDIA tout their BI, Big Data, AI and GPU advances.<p>There's just no rest for the proverbially weary. Less than 2 weeks …

Big Data

Big Data Use Cases

I was talking with Eric Mizell, Vice President Global Solution Engineer at Kinetica recently about another topic and we began discussing use cases …

Big Data