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News and innovations in the field of Geographic Information Systems

Should we replace the word "Geomatics"?

Taking into account the results of a recent survey, carried out by the Board of the Geomatics Professional Group (GPGB) of the RICS, Brian Coutts follows the evolution of the word "Geomatics" and argues that the time has come to consider a change. This word has returned to show its "ugly" head. The…

Are we really immersed in an "innovative" process when it comes to 3D Spatial?

"The push of a button has the potential to open another dimension", writes, almost at the end of his article, Muthukumar Kumar, referring specifically to the creation of 3D environments, their usefulness, importance and future. Note that to speak of the future, in a way that takes us away from simple charlatanism, it is required that this word be ...

Geospatial technology, its role and importance within the IT structure in the Departments of Transportation.

Geospatial technology Conceived as all the technology used to acquire, manage, analyze, visualize and disseminate both the data and the information referring to the location of an object, it has transcended its initial conception of triad composed essentially of GIS, GPS and Remote Sensing (RS in English) incorporating those emerging technologies that use a component ...

Live - Hurricane Irma - Society is accustomed to interacting with the geospatial

It is interesting how the geospatial data every day is at the service of the masses, to the extent that some disciplines that were previously specialized, such as meteorology, now with the help of animated and explicit graphics require more than one skilled presenter. Although we are sure that the professionals of the subject who are displaced, keep their ...

GIS-oriented employability. Fiction versus reality

After reading an article that begins by asking what the GIS employers are really looking for, I wondered to what extent these conclusions can be extrapolated to our countries of origin whose realities may be similar or different (perhaps very different) from yours. The 'raw material' used for the study were all offers ...

The many possibilities of applying the Web GIS at present

The topic to comment today is the Web GIS. For the 'uninitiated', it could simply be translated as 'GIS on the Web', but what does this really mean? What are its scope? Why 'has many possibilities of application' as stated in the title of this post? There are five reasons that Eric van Rees wields in ...

LandViewer: analysis of real-time Earth observation images from your browser

Data scientists, GIS engineers and software developers from EOS, a California-based company, have recently launched a leading cloud-based tool that allows users, journalists, researchers and students to search and analyze huge amounts of updated data from observation of the Earth. LandViewer is a processing service ...

Simple GIS Software: GIS client for $ 25 and Web Server for $ 100

Today we live interesting scenes, in which free software and privative coexist contributing to the industry in conditions of increasingly more balanced competitiveness. Perhaps the geospatial issue is one of the fields in which open source solutions are as robust as non-free license solutions; Nevertheless,…

QGIS, PostGIS, LADM - in the Course of Land Administration developed by IGAC

In the convergence of different initiatives, aspirations and challenges of Colombia to maintain leadership in the southern cone in geospatial matters, between the days 27 of July and 4 of August, the Center for Research and Development of Geographic Information - CIAF of the Geographic Institute Agustín Codazzi will develop the Course: Application of the ISO 19152 standard ...

ArcGIS - The Book of Images

This is an enriching document that is available in Spanish, with very valuable content, both historically and technically regarding the management of images in the disciplines associated with earth sciences and geographic information systems. Most content has hyperlinks to pages where interactive content is. He…

Applied-Streetview Camera System

Applied Streetview Equipment and Systems are the product of years of experience with a customer segment. From its first client generating georeferenced cartography in Bogotá, Colombia, they have expanded their clientele to all the continents of the planet, contributing in a great variety of projects and industries. The applications of their equipment are extensive as we can imagine, considering that little ...

The SINAP National System of Property Administration

Sinap

The National System of Property Administration (SINAP) is a technological platform that integrates all the information related to the physical and normative resource of the nation, where the different public, private and individual actors register all the transactions associated with the assets of property, necessary for the constitution and revitalization of a market ...