This via Geonet – At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and working with the Homeland Infrastructure Foundation Level Data (HIFLD) Committee Chair and Federal GeoPlatform system owner, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has launched a dedicated website to provide Open Data in support of Hurricane Harvey.
Fredericton, NB, Canada — Teledyne CARIS™ is pleased to announce the release of Bathy DataBASE™ (BDB) 4.4. This new version addresses the important areas of feature generalization and automation of product generation for chart compilation, as well as the increasing emphasis on bathymetric Lidar surveys.
Harmonised European open data from official national sources is to be included in the United Nations Second Administrative Level Boundaries (SALB) initiative.
Esri Makes the Most Accurate, Detailed Satellite-Based Elevation Datasets Available to Users and Developers
Strategic Partnership Expands Boundless Connect; Provides Access to High-Quality, Fast-Loading Basemaps
The International Esri User Conference is a must-attend event for any professional involved in GIS, particularly working with (or wanting to work with) Esri’s GIS solutions, including ArcGIS and ArcGIS Online.
Members of EuroGeographics have today (12 June 2017) unveiled plans for pan-European open data services underpinned by geospatial information from official sources.
Capelle aan den IJssel, the Netherlands – 31 May 2017 – Mapmaker AND announces today the availability of High Definition Autonomous Vehicle Maps of Schiedam, the Netherlands for all road classes. This highly accurate model of the road enables manoeuvre planning and localisation which is critical for advanced driving applications (ADAS) and autonomous driving.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published more than 200 facility maps to streamline the commercial drone authorization process. The maps depict areas and altitudes near airports where UAS may operate safely. But drone operators still need FAA authorization to fly in those areas.
Clermont-Ferrand, France – 26 April 2017 – The French company PlanetObserver, supplier of geospatial data for all civil and military visualization and simulation applications, and GIS solutions, announces the release of PlanetSAT Global #2017, the unique seamless and global imagery basemap processed with fresh and cloud-free satellite images.