As you may already know, a week or so ago I went to the Intergeo event with the amazing guys over at xyHt magazine, after all, I am their European Editor so it kinda made sense. So rather than write my usual “how to” blogs I thought I’d write a little on my findings, or […]
Originally posted on xyHt 17/4/2017 Last week, April 4th – 6th, one of the largest gatherings for the offshore industry took place, Ocean Business, in Southampton, UK. The bi-annual event is a large deal for the maritime industry. When I say large, I actually mean huge; there are over 350 exhibitors from 26 countries and […]
Blog post copied from Adrian Welsh on GeoNet 30/11/2016 – Too good not to share!! Explain Georeferencing To Me as If I Were a Five-Year-Old I really liked how Denzel Washington used the phrase “explain this to me as if I were a xxx-year-old” in the movie Philadelphia (1993). Reference: Philadelphia. Philadelphia, PA: Jonathan […]
As you may be aware, the United Kingdom has a new transformation model that is OSTN15…..But why? What does it mean to the geospatial community? Without being too nerdy, tectonic plate movement means that the “model” surface (the geoid) is slowly moving from best fit for the coordinate system. It has been 13yrs since Ordnance […]
Technology has made the farthest corners of the planet more accessible than ever before. We can video call loved ones on the other side of the world; and we can view photos of foreign landmarks at the click of a button. At Mapillary, we are taking this accessibility to the next level by letting anyone […]
Over 300 people have taken the test I set on the internet so far, for those who have taken it, I thought you might like to see some statistics on it.
On 22nd of January Matthew Hancock, Minister of State for Business, Enterprise & Energy, announced the change of business operating model for Ordnance Survey from Government Trading Fund to a Government Company (GovCo).