QGIS 3 is a new wave of open source GIS, not only is it extremely quick and efficient, allowing you to use almost every type of geospatial data you can throw at it but it also includes a 3D renderer and ways to export your creations straight to the web…and let’s not forget the HUGE […]
Originally posted on xyHt Magazine 12/7/2016 Six months ago when I claimed that augmented reality was the future of GIS and geospatial services and it was met with a few sniggers. This week has seen the arrival of Pokémon Go, one of the most popular games hit the mobile phone market….and yes, it is […]
Most of the time, ESRI software is great, it does [mostly] what you ask it and as long as you aren’t doing anything too crazy it behaves. We all know that it has it’s ‘unique-ness’ about it, after using it for a few years you start to ask “why don’t they do this….” or “How […]
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 […]
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The Environment Agency is placing two sets of LiDAR data – an aerial map created by laser scans – into the open data realm as part of a move to encourage more third parties into flood risk modelling.
GLOSSARY OF GIS TERMINOLOGY Definitions Provided By: Maps for America – Third Edition – Text obtained from World Atlas accuracy Degree of conformity with a standard. Accuracy relates to the quality of a result and is distinguished from precision which relates to the quality of the operation by which the result is obtained. adjustment Process […]