Category Archives: Editors Desk

OS data gives reality to a virtual world

The spectacular setting of Ben Nevis provides the backdrop for an Oculus Rift game created by Ordnance Survey developers, in which players race against the clock to find a hidden trig pillar. The recreation of Britain’s highest mountain has been constructed by OS in 1:4 scale using OS data and covers an area of 10km x...
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Columnists wanted!

GeoInformatics is about to launch a new columnist section on its website www.geoinformatics.com. For this section, we´re looking for original contributions from critical and opinionated writers from the geospatial industry, who are interested in sharing their thought-provoking opinions with a large global audience. This gives you the opportunity to focus the attention on new developments,...
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Spectra Precision SP80 Wins Field Test Competition, Results in 340 Unit Sale

The Agricultural Land Management and Statistic Department (ALMS) in Myanmar recently concluded comparative field tests of four leading models of GNSS receivers. The Spectra Precision SP80 swept to first in all tests. Based on the test results and bids, ALMS chose the SP80 and ordered 340 units. The comparative field tests included; positioning accuracy, initialization speed, internal radio performance, pole drop test, water immersion...
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DigitalGlobe expands partnership with Orbital Insight

DigitalGlobe announces an expansion of the partnership with Orbital Insight, a geospatial analysis company that tracks socioeconomic trends at global, regional, and hyper-local scales. Within DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data platform, Orbital Insight’s machine vision engineers, artificial intelligence experts, and data scientists now have access to 400 terabytes of high-resolution imagery, an increase of nearly 80...
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