Category Archives: Editors Desk

INTERGEO 2016 – smart geoinformation shaping the future

The world is getting smart. At the heart of these tumultuous changes to our lives, economy and work lies digitalisation. And at the core of this transformation, it’s intelligently networked and applied coordinates that often create the added value. The geo IT sector gains from this. Its players create and supply smart geoinformation and services...

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Teledyne Optech teams up with The Ocean Cleanup

Teledyne Optech announced it has partnered with The Ocean Cleanup in their Aerial Expedition research mission, where the Optech CZMIL (Coastal Zone Mapping and Imaging Lidar) successfully carried out the first in a series of low-speed, low-altitude survey flights across the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Every year, about eight million tons of plastic enters the oceans....
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Controlling shipping traffic in canals with wireless sensors

In the Netherlands there are many waterways, small inland harbors and canals that are used by citizens in their daily routines. Each city has a water infrastructure with high-density shipping traffic. For municipalities, provinces and other potential canal authorities such us Ministry of Infrastructure, it is essential to provide a system able to control the...

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Maxoptra Route Planning Keeps the Beer Flowing

Independent brewers, Thornbridge, are improving delivery costs, increasing driver efficiency and minimising the environmental impact of their mobile operation following the implementation of a dynamic delivery route planning solution. The Maxoptra cloud based software is helping the award winning brewery ensure customers receive their beer in a timely and cost effective manner. Since introducing the...

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