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OGC Calls for Participation in Major Interoperability Testbed (Testbed 12)

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has issued a Request for Quotations/Call for Participation (RFQ/CFP) in the OGC Testbed 12 Interoperability Testbed. Testbed 12 sponsors have documented interoperability requirements and objectives for this testbed initiative. Organizations selected to participate in Testbed 12 will develop solutions based on the sponsors’ use cases, requirements and scenarios, which are described...
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Aerial Mapping Pioneer Bluesky Supports Clean Energy Campaign

Aerial mapping company Bluesky is backing a charity’s campaign to protect the subsidies for clean energy projects. Under recent Government proposals, changes to the Feed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) for wind, solar and hydro power will be dramatically cut and eventually phased out. The ‘Keep FiTs’ campaign, by climate change charity 10:10, is designed to give the public...
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Q Despatch chooses Magenta’s Echo software to deliver on-time precision

Q Despatch, a specialist private car hire operator based in London, has chosen to implement Echo, a map-based real-time routing, scheduling and dispatch platform.  Echo has been developed by Magenta Technology, the creators of the Shamrock platform for the UK's private hire and chauffeur company, Addison Lee. The Echo real-time scheduling and dispatch platform was chosen over other options...
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ENVI 5.3 goes 3D

ENVI software is known for its powerful geospatial image analysis tools, but now the latest release of the software adds significant LiDAR point cloud analysis and visualization capabilities – capabilities that previously were only available in the ENVI LiDAR software package. The new and improved ENVI offers users a single software interface to work with...
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