IMIA Meetup in Brisbane

Following the success of the inaugural Meetup in Melbourne in January 2016, the next IMIA Meetup is scheduled to be held on the 21st of April, 2016 at the Department of Natural Resources and Mines offices in Landcentre, Woolloongabba. Participation is free for this event, but please register beforehand to avoid disappointment.   The IMIA […]

Australian Smart ICT Report

The Australian Federal Government’s Smart ICT Report and recommendations is one of the single most significant advances for the Spatial Industry in Australia. It will promote the use of and collaboration between so many disciplines in our industry and create new opportunities for data capture, data management, data analysis and data visualisation; in which the role […]

The future of the Map – the maps of the future

New and innovative technologies have an important impact into what cartographers are doing. In the geospatial domains we can witness, that more spatial data than ever is produced currently. Numerous sensors of all kinds are available, measuring values, storing them in databases which are linked to other databases being embedded in whole spatial data infrastructures, […]

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Getting “Lost” in the Hunt: Keeping Your Bearings When You’re Focused in the Field

Professional Hunter Donnelle Johnson of HuntData Shares Necessities for Pros and Novices on the Hunt Every year more than 300,000 hunting licenses are sold in Colorado to those in search of big game such as deer, elk, moose, pronghorn and even mountain lions.  In a state of outdoor recreationalists, the billion-dollar industry is an economic driver […]

The Map Experience

What if you had never seen a printed map? What if all you only knew about was electronic devices? This tongue in cheek video is an introduction to “a new bio-optical knowledge recording and dissemination system, responding to the trade name: Map.” Created by The Regional Centre for Geographic Information Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (CRIGE  PACA).   It […]

Automatic Production and Updating of Topographic Maps

In times of rapid change and dwindling human and financial resources, the most important reasons for automation in map production are to ensure efficient, up-to-date and consistent production cycles without sacrificing on quality. Automation makes sense when it eliminates, reduces or sustainably speeds up inefficient manual work. In the case of cartography, this work is […]

GIS Day- World’s Largest GIS Day Event

Want to know more about GIS? What is GIS is all about? Want to experience cool technologies? Google Glass, 3D Printer etc Where is the GIS Industry is heading to? If you are in Brisbane, register for International GIS Day event-19th November (http://www.gisday.com.au/) All the details are in the website GIS Day event is hosted […]

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Mapping the World

Before Google maps and satellite imagery cartographers painstakingly mapped the world. As you’ve spun the globe and studied your atlas dreaming of faraway places, have you ever wondered how that map came to be? Kelly spoke to Dr Bill Richardson from Flinders University who has published ‘The Portuguese Discovery of Australia: Fact or Fiction?’ and […]