Digital Geography

Intergeo 2016 Day One: drones and drones and drones

The first day of the Intergeo 2016 and it was just mind blowing. The last years we saw a small increase in drone technology companies but especially here in Hamburg they seem to be everywhere. So there is the business rolling. About 500 exhibitors are here showing their latest products and services. At least 130 of them are into drone technology. The hottest shit is most likely the drone based laser scanning systems. So drones are getting more powerful, we see more and more fixed wing systems and the 3D laser scanners are getting smaller and smaller every year. I…

WhereCamp Berlin 2014

Over the last three years WhereCamp Berlin became the biggest event of it’s kind in the world. Around 200 people joined the 2013 session and enjoyed the barcamp styled sessions. For this year the organizing team came up with some refreshing innovations. The whole event will last 3 entire days, 13th (Thu.) till the 15th (Sat.) of November. The first event highlight is the opening key-note by Steve Coast, the founder of OpenStreetMap (OSM). The rest of Thursday is dedicated to a conference track with the headline “Navigation and Local Intelligence”. The set of speakers will be announced soon on the official…

FOSS4G is coming

Unfortunately we are German based and the travel cost will probably be higher than my monthly pocket money but maybe one of you would like to attend the FOSS4G conference from the 8th to 13th of September in beautiful Portland (Oregon). FOSS4G is the annual event of Open Source Geospatial Foundation.

What’s new in ArcGIS 10.2

One hot topic on this year User Conference from ESRI in San Diego was the upcomming release of 10.2: Tweets über “#arcgis #esriuc” Until now the ESRI ArcGIS software solution was full of analytical possibilities and has its strength in nearly every aspect of geo-sensitive data storage, analysis and publication. New aspects in ArcGIS 10.2 may to be described in three words: real-time, social & interoperability. realtime You can now create applications with ArcGIS which show your data and data from different real-time providers like Twitter, in-car GPS devices or flickr in apps and in real-time. So you’ll have great…

useR! 2012 Conference

“Spatial data is, quite literally, everwhere” (Barry Rowlingson) this is so true! And because of that you guys will have the chance to take part in a great tutroial on using R for managing geospatial data, transforming, making maps and working with OGC standards. So visit this years useR! conference at Vanderbilt University; Nashville, Tennessee, USA. This year the event will kick off with first tutorial on 12th of June! useR! conference auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen