Digital Geography

Conference INTERGEO 2015

Last years INTERGEO in Berlin was an interesting experience for a newbie in the world of geodesy like I am. This year I will also attend the INTERGEO in Stuttgart. It will take place from the 15th to the 17th of September. This year’s main points: The spotlight will be on Geospatial 4.0, the digital economy, transformation through digitization, big data, the Internet of Things, digital infrastructures and smart cities.

A Drone for the Holidays

So, by now some of you have opened a holiday gift and it turned out to be a drone.  I was fortunate enough this year to get a 3DR IRIS+ in my stocking.  After a few flights I wanted to put together a quick note comparing this with another popular consumer drone, the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ (P2V+).  I have a P2V+ that I use at work and put quite a bit of thought into what I would get for personal use.  Hopefully this will be of use to readers who may be considering the purchase of a drone this year.  Allow me to…

Piksi or how to be exact with low costs

So many of you probably know that there are some pretty amazing social crowdfunding projects hosted on kickstarter, startnext or indiegogo and we also started one campaign that was unfortunately not this succesfull in bringing a GIS E-Learning platform to the people. But it seems like there is one little campaign called Piksi that will be not only succesfull but might change the quality of our fieldwork in the future.