Recent Geonews

Batch Geonews: Halloween Street View, Cesium 3D Terrains, India’s GNSS, Open Source Dronecode, and much more

Here’s the recent geonews in batch mode.

On the open source / open data front:

On the Esri front:

On the Google front:

Discussed over Slashdot:

In the everything else category:

In the maps category:

“Introduction to GIS” Course in English free of charge

The gvSIG-Training e-Learning platform opens its registration period for the “Basic GIS with gvSIG” MOOC in English, given by the gvSIG Association and GISMAP.

This MOOC aims to show the use and potentiality of the open source software gvSIG in performing the most common operations during the workflow in a GIS environment. This Course is addressed to beginners as well as to skilled GIS users who want to learn how to use this software.

It will start in November 24th, and it will last four weeks with an approximate participant’s engagement of thirty hours during the whole course period.

Course attendance is completely free of charge. Students who successfully complete the course and wish to receive the Certificate of Achievement, corresponding to 30 credits for gvSIG Certification program, will be asked for a contribution of 40 Euros.

For further information about topics, goals…: http://web.gvsig-training.com/index.php/es/quienes-somos-2/noticias-2/139-massive-online-open-course-introduction-to-gis

For registration, you have to press “Enroll” at the bottom of the page, and then accept the “Site policy agreement”. Finally you will have to register at the web page.

SuperGIS Assists Talented Youth in Winning Geography Olympiad Champion

Supergeo Technologies, the global leading GIS software and solution provider, announce that SuperGIS was chosen in Taiwan Geographic Olympiad 2014 and helped the participants win the first award. The winners would have a chance to represent Taiwan for joining iGeo, International Geography Olympiad.

Taiwan Geography Olympiad provides nationwide youths with a stage to show their geographic knowledge combining with practical cases and applications. In this competition, SuperGIS was widely selected by the attendances to process and analyze geospatial data in solving different issues.

This year, the title winners are from Mingdao High School who utilized SuperGIS Desktop to analyze school bus route planning, which may be influenced by future constructing metro lines. With Network Analyst, students can import road data, set barriers and stops, and then employ Vehicle Routing Problem function to run the best result for new route planning.

SuperGIS software has been selected by worldwide academic institutes to educate the youth for years. Supergeo not only dedicates to developing GIS software and solutions, but also understands the importance of education in geospatial industry and keeps invest resources in educating our next generation.

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About Supergeo

Supergeo Technologies Inc. is a leading global provider of GIS software and solutions. Since the establishment, Supergeo has been dedicated to providing state-of-the-art geospatial technologies and comprehensive services for customers around the world. It is our vision to help users utilize geospatial technologies to create a better world.
Supergeo software and applications have been spread over the world to be the backbone of the world’s mapping and spatial analysis. Supergeo is the professional GIS vendor, providing GIS-related users with complete GIS solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms.

Marketing Contact:
Patty Chen
Supergeo Technologies Inc.
5F, No. 71, Sec. 1, Zhouzi St., Taipei, 114, TAIWAN
TEL:+886-2-2659 1899
Website: http://www.supergeotek.com
Email: patty@supergeotek.com

Get the Hang of latest SuperGIS 3.2

Supergeo Technologies Inc., the global leading GIS software and solution provider, released new Product Demo Videos on Supergeo TV Channel to demonstrate most frequently-used functions in latest SuperGIS Desktop 3.2. GIS users will soon get the hang of SuperGIS by the technical resources.

SuperGIS Desktop 3.2 integrates abundant GIS tools to provide users with a professional GIS platform for editing spatial data even faster and more easily. With SuperGIS Desktop 3.2, you can display, edit, manage, query and analyze GIS data in different data formats, and utilize the spatial information to make better decisions and policies.

To help worldwide GIS users learn more about SuperGIS products, Supergeo has launched large numbers of videos on YouTube website, Supergeo TV Channel. You may access the demo videos that introduce manipulating SuperGIS products, important software features, user experiences, case studies, introduction of Supergeo Technologies and so on.

The latest videos about SuperGIS Desktop 3.2 will show you how to apply useful GIS functions, like the tips to connect to Geodatabase, design your maps, customize coordinate systems, modify feature symbols, select data, etc.

Visit Supergeo TV channel now on https://www.youtube.com/user/supergeotv/featured

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About Supergeo

Supergeo Technologies Inc. is a leading global provider of GIS software and solutions. Since the establishment, Supergeo has been dedicated to providing state-of-the-art geospatial technologies and comprehensive services for customers around the world. It is our vision to help users utilize geospatial technologies to create a better world.
Supergeo software and applications have been spread over the world to be the backbone of the world’s mapping and spatial analysis. Supergeo is the professional GIS vendor, providing GIS-related users with complete GIS solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms.

Marketing Contact:
Patty Chen
Supergeo Technologies Inc.
5F, No. 71, Sec. 1, Zhouzi St., Taipei, 114, TAIWAN
TEL:+886-2-2659 1899
Website: http://www.supergeotek.com
Email: patty@supergeotek.com

Weather Maps Across 1,219 US Cities

Weather is a huge factor in not only Where you live, or vacation, but When. Use the 2 interactive maps below and you’ll find:

  • In the top one, the number of days each month that an area is in that sweet spot of 70F to 90F degrees – for over 1,200 US cities, towns and locales.
  • The bottom map tells you the average rainfall and temperatures – all laid out by month – in those same cities.

Get started by just clicking on the State that contains the area you want to know more about in either map. You’ll be amazed what you learn!