urban planning

Building-height Estimation using Street-view Images, Deep Learning, and Building Footprints

Introduction Building height is an important piece of information that has various important applications such as economic analysis, urban planning,…

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Innovations and Lidar Applications for Trees & Water by Quantum Spatial Canada

The 2020 Geolgnite conference was put online and brought the Canadian geospatial sector together. One of the topics included updates…

GIS Technology tracks Toronto’s urban growth

In our last article on land use in the Greenbelt, we discussed the Places to Grow Act, an Ontario policy…

Putting Map Making Back Into the Hands of the Community

On April 7th, I attended the community mapping showcase at the NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS). This project is…

GIS made in Canada – Doug Seaborn’s VISION*

An interview with GIS entrepreneur and visionary Douglas W. Seaborn on an exciting period of GIS development in the 1980s…

A Refreshing Approach to Geomatics

The conference committee of the GIM International Summit has announced a refreshing list of inspiring and original speakers who will…

WSP Announces Closing of MMM Acquisition

WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) (“WSP” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced acquisition…

DEM World

ESRI City Engine & DEM Art at Next Kingston GoGeomatics Social October 21

GoGeomatics Kingston first social night was great. We had a much bigger turn-out than expected for our first get together.…

WSP to Acquire MMM, a Leading Canadian Engineering Consulting Firm

WSP Concurrently Announces a $175 Million Bought Deal Public Offering and a $125 Million Private Placement WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP)…

IGN France International Opts for SimActive’s Correlator3D™

Montreal, Canada, March 11th, 2015 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce the purchase…

Environmental GIS – City of Toronto Light Pollution Initiative

Nathan Heazlewood, in one of his recent articles, urges us Geomatics practitioners to be proud of the Geospatial profession. GIS…