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The Top 5 Most Popular Canadian GIS Vector Data Sets

We’re talking GIS vector data, it’s a subset of the geospatial data that NRCan’s Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth…

My COGS GIS Education, Part II

In my first article, I introduced the how and why I chose to attend COGS from the fall of 2014…

GNOSIS – A New Geomatics Software Suite

Creating a new GIS from scratch is a tough undertaking. It involves a lot of innovation. Ecere, a Canadian company…

Interview with Sam Scovill, GIS Technician and 3 Day Champion on Jeopardy

Every weeknight, my mom and I watch Jeopardy together. Jeopardy always starts with the announcement of the contestants by their…

Software Development – The Key to Ecere’s Success

It is rare to learn of a GIS company in which much R&D is done up front to create the…

Canadian Geomatics Innovation: Ecere Develops a Next Generation GIS

Not many companies undertake the ambitious goal of creating a new geospatial software suite from scratch. Ecere, a Canadian company…

A List of Geospatial Open Data Resources in Canada

Recently, I read an article about the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) that seeks to explain why the CGDI, among many…

Montreal: SimActive Offers Free Trial of UAV Software

Montreal, Canada, October 11th, 2016 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce a new…

DigitalGlobe’s Basemap Suite Expands: 250 Million Square Kilometers of 30 cm Imagery

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), the global leader in Earth imagery and information about our changing planet, today announced that its…

Airobotics Selects SimActive’s Photogrammetry Software for its Automated Industrial Drone Solution

Montreal, Canada, August 30th, 2016 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce that Airobotics…

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics Brings Big Data to Ottawa

Last week I was among an interesting group of  participants and presenters who came together to discuss Big Data (June…

Map Tiles and Cached Map Services

  The tiling of large maps is an old practice. Large paper maps have always been divided into a series…