Tag Archives: GIS

Global Shipping Needs Geospatial Technology

Response to Covid-19 and its ripple effects on trade may be accelerating maritime industries’ adoption of geospatial technology Where global shipping is concerned, the Covid-19 pandemic is changing everything from navigation pathways, to crew and ship safety, to demand for commodities, and forcing the shipping industry to adapt, in part through new uses of geospatial...

Let’s talk about MapOps

 I’m not going to lie, I’m slowly mutating into one of those GIS high-level manager types who work less on real day to day map work and more about concepts and frameworks…even, at points strategizing. I hate it, give me some kriging interpolation or some hardcore viewshed analysis any day, but one thing is becoming...

Using QGIS in the Cloud with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

It’s easy to run a popular open-source geospatial suite on this hosted cloud platform: AWS. QGIS is a great piece of software, and I would really recommend you try it out if you are currently working with ArcGIS, MapInfo or any other piece of GIS software. However, if you don’t have admin rights on your...

xyHt Weekly News Links: 06/19/2020

*Click here to visit xyHt’s Virtual Trade Show* Recovery is Coming for Civil Construction 5 Questions on the Synergy of BIM and GIS 3D Laser Scanning Puts Crime Scene in the Courtroom New Precision 3D Topo and Hydro Software Microdrones Invites You to Play the Ultimate Surveying Game Show: SURVEYOR SAYS.

xyHt Weekly News Links: 5/29/2020

*Click here to visit xyHt’s Virtual Trade Show* How you Build Automated CAD-GIS Workflows 5 Questions on the Synergy of BIM and GIS Commercial UAV Expo Europe 2020 Goes Virtual Integrating UAV-based Lidar and Photogrammetry ASPRS Geo Week Goes Virtual Chinese Surveyors Reach Everest Peak

Build a Survey Tracker Map

We all have a little more time on our hands at the moment and it seems like the perfect time to do a little tidy of some of our data and do a little organization. In fact, I’m going to walk you through setting up something that clients have asked me to build for them...