Tag Archives: mapping

xyHt Digital Magazine: September 2023

xyHt magazine’s September issue goes inside the GNSS rover to see exactly what’s in it and reveal how the technology works its magic. As always, if you don’t have a subscription to our print edition, or if someone else in the office has snaffled your copy, don’t fret, here is the digital edition. Click here or...

xyHt Digital Magazine: July/August 2023

xyHt magazine’s combined July/August issue focuses on geographic information systems and and how the science has made its way into many aspects of our existence—how it is helping now and how it will help in the future. As always, if you don’t have a subscription to our print edition, or if someone else in the...

HAS Potential

Free and Global: The new high accuracy positioning service (HAS) of the Galileo constellation and its advantages for GIS and asset mapping If you consider field mapping applications, such as for GIS, asset inventory and management, and field operations for utilities, how wonderful would it be to have sub-foot positioning in real time, with no...

Mapping Internet Deserts

North Carolina uses GIS to identify rural communities with poor broadband access to help farmers and fight poverty When Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited North Carolina last year to announce a $17.5 million grant for broadband connectivity, it felt like a lottery win for Warren County officials. Without the vital Internet connections that drive economic...

Low-Code/No-Code Mapping

Location-aware apps can now be created with almost no coding expertise. Is this the next frontier in mobile GIS? When authorities at the Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa, New Zealand’s Walking Access Commission, needed to revamp the country’s web-based maps, they knew that they had to build a handy and more user-friendly alternative for their hiking patrons.  ...