Sport England improves understanding of where investment is needed most with Esri UK’s national data service

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Socio-demographic and socio-economic data helps reveal where interventions are needed to support less active or disadvantaged sub-populations 15 September 2021 – Sport England has announced a new ‘Local Area Insight’ tool, providing a new way of accessing a range of socio-demographic and socio-economic indicators, built using Esri UK’s InstantAtlas and national data service. Embedded within Sport England’s website, ‘Local Area … Read More

Europa Technologies adds support for APGB to viaEuropa platform

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Europa Technologies has announced that its award-winning viaEuropa platform now supports all content covered by the Aerial Photography Great Britain (APGB) contract. Awarded by the Geospatial Commission in 2020, APGB is an agreement for the supply of high-resolution aerial imagery and height products to public sector organisations in Great Britain. It sits alongside two other geospatial contracts: the Public Sector … Read More

Early Careers Network Vacancies

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Call for committee members ECN is on the look out for new committee members to help deliver its mission of providing a platform for communication and collaboration of early career professionals within the geospatial industry. We are looking for early career professionals to fill the below roles. The roles are a great opportunity to acquire transferable skills and collaborate with … Read More

AGI Cymru 2021 ‘Green Recovery’ – Registrations Open!

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AGI Cymru are pleased to announce that registration is now open for their forthcoming annual event, taking place on Friday 24 September 2021 the theme for this year’s conference is ‘Green Recovery’ and will take place as a morning webinar and an afternoon of interactive deep-dive subject matter sessions. Register Here Our focus this year is understanding how green recovery will make … Read More

AGI is seeking nominations to fill vacancies on Council

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Being a member of the AGI’s Council is both enjoyable and rewarding. You have access to opportunities and experience that may not be available during your normal employment, and the satisfaction of knowing that you’re making a significant difference to our industry. About the AGI Council The AGI is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Its mission is to maximise the … Read More

Harrow Council creates digital twin, adds street imagery and LiDAR data to Esri GIS

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New approach will help improve planning, highways and Council Tax operations 25 August 2021 – The London Borough of Harrow has added high definition street-level imagery and LiDAR data to its Esri UK corporate GIS system, giving staff access to a highly accurate digital twin of the borough. Part of Harrow’s strategy to explore new digital approaches and advance its digital … Read More

Bluesky Cyclomedia Partnership Combines Aerial and Mobile Mapped Data for Virtual City Models

Leicestershire, 25 August 2021 – Aerial mapping company Bluesky International is working with the Dutch mobile mapping specialist Cyclomedia to bring together imagery and height data, captured from the air and at street level, to fuel a growing demand for virtual city applications in the UK. Cyclomedia currently captures and processes around 375,000 miles of 360-degree panoramic street level images … Read More

Gemma Polmear appointed to provide fire service modelling consultancy at Cadcorp

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Geographic Information System (GIS) software and services company, Cadcorp, has appointed Gemma Polmear as a GIS analyst focused on fire and rescue service activities. The new appointment supports the company’s expansion of its risk and workload modelling consultancy services. Gemma comes from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service where she served for 11 years. She brings extensive experience in scenario modelling, … Read More

Bluesky appoints Europa Technologies as reseller for National Tree Map

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Bluesky International has appointed Europa Technologies as an authorised reseller for the National Tree Map (NTM). The NTM is the foremost environmental database of its kind. With coverage across Great Britain and Ireland, it contains the location, height and canopy/crown extents for trees 3m and above in height. The National Tree Map is used to meet challenges across various market … Read More

Celebrating five years of Smarter Data, Smarter World

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We’re gearing up for our best geospatial event ever – don’t miss out! For those of you that have joined us before, you’ll know our annual conference is the highlight of the year for us and many hundreds of our industry colleagues. The event gives us all the opportunity to connect with our geospatial peers, as well as building our knowledge and discovering the … Read More