GIS

EOMAP partnering with GeoSolutions to support GMES Master Competition

Ciao a tutti,we are putting together this blog post to describe the work that we did for our partner EOMAP to support part of the GMES Master Competition (see here for more information on this initiative) for this year.The GMES Master Competition  rewards on an annual basis the best ideas for services, business cases and applications based on GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) data, with the aim to foster product development and entrepreneurship in Europe. Initiated by the European Space Agency (ESA), the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and T-Systems, and supported by the European Commission,...

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Stati Generali dell’Innovazione, Convegno a Bologna il 6 Luglio "Diritti digitali e dati aperti: le basi per Città e Comunità smart" – GeoSolutions dice la sua!

Salve a tutti,il 6 Luglio 2012 si terrà a Bologna il convegno promosso dall'associazione "Stati Generali dell'innovazione dal titolo "Diritti digitali e dati aperti: le basi per Città e Comunità smart" in cui rappresentati del mondo imprenditoriale, della PA e di vari enti ed associazioni discuteranno dell interazioni e relazioni tra il mondo dell’informazione geografica e le recenti di iniziative “Smart Cities” ed “OpenData” in modo da confrontare diversi punti di vista per stimolare la discussione ed accelerare la penetrazione di questi concetti e delle iniziative ad essi legati nelle varie realtà che verranno rappresentate.GeoSolutions ha dato il suo supporto come sponsor...

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GeoSolutions @ AGIT 2012 in Salzburg

Dear All,a few words to inform you that GeoSolutions will be attending AGIT 2012 in Salzburg which will be held between 4th and 6th July at the Salzburg University.GeoSolutions' Founder and Director Simone Giannecchini together with Director of Sales and Biz Dev Eleonora Fontana will be present at the conference ready to talk to you about our products and services. In case you have questions or doubts about GeoServer and GeoNetwork or in case you are looking for a partner with solid skills and foundation in the Open Source world, do not hesitate to come talk to us, we will...

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ImageI/O-Ext 1.1.4 Release

Dear all,We would like to take the occasion to introduce the ImageI/O-Ext 1.1.4 releaseVarious improvements have been implemented:Better GDAL Driver availability checks.Better TIFF-Metadata management (Tile ByteCounts and Offsets aren't stored into IIOMetadata node textual attributes anymore)Minor Improvements on Kakadu based JP2K writerMore work is coming to further improve support for large GeoTiff and BigTiff, so stay tuned for more performance in the near future for GeoTools and GeoServer.Artifacts for Imageio-Ext have been deployed on the GeoSolutions maven repository, as well as on the OSGEO one.The GeoSolutions team,

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Developer’s Corner: Accurate datum shift and full transformation control in GeoServer

Hi all,in this blog we're going to introduce the new GeoServer/GeoTools support for high accuracy datum transformation and projection control in general.Starting with release 2.2-beta2 GeoServer has support for grid based transformations, in particular NTv2 and NADCON grids. The grid allow for centimeter accurate transformations between datums, which is much better than the usual 7 parameters transformation supported so far by GeoServer, which included a few meters error.The reason for this difference is simple, the 7 parameters transformation is a simple roto-translation in 3D space, plus scaling, whilst the grid is a point to point mapping between position in the...

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