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Participatory soundscape sensing – joint paper with Dr Chunming Li

Feb 24 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  citizen science crowdsourcing environmental information noise papers

One of the lovely aspects of scientific research is its international dimension – the opportunity to collaborate with people from different places, cultures, and necessarily practices and points of view. During 2017, Dr Chnming Li, of the Institute of Urban Environment of the Chinese Academy of Science, was a visiting researcher in ExCiteS. Dr Li … Continue reading Participatory soundscape sensing – joint paper with Dr Chunming Li


Your ArcGIS Runtime Session Guide for the 2018 DevSummit

Feb 24 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps arcgis runtime sdk arcgis runtime sdk for .net arcgis runtime sdk for android

I’ve been reading lots of informative Dev Summit 2018 blogs, helping our various developer communities plan their Dev Summit experience in Palm Springs, March 6-9. So, here’s another one that highlights the technical sessions, demo theaters, and special interest talks … Continue reading


Incredible Olympic Drone Light Show

Feb 24 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  consumer drone intel pyeongchang shooting star

Intel’s Drone Team has set the world record with a performance of 1,218 Shooting Star drones flying in sync to create huge light-up images of Olympic sports and the iconic Olympic rings in the skies over Pyeongchang. The wind, cold … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Portals – Part 2 of 3

Feb 23 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online arcgis pro arcgis pro licensing named user portal

A Tale of Two Portals: The further adventures of a GIS analyst who manages portal connections and license settings in ArcGIS Pro to share maps to his two ArcGIS Online accounts. Part 2: Managing portal connections in ArcGIS Pro Wyatt … Continue reading


Utilities: a Portfolio of Connected Applications

Feb 23 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  3d cities analytics bentley bentley systems bentley year in infrastructure 2017

Aidan Mercer, Bentley Systems’ Industry Marketing Director, Architecture, Engineering, Construction, spoke with GISCafe Voice at the Bentley Year in Infrastructure event in Singapore back in October 2017. We discussed the utilities industry, namely waste and wastewater, and how GIS is a part of all the utility applications at Bentley. “We don’t talk exclusively about geospatial […]


What’s New in 10.6 – New Properties Exposed on the Feature Layer

Feb 23 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis 10.6 arcgis enterprise arcgis pro feature layer feature service

Today I would like show you the new properties exposed on the feature layer. These properties are new in 10.6 for services that reference an enterprise geodatabase. If you want to see a general overview of the new feature service … Continue reading


Dot Density Maps of Belgium

Feb 23 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  belgium dot density maps dot maps gis human geography

Maarten Lambrechts discusses how to make a dot density population map, in technical detail. He uses QGIS to process data for his home country of Belgium. The map above is one result (he also zoomed in on Brussels).


The Chiswick Timeline

Feb 23 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps art chiswick cities london

The Chiswick Timeline, a public mural of historic maps of Chiswick, London, situated along the walls of the underpass next to the Turnham Green tube station, opened earlier this month. A project of Abundance London, the mural is a series of panels reproducing maps of Chiswick from as early as the late 16th century, and traces … Continue reading "The Chiswick Timeline"


Cadillac Invested in Mapping

Feb 23 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling autonomous vehicles cadillac consumer gm

Cadillac may be late to the game, but with their new Super Cruise option they are the only automaker who can claim that they have a truly hands-off, semi-autonomous system. Besides GM ranks at the top of the recent driverless … Continue reading

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Apple, Google and Waze: Which Is Most Accurate?

Feb 22 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  apple maps driving directions google maps mobile waze

Artur Grabowski spent most of 2017 testing three mapping apps—Apple Maps, Google Maps and Waze—to see which app was the most accurate in terms of travel time to destination. His questions: which app estimated the shortest travel times, which app actually got him to his destination in the least amount of time, and how much … Continue reading "Apple, Google and Waze: Which Is Most Accurate?"


Participatory soundscape sensing – joint paper with Dr Chunming Li

Feb 24 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  citizen science crowdsourcing environmental information noise papers

One of the lovely aspects of scientific research is its international dimension – the opportunity to collaborate with people from different places, cultures, and necessarily practices and points of view. During 2017, Dr Chnming Li, of the Institute of Urban Environment of the Chinese Academy of Science, was a visiting researcher in ExCiteS. Dr Li … Continue reading Participatory soundscape sensing – joint paper with Dr Chunming Li


Your ArcGIS Runtime Session Guide for the 2018 DevSummit

Feb 24 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps arcgis runtime sdk arcgis runtime sdk for .net arcgis runtime sdk for android

I’ve been reading lots of informative Dev Summit 2018 blogs, helping our various developer communities plan their Dev Summit experience in Palm Springs, March 6-9. So, here’s another one that highlights the technical sessions, demo theaters, and special interest talks … Continue reading


Incredible Olympic Drone Light Show

Feb 24 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  consumer drone intel pyeongchang shooting star

Intel’s Drone Team has set the world record with a performance of 1,218 Shooting Star drones flying in sync to create huge light-up images of Olympic sports and the iconic Olympic rings in the skies over Pyeongchang. The wind, cold … Continue reading

The post Incredible Olympic Drone Light Show appeared first on In The Scan.


A Tale of Two Portals – Part 2 of 3

Feb 23 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online arcgis pro arcgis pro licensing named user portal

A Tale of Two Portals: The further adventures of a GIS analyst who manages portal connections and license settings in ArcGIS Pro to share maps to his two ArcGIS Online accounts. Part 2: Managing portal connections in ArcGIS Pro Wyatt … Continue reading


Utilities: a Portfolio of Connected Applications

Feb 23 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  3d cities analytics bentley bentley systems bentley year in infrastructure 2017

Aidan Mercer, Bentley Systems’ Industry Marketing Director, Architecture, Engineering, Construction, spoke with GISCafe Voice at the Bentley Year in Infrastructure event in Singapore back in October 2017. We discussed the utilities industry, namely waste and wastewater, and how GIS is a part of all the utility applications at Bentley. “We don’t talk exclusively about geospatial […]