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Tiana Warner
About Data    |    November 10, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

Podcast: How Indoor Mapping Providers Work

Indoor mapping is being adopted by venues around the world, including airports, malls, universities, and museums. Not only does this help the public navigate large venues, but it also offers venue owners business intelligence by tracking foot traffic. Join @mapgirll and me in a chat about various indoor wayfinding solutions and how the technology works. Click to tweet | […]

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Author:
Tiana Warner
About Data    |    November 6, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

Podcast: Machine Learning and Geospatial Data

Imagine being able to train your GIS to perceive and understand the world, and give you insights based on your data. Today, geospatial experts are using machine learning for: Analyzing big datasets (what do these 2 million points actually mean?) Predictive analytics (e.g. forecasting risk) Listen to the podcast with @mapgirll and me, where we […]

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Stephanie Warner
Author:
Tiana Warner
About Data    |    October 30, 2017    |    By Stephanie Warner and Tiana Warner

Infographic: Remote Sensing Satellite Providers

  See Also Unleash the Power of Satellite Images Integrate Planet Satellite Imagery Blog: 3 Inspiring Earth Observation Apps Built Using FME Cloud Webinar, Part 1: Integration for Planet Satellite Imagery Webinar, Part 2: Remote Sensing Providers

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Author:
Angus Lau
About Data    |    September 13, 2017    |    By Angus Lau

Augmented Reality for iOS: Making 3D models for ARKit with FME

Apple just announced that iOS 11 will be released on September 19, 2017. What’s so special about iOS 11 is it adds an amazing Augmented Reality framework, ARKit. It allows people to easily create unparalleled augmented reality experiences for iPhone and iPad. It has an accurate tracking of device movement. It can analyze the scene […]

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Author:
Tiana Warner
About Data    |    August 28, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

3 Ways to Convert Raster Images to Vector for CAD/GIS

Extracting vector features from an image (or “vectorizing a raster”) involves converting groups of raster pixels into polygons. This is a common scenario for GIS and CAD workflows, and a challenging one. Maybe you’d like to digitize a scanned map, convert a DEM to polygons based on elevation, extract text from an image, or otherwise […]

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Author:
Stephanie Warner
About Data    |    August 11, 2017    |    By Stephanie Warner

Episode 5: Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee – Drones

Grab a coffee and chat with Steve and Dean about why drones are revolutionizing the industry, how they’re being used commercially and recreationally, and what it’s like to plan the drone mission cycle. See also: Blog – How to get started with drones FME UC presentation – UAVs and FME: Powering Your Drone and Its Data with FME […]

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Author:
Tiana Warner
About Data    |    August 9, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

Cloud Platforms 101: Autodesk A360

Autodesk A360 is a cloud solution like Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, etc. made specifically for sharing and collaborating on Autodesk projects. A360 is a web service for collaborating on CAD projects in the cloud. What I love about this platform is that Autodesk specifically designed it for what they’re good at: 2D/3D data. Sure, you could use […]

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Riley Greene
Author:
Stephanie Warner
About Data    |    July 20, 2017    |    By Riley Greene and Stephanie Warner

ebook: A Guide to Excel and FME

Recently Mark Stoakes and Tia McKillop hosted a fantastic webinar on using FME to process Excel data. Stephanie and I have taken the topics they covered – appending and merging worksheets, manipulating structures, analytics and reporting – and wrapped them up into a free ebook for you to reference whenever you’re working with FME and […]

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Author:
Tiana Warner
About Data    |    July 12, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

How To Get Started with Drones

In 1988, my 3-year-old cousin went missing from his backyard. On a property in rural Vancouver, the home backed onto a complex landscape of hills, holes, dense Pacific Northwest rainforest, and a raging river. The police came with sniffer dogs and the entire community banded together to help search. They couldn’t find him. Had he […]