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Erin Lemky
About Our Customers    |    November 24, 2016    |    By Erin Lemky

3 Inspiring Earth Observation Apps Built Using FME Cloud

Supported by the UK Space Agency, Sterling Geo have been embarking on an innovative project to demonstrate the practical value of earth observation data. Sterling Geo used FME Cloud to quickly create apps that turn raw data into useful intelligence. Their project has uncovered a way to rapidly deploy purpose-built applications without requiring capital investment […]

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Erin Lemky
About Our Customers    |    September 23, 2016    |    By Erin Lemky

Iowa DOT: Preparing Data for APIs

GIS undergrad David Runneals has come a long way since his internship. Now he’s building APIs to make Iowa DOT’s public data more accessible, opening it to innovative applications. To populate the data, he once again chose FME to do the heavy lifting.

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Mark Ireland
About FME About Our Customers    |    July 5, 2016    |    By Mark Ireland

FME Game of Life Challenge:

This is a short post about entries to the Game of Life challenge.

If you recall, Conway’s Game of Life is a raster grid where each cell either lives or dies according to a set of rules, producing a new grid to repeat the process. The result is a living grid that a couple of people managed to solve using FME – in quite a different number of ways!

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Robyn Jones

Congratulations to SFU’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Team, who achieved second place at the Unmanned Systems Canada 2016 Competition. Here’s the technology behind their award-winning system and how FME helped in building flight plans and identifying locations. Facing thirteen other teams, a massive space to analyze, and high winds up to 25 knots, Team Guardian […]

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Mark Ireland
About FME About Our Customers    |    May 24, 2016    |    By Mark Ireland

FME Golf Challenge Part 1: My Solution

You might remember a blog article entitled “Code Smells and FME Golf”. The FME golf part was a challenge that users submitted a series of entries to.

A train journey from Vancouver to Winnipeg is an excellent time to do some FME golfing so, while watching the scenery pass by, I finally worked on the problem myself and reviewed what you had all done. This post is the first of two – in this post I’ll talk about the concept and what I did to achieve the goal, in the second post I’ll list all of the strategies users came up with and who had the best result!

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Erin Lemky
About Our Customers    |    May 13, 2016    |    By Erin Lemky

Real-Time Earthquake Reports: Powered by FME Notification Services

FME Cloud’s notification services can trigger workflows to run when new data becomes available, serving up custom reports automatically by email. CEA recently used FME Cloud for this, because their entire business surrounds earthquake insurance coverage, so getting real-time earthquake data delivered to their inboxes is highly important. Stephanie Halpin in GIS at California Earthquake […]

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Tiana Warner
About FME About Our Customers    |    May 11, 2016    |    By Tiana Warner

How to Build a Data Downloader with Leaflet and FME Cloud

Today we welcome guest blogger James Rutter to share how Surrey Heath Borough Council built a custom data downloader service. Surrey Heath already used FME Desktop for their workflows and wanted to improve their infrastructure by leveraging the cloud. This is a great example of what our users are accomplishing with FME Cloud. Plus if you’re interested […]

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Tiana Warner
About Our Customers    |    April 22, 2016    |    By Tiana Warner

Recap: FME World Tour hits Madrid, Spain

We’ve been giving you plenty of social media updates and recaps of the North American FME World Tour 2016 stops, but are you wondering what the international leg of the FMEWT is like? Today’s guest blogger, Eric van Rees, gives us a run-down of the FME World Tour in Madrid, Spain. * Safe Software’s FME World Tour meets various goals at once: […]