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: […]
Students from Simon Fraser University are battling it out to build the best UAV for real-world competition scenarios. Safe Software is excited to sponsor these up-and-coming software developers, designers, and engineers. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology is revolutionizing the way we capture imagery and data. Because UAVs do not require pilots, they can be flown in […]
By now you must know that the FME World Tour has just started, and if you’ve been to previous events you’ll know that we always try to provide the most inventive swag of any conference. Well, we hope you agree that this year is the best ever!
Hay-on-Wye is a book lover’s paradise. Located in the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales, it’s also the location of a new FME-driven Minecraft project – and I must say it’s a beauty. Shaun Lewis, GIS Analyst at the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority has been constructing and refining the world, with a similar purpose […]
The City of Oslo built an updateable 7.6 x 4.5 meter physical 3D model of the city – with 3D printers, quite a bit of FME, and a lot of time, patience, and attention to detail.
Rugby madness is on! With the 2015 Rugby World Cup running through the end of October in England, fans of all stripes are glued to the matches. And one of them, Daragh McDonough, is busy spatializing tweets, mauling XML feeds, and coming up with rugby analogies for FME’s role at Donegal County Council in Ireland. […]
What do you do when a fundamental component of your award-winning portal is being retired? That was the challenge posed to the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation last year when news arrived of the Google Earth plug-in’s pending deprecation. The plug-in was the basis of the user interface for the Kansas Airspace Awareness […]
Students in Niagara College’s GIS – Geospatial Management program have a great opportunity – to work on a year-long thesis project, collaborating with real employers to design and implement a real-world GIS project. This year, one of those projects was put forth by Geospatial Niagara founder and CEO Darren Platakis. He’d seen various Minecraft initiatives […]
What started out as a fun project in support of kids at an annual Hackathon event quickly turned into a real-world test bed for an upcoming cloud-based open data portal rollout – and changed the way they work.
The Arkansas GIS Office migrates their Open Data portal to the cloud, and the upsides are measurable – in technological advantages and many, many dollars saved.