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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: […]

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Robyn Jones
About Our Customers    |    April 21, 2016    |    By Robyn Jones

Data On the Fly: SFU’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Team

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 […]

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Kris Majury
About Our Customers    |    December 22, 2015    |    By Kris Majury

Ever Realer: Minecraft Data Styling at Brecon Beacons

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 […]

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Kris Majury
About Our Customers    |    November 4, 2015    |    By Kris Majury

Oslo: 3D Printing a City

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.

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Kris Majury
About Our Customers    |    October 6, 2015    |    By Kris Majury

In the Scrum: XML Feeds and Tweets at Donegal County

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. […]

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Kris Majury
About Our Customers    |    September 10, 2015    |    By Kris Majury

Cesium for WebGL Virtual Globes at KDOT Aviation

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 […]

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Kris Majury
About Our Customers    |    August 12, 2015    |    By Kris Majury

Geospatial Education and Minecraft: Niagara Falls

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 […]