Next week is what I call ‘geospatial event week’ in London. The three main events that we attend as a company are:
ESRI Annual Conference 2018, 22nd May (QEII Centre, Westminster, London)
GeoBusiness 2018, 22-23rd May (Business Design Centre, Islington, London
VR / AR World, 3rd Conference, 22nd-23rd May 2018 (Olympia, London)
The Carto Group are delighted to be shortlisted in two categories for the inaugural Techies awards. The Techies has been designed to celebrate the innovation and entrepreneurship of the IT community in Swindon and Wiltshire, with award categories suiting one-man-bands to big corporations.
QGIS, the go to open source choice for desktop GIS software, have announced that QGIS 3.0 Girona is now available for download. This is a major update and includes a plethora of new features and feature upgrades, including 3D GIS functionality.
Geospatial GIS data is all around us and my vision for the future is one which will see it becoming even more important.
The chances are, if you have a smartphone, you’re already using GIS data without being aware of it.
We are really chuffed to report that a strong team from The Carto Group, working with our partners at DAQRI, have been selected as one of the six finalists in the 2-day HS2 Hackathon with an AR focused idea.
The announcement in the recent Autumn Budget that the OS Master Map is to be opened up and a Geospatial Commission established is fantastic news for everyone but especially for small businesses in the UK.
Augmented Reality (AR) is the latest big thing taking the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry by storm – well it’s trying to, at least. So what’s the hold up? There are still a number of technical challenges to overcome before AEC AR can move from an “experience” to a tool that delivers significant operational efficiency.