Posts Tagged ‘Geospatial Solutions’
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
We live in a world that requires organizations to have a real sense of the world around them – from air, space and on the ground. As such, geospatial data has become the backbone for driving fundamental decisions that ensure organizational success, as well as for supporting government program missions.
Later this year, we are launching Intergraph Geospatial 2013, offering the full spectrum of geospatial technology in a united release. With a fresh approach, this technology enables organizations to discover and exploit the wealth of information contained in data from any source, share it rapidly and deliver it on demand to drive smarter decisions.
Recently, we hosted a webinar that showcased one of the products included in this release, highlighting how ERDAS IMAGINE 2013 expands on its proven technology. With a host of usability enhancements and new features, users can do more with multiple types of data.
Thursday, September 6th, 2012
Whether a large business, an international organization or a governmental body, most organizations need clear and actionable information for effective decision making. Powerful GIS management packages are the foundation for this and allow organizations to achieve the maximum value of their geospatial resources.
The most effective solutions offer simultaneous access to geospatial data in almost any form, uniting them in a single map view for efficient processing, capture and maintenance, analysis, presentation, and sharing.
New solutions make this possible, which offer modern functionality for an improved user experience, enhanced performance and scalability for enterprise databases, and timesaving tools such as dynamic and static text placement and automated labeling.
Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
Understanding our world requires us to model and interpret the spatial relationships between human, social and physical geography. We live in a connected world of spatial and non-spatial relationships, and it is essential that we be conscious of these relationships, as this helps us to grasp the impact of our decisions on our daily lives.
Because we live in a world where human, social and physical geography is always changing, we need a way to dynamically understand our changing world. A change requires us to assess the effect that event has had on the geography. Many times, this involves simulating, predicting, preventing and even influencing positive change.
Spatial modeling tools are a prerequisite to dynamically modeling and understanding our changing earth. Spatial modeling is the process of using spatial operators on a variety of geospatial datasets (for example, imagery, terrain and features) to create an information product. This involves using a set of procedures that simulates real-world conditions within a geospatial application, using the spatial relationships of geographic features and their attributes. From these created models, you can perform spatial analysis to derive information from data, such as distributions or patterns, using the spatial context of the problem. Actionable decisions require real information – not just data – and spatial modeling is key in driving these decisions.
Friday, August 3rd, 2012
It is estimated that 29.6 percent of the Earth’s surface is comprised of forests. In addition, there are approximately one trillion canopy trees on the globe and nearly two-thirds of land-dwelling creatures inhabit our forests. Some researchers believe that the way we treat our forests will impact the future of our earth.
Without a doubt, preserving our forests is of paramount importance to the future of our ecosystem. Geospatial solutions play a critical role in gaining the insights we need to preserve our natural environment for future generations.
Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
Without a doubt, the Hexagon conference is the biggest annual event for Intergraph and all of the other companies that fall under the Hexagon umbrella. It is a truly exciting time for us to preview our latest technology and innovations, as well as share our vision for how our combined offerings help manage any global situation that requires real-time intelligence for fast and effective decision-making.
Each year, the international conference also offers the chance for our users to attend presentations by industry experts, participate in targeted tracks, break-out sessions, as well as hear inspiring keynotes from a wide range of industry thought leaders.
For Intergraph, this is the ideal platform for us to make a series of new announcements. And, while all the news generated from the conference can often get lost in the shuffle – especially for busy attendees – I wanted to take moment to highlight our news from the show last week:
GeoMedia Smart Client Star of Show!
Intergraph’s GeoMedia Smart Client took a starring role at Hexagon 2012, with a number of new hands-on training classes being introduced, as well as break-out sessions and a variety of new vertical market workflow demonstrations.
Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
In the geospatial sector, small and medium sized enterprises (SME) are the backbone of innovation, creating specialized offerings that have made the industry what it is today. Whether providing a solution that integrates into a larger organization’s offering, or creating new markets with completely unique products, it is safe to say that SMEs are one of the key reasons we have had such tremendous growth over the past decade.
I was recently asked to offer comment for an article on the value of SMEs in Geospatial World Magazine, and wanted to use this post as a platform to further elaborate on this topic.