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BIM Advances – Annual Conference Summary

The Building Information Modeling (BIM) standardization progress has been the transversal theme of the Annual Conference on Infrastructures, held in Singapore in October. Although my Twitter account was practically hijacked with the #YII2017 hashtag in those days, here is a summary. The journey This time I had to travel from Nicaragua, a country where I […]

(Español) MailChimp o Mailrelay – opciones para mail marketing

En más de una ocasión nos hemos preguntado, qué servicio de mail marketing elegir. No importa si se requiere para una lista de 500 suscriptores o un listado que supere los 5,000; elegir un buen proveedor para enviar correos masivos siempre será una decisión que se debe estudiar con cuidado, si consideramos los retos implícitos […]

Blockchain and Bitcoin applied to the Land Administration

At a technologies information Congress, I was approached by a magazine’s publisher. He consulted me on this type of technology implementation in the land registry, cadastre and property management areas in general. The conversation was more than interesting, although I was a little surprised about his questions, considering that a couple of months ago, his […]

LADM implementation using INTERLIS – Colombia

The INTERLIS course, seen as a language and instrument to facilitate the Land Administration Domain Model (LADM) implementation in the environment of Colombia land administration was held the third week of June 2016. The course was held in two stages, one at a basic level / theorist with a large group of different institutions involved […]
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Low-Cost Feature-Rich RTK Receiver

SkyTraq Launches Low-Cost Feature-Rich RTK Receiver

SkyTraq Technology Inc., a fabless GNSS positioning technology company, introduces S2525F8-RTK, a low-cost, low-power, single frequency RTK receiver for applications requiring centimeter-level accuracy positioning. S2525F8-RTK is a multi-constellation GNSS RTK receiver that can use 12 GPS, 8 SBAS, 6 BDS, and 1 QZSS signal. In situations where RTK fix is not possible, a Float RTK […]
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BIM – the irreversible trend of CAD

In our Geo-engineering context, is no longer novel the BIM (Building Information Modeling) term, which allows that different real life objects can be modeled, not only in its graphical representation but in their different life cycle stages. This means that a road, a bridge, a valve, a channel, a building, from its conception can have […]
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Land administration domain model – Colombian case

The land administration is currently one of the countries main challenges. It is not a new aspiration, since its function is more than explicit in the Constitution main articles and the various laws that govern the people relationship with public and private national resources. However, there is an international trend for the national systems creation […]
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what3words for Land Administration + QGIS Plugin

What is what3words what3words is an address solution that makes it easy for non‐technical people to communicate precise location using words instead of coordinates.  It is based on a 3×3 metre grid where each square has been allocated a unique address using 3 words from the dictionary, for example index.home.raft . 3 word addresses are […]
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HydroloGIS joins the gvSIG Association

HydroloGIS, the company behind the open source projects Geopaparazzi and JGrasstools, has officially joined the gvSIG Association. What this small Italian based company brings to the Association, is the expertise of their environmental engineers in the fields of hydro-geomorphological analyses and risk mapping, as well as water management, processing of LiDAR data and digital field […]
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Geospatial Training Courses

Early Registration Pricing on March Classes Ends February 15th Online, Instructor Guided Programming ArcGIS with Python Workshop – Introduction Learning ArcGIS Pro 1: Fundamentals Building ArcGIS Applications with Web AppBuilder Getting Started with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript Upcoming WebinarsGetting Started with ArcGIS EarthIntroduction to AppStudio for ArcGISIntroduction to QGIS   ArcGIS/Python Classes Programming ArcGIS […]
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6 aspects to be considered in the cadastre – registry integration

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. Making the Cadastre and the Real Estate Registry to work jointly is currently one of the most interesting challenges of the property rights systems modernization process. The problem tends to be the same, even going beyond our Hispanic context. On one hand the […]
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EuroCarto 2015 – A world of Geo-knowledge

This was the final Program of the 1st ICA European Symposium on Cartography which celebrated in Vienna on 10–12 November 2015.  Promoted by International Cartographic Association (ICA) and the Vienna University of Technology. Tuesday, November 10, 2015 9:00 Conference opening: Vice Rector Kurt Matyas and Georg Gartner9:15–9:45 Keynote by Menno-Jan Kraak (ITC & University of […]
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Latin America Geospatial Forum – 2015

A unique opportunity for geospatial professionals in Latin America was unveiled this week in Mexico City.  The three-day Latin America Geospatial Forum was inaugurated at Hotel Hilton Reforma.  The occasion also brought three other conferences together – Group on Earth Observation (GEO) Plenary, annual meetings of UN-GGIM Americas and Mexican Society of Engineers. This unique […]
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Import data from OpenStreetMap to QGIS

The amount of data that exist in OpenStreetMap is really wide, and although it is not completely up to date, in the majority of cases it is more accurate than data traditionally raised by cartographic sheets with scale 1: 50, 000. In QGIS is great to load this layer as a background map such as […]
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Build a drone, my son’s science project

It doesn’t seem that this is the same creature that a few years ago surprised me with its great methane gas stove. Time passes faster than it seems. At least it can be seen in my gray hair and the evolution of his questions: Instead of asking for a new mobile phone game, he asked […]
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