Latin American Forum on Notable Instruments of Urban Intervention

The Program for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy announces this important forum, which will take place in Quito, Ecuador from 5 to 10 May 2013. Organized in conjunction with the State Bank of the Ecuador’s Republic aims to disseminate, share and evaluate an urban intervention remarkable toolkit developed […]
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Bentley Systems Releases 2012 Annual Report Online

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the release of its 2012 Annual Report, available in digital format at www.bentley.com/annualreport. In addition to providing the company’s 2012 performance highlights, the publication sets the stage for Bentley’s 2013 priorities. Performance highlights include: · revenues grew 5 percent […]
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The great year of Google Chrome

The case of Google Chrome is a striking example of what was said four years ago: “The browser that aims to be an OS” I remember in September 2008, I wrote about how Google launched its own browser, when the expectation for dethrone Internet Explorer would seem a madness as thinking now that the iOS […]
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Perquisites of my recent routine

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. This life is much like an embroidered with a multi color design, stretched by two rings of wood as well as we did at school. Each stitch that today we make becomes a design brand that fully represents our lives, and certainly while […]
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What brings back GEO5 in its version 15?

A few years ago I did a review of this software, which I think is the best for soil mechanics. This week has left us quite concerned the release of the GEO5 new version, which we believe will have an acceptance by users of this tool, which incidentally excels in the geo-engineering field without strong […]
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Which has been the best version of AutoCAD?

We often see the question there, about which version is best or why we defend it; then when it arrives a new one is often said that it is only makeup. Finally, as starting point we did the query on Facebook, where eGeomate original Spanish version has near to 20,000 followers, and see what we […]
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SuperGIS, first impression

In our Western context SuperGIS has not reached a significant position, however in the East, speaking of countries like India, China, Taiwan, Singapore -to name a few- SuperGIS has interesting positioning. I have planned to test these tools during 2013 as I have done with Manifold GIS and gvSIG, comparing its functionality; but for now […]
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The Dutch context, reflections of a Latin American

Holland is still the benchmark for several events in the technology sector, but before diving into some issues on which I itch to write, like the lasts times about my trips, I want to drop some conscious prose because it awaits me long hours in the return flight, it costs more because the rotation of […]
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Template to convert geographic coordinates to deg, UTM and AutoCAD

This Excel template is initially made to convert geographic coordinates in decimal to degrees, minutes and seconds. Just the opposite of the template that we had done before, as seen in this example: In addition: Concatenate them into a string Turn them to UTM coordinates, with an option to choose a Datum Concatenates point command […]
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Stay inspired! Letter to my staff

Today is a special day; new challenges make me a better chance of settling. In a week I won’t be more your immediate boss and one of you will be the new one, so that things don’t stop and also to acquire the freshness that changes require. Although I’ll be around, surely I’ll have less […]
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Understanding the BIM concept from the Bentley Systems perspective

In simplified words, BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the evolution of traditional concept called CAD (Computer Aided Design) and while there are entire books written about it after the term was popularized by Jerry Laiserin, for educational purposes we’ll try to be as simplistic look possible: Before, when designing a building, the architect after a […]
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One night in the Be Inspired Awards

Blogsy is a wonderful tool, so far the best writing from an iPad. As a demonstration, I intend to update this article right now that the awards are being handed out. I would have liked to follow live visitors with Woopra, but its script is so heavy that it has crashed the site a few […]
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5 Important things of the Be Inspired 2012

Those who follow on Twitter @geofumadas account may have noticed two full days devoted to the #BeIn2012 hashtag. To update concentrated content excess in just three days, here is a summary of the 5 things that protrude from the Be Inspired: 1. the most interesting project From 57 finalists’ projects, has caught my attention the […]
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The finalists of the 2012 Be Inspired

Bentley has announced about 60 finalists’ projects for the 2012 Be Inspired Awards, which will be held for the third time in Holland 5 to November 7 further comprising the symposium and annual conference. Unlike last year, we see a decrease in the Latin American projects which previously excelled with the theme of plants and […]
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Linux has a new tool for native CAD

Unlike the geospatial area where Open Source applications outweigh the custodial, very little free software we have seen for CAD apart from the LibreCAD initiative which still has far to go. While Blender is a fairly robust tool, its orientation is to the animation and not to the CAD applied to engineering, Architecture and Construction. […]
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V8i (SELECTseries 3) Releases of Bentley’s SewerCAD, SewerGEMS, StormCAD, and CivilStorm Products

Unified File Formats and Multiple Solvers Increase Information Mobility Across Bentley’s Sewer and Storm Software, Enhancing the Efficiency of Sewer and Stormwater Modeling Teams Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that the forthcoming SewerCAD, SewerGEMS, StormCAD, and CivilStorm V8i (SELECTseries 3) releases will have a unified file format. As a result, users of each of these software […]
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Geographic information system using Manifold GIS

This is one of those products that gives you pleasure to have pushed, and that in the spirit for which was built now is available to the community. It’s a manual that explains how to implement a municipal geographic information system using Manifold GIS. Edited versions of these products were built as part of a […]
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