We wish to welcome SpatialIQ as new neighbours to our building, the Dominion Observatory. Great to have company up on the hill overlooking Wellington CBD. On another note, Tim Baigent has left Geographx and moved onto other ventures, the team from Geographx we wish him the best for his future.
Skyline Software Systems Announces an OEM Partnership with Acute3D for the Delivery of Automated 3D City Model Generation The new versions of TerraBuilder products, incorporating Acute3D technology, are planned for release later this year and will include the ability to generate 3D models for entire cities directly from vertical and oblique imagery in a fully [...]
Radio New Zealand aired an interview with us last night on the art and science of computerised map-making. You can listen to the on-air version (12′ 49″) or the long web version (24′ 40″) here. Our Changing World
Pre-orders are now being taken for the inaugural edition of the NACIS Atlas of Design, which begins shipping on 24th October. More information here
An interesting site this. It explores the effects of a 90 degree landmass rotational shift. Cassini website London would sit in a steamy jungle straddling the equator. Mexico City would be buried beneath an ice sheet. Our own Scott Base in Antarctica would turn into a tropical paradise.
Well you can’t win them all – and we didn’t. Nice to be one of the three finalists though. The International Map Trade Global Map Awards were held in Albuqueque, New Mexico on the 11th September. Congratulations to the 2012 winner – the Collins World Atlas published by HarperCollins in the United Kingdom.
The National Cartographic Exhibition was held as part of the recent Geocart’ 2012 conference in Auckland. The NZCA Map Awards for 2012 were also judged, maps being rated on how well they delivered on their stated purpose, taking into account design, execution and presentation. Geographx was honoured to win the awards for the second successive [...]
On Thursday 6th I attended the launch in Wellington of Terralink’s impressive new StreetCam 3D. Over the next two years they plan to drive and map all 126,000km of the New Zealand roading network using LiDAR point cloud technology. Exciting times…
We have just returned from these back to back events, both hugely successful in our eyes. We learned a great deal and have come back to Wellington inspired to raise the bar and produce ever better maps. Both events also provided welcome opportunities to catch up with our peers and colleagues from both the Americas [...]
We are hoping for a good number of entries this year. Entry is open to all and free – your chance to become world famous in New Zealand. There are two competition categories, best printed map product and best digital map product. Entries close Monday 20th August. Further information and entry form are available here [...]