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3D Speculation…

An interesting post from Tim who is a GeoWeb 2006 in Vancouver. Great new blog by the way.. Tim notes comments from Microsoft about their plans to create 3D city models in a “different” way to Google. Just speculating but maybe the different approach its something to do with the fact that Microsoft also own […]

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Apple GPS

GPS management on the Mac

For a long time the Mac has been the poor relation of the Windows PC in terms of GPS managment software, the type of software that allows users to create and downlaod waypoints, display base mapping and user defined routes. RouteBuddy is a universal binary application that now fills this gap supporting Garmin and most […]

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Happy Birthday Very Spatial

The Very Spatial podcast this week celebrated it’s first year anniversary with an interview with Intergraph CTO and fellow Brit, Peter Batty. Peter seems to have a real challenge on his hands bringing together a diverse range of Intergraph products around a common framework. The approach seems to be realistic as the scope sounds similar […]

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GIS GPS

This summers rave accessory – a GPS ?

Todays Guardian (Yes I do still read it 🙂 ) reports that the Police in the West Country are having to cope with high tech rave organisers who along with their MP3 powered sound systems are promoting their “illegal” gatherings by passing GPS co-ordinates via SMS to potential partygoers – expect another backlash against the […]

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GIS Thoughts virtual earth

Middle East mashup

In the world of pin map mashups, it is hearting to see the avaibility of mapping api’s used in a more construcutive way that yet another real estate application. The Truth Laid Bear blog has produced a virtual earth mash-up which is tracking the latest middle east war and identifing the locations of blogs still […]