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News travels faster via blogs

Now back from the GITA show I am reflecting on one of the few events, which caused much excitement at the show – or actually did not occur at the show. Much of the GIS press both print and online flew into a rage on Wednesday on the announcement in a number of blogs of […]

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GIS

Gita Day 3 – Are ESRI and IBM dating?

A strong set of presentations today from Autodesk, ESRI and Oracle all touched on the hot topic of the moment, interoperability what does it mean and where do you do it ? The Autodesk (and I guess MapInfo, Intergraph, LaserScan etc) view as expressed by my old friend Geoff Zeiss was that this is a […]

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GIS

GITA Day 2

A good presentation by Peter Batty of Ten Sails which introduced the concept of Sentient Computing, I guess an extension of using Geographic Information to provide context to other systems. For example the flow of a patient moving through a hospital along with their records could be tracked, if the two were separated an alarm […]

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GIS

GITA Day 1

Denver welcomes the GITA show – a shop window sticker !! Made my first presentation today in the interoperabilty session hosted by the Open Geospatial Consortium , and covered the use of GML. To download a pdf of the presentation click here (warning 5Mb!) A good set of presentations I thought, which came from a […]

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My new blog

After a few years maintaining the familiy blog www.blakeparsons.com I think it is time to try and develop a site more related to my day job and to technology in general. – No kids pictures here. I’m also trying out some different technology, WordPress a php based solution that is dynamic and which will allow […]