New XML response streaming leads to faster response times! The 52°North SOS 4.1.0 requires less memory and uses fewer resources. In addition, the GetObservation function enables a database query on the fly. Several other new features include the support of single endpoint, Microsoft SQL Server and Java 8.
The Google Summer of Code 2014 has come to a close. For a third year in a row, 52°North has successfully organized and mentored four students on projects ranging from applications for Sensor data access, to mobile app developments and enhancements for ILWIS and enviroCar. New mentors from ITC (The Netherlands), Hunter College (USA) and the Jacobs University (Bremen, Germany) complemented this year's 52°North mentor team. 52°North’s overall goals for the projects were to extend software with strategically promising features and to improve usability of the software.
More detailed information can be found in the students' final reports.
Kym Watson explains how the EO2Heaven project put health and environmental data together – no simple task since they come in different formats – to create maps showing the correlation between time and health events in Dresden (Germany), Durban (South Africa) and Uganda. As a project partner, 52°North contributed expertise on and software developments in Sensor Web and web based geoprocessing.
More stability, more flexibilty - the 52°North WPS 3.3.0 is now available! Communicate more easliy with the WPS. Implement new algorithms, parsers and generators. Use the 52°North WPS without GeoTools dependencies and substantially reduce the size (to approximately 20 MB). These are just a few of the new features in this 52°North WPS release.