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FOSSGIS 2015 - Call for Papers


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The Call for Papers for the FOSSGIS 2015 is out! From March 11 - 13, 2015, Münster is the home of the largest German speaking conference for Free Open Source Software for Geoinformation systems. If you are a researcher, developer or user of Open Source geosoftware or free geodata, submit your idea, project, experience or topic. The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2014.


ILWIS Next Generation @ FOSS4G 2014


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ILWIS fit for the future - Rob Lemmens sets the scene for the ILWIS Next Generation (ILWIS NG) project at this year's FOSS4G.

In his presentation, Rob explains the history of ILWIS and outlines its transition to a refactored, more flexible, modular-based GIS and remote sensosing software - ILWIS Objects. Work continues on the ILWIS desktop and ILWIS 4 plans to make processing and mapping available in one place.

Video:  ILWIS, the next generation tool framework for GIS and remote sensing

Citizen Science for Sustainable Mobility @ INTERGEO


INTERGEO, the leading conference and trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management, celebrates its 20th anniversary in Berlin! From October 7- 9, it showcases the latest trends and innovations in the GI market. 52°North's Dr. Albert Remke explains how ordinary people can become actively involved in the issue of mobility and the environment by joining the enviroCar project.


Data on the fly with the 52°North SOS 4.1.0


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.


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