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The winners of this year's 52°North Student Innovation Prize presented their winning concepts at the recent "Geoinformatik 2011 - Geochange" conference in Münster. This innovation prize motivates students to contribute their own ideas and concepts for developing innovative techologies and applications in the field of geoinformatics.


The ILWIS Community has released a last ILWIS 3.7 release. Version 3.7.2 contains a number of important bug fixes for ILWIS 3.7.1.


52°North's new Metadata Management Community is pleased to announce a new smartEditor release. This version 1.1 contains several new features, performance enhancements and bug fixes.
Features include:

  • improved support for INSPIRE Spatial Data Service types,
  • INSPIRE Discovery Service 3.0 support,
  • new additional metadata elements (alternate title,resource maintenance),
  • improved search for parent identifiers and coupled resources.


The Geoprocessing Community is pleased to announce the latest Web Processing Service release! The WPS 2.0-RC7 includes the following:

  • major code quality improvements including several bugfixes
  • new module for exposing Python script as processes
  • improved transactional WPS module
  • new pluggable framework for adding strategies for fetching referenced data
  • additional strategy for WCS 1.1.1 references.


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