After the beating Saskatchewan laid down on Manitoba in the Grey Cup a new propasal is under consideration to redraw the National Map of Canada, most affecting Manitoba and Saskatchewan… see below for the proposed boundary changes!
Archives for December 12, 2007
Finally, it’s here! In version 7.1, the ArcPad object model has been updated to support data relationship rules and includes improved data management tools. (Note: ArcPad Application Builder 7.1 is sold separately)
ArcPad 7.1 includes the following enhancements:
· out-of-the-box solutions to view and edit relational databases in the field
· QuickProject—A simple data template to capture various geographic features and help both new and experienced users become immediately productive
· StreetMap extension—Includes the most recent North American street map data from Tele Atlas, providing geocoding, routing functionalities, and a preconfigured basemap for users at no additional cost
· Enhanced query capabilities—Includes a query builder and query forms that support predefined, customized queries
· ArcPad Data Manager extension for ArcGIS Desktop—Interactive tools in ArcMap and ArcPad that allow simple automation of field workflows and easier management of mobile GIS project deployments
To try a fully functional evaluation copy of ArcPad 7.1, visit www.esri.com/arcpad. The ArcPad Application Builder 7.1 update will be shipped automatically to customers who are current on maintenance without additional cost. Users who have purchased ArcPad 7.0.1 since October 22, 2007, will be eligible for a free upgrade to ArcPad 7.1.
Just released, GyPSii software (freeware) for Nokia N95 and 6110 Navigator today. GypSii works as follows:
1. Take a photo using the app (or add an existing photo to the app) on your phone – this is called “PlaceMe”
2. Upload to GyPSii website with location attached (using GPS)
3. Check out what’s around your current position (“Search”) or where your GyPSii friends are (“SpaceMe”), see them on a map, share Places with them, etc etc
4. Log in to http://www.gypsii.com when you get home and check out what’s going on in the rest of the world, or edit your own Places
The software is downloadable at http://gypsii.com/m (there’s also Windows Mobile software)
Explore is a new beta application from Ordnance Survey, allowing you to create and share your routes with the world, and join in with ones that already exist. Search for a location and then view the routes that people are sharing for that area. This will include details and points of interest – even photos, so you will be well prepared for a satisfying walk – almost a 1 000 routes posted so far. Check it out at www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/explore. Locate your routes for running, walking, sailing, horse riding, flying, rock climbing and more.