Adobe’s Acrobat User Community will be presenting a free webinar July 22 at 10am Pacific on using the new geospatial features in Acrobat 9 to communicate geospatial information and provide mapping capabilities to field workers and other users. Join Tomas Lopes from Farallon Geographics, as he demonstrates how easy it is for GIS professionals to share geospatial information and facilitate data maintenance workflows with individuals in the field by combining Acrobat 9 with professional desktop GIS software. Registration for this 60-min eSeminar with live Q&A is free – see more details HERE
Archives for June 29, 2009
The USDA has launched a new Web site at USDA.gov/recovery enabling people to learn about, share, discuss the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding in states and communities throughout the country. The site provides users with access to a blog, podcasts, RSS feeds and other interactive tools so users can interact and share stories and providing feedback about how USDA impacts the community.Interactive Features on www.usda.gov/recovery Provide Functionality for the American People to Share Their Recovery Stories, Provide Feedback on USDA Efforts – see more info here or jump to the recovery Map HERE
Interesting to see the MLB team from Baltimore providing fans with a 3D experience via Virtual Birdland – developed by Harris Corp, the app was created from ground, aerial and satellite imagery using technology developed for government customers. Virtual Birdland provides Orioles fans with a clear view of what they will see prior to arriving at Oriole Park, and helps familiarize them with traffic patterns, ample parking options, and other area attractions surrounding the ballpark – check it out at http://www.orioles.com/virtualbirdland
Camden Yards in 3D
Here’s a tip for a great app for iPhone that uses your location to locate cool events nearby! The Spoonfed Event Radar answers the simple question: What’s on around me now? The location based application puts thousands of events at your fingertips, wherever you are whenever you want and is available to download from the iPhone app store.
Spoonfed’s Event Radar is a location-based event guide that makes it quick and fun to find the best events in London and help you make plans while you’re on the move.
- Over 30,000 events listed every month so you’ll never be stuck for things to do
- All the information you need including location, time, cost, distance and a detailed preview of what to expect from the event
- Browse by nearly 100 wide-ranging genres from Rock, Jazz and Cabaret to Photography, Stand up and Karaoke
- Use Google Maps to get directions to where you want to go