On May 11th we held our annual conference at Brookhaven National Lab. We had four very informative sessions. Jim Daly from Suffolk County IT explained how their Suffolk iMap web mapping application has matured. He expressed that in the future they may move into a Java/HTML 5 setup. This seemed […]
New York State has signed an agreement with Esri to provide GIS licenses for the K-12 environment. The New York State GIS Association is in the final stages of addressing the administrative details of this agreement which will run through July 31, 2014. Through this agreement, GIS software will be […]
By: Thomas J. Marquardt, A.I.C.P. (member of LIGIS Steering Committee) Remember; it is not shameful to be lazy. Use all of the tools whether they are simple or complicated; but get the job done with the least amount of effort.
by David J. Hill May 3rd, 2012 http://singularityhub.com A Silicon Valley startup wants to give you the power to “scan your world” with a handheld scanner that rapidly creates 3D maps of objects and rooms, complete with colors and textures. While it may seem like you’d have to have a steady hand […]
We will be holding our 2012 Conference on May 11, 2012 at Brookhaven National Lab. The agenda and vendor information are in this article.
On May 11, 2011 at the LIGIS Conference Bill Timmins from GIS Services will do a presentation that will provide examples of the integration of GIS/GPS cameras and digital pen solutions for feature data capture and access in the field.
We have a new presentation lined up for our May 11th Conference at Brookhaven National Labs. The presentation description is below: “The Use of Modeling to Optimize the Implementation of Transit Signal Priority in Lower Manhattan” Mark Yedlin Director of Simulation Modeling Services Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. Summary: This presentation describes a modeling effort to resolve […]
Python as you already know is a programming language that is included in default installations of ArcGIS. There are many ways that you can learn how to use this language, some free and some not. I have put together a list of some training resources below: ESRI has web tutorials […]
In 2006, Monroe County flew a LiDAR elevation model for various utility or transportation improvement projects. Until a few years ago, most of this data was only available to the GIS group. The problem is, while ArcGIS can handle the size of the data, most of our consultants could not, […]
CARL FRANZEN MARCH 8, 2012, 4:15 PM Talking Points Memo One major new feature of the new iPad unveiled by Apple in San Francisco on Wednesday was a new version of the company’s photo editing software iPhotodeveloped specifically for iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system. Apple showed off how iPhoto for iOS can be used to […]