From Digg, this is a video and code sample to show how to add Google Maps to your own website. I haven’t actually watched the video, but sounds useful.
Intergraph’s GeoMedia 6 is the next in their line of products. In my opinion GeoMedia is probably the sad victim of ESRIs dominance. They had the better web mapping product for the longest time and they have had an interoperable system that doesn’t require an extension for years. If our updates are still coming then I will give a review once it arrives. If we aren’t receiving GeoMedia updates it is becuase I need to submit paper.
Here is an article about the NYPD’s new Real Time Crime Center, a technology nerve center that “gives detectives instantaneous information on homicides and shootings citywide, enabling them to identify and respond to emerging crimes.”
MountainTownTrails.com is a website where cyclists can download GPS tracks and maps, mostly for the Rocky Mountains area. Here is a link to the article:
And a link to the MountainTownTrails.com website:
Engadget has an entry on the joys of having your boss always know where you are thanks to Sprint, unless of course you “accidentally” forget your phone.
Here is a good short article on the power of mapping mash-ups in branding and marketing by Clickz.com
I was too lazy to blog this myself when I saw it last week so I will let the folks over at DownloadSquad do it for me. High resolution imagery is my master…
The photo sharing site Smugmug, Inc. announced the launch of smugMaps, which allows users to combine photos and maps. Here is a link to the press release on Geocommunity
and a link to the smugMaps website
This is a list sent to us by Edward, a listener, of disk based GIS systems. These are bootable systems that do not require you to istall anything to your computer. I am only familiar with a couple of these, so I will have to look into most of them myself. If you are looking into them and would like to write a review of your experiences send it to us and we will post it as one of our review columns. Have fun playing with them.
BBC article on the neverending search engine battle.