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Archive | January, 2018

Bluesky Aerial Photomaps Help Monitor Coastal Erosion

  Leicestershire, 31 January 2017 – Ultra high resolution aerial photography from Bluesky is being used to monitor coastal erosion in the Southampton Water estuary. Commissioned by environmental consultancy Ecospan Environmental Ltd, the 5cm resolution photography is helping identify areas where the unique saltmarsh ecosystem is changing due to the impacts of climate change and […]

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Kinesis Partners Zoe Gillings-Brier to Keep Athlete On Track for Winter Olympic Success

  Crewe, 30 January 2018 – Kinesis, the global vehicle tracking solution, is sponsoring medal winning snowboarder, Zoe Gillings-Brier, as she prepares for the 2018 Winter Olympics. As part of the deal Kinesis vehicle tracking was installed in British Snowboard Team’s (GBX) support vehicles providing real time GPS enabled live monitoring of the vehicles’ exact […]

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Freeway proves the right way for Compass Travel to manage fleet maintenance  

London, 30 January 2018 – Compass Travel, the Worthing-based bus and coach operator, has selected software from Freeway Fleet Systems to improve the management of its fleet. Compass Travel was looking for a comprehensive ‘one stop shop’ system to manage their fleet and other assets. Freeway will replace a series of software applications and bring […]

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Magenta Appoints Ken James as Implementation Manager

London, 25 January 2018 – Private hire and taxi dispatch software specialist Magenta Technology has appointed Ken James to the newly created position of Implementation Manager. With over twenty-five years’ experience in transport and fleet management, James will work alongside existing users and support new customers as they come on board with the Magenta’s highly acclaimed […]

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Frankland Appointed Operations Manager as thinkWhere Plans International Expansion

Stirling, Scotland, 24 January 2018 – Scottish technology company thinkWhere has appointed David Frankland to the position of Operations Manager. A valued member of the Stirling based company since 2012, Frankland will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of a range of pioneering solutions that allow maps and geographic information to be easily […]

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Bluesky Remote Sensing Data Improves Efficiency for WSP Smart Consulting

Leicestershire, 24 January 2018 – WSP, the global company providing management and consultancy services to the built and natural environment, is using a range of remotely sensed data from Bluesky to aid existing analysis and develop new techniques. Using the Bluesky data, including laser mapped 3D models, National Tree Map data, near infrared imagery and […]

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thinkWhere Takes a Global View with theMapCloud Platform

Stirling, Scotland, 17 January 2018 – Scottish Geographic Information Systems (GIS) company thinkWhere is setting its sights on global expansion with the launch of a new cloud-based platform for GIS and geographic data. theMapCloud allows maps, open data and business records to be accessed anytime, and anywhere, through a web-connected computer or mobile device. Using standard web […]

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EarthSense Air Pollution Sensors Evidence Clean Air Initiatives as Part of BBC Showcase

In close collaboration with resident groups, television producers and personality Dr Xand van Tulleken, EarthSense Systems has demonstrated the effectiveness of community action to tackle localised air quality issues. The initiative, which took place in December 2017 in the Kings Heath suburb of Birmingham, UK, demonstrates the challenges faced by typical urban communities with congested […]

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Bluesky LiDAR Helps Wiltshire Council Tackle Flooding Risk

Leicestershire, 11 January 2018 – Aerial laser mapping technology is helping Wiltshire Council investigate flooding in the Corsham area of the county. Working with engineering consultancy Atkins, the Bluesky LiDAR data is being used to create a hydraulic model of the drainage network and its interaction with the watercourses serving the catchment. This detailed model […]

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