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Compass Staff in Taiwan

In mid-August, Compass’ Senior SDI Expert, Roger Longhorn, was the guest of the Government of Taiwan, presenting the keynote speech at the day-long seminar launching the Taiwan Geoportal One Stop (TGOS) portal. Longhorn spoke on the value of geospatial data and of spatial data infrastructures – to the economy, to businesses and to citizens. Taiwan … Continued

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Compass12 Conference

On 13 September 2012, Compass Informatics will be hosting their annual conference in Dublin, at the Berkley Court Hotel (now called Clyde Court), Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4. Compass12 – Data Analysis : Information Discovery : Mapping Technologies is the third conference in this series of events that draw participants from across Ireland, UK and Europe. Compass … Continued

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INSPIRE Consultation Opens for Invoke Services

  INSPIRE Spatial Data Services and Invoke – Consultation ends 21 September. The INSPIRE Network Services Drafting Team is seeking your feedback on the INSPIRE invoke services. Please offer your opiniont on the following two documents: – Draft Implementing Rules on INSPIRE Spatial Data Services and services allowing spatial data services to be invoked Version … Continued

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Compass on Social Networks

If you, for some odd reason, can’t get enough of us you can always find Compass on FaceBook at, and also on LinkedIn. For occasional industry tweets follow us on Our team will increasingly contribute to these channels with a view towards providing useful information to visitors, while Roger Longhorn will lead the … Continued

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Your StreetView via Ubipix

Ubipix is the new and extremely exciting solution from an associated company, iGeotec.  Ubipix allows a users to capture video on their smartphone, tag features, upload, and share content on the Web.  Think of it as your own map enabled YouTube, or your own StreetView.  Record your skiing or  biking trips, catalogue your holiday videos by … Continued

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Compass Development Note

At Compass, we consider ourselves to be an innovative and ambitious company, committed to delivery of appropriate solutions to our clients.  Importantly we are able to point to many excellent examples of this delivery ability which is achieved through a partnership approach with organisations. All fine you might say! However we are backing this up … Continued

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Mobile Data Capture for Fisheries

Working with Inland Fisheries Ireland, we are busy completing work to deliver a set of ruggedised field computers (Algiz 7) along with custom forms and workflows to allow standardised methods for fisheries-related surveys.  This project will allow the capture of more consistent and higher quality field data and its synchronisation with office based databases and … Continued

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Spatial Data Exchange Solution

The Irish national spatial data exchange solution at has recently gone live with a redeveloped web interface and engine.  The new system developed with the Marine Institute is standards compliant for the INSPIRE Directive, and through innovative development approaches is strongly cross-browser compatible. For the techies one of the useful tools we have used … Continued

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Handheld Group CEO on Rugged Computing

  Handheld Group CEO, Jerker Hellström, recently featured an article on the future for rugged comuting in SDI Magazine. Here is an extract: We are going through a radical shift in the way people work and use computers. Increasing availability and affordability of wireless broadband is giving the global workforce true mobility, for the first … Continued

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Ashtech Introduce MobileMapper 10 at Esri UC

  GIS Cafe interviews Ashtech on the new MobileMapper 10 GPS handheld for GIS data collection, introduced at this year’s annual Esri International User Conference in San Diego, CA. Geographical Information Systems and Location Based Services are strongly penetrating a wide range of applications and organizations. Ashtech® is leading the GNSS democratization to enable a wider … Continued

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