Expert Insights

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…National Transport Authority

In advance of Compass15 conference, we summarise the framework programme of works being delivered with the National Transport Authority. Following a public tendering procedure in 2014, Compass Informatics was awarded the contract for provision of GeoSpatial Information Support Services to the National Transport Authority, Ireland.  The Authority engaged Compass Informatics to provide spatial data management and … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…Ubipix location-tagged video

As the Compass15 Conference draws near, we highlight another contribution to the event. Ubipix is an innovative company – a spinout from the National University of Ireland Maynooth, and with links to Compass Informatics. If you need to capture geo-tagged imagery in the field, including video, with your SmartPhone, to share with friends or colleagues … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…Handheld rugged field computers

In advance of the Compass15 Conference and workshops, we highlight our rugged field computer partner, Handheld. Tove Gioeli of Handheld will be available for technical queries and demonstrations, and will also run an interactive workshop. To those not familiar already with this excellent rugged computing suite, we are pleased to introduce the Handheld ultra-rugged mobile … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…OSi and a national spatial data framework

In advance of our Compass15 conference, we highlight the contribution from Ordnance Survey of Ireland (OSi) and the opportunity for OSi data and Prime2 in particular to act as the national spatial data framework. Hugh Mangan is Head of Business & Marketing at Ordnance Survey Ireland. Hugh’s contribution to Compass15 will focus on the role of OSi, as … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…GoParkit and location-smart parking

Transforming parking – a pocket full of quarters, or a dashboard full of data? Building the GoParkit platform. Connor Cantwell, GoParkit Technologies GoParkit comes to Compass15 to tell a story of a huge parking industry that is fighting its way from inconvenience for drivers and planning guesswork, to a driver friendly offering and operations informed … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…Mobile networks data in asset & infrastructure planning

In advance of our Compass15 conference, we highlight the contribution from our partners, Citi Logik: From big data to practical solutions for asset and infrastructure management:  anonymised network data Mobile phone operators are increasingly recognizing that the huge volume of data they collect in real time from the mobile phone networks is a key enabler … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass to sponsor GIS Ireland conference in October

Compass Informatics will act as Gold Sponsors of the GIS Ireland 2015 conference in October.  We are very happy to build on our on-going sponsorship of IRLOGI and to support the continued development of a vibrant location technologies and GIS industry in Ireland. Supporting and contributing to the overall industry GIS Ireland event complements the … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…National Biodiversity Data Centre

In advance of our Compass15 conference, we highlight the contribution from the National Biodiversity Data Centre.  The Centre is operated by Compass Informatics on behalf of the Heritage Council and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. As a leading European biodiversity data centre, the National Biodiversity Data Centre will demonstrate some of the … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…the Workshops

Preparing for your Compass15 day?  The following may help you decide whether to attend some of the talks, or some of the workshops.  If you have booked already let us know what workshops or talk strands you will attend. Or register for free now. Here’s an overview for you: ::::::: National Biodiversity Data Centre – … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on..Teagasc Nutrient Planning System

Pat Murphy of Teagasc will present at Compass15 on September 10th in Dublin, Ireland Teagasc, the agriculture and food development authority for Ireland, is currently preparing for the go-live (September 2015) of Nutrient Management Planning software tools to serve the nutrient management planning needs of Irish farmers. Using web-based tools, digital mapping, and a nutrient … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

COMPASS15 announced!


by Gearoid O'Riain

New jobs with Compass: .Net Developer; Data Architect

We have ambitious growth plans and continue to build our teams.  We currently have two immediate career opportunities: .Net Developer of web and mobile solutions – with key skills including .Net, C#, SQL, MVC, Xamarin.  Bring your own skills and develop many more. Data architect – to drive a data architecture initiative and so requiring … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Request Free Scoping Study from Compass Informatics

We continue our offer to conduct no cost scoping studies for existing or new clients. Let us provide an input to your decision making where we can advise on best-fit decision-support solutions. Whether the challenges are around reliable data, information sharing, visualisation, or analysis approaches for your business area, we are trusted to provide that … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Nautiz 8 – Rugged Bright Screen Device for Field & Workplace Ops

A front-runner in the new generation of handheld computers, the ergonomic Nautiz X8 delivers the largest, most brilliant capacitive touchscreen in its class, along with an unprecedented combination of processing power, connectivity and field ruggedness. Each detail of the Nautiz X8 is meticulously designed for field use, without sacrificing style or ergonomics.

by Gearoid O'Riain

Mapping & Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services – Symposium

This symposium will explore the technical challanges involved in undertaking a national ecosystem assessment and ecosystem services mapping in Ireland. The list of confirmed speakers includes: Dr. Leon Braat – Senior Researcher of International Biodiversity Policy, Alterra Wageningen-UR Dr. Nicola Beaumont – Environmental Economist, Plymouth Marine Laboratory Dr. Craig Bullock – Environmental Economist, manager of … Continued

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