As a software engineer at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, I work on a collaborative neuron reconstruction and analysis software called CATMAID 12 (screenshot: 3), which is used for neuroscience research. We use PostGIS to represent neurons in a 3D space.
Vanguard Appraisals is new to the GIS world. In fact, we aren't really in the GIS world; we just kind of brush up against it. We do mass property appraisal for entire county and city jurisdictions, and we develop software to collect, price and maintain values. We also host assessment data online so that homeowners …
Nautilytics is a small data visualization and GIS startup based out of Boston, MA.
We use PostGIS and PostgreSQL, among other open-source tools to build powerful web applications
for US government organizations, public, and private sector companies.
I used extensively postgis (+ecosystem) for my phd thesis, in several ways.
The first is that PostGIS is a good steady horse (elephant?):
a database is the perfect place to store a lot of very different information in the same place and put them in relation.
For geospatial data, postgis means you always have a way to …
The Urban Center for Computation and Data (UrbanCCD) is a research initiative of Argonne National Laboratory and the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago. We create computational tools to better understand cities. One of these is Plenario, our hub for open geospatial data.
PostGIS makes the spatial …
Vanguard Appraisals is new to the GIS world. In fact, we aren't really in the GIS world; we just kind of brush up against it. We do mass property appraisal for entire county and city jurisdictions, and we develop software to collect, price and maintain values. We also host …
The Institut Géographique National (IGN) is the national mapping agency for
France, with 1800 employees and a mandate to collect, integrate, manage and
distribute reference geographical information for the whole country.
Oct 17, 2012casestudy · 3 min readPaul Ramsey · imagery
Infoterra has been in the geospatial business for over 25 years, since its founding in 1980 as the UK National Remote Sensing Centre. In that time, NRSC grew, formed international partnerships with space agencies, expanded into aerial data collection, and was eventually privatized and re-named "Infoterra" in …