Geographical Information Systems

  • Mallon Technology Attend Open Geospatial - Belfast

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 14th May 2014

    Yesterday, Andrew Bennett, Brendan Sheehy, Eric Hardiman and Paul Farrell attended the latest in AGI’s series of events this year. To celebrate its 25 th anniversary the AGI is holding a series of events throughout the UK to tackle the big 5 issues of the moment in the Geospatial industry. The latest event, held in Belfast, focused on the issue of Open Geospatial and in particular the rise of the open (source, data and standards)

    Read More
  • Mallon Technology to Attend Geo: The Big 5 - Open Geospatial

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 15th Apr 2014

    Mallon Technology is pleased to announce that we will be attending the second leg of Geo: The Big 5 series of events hosted by AGI Northern Ireland. The event will take place in Belfast on the 13th May in the Wellington Park Hotel. To mark AGI’s 25th anniversary they have decided to go on tour across the UK to tackle the 5 big issues of the moment in the Geospatial industry. The second leg of the six event series aims to explore the

    Read More
  • Mallon Technology Awarded An Bord Pleanala Project

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 2nd Apr 2014

    Mallon Technology are proud to announce that it has been contracted to digitally scan and geo-reference An Bord Pleanala's (ABP) full planning register archive. ABP is an independent, statuory body that is responsible for deciding appeals from planning decisions made by local authorities in Ireland as well as ruling on all major strategic infrastructure projects. As such ABP has collected a vast amount of paper maps which it consults bef

    Read More
  • Collaborative Map Making

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 10th Dec 2013

    As of 2005 only 15% of the world had been accurately mapped. This figure is drawn into stark contrast in the event of a natural or manmade disaster. Without access to an accurate map, aid and relief can be slowed down considerably and during the recovery process can hide the economic potential of unused land or roads. Lalitesh Katragadda’s TED talk highlights a collaborative map making tool that enables people around the globe to ma

    Read More
  • Augmented Reality

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 3rd Dec 2013

    Augmented reality has long been touted as an emerging technology, not just in GIS fields, but in personal electronics also. Smart phones bring the capacity for millions of users to use augmented reality on an everyday basis. However, its uptake has been slow and limited to those with a deeper interest in the technology. This TED Talk given by Blaise Agüera y Arcas aims to change the perspective of augmented reality and show off its t

    Read More
  • Making Sense of Maps

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 27th Nov 2013

    Have you ever struggled to make sense of public transport maps in a new or foreign city and why are they so much easier to understand in my own city? Well, this interesting Talk by Aris Venetikidis at TEDx Dublin 2012 helps to explain how we move around a city based on the maps we draw in our minds. He attempts to explore what can be learnt from people’s mental maps with an aim of producing better real life maps. In the talk he take

    Read More
  • IRLOGI - GIS Ireland 2013

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 18th Oct 2013

    The 18 th Annual GIS Ireland Conference, hosted by IRLOGI, this year took place in Chartered Accountants House, Dublin, on 17th October. At the event we showcased our range of products, services, GIS skills and expertise to the wider GI community on our stand at which Andrew is pictured. There were a wide range of topics discussed throughout the day providing a great opportunity to learn about upcoming trends and technologies and meet

    Read More
  • AGI-NI 2013 Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 11th Oct 2013

    On 10th October Andrew Bennett, Brendan Sheehy, Claire Breslin and Eric Hardiman attended the AGI-NI Conference in Riddel Hall, Belfast. The theme of the conference was ‘Future NI: Enhancing Business Intelligence for Effective and Efficient Decision Making’. AGI-NI provides a local focus for GI businesses and provides them with an opportunity to share their knowledge, data and experiences with other likeminded businesses. Featured, w

    Read More
  • AGI GeoCommunity 2013 Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 26th Sep 2013

    On 18th September Sean Cleary attended the AGI GeoCommunity 2013 conference in Nottingham. AGI GeoCommunity is the largest independent conference in the UK digital mapping and data calendar. The conference provides tangible insight and leadership in current geographic information and location based issues via a range of keynote addresses and conference papers, a showcase exhibition, as well as by hands on training and face to face dele

    Read More