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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • LIDAR workshops

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 25th Sep 2013

    We recently completed some very interesting workshops on LIDAR with Brian Clifford. Brian is currently completing his PhD in University College Dublin where he has been evaluating LIDAR in studies of Irish forestry. LIDAR (light detection and ranging) is a remote-sensing technology (usually from an aeroplane) commonly used to survey forests. We used FUSION software in the workshops that was developed by the United States Forest Service. P

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  • The Power of GIS

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 18th Sep 2013

    Here at Mallon Technology we all know how powerful and informative Geographical Information can be. GIS is able to bring data and information to life in a way that no other system can, making it more engaging and easier to conceive. By using GIS we can sieve through seemingly endless and unimportant amounts of data to interpret and display it in a graphic and visually pleasing manner. Rather than just displaying such information in a lis

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  • The Field Names of County Meath Book Launch

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 16th Jul 2013

    Last Thursday 27th June I attended the launch of the Book 'The Field Names of County Meath' in Navan. Congratulations to Joan, John and the rest of the Meath Field Names Committee on a excellent night and a successful launch. They have produced a fantastic book with true heritage and local interest value and myself and the rest of us at Mallon Technology were very pleased to assist them with the digital mapping for the website and bo

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  • Remote Sensing and Archaelogy

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 17th Jun 2013

    ArcLand’s two day conference K2U2 (from Known Knowns to Unknown Unknowns – remotely detecting the past) was held in Dublin City Council buildings on 9th& 10thMay 2013. It was attended by Niamh, Aisling, Maria and Conor. Over twenty speakers primarily from Ireland, UK and Europe gave a range of papers in regard to remote sensing (Aerial Photography, Satellite Imagery, LiDAR, Geophysical survey i.e. all methods of non-invasive archaeolo

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  • Mallon Re-awarded DOA Contract

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 7th Jun 2013

    Mallon Technology has recently been re-awarded the LPIS Update project for the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Ireland. We currently have a team of 28 working on a split-site operation in Agriculture offices in Dublin and Portlaoise and we are entering our sixteenth year of working with the Department. Approximately 133,000 farmers submitted Single Payment Scheme applications to the Irish Department of Agriculture, Fisher

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  • IRLOGI Presentation

    By Andrew Bennett | Sat 1st Jun 2013

    Mallon Technology’s Software Development Team Leader, Frank Hagenson was selected as one of the presenters at the recent IRLOGIGIS Ireland conference – Ireland’s premier GIS event. The presentation, entitled “Saving lives and money with mobile GIS at Kildare Fire Service”, revealed how a low cost solution can allow a Fire Service to make informed, on-the-spot decisions in an emergency situation. Title: “Saving lives and

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  • Survey Ireland Conference 2013

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 28th May 2013

    On Thursday March 21 Kris Frydryk and Dariusz Studencki attended the Survey Ireland 2013 Conference. It was hosted for the second year in the row by the Dublin Institute of Technology. Here is Kris's account of the day: This year, “Ireland’s premier event for Geomatics practitioners” attracted many renowned speakers with academic and industrial backgrounds, as well as an ever-growing number of attendees with an interest in geospatia

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