citygis

According to the UN, more than 54% of the global population lives in urban areas. Of course, the concept of “city” depending on a continent and a country. But regardless of the location all urban residents are united by their inclination to live in a safe, comfortable and attractive environment. Shaping of this environment relies […]

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mapbox-mapping-solutions

In early June this year Intellias company hosted the second “Map Solutions” conference in  Kyiv. A brief overview can be found here. Today we will take a closer look at the speech of Vladimir Agafonkin, a well-known developer of the Leaflet library. Quoting his LinkedIn profile, Vladimir is a lead JavaScript Engineer at Mapbox, an […]

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map-design-p1

In this article you will learn: why cartography should change or die, how to create a map that is annoying, how to make an understandable map.   Old-school Cartography In 2016, the word “cartography” often puts surprised look on the face of the person you’re talking to. Next, several questions may follow: aren’t all maps […]

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feature-catalog-tmb

I guess everyone has watched the Christmas special of ‘Sherlock’. (You haven’t? Well, you ought to: British TV-series are sometimes just brilliant.) Can you remember Sherlock sitting in the lotus position mentally scrolling through newspaper clippings? Now, do the same trick (but no googling, mind you!) to find a desired page from the classical book […]

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Ukrainian-public-cadastral-map

Since ancient times, one of the map’s purposes has been land inventory. It is not surprising, because the land has always been the main wealth of most countries and the land tax served as a basis for the state treasury. Of course such an important business of tax collection demanded an information management system, this […]

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euro2016-story-map

UEFA Euro 2016 is in full swing – a true celebration for fans. A group round has just ended, and sadly, Ukraine’s national team quit fighting for Europe’s main football trophy. But the show goes on! Passions run high and beer flows, triumphs and sadness of defeat. France won its right to hold the European […]

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mapping-nature-osm

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is one of the most promising web platforms for the crowdsourced mapping of the world. Openness, simple editing, advanced documentation and an active community are the main OSM advantages over other web solutions that claim to be global. OSM tags The main OSM advantage is, as for me, its extensibility. Anyone can initiate […]

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soil-mapping-ua

What is a soil map? What is it for? How are soil maps composed? What is the current situation with soil mapping? Not without reason 2015 was declared the International Year of Soils by the UN. Without thinking of it, we are indebted to the soil on an everyday basis not only for food, clothes […]

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ArcGIS_Pro

More and more GIS software products appear on the market these days. They do a great deal to both help with scientific research and spread the results for a wider audience. One of these new products is ESRI’s ArcGIS Pro. It is included with ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3 release (2014). Actually, ArcGIS Pro became available […]

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