Sensor Web, Geoprocessing, Security & GeoRM, Geostatistics, Semantics, 3D, Ilwis, Earth Observation

Terrain Model Generation and Analysis – Midterm

June 28th, 2016 @ 11:58 by Adhitya Kamakshidasan
Posted in 3D, 52°North, GSoC


The 52°North Triturus library is extremely powerful and provides a lot of functionalities in the field of 3D geovisualization. This library is used in a lot of projects such as 52°North terrainServer and 52°North WorldViz. Currently, the terrainServer offers web-based services providing perspective terrain views. The project’s goal is to extend terrain model generation and analysis to practical scenarios in which it would be desirable to have web-based access to tools (e.g., difference surfaces, mass calculations, inclination analysis) and to model generation functions. These should use 52°North Triturus library. In the Google Summer of Code 2016 program, we shall try to achieve web-based access for some of these tools. This new module has been named ‘terrainTools’ and will be a standalone project. (more…)

EnviroCar Visual Analytics – Mid Term Report

June 27th, 2016 @ 08:08 by Naveen Jafer
Posted in 52°North, enviroCar, GSoC


The enviroCar project allows users to collect and share their driving statistics via an OBD sensor coupled with an Android app. The app collects car data and pushes the data to a server with a stateless REST API that exposes this data. The enviroCar project’s website, which is currently built in PHP, makes use of this API endpoint to provide a dashboard experience to a user for vehicular track analysis. The project’s objective is to rebuild the website as a SPA (Single Page Application) with the AngularJS framework. This could also serve as the starting point for the next generation website. (more…)

Usability improvements for smle – Midterm

June 24th, 2016 @ 09:15 by Aleksandr Shevchenko
Posted in 52°North, GSoC, Metadata Management, Sensor Web

smle /ˈsmaɪ.li/ is one of 52°North’s new developments. It is a SensorML editor based on TypeScript and Angular 2. The implementation of this editor  started earlier this year within the projects NeXOS and FixO3. The idea of the Google Summer of Code activity is to enrich the editor with further functionality and input fields.
After the one month of development in this GSoC project, we can see the progress and can give an insight into the current state of development. The introductory blog post with the plans for all the summer can be found here. (more…)