I would like to introduce the “WPS-Ilwis Bridge” Google Summer of Code 2015 project, hosted by 52°North.
The 52°North WPS currently supports different backends, like R or GRASS. The goal of this project is to extend its functionality by adding Ilwis Objects as a processing backend.
Archives for May 2015
The Sensor Web community announces a new version of the SOS (Sensor Observation Service) Importer . It is a tool for importing observations from CSV (Character Separated Values) files to a SOS instance. An eight step wizard guides a user through the often cumbersome process of data transformation.
Six students from the Bochum University of Applied Sciences worked on developing an analysis service for enviroCar last semester. As part of their studies, they developed a pilot system with which one can calculate routes that require the least amount of fuel on average. The basic idea was to create a model which estimates the power/energy consumption for electric cars along predefined routes, thus enabling drivers to determine if they could reach a certain destination with the power available. The students relied on user generated empirical values gathered via enviroCar, e.g. fuel consumption, emission and speed. They used street data from OpenStreetMap, which they edited with ArcGIS Tools.