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by Gearoid O'Riain

NMP Online Launched by Minister Hayes

Promoting good soil fertility management for increased grass production and profitability on grassland farms was the focus of the Teagasc Soil Fertility Conference, which took place in Clonmel, today, Friday 16 October. Hundreds of grassland farmers and the fertiliser industry representatives attended the conference. The new Teagasc NMP-Online, a farm nutrient management planning system, and … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

What’s all this about GoParkit then? An interview with CEO, Gearóid Ó Riain

GoParkit is a company closely associated with Compass Informatics. The company has developed a location-smart parking platform.  Take a few minutes to listen to this interview with CEO, Gearóid Ó Riain, as he talks to Richard Donelan of IrishStartUpTV.

by Gearoid O'Riain

See you at…National Sustainability Summit 2015

Following our Compass15 conference, a reminder that we will also attend and contribute to the following important event: National Sustainability Summit 2015 – Securing Ireland’s Future Compass Informatics will exhibit at the National Sustainability Summit 2015, and Managing Director, Gearóid Ó Riain, will speak on achieving sustainability best practice at national and corporate levels using location … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Thank You!

On behalf of the Compass Informatics team I wish you to thank everyone who attended the Compass15 conference this Thursday Sept 10.  We hope that the day succeeded as a forum for knowledge exchange and an opportunity to make new links across organisations. We would like to recognise the contribution of our esteemed presenters and … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass Informatics in an infographic

Trying to capture the essence of Compass Informatics in an infographic! Share on Twitter We hope you enjoy browsing through the information graphic below.  Mixing icons, graphics, figures, word clouds, and key text, it has been an interesting exercise to try and capture just a sense of Compass Informatics in an 950kb png. Or download a … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

National Biodiversity Data Centre publishes its Annual Review 2014

The National Biodiversity Data Centre has just published its Annual Review 2014. The review provides an overview of the different work programmes that were delivered by the National Biodiversity Data Centre during the year. The Centre is operated by Compass Informatics on behalf of the Heritage Council and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass Informatics & the Namibia SDI Plan

Compass Informatics and its principal SDI expert, Roger Longhorn, was selected by the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) to provide guidance to the Committee for Spatial Data (CSD) in developing the 5-year NSDI Strategy and Action Plan for Namibia.  This followed an open public call for proposals. The work began with a visit by the consultant … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…National Transport Authority

In advance of Compass15 conference, we summarise the framework programme of works being delivered with the National Transport Authority. Following a public tendering procedure in 2014, Compass Informatics was awarded the contract for provision of GeoSpatial Information Support Services to the National Transport Authority, Ireland.  The Authority engaged Compass Informatics to provide spatial data management and … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…Ubipix location-tagged video

As the Compass15 Conference draws near, we highlight another contribution to the event. Ubipix is an innovative company – a spinout from the National University of Ireland Maynooth, and with links to Compass Informatics. If you need to capture geo-tagged imagery in the field, including video, with your SmartPhone, to share with friends or colleagues … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…Handheld rugged field computers

In advance of the Compass15 Conference and workshops, we highlight our rugged field computer partner, Handheld. Tove Gioeli of Handheld will be available for technical queries and demonstrations, and will also run an interactive workshop. To those not familiar already with this excellent rugged computing suite, we are pleased to introduce the Handheld ultra-rugged mobile … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…OSi and a national spatial data framework

In advance of our Compass15 conference, we highlight the contribution from Ordnance Survey of Ireland (OSi) and the opportunity for OSi data and Prime2 in particular to act as the national spatial data framework. Hugh Mangan is Head of Business & Marketing at Ordnance Survey Ireland. Hugh’s contribution to Compass15 will focus on the role of OSi, as … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…GoParkit and location-smart parking

Transforming parking – a pocket full of quarters, or a dashboard full of data? Building the GoParkit platform. Connor Cantwell, GoParkit Technologies GoParkit comes to Compass15 to tell a story of a huge parking industry that is fighting its way from inconvenience for drivers and planning guesswork, to a driver friendly offering and operations informed … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…Mobile networks data in asset & infrastructure planning

In advance of our Compass15 conference, we highlight the contribution from our partners, Citi Logik: From big data to practical solutions for asset and infrastructure management:  anonymised network data Mobile phone operators are increasingly recognizing that the huge volume of data they collect in real time from the mobile phone networks is a key enabler … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass to sponsor GIS Ireland conference in October

Compass Informatics will act as Gold Sponsors of the GIS Ireland 2015 conference in October.  We are very happy to build on our on-going sponsorship of IRLOGI and to support the continued development of a vibrant location technologies and GIS industry in Ireland. Supporting and contributing to the overall industry GIS Ireland event complements the … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…National Biodiversity Data Centre

In advance of our Compass15 conference, we highlight the contribution from the National Biodiversity Data Centre.  The Centre is operated by Compass Informatics on behalf of the Heritage Council and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. As a leading European biodiversity data centre, the National Biodiversity Data Centre will demonstrate some of the … Continued

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