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Ski Passes of North America 2019-20

Ski Passes of North America 2019-20

Why struggle with where to ski. Compare 15 passes here! Ski Pass Mapping Major Multi-Resort Ski Resort Ski Passes 2019-20 by Mapsynergy Comparing all the major multi-resort passes in one place. If you are looking for your next ski pass, start here first! With passes changing all the time and the sheer number of locations in each pass getting overwhelming. We decided to take a slightly different approach this year. With the major difference not being where can you ski…

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3D Ski Maps

3D Ski Maps

Over the last few years we have been experimenting with the use of new 3D web technology. New, fast yet lightweight and mobile friendly applications that can display traditional 2D map data in the third dimension. We thought applying this to 3D Ski Maps was a natural fit. 3D Ski Maps Leveraging these new web technologies we came up with the above version that you can now test drive. Full seamless access to all Utah 14 Ski Resorts. Ability to turn…

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Latitude and Longitude

Latitude and Longitude

Continuing from a previous post about Geocoding is the topic of Latitude and Longitude. How exactly are they related? Well for starters when you geocode an address the resulting location has an associated Latitude and Longitude or exact never changing place on the globe. Latitude and Longitude So why is this important? Well if you know that specific location you can actually bypass the process of geocoding. Geocoding by nature is an estimate of where a location is based on several…

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Hidden Geospatial

Hidden Geospatial

We love reading stories where companies get a leg-up on their competition by infusing tech into new and exciting areas. Especially when the tech they are referring to is really something else. We call it the hidden geospatial kind. What started all of this? Well Pizza Delivery of course. How do you get a pizza delivered if you don’t have an address? Sounds techie enough but really this is a map or hidden geospatial solution. It is all about where…

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Map Format Trends

Map Format Trends

This week we were taking a step back and looking at general trends in map creation. Focusing on map format trends relative to the end deliverable. Since that is what everyone sees in the end and not the mess of things that make up the map. So what did we find? Overall not surprising things on the surface. Maps have historically been something you hold maybe a globe or big paper map that you can fold up. Then seamless maps…

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ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Online

As a GIS shop we use a lot of different tools to tell stories. One of the tools we use quite often is ArcGIS Online. Primarily this platform is for presenting webmaps but can also be used for a variety of other light to medium duty map preparation. Let’s take a look under the hood. ArcGIS online is an esri product. Basically the company that started GIS way back when. But it’s not meant to be the full suite of…

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Mapping Ski Passes

Mapping Ski Passes

It’s Labor Day weekend and while lots of people are out celebrating the end of summer, some of us are looking forward to winter. All the ski gear mega sales and season pass special pricing is all around. Have you ever wondered exactly where each pass will let you ski or ride? We thought it would be beneficial to do just that in mapping ski passes for you so you can compare in one place. Mapping Ski Passes When investigating…

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CCIM and STDB

CCIM and STDB

If you are in commercial real estate you probably know what each of the abbreviations CCIM and STDB stand for. CCIM stands for Certified Commercial Investment Member and STDB stands for Site to do Business. Many CRE agents are members of CCIM and that get’s them access to the great platform of STDB.  What does this have to do with GIS & Mapping Tech? Let us explain. CCIM and STDB If you are a CCIM you know that STDB exists, but do you…

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GIS Wares

GIS Wares

We attended an interesting half day conference today showcasing what’s new in esri GIS technology and it’s current offering of GIS Wares. Overall it was interesting to see what is new and used as a showcase by other industries. So what were the hot topics? We will break it down for you. GIS Wares First notion was that the future is all about the web and interactive maps. Paper maps were frowned upon overall due to how long they take and…

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Map Photos Automatically

Map Photos Automatically

We have had a few requests lately asking if it was possible to map photos automatically if they just had the photo and nothing else. Intrigued we went off in search of such a tool. We came back with a solid yes that is possible. Of course there are prerequisites. Lets dive in. Map Photos Automatically Lets say you are out taking pictures with your phone. Possibly for an upcoming real estate tour.  Go into your phone settings and make…

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