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2307, 2020

How to Choose Which GPU Chrome Uses on Windows 10

By |July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Tutorials|0 Comments

Optimizing Google Chrome for Equator  By default, some computers are not set up to perform optimally on Google Chrome. This tutorial will explain how to improve the performance of Chrome in 4 simple steps.   Step 1: Access Graphics Settings Begin by pressing the windows key and searching, 'Graphics Settings'. Select 'Graphics Settings'.   Step 2: Browse for Chrome After clicking Browse, either location your chrome.exe

2306, 2020

BC Open Infrastructure Data

By |June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Case Study|Comments Off on BC Open Infrastructure Data

BC Municipal Infrastructure Open Data Master List This article contains a list of municipal open data portals in British Columbia, Canada. Each of the open data portals has been reviewed for data sets related to municipal infrastructure, including drainage, water, sanitary and transportation related map layers. If map layers were found in any of these categories, a check mark was provided to

806, 2020

Open Cities Index Results 2019 (Canada)

By |June 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Improving Canada's Open Data Access For the Future PSD’s Open Cities Index is Canada’s first standard study for municipal open data initiatives, making it easy to find information on data availability by municipality. This study has been running for four years, and shows promising results with improved overall scores each year. Apart from knowing which cities are at the top of the list

306, 2020

A Closer Look at Ontario’s Digital Terrain Model

By |June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

An Increase in Lidar Accuracy and what that means for Civil Engineers The Ontario Digital Terrain model represents a gridded raster product (bare-earth terrain) originating from a classified Lidar point cloud. Often referred to as OMAFRA Lidar (or DTM), this Lidar data is hydro-flattened using water body breaklines. Hydro-flattened data means that any water surfaces you see on the model appear the same as

2505, 2020

The Future of Mapping & Spatial Design

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Leveraging real-time collaboration in online mapping to bring remote teams back together By: Rebecca Swabey The global health pandemic has highlighted and accelerated radical transformations in many industries. For some, this change has been in the works for a long time. But many others have been forced to innovate in short order. Through this change there is one constant that isn’t going away any

2205, 2020

Client Case Study

By |May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Case Study|Comments Off on Client Case Study

Key results from using Equator   Saves 2-3 hours on every map made  Professional maps without complicated software  Recognition from industry leaders      Overview Te Miro is a water resources engineering consultancy that was started by Mike Chapman. Prior to starting his own company, Mike had 20 years of experience in the water resource industry, working

1001, 2020

Tutorial 7 – Web Map Service (WMS) Base Layers

By |January 10th, 2020|Categories: Tutorials|0 Comments

Basically, a Web Map Service, or WMS, is a map that is shared with others on a server. This is the way that ESRI, Google Maps, Bing Maps, and other spatial data providers efficiently share maps with the public. Here are some quick facts about WMS: They allow for sharing of dynamic, or real-time map data They can provide map layers in predefined

412, 2019

Tutorial 3 – Magazine Style Map Layout

By |December 4th, 2019|Categories: Tutorials|0 Comments

Step 1 - Login to Save your Work Make sure you sign-in prior to starting your map, otherwise, your progress will not be saved. Use the button with the three lines (A) to open the sign-in menu. If you are new to EQUATOR, use the “Sign Up” button (B) to create an account. If you are already a user, use the “Sign In” button

1511, 2019

Tutorial 2 – 3D Map with Custom Markup

By |November 15th, 2019|Categories: Tutorials|0 Comments

Step 1 - Login to Save your Work Make sure you sign-in prior to starting your map, otherwise, your progress will not be saved.  Use the button with the three lines (A) to open the sign-in menu. If you are new to EQUATOR, use the “Sign Up” button (B) to create an account.  If you are already a user, use the

1211, 2019

Tutorial 1 – Hiking Map

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: Tutorials|0 Comments

Step 1 - Login to Save your Work Make sure you sign-in prior to starting your map, otherwise, your progress will not be saved. Use the button with the three lines (A) to open the sign-in menu. If you are new to EQUATOR, use the "Sign Up" button (B) to create an account. If you are already a user, use the "Sign In" button (C) to

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