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HeiGIT
 
Adresse
Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology
Berliner Str. 45 (Mathematikon)
D-69120 Heidelberg
 
 
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Sekretariat
Bettina Knorr
Im Neuenheimer Feld 368
Zimmer 108, 1. OG
69120 Heidelberg
knorr@uni-heidelberg.de
Tel: +49 (0) 6221 54-5560
Fax: +49 (0) 6221 54-4529
 
Getragen von:
KTS – Klaus Tschira Stiftung gemeinnützige GmbH
 

Aufbau des Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology

getragen von der Klaus Tschira Stiftung

Das Projekt zum Aufbau des Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT) ist an der Abteilung Geoinformatik am Geographischen Institut der Universität Heidelberg angesiedelt. Das Ziel ist es den Wissens- und Technologietransfer aus der Geoinformatik-Grundlagenforschung in die Praxis auf Basis innovativer Geoinformationstechnologien zu verbessern. Der Fokus liegt auf der Umsetzung praxisbezogener Projekte und Dienste vor allem in den Bereichen

  • Big Spatial Data Analytics,
  • Intelligente Ortsbasierte Dienste und Navigation, sowie
  • Disaster-Mapping für humanitäre Hilfen.

Big Spatial Data Analytics Navigation Intelligence & Location Based Services
Analyse, Veredelung und Nutzung von Geoinformationen aus nutzergenerierten Geodaten durch Spatial Data Mining, Machine Learning und Geocomputation

Leistungen und Referenzen
Innovative Verkehrs- und Mobilitätslösungen, Routing- und Navigationsdiensten auf Basis veredelter Daten von OpenStreetMap und des Social Web

Leistungen und Referenzen

Disaster Mapping - (V)GI für humanitäre Hilfe
Unterstützung humanitärer Aktionen durch innovative Geo-Dienste und aktuelle Karten für das Katastrophenmanagement v.a. auf Basis nutzergenerierter Geodaten (Crowdsourcing, OSM, Social Web...)

Leistungen und Referenzen

Aktuelle Neuigkeiten:

02.04.2020 18:21
Quota for Openrouteservice multi vehicle optimization increased to support logistics during Corona crisis

Supplying medicine and food is critical not only in disasters. Due to increased global demand due to COVIDー19 HeiGIT increased the API quota for the Openrouteservice multi vehicle route optimization endpoint! Now you can send up to 500 requests per day for each account for free. If you are in need for even higher problem sizes [...]

02.04.2020 10:02
Leaf-off UAV-borne laser scanning

Members of the 3DGeo research group were recently taking advantage of the good weather to acquire some more data within the DFG-funded project SYSSIFOSS. We packed the drone and the RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV laser scanner, and drove to the forest near Bretten where 8 of our plots are located. In four days and 16 flights we [...]

01.04.2020 16:04
Openrouteservice Maps – Alternative routes, roundtrips and more …

While naturally all of our features are already accessible via the openrouteservice API, we have now made some of the newer routing features accessible in our Maps Client on maps.openrouteservice.org. Alternative routes We all know that getting second opinions or suggestions for things can give you a better sense of security and allow for a broadening of [...]

28.03.2020 08:49
Cartographic Vandalism in the Era of Location-Based Games—The Case of OpenStreetMap and Pokémon

User-generated map data is increasingly used by the technology industry for background mapping, navigation and beyond. An example is the integration of OpenStreetMap (OSM) data in widely-used smartphone and web applications, such as Pokémon GO (PGO), a popular augmented reality smartphone game. As a result of OSM’s increased popularity, the worldwide audience that uses OSM [...]

23.03.2020 20:13
Map of COVID-19 Research shows Clinical Trials related to Corona-virus

Many informative maps are available to follow the spread of COVID-19. This is important information but only part of the story. The global scientific and medical communities have immediately responded to the outbreak with focused research activities. This has led to clinical trials and scientific publications worldwide. The Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation [...]

19.03.2020 15:36
25 Jahre Klaus Tschira Stiftung: KTS fördert zum Jubiläum zahlreiche 25er Aktionen - HeiGIT mit 25 Mapathons dabei

25 Jahre Klaus Tschira Stiftung: KTS fördert zum Jubiläum zahlreiche 25er Aktionen - HeiGIT mit 25 Mapathons dabei In diesem Jahr wird die Klaus Tschira Stiftung (KTS) 25 Jahre alt. Zu ihrem Jubiläum hat sich die Stiftung eine ganze Reihe von Aktionen überlegt, die der Gesellschaft zugutekommen sollen. Die Vorhaben drehen sich [...]

11.03.2020 22:36
Deadline extension: IJGI Special Issue on “OpenStreetMap as a Multi-Disciplinary Nexus: Perspectives, Practices, and Procedures”

As noted in a previous blogpost, the scientific committee of the Academic Track of State of the Map 2019 -  Dr. Yair Grinberger, until recently a member of the GIScience research group, Dr. Marco Minghini, Dr. Levente Juhász, Dr. Peter Mooney, and Dr. Godwin Yeboah - is organizing a special issue of the ISPRS International Journal of [...]

11.03.2020 17:32
ISPRS IJGI highlights our work on deep learning of Street Art from VGI and Street View Images

We are pleased to share that because of the response to our work, ISPRS IJGI selected our paper on Detecting Graffiti with Street View Images and Deep Learning to be highlighted as a title story through some graphics on the journals main page. Novack T, Vorbeck L, Lorei H, Zipf A. (2020): Towards Detecting Building Facades with [...]

09.03.2020 13:22
GIScience Heidelberg at Annual Meeting of DGPF

Last week, members of GIScience Heidelberg participated in the 40th annual meeting of the DGPF (German association for photogrammetry and remote sensing) in Stuttgart, Germany. Presentations were contributed by PhD students Lukas Winiwarter and Katharina Anders (3DGeo Research Group), as well as former GIScience fellow Jun-Prof. Dr. René Westerholt. Read up on the presented topics in [...]

28.02.2020 17:50
MapSwipe wins Global Mobile Award for the Best Mobile Innovation Supporting Emergency or Humanitarian Situations

This week, at the prestigious GSMA MWC series (formally known as Mobile World Congress) MapSwipe was awarded the top prize in the Global Mobile Awards’ category for the Best Mobile Innovation Supporting Emergency or Humanitarian Situations. The award recognizes how mobile connectivity can provide a lifeline in major humanitarian disasters, providing access to critical information and [...]

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