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Teledyne Optech Wins Grand Award in MAPPS Geospati...

ByMAPPS
on 04 February 2016

Henderson, NV -Teledyne Optech's Multi-spectral LiDAR Sensor, ALTM Titan, the first airborne multisp...

Global Mapper 17.1 Released with Improvements to M...

ByBlue Marble Geographics
on 03 February 2016

Hallowell, Maine – February 3, 2016 — Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to...

Long-Term Study Shows Impact of Humans on Land

ByArizona State University
on 01 February 2016

Humans have been working the land for millennia, cultivating plants or herding animals. Now res...

How to Make Slums More Resilient to Climate Change

BySanta Fe Institute
on 01 February 2016

In our rapidly urbanizing world, access to sanitation, transportation, and other essential services...

NASA Awards Harris Corporation Subsidiary $316 Mil...

ByMatt Ball
on 29 January 2016

MELBOURNE, Fla., Jan. 29, 2016 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $316 million cost-plus...

Sickweather Opens Disease Tracking Technology to D...

BySickweather
on 29 January 2016

BALTIMORE, MD – January 29th, 2016 — Sickweather, developer of the world’s first real-time map...

Panzura Launches "Google Maps" Based Con...

ByParul Dubey
on 29 January 2016

CAMPBELL, CA, Jan 29, 2016 —  Panzura, leading the charge in removing the barrier to the cloud,...

Mathematical Model Explains Huge Recurring Rainsto...

ByUniversity of Washington
on 27 January 2016

El Niño is fairly well understood, and by now it's a household word. But another huge system in the...

New Video Highlights Importance of Marine Observat...

ByAdmin
on 27 January 2016

A new video released by the Gulf's ocean observing system highlights the nonprofit organization's mi...

Markus Neteler Joins the Management of Mundialis i...

ByParul Dubey
on 25 January 2016

From March 2016 onwards, Dr. Markus Neteler, a prominent head of the Open Source GIS scene, will joi...

A New Study Puts Temperature Increases Caused by C...

ByConcordia University
on 21 January 2016

Montreal, January 20, 2016 — Earth's temperature has increased by 1°C over the past century, and mos...

World View to Launch from Spaceport Tucson, Arizon...

ByWorld View
on 21 January 2016

TUCSON, AZ - Arizona is poised to become a hub for the space tech industry, as World View - the comm...

Assessing the Impact of Human-Induced Climate Chan...

ByLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
on 20 January 2016

The past century has seen a 0.8°C (1.4°F) increase in average global temperature, and according to t...

SimActive and Delair-Tech Partner to Provide SNCF...

ByMatt Ball
on 18 January 2016

Montreal, Canada, Jan. 19, 2016—SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software...

Launch of the First Satellite in the “SpaceDataHig...

ByAirbus Defence and Space
on 18 January 2016

EDRS-A, the first relay satellite in the SpaceDataHighway programme (also called EDRS), will be laun...

Perspectives

Are we in an era of infrastructure as the leading geospatial application?

01 February 2016

The geospatial technology industry rests on a number of different leading application areas that ebb and flow in terms of...

Are geospatial outcomes tied to political candidates?

18 January 2016

It would be naive to think that there are no repercussions related to geospatial programs and research from the upcoming...

Ten Sensors & Systems Predictions for 2016

01 January 2016

Much time is spent this time of year looking forward. Sensors & Systems has been doing this for the past...

Top Ten Geospatial Developments of 2015

15 December 2015

In our regular end-of-the-year reflection, Sensors & Systems looks back over the past 12 months to come up with the...

Will virtual reality take over as the ultimate form of a map?

08 December 2015

Some truly incredible and immersive virtual reality experiences are reaching the masses this year. The advent of realistic and believable...

Features

Millions of California Trees in Danger from Drought

Major Disruptor: Smartphones Turning (Have Turned?) All-In-One GPS Devices Obsolete

DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 Imaging Satellite Pioneers Global Sensing

Interviews

TerraGo Opens Things Up with OpenGeoPDF

TerraGo Opens Things Up with OpenGeoPDF

25 November 2014

For a decade now, TerraGo has worked with an understanding that as uses of geospatial data grow, the number of...

Surrey Satellite US is Poised to Start Manufacturing Satellites Amidst Growing Demand

Surrey Satellite US is Poised to Start Manufacturing Satellites Amidst Growing Demand

18 August 2014

The small satellite market has been heating up over the past few years, with many new companies looking to launch...

Hexagon Geospatial Re-packages to Hit Producers, Providers and those that Extend the Platform

Hexagon Geospatial Re-packages to Hit Producers, Providers and those that Extend the Platform

08 August 2014

The geospatial technologies of Intergraph are now part of Hexagon Geospatial, providing a unified approach that aims to meet industry...

Columns

Geospatial Big Data - The Next Petroleum

Geospatial Big Data - The Next Petroleum

ByVagner Sacramento
on 17 March 2015

One of the hottest topics recently in the world of IT, and in business in general, is just how the...

Exploring the Issues of Drones and Privacy

Exploring the Issues of Drones and Privacy

ByHarold Schuch
on 24 November 2014

Fears are often illogical, but their promotion can convert them to legal realities. Is there reason to fear drones? Can...

The “Importance of Now” in Spatial Functions across the Real-Time Enterprise

The “Importance of Now” in Spatial Functions across the Real-Time Enterprise

ByAlex Philp
on 04 November 2014

One of the greatest challenges in location analytics is the optimization and acceleration of the relational database model. Significant numbers...