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Changing Hands at Cadcorp

ByCadcorp
on 15 May 2015

STEVENAGE, United Kingdom, May 15, 2015—The leadership team at GIS software vendor Cadcorp has...

West Parry Sound Geography Network Wins Esri Canad...

ByEsri Canada
on 14 May 2015

Thunder Bay, ON, Esri Canada User Conference, May 14, 2015 — Rural municipalities may not have...

FAA Launches National Capital Region No Drone Zone...

ByFAA
on 13 May 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 13, 2015 – U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration...

Boundless Releases OpenGeo Suite 4.6

ByBoundless
on 12 May 2015

New York, NY and Washington, DC, May 12, 2015—Boundless, the leading provider of Spat...

Ensuring the Continuity of Ocean Topography Data

ByESA
on 11 May 2015

ESA and Airbus Defence and Space today signed a €177 million contract to develop the Jason-CS / Sent...

ESA and Airbus Defence and Space Sign Contract for...

ByAirbus Defence & Space
on 11 May 2015

May 11, 2015—At the 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment in Berlin, th...

Exelis and FAA–Designated Test Sites to Research t...

ByExelis
on 10 May 2015

HERNDON, Va., May 05, 2015—Exelis (NYSE:XLS) has signed agreements with four Federal Aviation Admini...

BlackBridge to Provide RapidEye Imagery to the Cli...

ByBlackbridge
on 08 May 2015

May 8, 2015—BlackBridge recently announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Climate Co...

Coastal Risk Consulting Names Dr. Brian Soden to L...

ByCoastal Risk Management
on 07 May 2015

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 7, 2015—Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC (CRC), helping property owners,...

U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Selects Glob...

ByBlue Marble Geographics
on 06 May 2015

Hallowell, Maine, May 6, 2015 — Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com), today announced that th...

Canada Releases a Report on the Value of their Geo...

ByGeoConnections
on 06 May 2015

May 5, 2015—The Summary Report of the Canadian Geomatics Environmental Scan and Value Study, prepare...

MDA Releases RADARSAT-2 Information for the Nepal...

ByMatt Ball
on 05 May 2015

Richmond, BC, May 4, 2015 –MDA’s Information Systems group announced today that it is releasing...

FAA Awards Harris Corporation $238 Million IDIQ Co...

ByHarris
on 30 April 2015

MELBOURNE, Fla., April 30, 2015—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected Harris Corpor...

United Nations To Host Sixth Annual State of the M...

ByOpenStreetMap
on 29 April 2015

NEW YORK, April 27, 2015—OpenStreetMap will hold its annual State of the Map conference in New York...

INTERGEO Offers New Showcase for UAS Exhibitors

ByINTERGEO
on 29 April 2015

Stuttgart / Karlsruhe, April 29, 2015—INTERGEO’s integrated “interaerial SOLUTIONS” platform is a re...

Perspectives

Do you fear the the takeover of artificial intelligence in the geospatial marketplace?

19 May 2015

Artificial intelligence is present and growing in adoption in workflows that require the processing of large imagery datasets. Algorithms that...

How has cloud computing added friction in the geospatial software space?

05 May 2015

As cloud computing is increasingly becoming the platform for software delivery, accompanied by software subscriptions and software as a service...

Will high-altitude UAS rewrite the game for remote sensing?

14 April 2015

The unmanned aircraft system (UAS) era of Earth observation has started, and the momentum is gaining. Even though regulations are...

Where does BYOD fit in for field data collection?

31 March 2015

The bring your own device (BYOD) movement for more personal control of our computing environment is taking hold. This is...

What happens when drones get much more powerful processors?

17 March 2015

Did you catch the recent news that Qualcomm has become a major investor in the unmanned aircraft system maker 3D...

Features

DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 Imaging Satellite Pioneers Global Sensing

China's Beidou System Gets a Commercial Partner in Alibaba

Improving Global Carbon Estimates with LiDAR

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...