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RME Geomatics Takes Delivery of their First RIEGL...

ByRIEGL
on 16 April 2015

"At RME Geomatics, we recognize RIEGL as a world leader in LiDAR technology and innovation...

Major New Research Project to Study How Tropical F...

ByBerkeley Lab
on 15 April 2015

April 15, 2015—Tropical forests play major roles in regulating Earth’s climate, but there are large...

Copernicus Masters Competition Now Accepting Submi...

ByParul Dubey
on 15 April 2015

April 15, 2015 — In its fifth year, the Copernicus Masters competition is open again. Ideas for serv...

BlackBridge Takes Global Positional Accuracy to a...

ByBlackBridge
on 14 April 2015

Berlin, April 14, 2015 — BlackBridge has just completed the production and implementation of the mos...

3DR Launches Solo, A Smart Drone Focused on Aerial...

By3DRobotics
on 13 April 2015

April 13, 2015—Today 3DR announced Solo, an all-in-one personal drone whose ease of use and powerful...

Data Visualization Recognizes Canada's Open Data P...

ByCloverPoint
on 10 April 2015

April 10, 2015—Developers, mapping professionals, GEO tech consultants, mashup artists, Geogeek hack...

FAA Summary Grants Speed UAS Exemptions

ByFAA
on 09 April 2015

April 9, 2015—The “summary grant” process the Federal Aviation Administration used last week to issu...

Surrey Satellite US Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne and N...

BySurrey Satellite Technology US
on 08 April 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 8, 2015—Colorado-based Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US) toda...

Multiple Satellite Eyes to Track Algal Threat to U...

ByUSGS
on 07 April 2015

RESTON, Va., April 7, 2015—Four federal agencies including the U.S. Geological Survey have joined fo...

New National Geospatial Program Director Announced

ByUSGS
on 06 April 2015

RESTON, Va., April 6, 2015—The U.S. Geological Survey is pleased to announce the selection of Michae...

FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Manager to Speak at...

ByMAPPS
on 03 April 2015

Washington, DC, April 2, 2015—MAPPS and NSPS are pleased to announce that Jim Williams, Manager for...

Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi to Boost Environm...

ByEye on Earth
on 03 April 2015

Abu Dhabi, April 2, 2015—Over 650 delegates from government, UN bodies, the non-governmental sector,...

University of Waterloo Students Win the Esri Canad...

ByESRI Canada
on 02 April 2015

TORONTO – April 2, 2015 — Esri Canada congratulates Jonathan Van Dusen, Majuratan Sadagopan and...

Topcon Introduces New Vice President for GeoPositi...

ByTopcon
on 01 April 2015

LIVERMORE, Calif., CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, Netherlands, April 1, 2015 – Topcon Positionin...

National Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Confere...

ByMAPPS
on 27 March 2015

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015—A program of professional, educational and technical sessions has been an...

Perspectives

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...

Will the resolution and image clarity from WorldView-3 change the game for satellite-based Earth observation?

03 March 2015

There have been many years of anticipation for high-resolution satellite imagery that can rival the image clarity and sensing capacity...

What do the FAA’s new UAS regulations portend for mapping and monitoring?

16 February 2015

The much-anticipated regulations from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) was made public yesterday on the...

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

Top Stories

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...