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New England Maps Adding Trails

ByUAGS
on 30 July 2015

July 30, 2015 — Several of the new US Topo quadrangles for New Hampshire and Vermont now display par...

A3 Edge Digital Mapping System Upgrades Oblique Ca...

ByVisionMap
on 30 July 2015

Tel Aviv, Israel, July 30, 2015 — VisionMap announced today the introduction of upgraded obliqu...

Two ASPRS Awards for “Pit-Free” CHM Algorithm

ByParul Dubey
on 29 July 2015

July 29, 2015 — The paper “Generating Pit-free Canopy Height Models from Airborne LiDAR” co-aut...

New Magnolia State Maps Adding Trails

ByUSGS
on 28 July 2015

July 28, 2015 — Several of the 772 new US Topo quadrangles for Mississippi now display parts of the...

Kick Start Your Start-Up with Geovation

ByOS
on 22 July 2015

July 22, 2015 — The Geovation Programme offers a unique opportunity for developers, innovators and e...

MAPPS Releases Best Practice Guideline on Citizen...

ByMAPPS
on 22 July 2015

Sunriver, Oregon, July 22, 2015 — MAPPS, the national association of private sector geospatial firms...

Abu Dhabi Receives Esri’s Inaugural Smart Governme...

ByEsri
on 20 July 2015

Redlands, Calif., July 20, 2015— Abu Dhabi has been honored as the inaugural recipient of...

Landsat Sees Eye of the Sahara

ByUSGS
on 20 July 2015

July 20, 2015 — Located near the western edge of the Sahara Desert, the Eye of the Sahara is a featu...

Drainage of Prairie Pothole Wetlands Can Increase...

ByUSGS
on 16 July 2015

July 15, 2015—The drainage of small wetlands can decrease wildlife habitat and may contribute to flo...

Largest GIS Data Update in Two Years Released by H...

ByPR Newswire
on 16 July 2015

HOUSTON, July 16, 2015 — The latest release of Hart Energy's Rextag-brand GIS (Geographic Informatio...

Map Technology Takes Center Stage in San Diego

ByEsri
on 15 July 2015

Redlands, Calif., July 15, 2015—More than 16,000 people from 120 countries around the world are...

BlackBridge to be Acquired by Planet Labs

ByParul Dubey
on 15 July 2015

Berlin, July 15, 2015 — BlackBridge, a leading provider of satellite imagery and geospatial sol...

Beyond the Climate Refugee: Migration as Adaptatio...

ByWorldwatch Institute
on 14 July 2015

Washington, D.C.---     Between 2008 and 2013, some 140 million people were displaced...

Significant Growth in Sensors Research at UDRI Lea...

ByUniversity of Dayton Research Institute
on 14 July 2015

July 13, 2015—The University of Dayton Research Institute’s venture into sensors research in 2007 ha...

Mapping Application Lets Emergency Responders See...

ByTexas A&M-Corpus Christi
on 13 July 2015

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 13, 2015—A mapping application that lets first responders quickly and ea...

Perspectives

What are the implications of the sale of Nokia’s HERE to a consortium of German carmakers?

03 August 2015

News this week that Nokia’s HERE mapping division has settled on a suitor puts a multi-billion dollar mapping acquisition in...

Is the geospatial-intelligence sector at the heart of the geospatial revolution?

30 June 2015

At last week’s GEOINT Symposium, organized by the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, the keynotes and many of the sessions continued...

How are 3D maps spurring innovation and economic activity?

09 June 2015

Detailed 3D mapping is much more readily accessible thanks to a wide variety of new sensors, high-performance processing tools, automation...

Do you fear 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...

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...