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United Nations, DigitalGlobe Sign Agreement to Col...

ByDigitalGlobe
on 27 February 2015

LONGMONT, Colo., Feb. 26, 2015—DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution satellite...

510 Smallsat Launches Planned Over Next Five Years

ByEuroconsult
on 26 February 2015

Paris, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, Feb. 26, 2015—According to Euroconsult's newly rele...

DigitalGlobe Announces Availability of 30 cm Satel...

ByDigitalGlobe
on 26 February 2015

LONGMONT, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2015—  DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leadin...

CubeWerx Releases Revolutionary New Cloud Platform...

ByCubeWerx
on 25 February 2015

Gatineau, QC, Feb. 25, 2015 — CubeWerx today announced the availability of OpenImgeMap™ – A cloud-ba...

e-GEOS (ASI/Telespazio) Wins Tender of the Europea...

ByTelespazio
on 24 February 2015

Rome, Feb.24, 2015 — e-GEOS, a company established by Telespazio (80%) and the Italian Space Agency...

MAPPS Fall Conference to be Held in Conjunction wi...

ByMatt Ball
on 19 February 2015

SAN JOSE, CA, February 19, 2015 - Drone World Expo, the defining event for commercial dron...

SBG Systems Releases the Apogee Series Accurate ME...

BySBG Systems
on 18 February 2015

Rueil-Malmaison, France, Feb. 18, 2014—SBG Systems releases the Apogee Series, the most ac...

Textron Systems Announces New Web-based Geospatial...

ByTextron
on 18 February 2015

Feb.18, 2015- Textron Systems Geospatial Solutions, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced t...

Hexagon Intends to Implement a New Warrant Program

ByHexagon
on 17 February 2015

Hexagon’s current warrant programme for senior managers and key employees that was launched in 2011...

Imaging Scientists Will Crowd-Source Count of Keny...

ByUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
on 17 February 2015

Feb. 17, 2015—To celebrate Kenya’s wildlife heritage, the Kenyan Wildlife Service is hosting a Wildl...

New Book from Esri Shows How GIS Supports Weather,...

ByEsri
on 12 February 2015

Redlands, Calif., Feb. 12, 2015—Weather mapping goes beyond what's broadcast on the evening new...

New Lockheed Martin Instrument Gives ‘Big Picture’...

ByLockheed Martin
on 12 February 2015

Palo Alto, Calif., Feb. 12, 2015—A new Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] instrument is about to make a wor...

The Paper Map Revolution

ByOrdnance Survey
on 12 February 2015

Feb. 12, 2015—In the past ten years Ordnance Survey paper map sales have fallen, in line with t...

'UAE Drones for Good Award' Announces Winner of US...

ByUAE
on 10 February 2015

DUBAI, UAE, Feb. 7, 2015 —The winners of the first 'UAE Drones for Good Award', the larges...

TerraGo Partners with Bad Elf to Bring Higher Prec...

ByTerraGo
on 10 February 2015

Washington, DC, Feb. 10, 2015 – TerraGo, a pioneer of geospatial collaboration and en...

Perspectives

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...

With 10 years of Google Maps and Earth, what’s the impact?

01 February 2015

It’s hard to remember the geospatial industry prior to the arrival of Google Maps and Google Earth early in 2005....

Why does geodesign have to start with authoritative data?

27 January 2015

The 2015 Geodesign Summit, the sixth in the series, took place last week at the Esri campus in Redlands, Calif....

With new tools for modeling and measuring impacts of plans and designs, are GIS and BIM converging?

13 January 2015

Many speak of the impetus of building information modeling (BIM) as the application of geographic information systems (GIS) thinking to...

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

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...

The World at Their Fingertips: Engaging Students to Do Real-World Geographic Investigations

The World at Their Fingertips: Engaging Students to Do Real-World Geographic Investigations

ByJoseph Kerski
on 19 August 2014

For the past 20 years, numerous enterprising primary and secondary educators have used GIS to engage their students in real-world...