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Old Name Restored to Nation’s Highest Peak

ByUSGS
on 31 August 2015

The story of America is told by the names on the land. When you hear names like Kentucky and Kennesa...

UA to Partner With Uber on Research

ByUniversity of Arizona
on 28 August 2015

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart joined Uber ex...

New Sea-Level Rise Handbook Highlights Science and...

ByUSGS
on 27 August 2015

Aug. 27, 2015—Coastal managers and planners now have access to a new U.S. Geological Survey handbook...

Routescene LidarPod Enables New Approach to Survey...

ByRoutescene
on 27 August 2015

August 27, 2015 — The Routescene® proposition to transform the approach to surveys across...

Russia to Develop an Earth Observation System for...

ByMatt Ball
on 26 August 2015

According to the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, two Russian space companies signed a pre-c...

Trimble Takes Flight with New Multirotor Unmanned...

ByTrimble
on 25 August 2015

SUNNYVALE, Calif., August 25, 2015 —Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the ZX5 Multirotor Unmann...

PTFS to Demo Multi-INT Change Detection Service wi...

ByPTFS
on 21 August 2015

NORTH BETHESDA, Maryland, USA, August 21, 2015 — Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc. (P...

USGIF Announces New Membership Structure

ByUSGIF
on 21 August 2015

Herndon, Virginia, August 21, 2015 — With members’ feedback in mind, the United States Geospati...

UCI, NASA Researchers Find Link Between Amazon Fir...

ByNewswire
on 20 August 2015

Irvine, Calif., August 20, 2015 — Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and NAS...

Europa Technologies Deploys Unique Ofcom Coverage...

ByEuropa Technologies
on 18 August 2015

August 18, 2015 — Europa Technologies has deployed a unique coverage map service for Ofcom – the UK...

Trimble Launches VRS Now Service in Georgia

ByTrimble
on 18 August 2015

SUNNYVALE, Calif., August 18, 2015 —Trimble announced today the launch of Trimble® VRS Now™ correcti...

Dewberry Awarded Task to Evaluate New Lidar Techno...

ByDewberry
on 14 August 2015

Fairfax, Va., Aug. 14, 2015—Under its Geospatial Products and Services Contract (GPSC) with the...

Real Earth Partners with Velodyne to Lower Cost of...

ByVelodyne
on 14 August 2015

MORGAN HILL, Calif. and PITTSBURGH, Penn., Aug. 13, 2015—In a move aimed at stimulating the gro...

NRCan becomes a Principal Member of the Open Geosp...

ByOpen Geospatial Consortium
on 13 August 2015

August 13, 2015 — The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that Natura...

DigitalGlobe Launches New Maps API and Portal for...

ByDigitalGlobe
on 13 August 2015

WESTMINSTER, Colo., August 13, 2015—DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provi...

Perspectives

How have we progressed on the accessibility of geospatial data?

01 September 2015

There was a time when all data wanted to be free. That was followed by all data wanted to be...

Is Google going dormant on map innovation or just biding its time?

18 August 2015

This year marked the tenth anniversary of both Google Maps and Earth, putting emphasis on the technology maturity and ubiquity....

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...

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...