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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...

Optech Showcasing Latest Coastal Mapping Technolog...

ByOptech Incorporated
on 26 March 2015

March 26, 2015 — Optech is pleased to announce that it will exhibit its latest and most powerful mar...

USGS to Hold 3DEP Stakeholders Meeting at MAPPS-NS...

ByMAPPS
on 25 March 2015

March 25, 2015 (Washington, DC) — Momentum is growing for the National Surveying and Mapping Confere...

World on Track to Meet Ambitious Forest Restoratio...

ByIUCN
on 23 March 2015

Bonn, Germany, March 21, 2015—New restoration initiatives were announced today by Latin America, Sou...

Topcon Acquires Digi-Star, a Global Leader in Prec...

ByTopcon
on 23 March 2015

LIVERMORE, March 23, 2015 — Topcon Positioning Group announces the acquisition of Digi-Star, a...

Leica GeoMoS 6.2 Enables Parallel and Easy Managem...

ByLeica Geosystems
on 20 March 2015

Heerbrugg, Switzerland, March 20, 2015 — Leica GeoMoS version 6.2 comes with the newly updated GeoMo...

Amazon Makes Landsat Data Even More Available

ByParul Dubey
on 20 March 2015

March 20, 2015 — As part of Amazon Web Services (AWS) commitment to White House’s Climate Data Initi...

From Icefield to Ocean - What Glacier Change Might...

ByUSGS
on 19 March 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 19, 2015—Frozen bodies of ice cover nearly 10 percent of the state of Alask...

Orbital Insight Partners With Sequoia and Raises $...

ByOrbital Insight
on 17 March 2015

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 16, 2015—Orbital Insight, a new company focused on creating market inte...

UNDP Announces ‘5-10-50’ – New Global Programme in...

ByUnited Nations
on 17 March 2015

Sendai, March 17, 2015  – The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has announced work a ne...

DIELMO 3D Provides Geospatial Back-Office for UAV,...

ByDIELMO 3D
on 16 March 2015

Valencia, Spain, Centennial CO, - DIELMO 3D S.L., (www.dielmousa.com) Valencia, Spain, Dielmo 3D is...

Successfully Building for the Future with Ordnance...

ByOrdnance Survey
on 16 March 2015

March 16, 2015—Last September, Ordnance Survey and Land Registry launched a GeoVation Challenge...

2nd ISPRS/IEEE joint workshop on Multi-Sensor Fusi...

ByISPRS
on 13 March 2015

March 13, 2015 — The fusion of dynamic 2D/3D multi-sensor data has not been extensively explored in...

Airbus Defence and Space to Build CERES Signals In...

ByAirbus Defence and Space
on 13 March 2015

March 13, 2015 — Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has been select...

Compact Sensor that Collects Range of Scientific D...

ByProtoLabs
on 12 March 2015

MAPLE PLAIN, Minn., March 10, 2015—Myriad Sensors Inc. is the latest recipient of the Cool Idea! Awa...

Perspectives

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...

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....

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...