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Registration is Now Open for UAS Mapping 2015 Reno

ByASPRS
on 28 May 2015

Bethesda, Md, May 28, 2015—The second annual technical UAS symposium sponsored by the American Socie...

Global Geospatial Experts Gather for GeoDATA 2015...

ByGeoAware
on 28 May 2015

May 27, 2015—There are just two weeks to go until international experts at the forefront of geospati...

Airbus Defence and Space and Spectrum Conduct a Jo...

ByAirbus Defence and Space
on 28 May 2015

May 28, 2015 — Airbus Defence and Space and seismic multi-client acquisition and imaging specialist...

QuakeAlert Early Warning App Being Tested by the U...

ByQuakeAlert
on 27 May 2015

Santa Monica, Calif., May 27, 2015—Earthquake Early Warning App “QuakeAlert” to be tested by USGS, C...

Unmanned Aircraft Test Site Says New Policy Will S...

ByVirginia Tech
on 26 May 2015

May 26, 2015—Officials with the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech on Friday welcome...

Airbus Defense and Space and Hexagon Geospatial Pa...

By Airbus Defense and Space
on 26 May 2015

May 26, 2015 — Airbus Defense and Space and Hexagon Geospatial have partnered in a new content-shari...

New Maps Reveal Seafloor off San Francisco Area

ByUSGS
on 22 May 2015

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., May 22, 2015 — Three new sets of maps detail the offshore bathymetry, habit...

Logan Simpson Deploys TerraGo Edge GPS Data Collec...

ByTerraGo
on 22 May 2015

May 22, 2015 — Logan Simpson, a leading environmental planning and cultural resource firm, is deploy...

Blaze Publisher Extension Turns a Simple 2D Map in...

ByEternix
on 21 May 2015

May 21, 2015—After collecting and importing data, such as imagery or other sensor data and analyzing...

Changing Hands at Cadcorp

ByCadcorp
on 15 May 2015

STEVENAGE, United Kingdom, May 15, 2015—The leadership team at GIS software vendor Cadcorp has...

West Parry Sound Geography Network Wins Esri Canad...

ByEsri Canada
on 14 May 2015

Thunder Bay, ON, Esri Canada User Conference, May 14, 2015 — Rural municipalities may not have...

FAA Launches National Capital Region No Drone Zone...

ByFAA
on 13 May 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 13, 2015 – U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration...

Boundless Releases OpenGeo Suite 4.6

ByBoundless
on 12 May 2015

New York, NY and Washington, DC, May 12, 2015—Boundless, the leading provider of Spat...

Ensuring the Continuity of Ocean Topography Data

ByESA
on 11 May 2015

ESA and Airbus Defence and Space today signed a €177 million contract to develop the Jason-CS / Sent...

ESA and Airbus Defence and Space Sign Contract for...

ByAirbus Defence & Space
on 11 May 2015

May 11, 2015—At the 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment in Berlin, th...

Perspectives

Do you fear the 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...

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...

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...