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Development of Beidou Navigation System Set to Flourish
From the successful launch of the first navigation satellite...
North Korean GPS, Satellite Navigation Jamming Prompts South to Revive Failsafe Program
South Korea has revived a project to build a...
Remote Sensing Maps Threats to Malaysia’s Mangroves
Researchers from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and Universiti Malaysia Terengganu...
Govt Plans to Map Whole State Through Satellite Images
Nagpur - For the first time, total state will...
Schools in Singapore Adopt Smart Mapping Technology to Promote Learning
Yishun Secondary School and Tanjong Katong Secondary School have...
GIS Mapping, Drones to Help Railways Protect Land
The GIS mapping of all Railway land in Delhi...
Number of Forest Fires in Uttarakhand Coming Down
Satellite images show that there’s been a decline in...
India Completes IRNSS Constellation
On April 28, 2016 the Indian Space Research Organization...
US, South Korea Sign Deal for Cooperation in Airspace Exploration
The United States and South Korea have signed an...
PH Satellite Diwata-1 Now in Space
MANILA — The long wait is over as the...

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Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Innovation in 3D is Putting Singapore Land Authority on the Map

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Law with a mission to optimise land resources for the economic and social development of Singapore. The SLA-led SGD $8 million government initiative is...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Baidu to Expand Mapping Service Globally

The Chinese Internet company Baidu announced plans to expand their mapping service to more than 150 countries in their bid to go global. The company has a well-established mapping service now that serves 18 Asia Pacific countries...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Japan Adds Communication Capability to GNSS Satellites

Japan is working to avoid the communication breakdown that occurred during the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The country is adding satellite-based communications to the capabilities of their GPS receiving satellites. The Michibiki satellites complement GPS satellites...

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Andhra Pradesh Looks to LiDAR for Engineering Projects

The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is looking to use LiDAR technology for detailed 3D maps of upcoming state infrastructure projects. The Surveyor General of India is an advocate of the technology and has pointed to its use on...

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Sentinel-1 Sees Rice Paddy Drop in Mekong Delta

Europe’s Sentinel-1A satellite has shown that the Mekong River Delta – one of the world’s major rice-growing areas – saw a significant drop in productivity over the past year, illustrating the effect of El Niño on food...

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Schools Partner to Study Sustainability Practice in Kathmandu

School of Architecture, Srinivas Institute of Technology, Mangaluru signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering, School of Engineering Kathmandu University on 30 March, 2016 at Kathmandu University, Kathmandu Nepal. They will...

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Self-Driving Golf Carts Arrive in Singapore

Velodyne LiDAR has teamed with SMART, the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, on an experimental deployment of fully autonomous golf carts, guided by the company’s 3D real-time VLP-16 LiDAR Puck, the most cost-effective LiDAR sensor on...

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Feathers Used to Map Australian Waterbirds

The Feather Map of Australia enlists the help of citizens to collect waterbird feathers and to send them in for analysis. The feathers are scanned to identify the bird species as well as their diet and health....

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Seoul Accuses North Korea of GPS Jamming

South Korea has issued a warning to North Korea to discontinue their disruption of the Global Positioning System (GPS) signal. Seoul says it has traced the jamming to four regions in the North that are near the...

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Greenpeace Launches Map to Track Indonesian Deforestation

Greenpeace has launched an interactive map of Indonesia to track forest fires and deforestation. The Kepo Hutan (Curious About Forests) mapping platform was launched on March 15. The interactive map supports President Joko Widodo's plans to resolve...

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