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Baidu Unveils Apollo 2.0 at CES 2018: More Mapping, More Test Drives, and Udacity Partnership
Baidu just announced the second version of its Apollo...
First Chinese launch of 2018 puts two SuperView-1 observation satellites into low Earth orbit
China on Tuesday carried out its first launch of...
Indian Railways to Deploy Drones for Project Monitoring
India: The Indian Railways has decided to deploy drones...
Joint Venture With Japan Could Yield Connectivity Through High-Altitude, Solar-Powered Drone
A high-altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) is a category of unmanned...
China-Brazil Satellite Scheduled for Launch in 2019
An earth observation satellite jointly developed by China and...
Chilling Pics Emerge Showing Kim Jong-un ‘Prepping Next North Korean Nuke Missile Launch’ Hours After Peace Talks Pledge
North and South Korea this morning agreed to hold...
CISF Takes Over Security of ISRO’s Remote Sensing Centre in Dehradun
An armed squad of over 60 CISF personnel has...
Indian Government Plans to Start Commercial Mapping and Navigation Platform
India: The Indian government is planning to start its...
Malaysia Invites Pitches For Appointment Of High Speed Rail Geospatial Data Consultant
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's MyHSR Corporation said Tuesday it...
England to be Mapped with 3D LiDAR Scanners to Tackle Flooding
England: Planning to tackle flooding, and track illegal waste...

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Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Australia – Breaking the Riverbanks

A RAGING wall of water charged through Toowoomba, a city in south-east Queensland, on January 10th, sweeping unsuspecting people before it. Two days later, the floodwaters had reached Brisbane, the state’s capital and Australia’s third-largest city (population...

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Russia to Launch Ocean Satellite in March

Russia will launch an oceanography satellite in March to keep track of a vast amount of data that will help improve weather, climate and ocean forecasts, a Russian scientist said on Wednesday. "It will be a kind...

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

ISDE7, WALIS Forum 2011 and the State NRM Conference – Call for Papers

Share your knowledge, experience and vision with over 1000 delegates by presenting a paper at the ISDE7, WALIS Forum 2011 and the State NRM Conference. We are now inviting submissions of abstracts for both oral and poster presentations....

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Michelin Navigates its Way into China’s Map Market

French tire maker Michelin entered China's map market on Tuesday by launching the first in its World Destination Travel Map Series, a move to take a bigger slice of China's booming outbound travel market. China is the...

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Queensland Floods a Call for Spatial Investment

Maps are central to all government decision making: they tell us where and who. The speed with which maps get made available by media outlets show just how much citizens crave spatial visibility when natural disaster strikes:...

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Full-scale Ops of Russia’s GLONASS to Start by July

Full-scale operations of Russia’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) are expected to start sometime in January–June, Russia’s Federal Space Agency Director Anatoly Perminov said, ITAR-TASS reported Tuesday. In early December 2010, Perminov said GLONASS was expected to...

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Thales Enhances Philippines’ Air Traffic Management System

Thales will deploy its latest generation Eurocat ATM system nationwide, together with an integrated Digital Voice Control System (VSCS), Aeronautical Information System (AIS), Automated Message Handling System (AMHS), ATN Router, GNSS monitoring and metrological systems. In addition,...

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

A Manifesto for Revisioning Mumbai

The incessant inflow and the exponential growth of a city, in itself, may not be a scary challenge, but weak urban planning and lack of political commitment to provide adequate housing is, as Arjun Appadurai points out...

Monday, January 10th, 2011

GI4DM – Geo-information for Disaster Management

Geomatics technologies are able to support management and recovery in the aftermath of manmade and natural disasters. However, disaster management also poses big challenges in all aspects of the geo-information cycle, from data acquisition, processing, management and...

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Vaal Flooding Damaged Crops – minister

The flooding of the Vaal river has caused considerable crop damages along its banks in three provinces, Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Monday. "We have really been touched by the amount of devastation, particularly...

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