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Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

SpaceX Launches Taiwan’s Earth-Observation Satellite

SpaceX successfully launched FORMOSAT-5, the first fully Taiwan-made Earth observation satellite, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Aug. 24, 2017, nearly four years after its original intended late-2013 launch. The 475-kilogram satellite was sent into...

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

SuperGIS Cup 2015 Awarded to Chien Hsin University

SuperGIS Cup is an annual competition held by Supergeo and Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, with the main purpose of promoting the application of GIS and to provoke geospatial awareness among college students in Taiwan. The...

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

FormoSat-5 Slated for February 2016 Launch

Taiwan's FormoSat-5, an ultra-high-resolution Earth observation satellite operated by the Hsinchu City-headquartered National Space Organization, is scheduled for launch in February 2016, according to the NSPO. With over 70 percent of the satellite having been developed domestically,...

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Geospatial Data in Taiwan Focus More on Opening

Oct. 6, 2015 — Supergeo’s biggest application customer in Taiwan, Ministry of the Interior and the TGOS platform, has just announced one of the biggest projects in the GIS field from ide@ Taiwan 2020 Policy: White Paper...

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Taiwan’s Decision Support System Proves Helpful for Disaster Safety Response

Taiwan is constantly faced with threats of natural disasters such as typhoons, torrential rains, mud slides, earthquakes, etc. Given these pressures, it has become a priority to integrate various sources of disaster warning information and exploit them...

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Taiwan Develops the First Indigenous Remote Sensing Instrument for FORMOSAT-5

Taipei, May 12, 2015—The National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) announced Tuesday the first optical remote sensing instrument completely made in Taiwan that will be part of the payload for the FORMOSAT-5 satellite, marking a milestone in the...

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

GIS Observation System Supplies Water for Lives

Feb. 9, 2015—As the main water supply and electricity generator in great Taipei, Feitsui Reservoir is a vital resource in Taiwan. Feitsui Reservoir Administration therefore needs to ensure that water quality, water supply and the...

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Brain of Smart City: A GIS Platform for Sharing 2D and 3D Maps

Smart City, defined as utilizing digital technologies to trim costs and resource consumption to engage its citizens more effectively in various domains like transport, health care, energy, water, and so on, is a popular concept...

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Taiwan Launches Earth Science Database in the Cloud

Taiwan's National Center for High-Performance Computing has recently launched the Earth Science Observation Knowledgebase (ESOK). This database contains 10.44 million records on such things as tectonic data, atmospheric data, ocean data, hydrology and earth observation imagery. The...

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

SuperGIS Assists Talented Youth in Winning Geography Olympiad Champion

Taiwan Geography Olympiad provides nationwide youths with a stage to show their geographic knowledge combining with practical cases and applications. In this competition, SuperGIS was widely selected by the attendances to process and analyze geospatial data in...

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