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Shanghai, China - May 27, 2020 - CHC Navigation...
Government wants to launch a satellite to help South African students study remotely
As the country’s universities prepare for the move towards...
Mapping the history of Kalapani dispute between India and Nepal
As Nepal unveiled a new map of its territories...
Ordnance Survey to create the Ordnance Survey of Dubai
Ordnance Survey has entered a contract to work with...
Scotland joins the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement
The first collective geospatial agreement for Great Britain allowing...
ISRO facilities to open for startups, private firms; new geospatial policy soon
The government will allow private firms and startups to...
Myanmar To Build Two Earth Observation Satellites With Japanese Assistance
Myanmar is to build and launch a small Earth...
New base map for Maltese islands launched
The Planning Authority has launched a new base map...
Airbus supplies EU with satellite communications
Paris, 12 May 2020 – Airbus has won the...
Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
Plans for Britain to join the space race with...

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Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

World Bank Launches Platform for Sustainable Cities

Urban areas will play a critical role in achieving sustainable development and combating climate change. Many cities have already taken bold steps to reduce their environmental footprint, and have often been able to do so much more...

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Google and FAO Partner to Make Remote Sensing Data More Efficient and Accessible

PARIS, Dec. 1, 2015—Google Maps and FAO have agreed to work closely together to make geospatial tracking and mapping products more accessible, providing a high-technology assist to countries tackling climate change and much greater capacity to experts...

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

The World of 3D Documentation Through Terrestrial Laser Scanning

By Mr. Poh Fatt Mak, Business Line Manager (3D Documentation), Asia Pacific, FARO Technologies 3D Documentation is the act of capturing accurate three-dimensional (3D) geometry and images of real objects, reproducible at a certain point in time,...

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Crowds Respond to Map Nepal Disaster

Crowdsourcing has added a new dimension to Nepal’s disaster response capability following the massive earthquake that struck this Himalayan country on 25 April, killing more than 8,000 people, injuring thousands and leaving tens of thousands displaced. Government...

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Tencent Strikes Strategic Partnership With Indoor Mapping Startup Sensewhere

Chinese Internet giant Tencent, the maker of WeChat, has pinned down a strategic investment with indoor mapping startup sensewhere. The total amount of the deal was undisclosed, but the companies said that Tencent now has a license...

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Rising Seas Lay Siege to China’s Booming Coastal Cities

A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics estimates that global sea levels could rise far more quickly than expected: 10 feet within the next 50 years. The paper, now undergoing public review,...

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

UN Body Stresses Vital Role of Geospatial Data for Sustainable Development Goals

Geographic information about people and the planet is critical to making better decisions and using resources more wisely, and will be vital to achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals that countries have recently agreed on, according to...

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Buy 1 QGIS Course and Get 5 FREE

August 7, 2015 — Do you need to capture or update spatial data in the field? QGIS is a free and open source geographic information system, and Discover Spatial is hosting a new course that will take...

Friday, August 7th, 2015

GeoShot Technologies Completed Large City Modeling Project Using LiDAR Data

August 7, 2015 — GeoShot Technologies has successfully completed large city modeling using LiDAR data. “We are very excited to complete the first large scale city modeling project at GeoShot Technologies at a time when 3D city...

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Avenza Releases MAPublisher 9.6 for Adobe Illustrator

Toronto, ON, August 7, 2015 — Avenza Systems Inc., producers of the PDF Maps app for mobile devices and geospatial plug-ins for Adobe Creative Cloud, including Geographic Imager® for Adobe Photoshop®, is pleased to announce the release of...

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