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Monday, April 16th, 2007

Orang Utan Conservation in Indonesia

For most, palm oil may seem like an innocent ingredient. But for the orang utans of Borneo, the increasing demand for palm oil worldwide can mean the difference between life and death. Translated as 'Man of the...

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Errors and Google

One of the most difficult and perplexing problems facing Google at the moment is how to update and correct its maps. The company's Lars Rasmussen says the quest for perfection might be misplaced. 'We should be...

Monday, April 16th, 2007

New Zealand Aerial Mapping commences operation of a new Optech ALTM Waveform Digitiser

New Zealand Aerial Mapping has recently commenced operating a new Optech ALTM airborne laser scanner. The unit has an integrated waveform digitiser, which records the complete energy return detected by the sensor. NZAM is one of...

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Mapping the Indonesia-Singapore Border

It seems that tension is building between Indonesia and Singapore. The major cause for concern is the issue of the maritime boundaries between the two neighbouring states, following coastal reclamation by Singapore. It has raised questions...

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

New R&D Centre for Credent

Singapore-based Credent Technology has established a research and development centre. The R&D venture will operate as Credent Advanced Technology Sdn Bhd. It will be located in Malaysia's multimedia super corridor. 'Credent Advanced Technology will be our...

Friday, March 16th, 2007

GR-3 Triple-Constellation GNSS Receiver

Topcon Positioning Systems recently released its GR-3 GNSS receiver - the first to make use of Topcon's new G3 technology. G3 technology is designed for triple-constellation tracking. The receiver can be used with satellites of both the GPS...

Friday, March 16th, 2007

UN ICG Meets

The United Nations issued a press release last month about the first meeting of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems. The meeting was held in December in Vienna. The ICG was established in 2005,...

Friday, February 16th, 2007

New Old Map Discovered

Researchers working in the Sahara Desert claim to have found one of the world's oldest maps. If confirmed, the discovery will rival the 6000 year old mural at Catal Hoyuk in Turkey - the oldest...

Friday, February 16th, 2007

Map World Forum

India dominates the world of geographic information. Some 60 per cent of all the world's work occurs in India. This is a source of enormous strength for Indians, but it also points to enormous weakness. Such a...

Friday, February 16th, 2007

Indian Arrangements to Change says Kapil Singh

In a keynote presentation to the Map World Forum in Hyderabad last month, India's minister of science, Kapil Sibal, outlined the importance for the industry of new government initiatives. They are likely to have ramifications...

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