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Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

China Launches New Civilian High Resolution Imaging Satellite

China launched a high-resolution mapping satellite dubbed Ziyaun II 02 on Monday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Taiyuan. The new satellite will be used in land resource surveys, natural disaster prevention, agricultural development, water resources management,...

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Sentinel-1 Helping Cyclone Roanu Relief

Cyclone Roanu has claimed over 100 lives in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and has left tens of thousands in need of aid. Officials are looking to the sky for information on flooded areas to analyse the cyclone’s...

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Europe Launches Galileo 13/14

Europe took the next step in creating their own navigation satellite constellation on Tuesday with the launch of the 13th and 14th Galileo satellites. The pair launched at 05:48 local time from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana....

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

FOCUS 35 Total Station Monitors Dam For Movement

Tarn, France, May 23, 2016—At the Razisse dam on the Dadou River in southwest France, a Spectra Precision FOCUS 35 robotic total station has just completed monitoring the structural movements that occurred during recent major repairs and improvements...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Smart Mapping Stamps Out Climate Change Sour Grapes

One of the world’s largest wine makers has armed itself with cutting-edge smart mapping technology to help fight the effects of climate change and safeguard the production of its celebrated wines. In an effort to manage the...

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

South Korea’s Mapping Laws Stifle Google Maps Dominance

Google is challenging the restrictions that the South Korean government places on their mapping services in the country. The laws that are aimed at protecting national security and infiltration from North Korea limit the types of map...

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

2016 Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA) Nominations Open

Participating in the APSEA allows the discovery of outstanding innovators and individuals that positively impact on the economy.  Celebrating individuals for their contributions improves the quality and recognition of the profession and promotes the spatial industry’s capabilities...

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Ozius Spatial Wins National Planning Institute of Australia Award

In partnership with project lead Logan City Council and global firm Parsons Brinckerhoff, Ozius Spatial won the award for Improving Planning Processes and Practices for an innovative on-line tool to provide residents, developers, and council the ability...

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Thailand Sees Surge in Drone Sales

Drones have become increasingly popular in Southeast Asia among tourists and photographers, but also for commercial use in agriculture, construction, surveying and mapping. Driving sales are the reduction in price, lower-weight aircraft and increased automation. Quite capable...

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Hemisphere GNSS Announces Management Changes

Hemisphere GNSS has announced that Xinping Guo has been named interim president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Guo is also a member of the Hemisphere GNSS Board of Directors. He has extensive experience in GNSS...

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