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China launches a second Gaofen-12 Earth observation satellite
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Monday, June 13th, 2016

Lenovo Announces First 3D Mapping ‘Tango’ Phone

One of the important moving parts in Google/Alphabet’s ambitions in virtual/Augmented Reality world got lift-off this week with Lenovo’s announcement that it had developed the first consumer phone (the Phab 2 Pro) using Google’s ‘Tango’ (previously Project...

Monday, June 13th, 2016

International Radiation Mapping System Launched by IAEA

A new international radiation monitoring information system launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will collect and display data to help countries respond rapidly in nuclear or radiological emergencies. Read More at World Nuclear News

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Peatland Agency Chief Presses APP for Maps of Concessions

Indonesia is piling the pressure on Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) to hand over information relating to its concession lands, many of which are on highly flammable peatland. Read More at The Straits Times

Monday, June 13th, 2016

​India Rejects Google Street View Over National Security Concerns

After several months of delay, India’s Ministry of Home Affairs rejected Google’s request to expand its Street View service in the country on Friday. The rejection came after India’s Ministry of Defense raised concerns that the expansion...

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Experts Fear Chinese Space Station Could Crash Into Earth

Nicknamed the Heavenly Palace, Tiangong-1 is Beijing’s first space station. After conducting a series of docking exercises with the Shenzhou missions, the Heavenly Palace has engaged in Earth observation procedures since 2013. Read More at Sputnik News  

Friday, June 10th, 2016

ST Electronics launches AgilSpace GeoPortal as TeLEOS-1 satellite readies for imagery operations

Singapore Technologies (ST) Electronics, the electronics business division of defence prime Singapore ST Engineering, has launched the new AgilSpace GeoPortal e-commerce system to support the delivery of its geospatial imagery and analysis services. The AgilSpace GeoPortal, which...

Friday, June 10th, 2016

A Met Satellite with Japan on the Anvil

ISRO and its Japanese counterpart JAXA are exploring what could be their first joint mission: a spacecraft to study ocean and land weather processes which will sharpen their respective weather forecasting systems. Read More at The Hindu

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Isro Says Don’t Impose Restrictions on Maps, Redraw Geospatial Info Bill

India's space agency, which generates the satellite images used to create maps, says it has commented against provisions in the draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, that puts restrictions on generating information on maps.  Read More at Business...

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

‘Geospatial Bill’ Step in Right Direction, But Needs Revamping: FICCI

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Wednesday appreciated the efforts of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India for taking geospatial information into consideration in view of ensuring security, sovereignty and...

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

China Releases Remote Sensing Data on “Belt and Road” Environment Protection

BEIJING — China released a remote sensing report on Monday, detailing ecological information related to land cover, vegetation, agricultural conditions and marine environment on a global scale. Read More at News Xinhuanet  

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