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Terra Drone Indonesia Demonstrated Drone for Pipeline Monitoring to Medco Energi
Purwakarta, Indonesia  – Terra Drone Indonesia, a group company...
ISRO’s PSLV-C47 rideshare carrying CartoSAT-3 may launch by end of November
The Indian Space Research Organisation has a string of...
Esri India Inaugurates GIS Data Management Centre in Panchkula
Chandigarh - Esri India, a leading Geographic Information System...
China launches new remote-sensing satellite
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Chandrayaan-2’s Topographic Mapping Camera images 3D view of crater on Moon
Chandrayaan-2's Terrain Mapping Camera-2 (TMC-2) has imaged a three-dimensional...
India’s Updated Political Map Sparks Controversy in Nepal
After sparking a regional and worldwide controversy by changing...
Terra Drone Indonesia demonstrates Terra Lidar for state-owned construction company Waskita Karya in West Java
Purwakarta - Terra Drone Indonesia just held a demonstration...
Iran Claims To Be Developing One-Metre Resolution Earth Observation Satellite
The head of the Iran Space Agency, Morteza Barari,...
Apple Boss Defends Decision To Remove Hong Kong Mapping App From Its Store.
Apple's boss has defended the tech giant's decision to...
U.K. Announces £2 Million in Counter Drone Contracts with Industry and Academia
A recent Frost and Sullivan forecast predicts counter-drone market revenues...

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Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

The Power of GIS and SMS Alert Services

Communicating important messages can be triggered through geographic information systems (GIS) activities. Using mobile devices, short message service (SMS) occur as text messages and often originate automatically. Deteriorating weather forecasts, tsunami alerts, flood events and pollution impacts...

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Vietnam and Cambodia Embark on Extensive Survey to Determine Shared Border

The border between Cambodia and Vietnam is set to be refined with an extensive surveying and mapping project. The Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Committee on Border Demarcation announced the award for a two-year, US $1.5 million mapping project to...

Friday, December 17th, 2010

GLONASS Launch Failure – End of GLONASS?

Last week three GLONASS satellites were launched from Baikonur, Russia and failed to achieve orbit. A quick review of the international media showed a wide variation in response. Some were downright negative, seeing the failure as the...

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

MapQuest’s New Openness Began in India

MapQuest has fully embraced the open technology of OpenStreetMap (OSM), having launched sites built on OSM data in many countries and continents this year with more to come throughout 2011. India was among the first of these...

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Building Capacity in Remote Sensing for Disasters

The use and application of aerial and satellite imagery plays an important role in planning for and mitigating the impacts of disasters. This includes flooding, earthquake, tsunami, desertification and other extreme events. This technology depends upon adequate...

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Australia Takes a Sustainability Approach to Urban Planning Reform

The Australian government has realized the importance of a nationally-consistent urban policy approach as well as the need to focus development on cities as engines for the country's economy. While the ...

Friday, December 10th, 2010

The Future of the Global Navigation System of Systems

Coming satellite launches among the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) promise new and stronger signals, with the greater number of satellites resulting in better accuracy, faster position acquisition, and more ubiquitous use in such problematic areas as...

Friday, December 10th, 2010

COP16 – Role of Geospatial Technologies

The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico will wrap up this weekend. This round of debate and discussions follows on the events of Copenhagen last year, and so far has not brought any major agreements...

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Autodesk’s Project Galileo Aims for CAD, BIM and GIS Integration

At this year's Autodesk University event Autodesk unveiled their next-generation 3D city modeling tool with the working name of Project Galileo. This large-scale modeling tool will be available soon as a working beta software release via Autodesk...

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Vietnam – Investment in Infrastructure

Vietnam is to receive almost $8 billion in investment for infrastructure from outside agencies it was reported this week. This money will be used to accelerate the country's infrastructure construction and help to connect climate change efforts...

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