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Geospatial Conference 2019 kicks off in Karaj
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Japan’s AxelSpace Partners With Rwanda’s Broadband Systems Corporation To Provide Satellite Imagery To African Countries
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Abu Dhabi QCC unveils Jawdah app, smart GIS project at Gitex 2019
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Apple Pulls Mapping App Used by Hong Kong Protesters
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Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Space Images – Used to Find “Partner” Schooner

Satellite radar imagery data was used to find the “Partner” fishing schooner lost in the Sea of Japan. According to Russian EMERCOM the area search operations for the “Partner” schooner that sent a distress call on January...

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

CryoSat Ice Data Now Open to All

Scientists can now tap into a flow of new data that will help to determine exactly how Earth's ice is changing. This information from ESA's CryoSat mission is set to make a step change in our understanding...

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Rolta Eying Geospatial Acquisitions Over Next Two Quarters

IT major Rolta India is eyeing IP-driven acquisitions and is working on a couple of deals in the geospatial information systems (GIS) space. They will be in the USD 2-10-million range according to Rolta's Director of Finance...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Chinese Military to Improve Navigation Systems

China is taking bold steps to build more accurate and efficient military surveying and mapping systems, all part of a plan to fully modernize the military. Yuan Shuyou, director of the People's Liberation Army's surveying and mapping...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Comparison of Online Mapping Services in India

Availability of maps in India has always been the biggest debate in national and international forums. Primary reason being the Mapping Policy and the scrutinising agency Ministry of Defence (MOD) as the GIS community refers to, map...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

CAARS Purchases Three Additional UltraCam Aerial Cameras

China Aviation Aero Remote Sensing Technology Co., Ltd. (CAARS), has contracted with Vexcel Imaging GmbH, a Microsoft® company, to purchase three UltraCamLp digital aerial camera systems. The transaction was brokered by Vexcel Imaging affiliates Imagemaps Pte. Ltd....

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Vietnam Sets up Natural Resources and Environment University

Natural Resources and Environment University will be set up in Hanoi, Vietnam. The university will focus on remote sensing, meteorology, maritime and island management, geology and minerals, and cartography. In addition, it will train managers and  surveying...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Half of India’s Road Budget Wasted

India's home minister has admitted that half of the government's budget to build much-needed new roads never reaches its intended target in what he described as the country's "biggest swindle". P. Chidambaram, attending the World Economic Forum...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Vietnamese Hydro Power Assessment Analysis Adopted

Three multilateral agencies have launched an innovative assessment tool that helps identify the most sustainable sites, designs and operation rules for hydro power development in the lower Mekong River Basin. Marc Goichot, senior infrastructure advisor for the...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Geospatial Tech Aids Financial Intelligence Unit

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), the government's financial intelligence unit, will pilot real-time analysis technology in April, that includes geosaptial information and analysis. The pilot aims to provide greater intelligence to other agencies. The...