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China sends new remote-sensing satellite in space
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SAMARA -  The Progress Space Rocket Center plans to...
India’s first satellite of 2020 Gsat-30 successfully launched
In the first mission of the year for the...
Egypt signs a bilateral space cooperation agreement with France
The Egyptian Space Agency has signed a bilateral space...
Two Iranian Remote-Sensing Satellites Ready for Launch
The University of Science and Technology handed over two...
Grab to launch geo-mapping services in Indonesia this year amid EV push
Southeast Asian ride-sharing firm Grab is targeting to launch...
Japan To Launch Electro-Optical IGS Reconnaissance Satellite In January 2020
Japanese satellite and space industry giant Mitsubishi Heavy Industries...
TomTom closes deal with Huawei for use of maps and services
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch navigation and digital mapping company...
Terra Drone group company KazUAV supports World Bank’s school infrastructure risk assessment initiative in Kyrgyzstan
KazUAV is leveraging 3D mapping drones to help the...
Aerometrex Soars Higher with New 3D Models
Aerial mapper Aerometrex has released two new services for...

March 29th, 2012
Mapping Digital Media: Japan

Japan may be the world’s most advanced country in the development and application of digital technology. Despite two decades of economic stagnation, digitization has proceeded rapidly. Digital satellite broadcasting was launched in 2000 and for terrestrial television in 2003. Digital switch-over was completed and analog broadcasting discontinued in July 2011, except in the case of three prefectures seriously damaged by the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the country in March 2011. Read More