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Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Tokyo Professor Creates Digital Maps of A-bombed Cities

A new website uses Google Earth technology combined with historical photographs and personal testimonies for a neighborhood-by-neighborhood view of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in the closing days of World War II. Developed by Hidenori Watanabe, the...

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

‘Spoofed’ GPS Signals Can Be Countered, Researchers Show

From cars to commercial airplanes to military drones, global positioning system (GPS) technology is everywhere -- and Cornell researchers have known for years that it can be hacked, or as they call it, "spoofed." The best defense,...

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Floods in the Philippines are a Man-made Disaster, Says Urban Planner

Deadly floods that have swamped nearly all of the Philippine capital are less a natural disaster and more the result of poor planning, lax enforcement and political self-interest, experts say. Damaged watersheds, massive squatter colonies living in...

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

SuperGIS Products Aid with Mining Management in South Africa

Based on the recommendation of SuperGeo’s distributor, Spatial Perspective, in South Africa, Geospatial Resources, the consulting company that serves Environmental Services, Town Planning, and Surveying, purchased SuperGIS software to assist the local governments in dealing with environmental...

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Clark Labs and Imazon Assist Conservation International on Spatial Models of Future Deforestation in Suriname

Clark Labs of Clark University and Imazon have partnered to assist Conservation International (CI) and the government of Suriname in building technical capacity required for spatial planning, including the creation of data products needed to estimate a...

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Velodyne’s LiDAR Division Announces Agreement With Caterpillar for Laser Imaging Technology

Caterpillar and the LiDAR Division of Velodyne Acoustics, Inc., have announced an agreement that allows Caterpillar exclusive rights of use and manufacturer for Velodyne's patented HDL-64 LiDAR-sensing system, which incorporates proprietary laser-imaging technology, that will be used...

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Advancing BIM Software Interoperability in China

CABR Technology (CABRTech), China, and Bentley Systems, USA, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a long-term partnership to advance building information modeling (BIM) software interoperability in China. As a first step, CABRTech will facilitate data...

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Crowdsourcing Crisis Response Following Philippine Floods

Widespread and heavy rains resulting from Typhoon Haikui have flooded the Philippine capital Manila. Over 800,000 have been affected by the flooding and some 250,000 have been relocated to evacuation centers. Given the gravity of the situation, “some resourceful Filipinos...

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Australia’s Satellite Scarcity Leaves Us Vulnerable

Australia has long been something of a Blanche Dubois of satellite earth observation; keen to rub shoulders with the global space industry but ultimately dependent "on the kindness of strangers". And like the protagonist in Tennessee Williams'...

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Hemisphere GPS Establishes Distribution Partners in Brazil and China

Hemisphere GPS announced distribution partnerships in Brazil and China for their flagship S320™ GNSS survey receiver. Launched last fall, S320 combines the advanced GNSS receiver performance of Hemisphere GPS' Eclipse™ technology, precise geodetic antenna, wireless...

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