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Isro’s PSLV-C53 places three satellites in orbit
The four-stage, 44.4m tall PSLV-C53 rocket that blasted off...
Chinese probe successfully maps entire Mars, sends stunning pictures
China's Tianwen-1 orbiter has mapped the entire of Mars,...
Israel Aerospace Industries Successfully Doubles Venµs Satellite’s Expected Service Life
Venµs changed altitude in space and will carry out...
South Korea launches KASS satellite to augment GPS
South Korea has successfully launched a precision aviation satellite...
China launches new batch of remote sensing satellites
XICHANG, June 23 (Xinhua) -- China successfully launched three...
Kenya launches nationwide airborne geophysical survey
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday launched the final report...
South Korea successfully launches home-grown Nuri space rocket
South Korea’s domestically built Nuri rocket successfully placed a...
Isro PSLV-C53 launch announced for June 30
The mission faced multiple initial delays, but was eventually...
Strong progress being made on the UK’s Geospatial Strategy
Annual plan published shows the Geospatial Commission’s progress on...
Israel Deploys Medicine Data-Map Skills to Avert Food Crisis
Even before the first wave of Covid-19 swept through...

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Thursday, May 15th, 2014

India is the Latest to Call Out the Creeps on Maps

There is awareness and retaliation against the harrassment of women worldwide given recent high-profile cases. The safety of women has been the focus of maps such as the Harassmap in Egypt, and now the Safecity mapping...

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

India Sets Up an Integrated Location-Based Emergency Response System for Communities

India's central government is working on an integrated location-based emergency response system to improve emergency response in communities. The project has been approved by the Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs after receiving a proposal from the...

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Malaysia’s MERS 999 Emergency System Has Mapping at its Core

The Malaysian Emergency Response Services (MERS) 999 is a centralized system that combines fire,police, hospital and civil defense under one platform. MERS 999 is a Malaysian Government Transformation Program initiative to meet modernization goals and to adhere...

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Bangalore Police to Track Crime with Google Earth

With crime rates rapidly increasing in the Silicon Valley of the country, Bangalore city police will soon be using Google Earth to tackle the issue. Through this the police plan to "study crime trends in particular areas"...

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Australia Looks at Anti-Gang Technology from the United States

Cutting-edge mapping technology used to take on violent gangs in the US could assist South Australian crime fighters in the state’s bikie war, according to a...

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Cutting-edge Mapping Technology Could Aid Australian Detectives

Cutting-edge mapping technology could help Australian detectives breathe life into the nation’s unsolved crimes, according to the ex-criminal profiler who used the software to help catch notorious US serial killer Robert Ben Rhoades.

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Experts Raise GNSS Alarm Bell

Experts have warned that the potential exists for criminals to manipulate Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and cause a maritime disaster or stock market meltdown. Ahead of a conference today (February 22nd) to discuss 'GNSS vulnerability: present dangers...

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Nepal to Use Geospatial Technology to Increase Public Safety

The Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Office, the primary law enforcement agency in the Kathmandu Valley, has floated a charter of short-term and long-term plans ‘to combat crime and give the public a sense of security’. Short-term plans focus...

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Malaysia Installs New Crime Mapping System

Malaysia has adopted a new GIS crime mapping system called “Safe City Monitoring System” as part of the country’s on-going efforts to ensure that crime prevention initiatives under the Government Transformation Program’s National Key Results Area are...