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China Launch New Satellite into Space to ‘Spy on Earth’ in Bid to Match US Military
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Google Maps Back in China After Eight Years
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Indian Launch for British Colour Video Earth Observation Prototype
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India Launches 31 Satellites in Single Mission
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Pakistan Alleges India Using Satellites for Military Purposes
Islamabad- Pakistan on Thursday alleged that India's plan to...
1Spatial Wins USD766,000 US Contract For Geographic Information System
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Baidu Unveils Apollo 2.0 at CES 2018: More Mapping, More Test Drives, and Udacity Partnership
Baidu just announced the second version of its Apollo...
First Chinese launch of 2018 puts two SuperView-1 observation satellites into low Earth orbit
China on Tuesday carried out its first launch of...
Indian Railways to Deploy Drones for Project Monitoring
India: The Indian Railways has decided to deploy drones...
Joint Venture With Japan Could Yield Connectivity Through High-Altitude, Solar-Powered Drone
A high-altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) is a category of unmanned...

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Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Crowds Respond to Map Nepal Disaster

Crowdsourcing has added a new dimension to Nepal’s disaster response capability following the massive earthquake that struck this Himalayan country on 25 April, killing more than 8,000 people, injuring thousands and leaving tens of thousands displaced. Government...

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Gruntify Launches Into Orbit

Gruntify, a crowdsourcing trailblazer, comes with full offline capability. But what if you require real-time connectivity during disasters, emergencies, or simply where there is no network coverage? Introducing Gruntify on Satsleeve, a satellite communications solution. Tap, Map...

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Kozhikode, India Takes on Mapping to Improve Planning

Kozhikode, a city on the Malabar Coast in India's Kerala state, is undertaking a comprehensive mapping effort. The data will be added to a geographic information system (GIS) that will include roads, government offices,...

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Crowdsourcing Effort Helps Map the Sundarbans Oil Spill

An oil spill of more than 350,000 liters happened when a tanker capsized in the river south of Baerhat on Dec. 9, 2014. The spill poses a threat to the Sunderbans, a World Heritage site of more...

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Missing Maps Initiative Fills in Slums in Cities

The Missing Maps initiative is a project to map the slums around the world to improve services, aid public health, and improve the lives of millions. The initiative got it's start earlier this month by a teams...

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Gruntify: Real-Time Incident Capture and Reporting

BRISBANE – 14 October 2014 – Asset management and defect remediation is estimated to cause over $3 billion in damages per year to Australia Government-owned assets alone. Graffiti, litter, damaged street furniture – just to name a...

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Neighbourhood Trees Campaign launched on International Mother Earth Day

Neighbourhood Trees Campaign was launched on International Mother Earth Day by the India Biodiversity Portal on 22 April 2014. The Campaign will be organized from 22 April to 27 April 2014. It is a unique citizen science...

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Crowd Mapping Could Make Indian Polls More Peaceful

Crowdsourcing has been an effective tool to increase democratic transparency and map electoral violations. Kenya in 2011 and Ukraine in 2012 have successfully implemented the idea of crowd mapping of their elections. Crowd mapping can be developed...

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Geography Students Aid Search for Missing Malaysian Jet

Using the latest crowdsourcing techniques for satellite image interpretation they will be able to join volunteers across the globe in the search for the missing aircraft. Geography students at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) have...

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Search for Lost Malaysian Plane Harnesses the Crowd and Highlights Satellite Imagery

The ongoing search for the lost Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has raised the profile of satellite imagery and the power of the crowd to help in imagery analysis. The tragedy is coupled with mystery as there is...

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