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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...
Bricsys’ local partner, ACA Pacific, selected by Singapore government as Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) vendor
The partnership will enable Singaporean companies to access the...
MapmyIndia joins hands with ISRO to boost 3D mapping
Homegrown navigation firm MapmyIndia on Friday said it has...

location-based services

Monday, July 28th, 2014

LBS Market in China 2014-2018 – New Study Released

A location-based service or LBS is used to track the location of users within a wireless network by using location-enabled mobile devices. The LBS makes use of GIS technology and the internet to track the location of...

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Esri and MapmyIndia Announce Strategic Business Alliance

Esri, the premier developer of geographic information system (GIS) software, announces a strategic alliance with MapmyIndia, India's leading creator of digital maps, data, and location-based services. MapmyIndia will migrate its data production environment to the ArcGIS platform,...

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Indian Government Planning GIS Project to Improve Service Delivery

A national-level project involving Geographical Information System (GIS), aimed at helping the government deliver public services more effectively, will be taken to the Cabinet shortly for approval, Advisor to Prime Minister on Infrastructure Sam Pitroda has said....

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Global GNSS Market Report for 2012-2016 Released

Analysts forecast the Global GNSS market to grow at a CAGR of 20.98 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the...

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Politics, Competition Create Mapping Minefield

The ongoing political tensions between Asian countries and increasing competition in the mobile market have led to stricter regulations on mapping, but this should not hinder mobile developers from creating compelling location-based services (LBS). Yuta Torisu, communications research...

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

China’s Satellite-Navigation Industry Soars

China's satellite-navigation industry and location-based services are set to play an increasingly important economic role in the next decade as the nation invests further in the emerging industries. The Beidou satellite system, which is scheduled to come...

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

South Korea’s Constraint of Online Maps

With Google’s global operations now having expanded to over 40 countries, far more countries are able to regulate the services Google provides locally. And when it comes to mapping and location-based services, some of them most definitely...

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Developing Location-based Services

For mapping enthusiasts, geeks and neogeographers in Bangalore, here's something to look forward to. Cartonama, a workshop that offers intensive hands-on training on tools to build and manage location data for location-based services, will be held in...

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Location-Based Services Worth $10B by 2016

Location-based services are expected to bring in $10 billion in revenue by 2016, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. The biggest chunk, just over 50 percent, will come from location-based search advertising. The firm said the biggest...