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China launches 2 environmental monitoring satellites for emergency responses
China successfully launched two environmental monitoring satellites at 11:23...
UAE to launch MeznSat
The UAE will launch the “MeznSat” satellite, on Monday,...
Matternet Expands Operations to Asia Through Drone Delivery Partnership with Japan Airlines
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., - Today, Matternet, developer of the world's leading...
Space Foundation Signs MOU with UAE’s Al Suwaidi Private Office & Group
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Abu Dhabi, UAE — — Space...
Seven HKU young scientists awarded China’s Excellent Young Scientists Fund 2020
Young researchers at the University of Hong Kong have...
Launch Of South Korean CAS500-1 Satellite Delayed Until 2021
MOSCOW - The launch of South Korean CAS500-1 (Compact Advanced Satellite...
India, US likely to ink geospatial intelligence pact ahead of November 3 presidential election
The last high-level engagement between New Delhi and Donald...
Dubai Police Select Draganfly to Pilot New Drone Initiatives
Los Angeles, California - Draganfly Inc. (OTCQB: DFLYF) (CSE:...
EU and China sign landmark agreement protecting European Geographical Indications
Today, the EU and China signed a bilateral agreement...
China’s optical remote sensing satellite fails to enter pre-set orbit
China has declared the Kuaizhou-1A rocket mission a failure...

Location

Friday, October 4th, 2013

New Report on the Importance of Spatial Standards for the Internet of Things

ITU-T’s latest Technology Watch report introduces readers to location (spatial) standards and their role in enabling the Internet of Things, describing how communications infrastructure has increased people’s associations with the natural and built environment as well as...

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

India Place Finder Provides a Detailed Historical Map

Topographical sheets from the 1860s to the present from the British Library, the Survey of India, and other libraries around the world; and from Census of India material — these are the building blocks of a new...

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

IEEE/Institute of Navigation Position Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS) 2014 Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are now being accepted for the IEEE/Institute of Navigation (ION) Positioning, Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS) 2014 to be held May 5-8, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel in Monterey, California. The deadline for submitting...

Friday, June 28th, 2013

What Data Can Tell Us About the Fires in Indonesia

People in Indonesia, Singapore, and parts of Malaysia are currently suffering from debilitating levels of haze resulting from forest fires. Air quality levels in Singapore have deteriorated to the worst levels ever recorded on the island, while...

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Cellphone Network Upgrades Make Location Tracking Almost as Precise as GPS

Advances in cellphone networks make a legal distinction between cellular location tracking through the network and through GPS increasingly obsolete, said cybersecurity researcher Matt Blaze during an April 25 congressional hearing. Blaze, an associate professor of computer...

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Topcon and PPP Collaborate on Sign Inventory Management Solution

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) and Professional Pavement Products (PPP) have formed a partnership to create a custom mapping solution for specialized asset management projects. The collaboration includes retroreflectivity readings along with the capability of...

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Location Media Alliance Launches Amid Location Industry Fragmentation

To provide a coordinated media and advertising distribution platform for optimum market education and brand recognition of location-based/geospatial applications and technologies, three world-leading geospatial media...

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Malaysia Uses GIS to Determine Project Location Suitability

The Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in Malaysia will be launching a GIS application this year which will help government agencies better identify a suitable location for their projects. Dato Rosni Abdul Malek, Director of the National Databank and...

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Growing Cries to Move China’s Capital City

Beijing has been China’s capital for most of the past 600 years. Seven years ago Beijing’s government set a target of making the city a “liveable” one by 2020, with “fresh air and a beautiful environment”. Few praise...

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Bangalore-based Magnasoft Offers School Bus Tracking Solution

Bangalore-based Magnasoft's innovation called Northstar seeks to mitigate parental fears. Northstar is a mapping-based solution that helps parents and school administrators keep track of children in a school bus and send them timely details when a child is being dropped off. The school bus is fitted...

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