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Agri ministry allowed to use drones for remote sensing data collection
The agriculture ministry has been permitted to use drones for remote sensing data...
J-K Lt Governor inaugurates 607 vocational labs, education portal and GIS portal
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Global Navigation Satellite Systems winter school to start from Feb 22
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‘New geospatial policy opportunity for Indian industry’
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South China Sea: Satellite images show China building ‘full-blown military bases’ on artificial islands
Worrying new satellite imagery suggests China is building “full-blown...
infiniDome Delivers GPS Monitoring and Protection Solution to Israel Railways
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India liberalises restrictions on geospatial data for map-making
Announcing a sweeping change in India's mapping policy, the...
Two South Aussie Satellites set for lift off
Fleet Space Technologies and Myriota will launch separate IoT...
ISRO to launch iBrazilian, Indian startup satellite in first mission of 2021
India's space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to...
SRA plans biometric survey using GIS map for slum hutments
Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) on Wednesday has invited request...

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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

South Korea’s Daum Launches North Korean Mapping Service

Daum has launched a North Korean mapping service, becoming the first South Korean portal to offer maps of the country’s northern neighbor. The maps are based on data from South Korea’s National Geographic Information Institute (NGII) and, according to...

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

MapmyIndia Online Maps Get New Features, Visual Overhaul

MapmyIndia on Tuesday announced a complete revamp of its free maps portal, maps.mapmyindia.com. According to the mapping and location services company, the portal now features richer map data and connected/interactive features such as real-time traffic updates, nearby...

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Mapping Team Explores New Territory in Wake of Typhoon Haiyan

Aid workers are getting vital details about the trail of destruction left by Typhoon Haiyan, including damage to individual streets and buildings, from online maps developed with contributions from Red Cross staff and volunteers across the...

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Crowdsource Mapping Helps Recovery Efforts In Philippines

More than 800 people are lending a hand remotely by collaborating on online maps, through the OpenStreetMap network. The maps use satellite technology and the knowledge of the public to help relief organizations, like the Red Cross,...

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

50 Shades of Greyscale Set to be a Best Seller

Australia’s market-leading digital base map, used by organisations such as Woolworths and the Australian Bureau of Statistics, is now available in greyscale – making it easier than ever for businesses to highlight their own data in online...

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

MapData Services Expands Data Portfolio with Sensis Partnership

MapData Services has become Australia’s unrivalled mapping data specialist after signing a landmark agreement with Location Navigation Pty Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Sensis Pty Ltd. The ‘first of its kind’ agreement will see MapData Services...

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Baidu Leads China Online Map Market

According to a study by research firm EnfoDesk, which was released on Thursday, Baidu dominated China's online maps space with 61.1 percent, while rivals Google was second with 13.1 percent and Mapbar came in third at 5.4...

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Mapping the New Digital World

For centuries, mankind has used maps to mark the physical world, evolving a visual shorthand that lets us know, at a glance, the scale of places, borders, waterways, open spaces, directions, compass points and the most direct...

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

China Bans Foreign Companies Offering Online Mapping

Foreign companies are effectively banned from providing Internet mapping services in China, however joint ventures are exempted, according to a notice issued by the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping on Wednesday. The notice cited an amended regulation...

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Vietnam to Have Online Mapping Service

The bureau chief, Nguyen Tuan Hung said that his agency completed the first stage of the project. A website of Vietnamese maps is under construction. The website will provide online maps of Vietnam at difference ratios. The site...