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Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
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spatial data infrastructure

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Sri Lanka Promotes Spatial Data for Business, Development

Sri Lanka’s Survey Deparment is setting up national spatial data infrastructure where spatial or location-based information can be better used and shared by both the government and businesses, an official said. Read More at EconomyNext

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Korea Transfers Its Knowledge of Spatial Information System to Central Asia, Africa

The National Geographic Information Institute (NGII) is planning to launch spatial data infrastructure (SDI) building projects in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Mongolia. The NGII signed business agreements with these countries to this end last year and master...

Monday, September 29th, 2014

China Invests to Improve Earth Observation Service

China will promote the application of satellite earth observation technologies to better serve the economy. China has already built a network of satellites and other facilities for earth observation in pursuing its space programs including manned space...

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Abu Dhabi Looks to Maximise Benefits from Spatial Data Infrastructure

The Abu Dhabi Spatial Data Infrastructure (AD-SDI), a programme managed within the Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC), showcased its latest achievements and promoted discussions on the sharing of geospatial data during the GIS Forum MENA,...

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Odisha Works on Spatial Data Infrastructure

The Odisha Government has decided to chalk out a Data Sharing Policy to bring all geo-spatial information generated by Odisha Space Application Centre (ORSAC), administrative departments and State-run agencies to a common pool. ORSAC along with a...

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting GSDI 15 and GSDI 16 Conferences

The Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association http://gsdi.org supports a major international geospatial conference every twelve to eighteen months. The conference is typically delivered in affiliation with another regularly held national, regional or global geospatial conference and/or...

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Intermap Unveils the Orion Platform – Industry’s First Software-Driven Spatial Data Platform

From the 12th Southeast Asian Survey Congress in Manila, Intermap Technologies today announces the official launch of its Orion Platform, the industry's first Software-Driven Spatial Data Platform. The Orion Platform is designed to allow governmental entities to...

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Uruguay, South Korea Agreed on Spatial Data Infrastructure

Experts from Uruguay and South Korea will boost the development of the Uruguayan spatial data infrastructure for capturing, storing, analyzing and displaying data on digital maps. According to the Ministry of Communications of the Presidency, a bilateral...

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

New Zealand Spatial Data Fast Tracked to Aid Recovery

Land Information NZ (Linz) has secured funding and canvassed interest in work towards a specific Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) to assist Canterbury’s recovery from the effects of the earthquakes. The project will run in parallel with the...

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Lack of Tall Buildings Slows Down Delhi 3D Project

Lack of government-owned high-rise buildings in the Capital has slowed down Delhi government’s ambitious 3D GIS Delhi State Spatial Data Infrastructure project. The information technology department, which is in charge of the project, was asked to install...

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