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How to make your Better Half fall in love with maps in 5 steps?

So you are a total map geek and you want to share your passion with your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband or wife? Maps are quite likeable once you know them so it's not a mission...

HERE Sweepstakes: Celebrating 5 years of Geaowesomeness

"Maps, T-shirts and more". If you missed out on the cool maps from the GrafoMap Sweepstake, now is the time for you to try your luck again and win some awesome goodies from HERE for the "5...

#HEREWeGo: Say hello to the new HERE app

Say hello to HERE WeGo - that's the new name for the HERE Maps app. The navigation app  famous for its offline functionality not only has a new name but also some interesting additions...

This guy started his one-man drone mapping business when you haven’t even heard that...

Drone mapping is a buzz word of 2016. Companies like PrecisionHawk or SenseFly offer end-to-end UAV mapping solutions where you don’t need any extensive drone experience or GIS knowledge. Their tools and solutions are simple,...
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PokeVision: The real-time Pokemon Go map you’ve been wanting

Yes, we are still talking about Pokemon Go! So now that we got that out of the way, here's something that most of us...

Google Maps gets a new cleaner look. Small changes that make a difference.

Cartography is all about small details that make a huge impact on the visualisation. When looking at map design of the companies like Google,...

DJI adding geofences based on real-time wildfire data

DJI, Chinese drone giant, has added a new data layer to its system. All pilots in the US will be now alerted about wildfires...

#GeoawesomeQuiz – Can you recognise these Wonders of the World from satellite images?

This week we're back with #GeoawesomeQuiz. Have you missed it? Over the years various lists of the Wonders of the World have been compiled...

These Star Wars drones will let you make laser battles

  The Millennium Falcon, 65 X-Wing fighter, Darth Vader’s Tie Advanced X1, and a 74-Z Speeder Bike... Does it ring a bell? Yes, these are...
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HERE Reality Lens is the next big thing in GIS

After a few years of writing about all the new, cool and futuristic stuff from the geo industry you don't expect too much surprises. The...

DigitalGlobe partners with Uber: Geospatial BigData to help improve the “Uber experience”

Uber has made no secret of their interests in developing self-driving cars and has been driving mapping cars around for a while now but...

GrafoMap Sweepstakes: Celebrate 5 years of Geaowesomeness with #MapArt

We asked you what would be your favourite giveaway to celebrate "5 years of Geaowesomeness" and Maps, T-shirts and more turned out to be the fan...

Pokémon Go launching in Japan with first sponsored locations

The Nintendo-owned Pokémon, which exploded in popularity in the late 1990s, is again taking the world by storm. The game is currently available in over 30 countries,...

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Esri Developer Sweepstakes: 5 Years of Geoawesomeness

If you are a developer or an aspiring developer, you are probably going to love this sweepstake from Esri! As part of the 5...

Celebrating 5 years of Geoawesomeness

5 year ago I had this crazy idea that I could start a blog about everything awesome that happens around location. I was reading...

The right human scale to measure Sustainable Development Goals

The 2030 Agenda for Global Goals had established a set of global priorities like ending poverty and injustice or tackling climate change to shift all...

This small startup that makes maps for driverless cars just raised $6.6 million

Civil Maps a California startup that creates three-dimensional maps for autonomous cars announced a $6.6 million seed funding round with Ford among investors... and I believe...

Turn a Map of your city into #MapArt

For many years now, I've wanted a map of my Chennai on my wall. At least since the first time I saw an old,...

Starting a space business: initiatives that can help you

Space is widely associated with science. Indeed, space and the technology around it imply a lot of research and testing. Public or international organizations...

Top 5 gadgets and gear every GeoGeek needs to have for summer vacations

Summer vacations... It's time to switch off your laptops, put some sunscreen on and go explore the world. But when you do it, do...

Pokémon Go – why this location-based game took over the world?

In 1996, Nintendo has given to the world, one of the most popular series of computer games - Pokémon. In a very short period...

How to make and save money on route planning?

Thirty years ago, if you painted a picture of today's technology to the CEO of UPS or any other company that relies on timely...

This is how every weather forecast map should look like

Weather maps are boring. Country level maps with cloud icons and temperature labels might be enough for most of the people but not for...

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Meet the first ever tennis training drone

Since I can remember, tennis was my favourite sport. It combines everything that I love: the entertainment and relentless work. Although many hours spent...

CartoDB rebrands to Carto and makes mapping even easier with new tools

CartoDB is one of our favourite mapping companies. Together with Mapbox, CartoDB revolutionized the way that we do interactive online maps. It gave maps back...

Drones to map light pollution

Recently we wrote about an interesting project that mapped light pollution around the world. The map has been generated based on satellite images of...

Did you like GeoGuessr? You’ll love this game as well.

Do you remember GeoGuessr? It's the most popular and addictive geo-game out there. There are quite of lot of other cool games but GeoGuessr was always...

New ancient monument found in Petra, Jordan using satellite images and drones

The lost city of Petra in Jordan, one of the new 7 Wonders of the World also known from being featured in the Indiana...

This awesome project maps the urban history of Barcelona

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is an amazing place to visit and to live. It's a Mediterranean and cosmopolitan city with Roman remains, medieval quarters and...

Google Now shows recent earthquake map in search results

Recently we've reported about a cool (but scary) new real-time map of earthquakes around the world. We've learnt that Earthquakes are much more common than...

#Mapped: Game Of Thrones Season Six and all the “impossible” journeys

If you are a Game Of Thrones fan, the last thing you want is to be reminded (for the 100th time) that season six...

With ArcGIS Maps for Adobe you can finally style your maps in Photoshop and...

Making beautiful maps is a difficult task. Online geoviz platforms like Mapbox, CartoDB or ArcGIS Online are cool for interactive visualisations but sometimes you...

What’s trending on OpenStreetMap?

Ever wanted to know what's trending on OpenStreetMap? Looks like there is an easy way to find out the answer to that question! Researchers...

Google updates Maps with the latest satellite images from Landsat 8

Have you ever wondered where does the Google Maps and Google Earth satellite images come from? Most of them were taken by Landsat 7. The...

#Mapped: The most dangerous places to drive in the world

We are in the midst of a revolution in the transportation sector and one of the main aspects of that future is increased safety....

World Economic Forum’s 2016 Technology Pioneers: 4 Geospatial companies in the list!!

Each year the World Economic Forum awards the most innovative and impactful early-stage tech companies on the planet with their "Technology Pioneer" award. The award...

With the new location feeds Twitter is finally making use of geographic information

We've been always complaining about the way Twitter uses location information. Although a huge number of users geotag their tweets, Twitter was never able to...

Waze will help you avoid difficult intersections

You know those intersections with 3 lanes in each direction, huge traffic and you trying to turn left... My Mom hates them. It's simply...

Scary real-time map of earthquakes around the world

Earthquakes are much more common events than one might expect. According to the U.S. Geological Survey there are on average over 14,000 earthquakes of magnitude...

Building trust in autonomous cars

Autonomous vehicles are the future of transportation and one of the main aspects that will hinder wide-spread adoption of this future will have nothing to...

Slow Down GPS (Child Voice Navigation)

In spite of all the signs and notifications from our navigation applications, sometimes and rather unfortunately, we tend to ignore that we are over...

Yup, that’s right…Esri just created a selfie story map for the 2016 UC!

The Esri UC in San Diego is less than a week away and if you are excited about being there next week, Esri has an interesting option...

RWE to use Data intelligence & Geospatial IoT to improve wind farm performance

Data analytics and IoT are two of the most promising technologies today and not a day passes without some futuristic application that portrays them as the...
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