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This awesome map shows all foreign trips of US presidents

Really interesting mapping project has been recently developed by The University of Richmond Digital Scholarship Lab. The Executive Abroad visualizes the overseas visits of every U.S. President and Secretary of State. It's a very interesting story to tell. The...

Galileo GNSS adoption is growing. When will you have it in your smartphone?

On December 15th, 2016, ESA announced the availability of Galileo's positioning system. It's cool, but what it actually means? What accuracy can we expect? What are the benefits for the end user? How will...

Want to fly a drone in India? Here’s all that you need to know

For all the Drone enthusiast out there in India, get to know the legal stuff for flying a drone, before your enthusiasm goes overboard ending up serving terms in jail. Sounds a bit horrifying...

ESA’s drone-mapping astronaut has a Prometheus moment

Remember that scene from Ridley Scott's Prometheus (2012) where the crew used small, spherical drones to explore the subterranean network of tunnels on LV-223? It was one of the most amazing pieces of technology...
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Americans don’t need to register non-commercial drones with the FAA anymore

If you are a drone enthusiast living in the United States, flying a non-commercial UAV is going to become so much more uncomplicated. A...

The Arctic could be ice-free by 2040. You’ve been warned.

The Arctic’s climate is dramatically shifting to a new state – a warmer, wetter state where the summer ocean could be largely free of...
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Geo-referenced 3D model of Zurich city created by crowdsourced photogrammetry ‘lite’

You know the millions of pictures you take on vacations and flood the Internet with? The ones that after a while become nostalgia triggers,...

Mapping World Happiness

The World is infected by war at the cost of happiness A small comparison between world happiness ranking and the conflict areas of the world...

DroneDeploy is one of the best drone mapping software provider

DroneDeploy is a drone software start-up funded in 2013 by three college friends from South Africa – Mike Winn (CEO), Jono Millin (CPO) and Nicholas...
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Rugged drones to study volcanoes for NASA

Drones are amazing. There are no two ways about it. We have already told you how drones are being used to deliver packages, detect...

Google is testing indoor positioning technology through Tango devices

Google’s I/O developer’s conference always packs in a lot of punch and this year was no exception. The company made a host of announcements...

Let Google Maps remember where you parked your car

It’s one of the most frustrating things in the world: Wandering about a crappy parking lot looking for your car, pointing the remote key...

Uber integrates public transportation departure times in its app

If you often find yourself toggling between the Uber app and the local train schedule, your life is going to become much easier. At...
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How much money will Amazon save by using drones for deliveries?

When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos first talked about drones delivering packages in December 2013, naysayers were quick to dismiss his ambitions as a mere...
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Massive Autonomous Vehicle Sensor Data – What Does It Mean?

It was reported by Ford that connected car sensors generate 25 gigabytes of data per hour, and then by the WSJ that a typical...
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Waymo and Lyft team up to work together on Self-driving car tech

Waymo, Google Alphabet’s self-driving car company, is teaming up with Uber's competitor Lyft to develop self-driving car tech. The two companies confirmed their partnership to New York Times, providing little...

New 2017 Global Internet Map by TeleGeography is amazing and now you can win...

Sometimes you need a single look to know that you want something badly. When I saw the 2017 edition of TeleGeography's Global Internet Map,...

Going, going, gone! Disneyland’s original hand-drawn map up for auction

It was September 1953, and one of the greatest visionaries in American history was feverishly trying to turn his dream into a reality. Walt...

7 things to know about the drone rules proposed by Europe

With millions of drones already in operation in the European Union, the risk of a UAV colliding into a manned aircraft, damaging critical infrastructure,...

Introducing Airbus Aerial, the new commercial drone player in town

The battle for commercial drone dominance in the United States and Europe is heating up with the emergence of a new player: Airbus. The...

How DigitalGlobe’s satellite imagery is going to help improve OpenStreetMap

Satellite imagery is an essential component that OpenStreetMap mappers use every day to improve the ever-growing wiki world map. And things just got a lot...

Now, you can build your own Indoor App with this Indoor Positioning Engine SDK

There are a ton of (outdoor) navigation apps that ensure that we never get lost while trying to reach our destination but there are...

Interview with TerraLoupe geodata, AI startup

Recently I had a pleasure to talk to guys from TerraLoupe - startup that does an amazing with geo data and AI. Take a...

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This web-based platform will let you offer drone mapping services without any software cost

If you're about to enter the drone mapping business you will soon learn that buying a drone is just the beginning. The second part...

Waze now lets you record your own GPS audio

One of the coolest things about using the Waze app for navigation is listening to all those wacky celebrity voices giving you driving instructions....

ESA adds high-res Copernicus Sentinel data to Open Access warehouse

The European Space Agency has been sharing images, videos and other contents with the scientific community, geospatial industry, media and the general public for...

Inside Geo IoT: Intelligent geolocation of assets and people

The ability to determine our location (outdoors) in a precise way is an integral part of our daily lives. We use it to navigate,...

This startup founded by former Google and Leica engineers that creates maps for autonomous...

DeepMap is the latest in the list of startups that are focussed on mapping and localization for autonomous vehicles. The 25-person startup based in Palo Alto...

Why didn’t Apple want to buy either TomTom or HERE?

When Apple launched its Maps back in 2012, it was a total failure (at least from a user perspective). The company stitched together spatial data from...

Windows Maps app update is all about making your life easier

We all know that Microsoft has been trying to make Windows 10 Maps a usable app by adding new functionality and improving the map...

Google Maps goes on deep learning diet to update addresses

When Google first introduced Street View, all it wanted to do was to provide panoramic views of the real world in its Maps. But...

What is GIS: A Beginner’s Guide

As you are here I’m guessing that the term GIS has popped up at work. Maybe your organization has decided to start using GIS to...

CARTO Locations was one of the best Location Intelligence events ever

CARTO Locations is a new location intelligence event organized by CARTO, a provider of Location Intelligence software. The first edition of this event took...

The 2017 edition of The Submarine Cable Map by TeleGeography is out and it...

Every year TeleGeography, a telecom data research firm, releases a stunning map related to global communications. Each and every of them is a piece of...

How badly can a drone falling on your head hurt you?

In November 2016, GoPro recalled approximately 2,500 units of its first-ever Karma drone. The company had discovered that some units were losing power during...

Yik Yak and the anonymous local network

As of April 28th, the controversial application Yik Yak is shutting down. Its main premise was simple yet innovative, a way for local communities...

Sundar Pichai tells how Google plans to make money off Maps

Google Maps is used by more than a billion users every month, and yet it has remained Alphabet’s one of most under-monetized assets. But,...

Apple nabs Google, NASA staff for sat imagery, AR, autonomous cars

The last few weeks have seen Apple quietly adding some very, very smart people to its talent pool. The tech giant has roped in...

Uber was tracking your iPhone even after you deleted the app

It was a lovely mid-afternoon, circa early 2015, when Apple almost kicked Uber out of the iOS App Store. Turns out, Uber had been...

How to create Choropleth Map in Excel in Just 3 Minutes

Impress your Colleagues, Clients, Team Leads or a class presentation with the customised Choropleth map. Furthermore what’s interesting is that creating choropleth map in...

Top 5 Satellite Images of Rivers

An art that flows Rivers were the source of civilisation that gave life along the path it flowed. Over time, few rivers have changed their path,...

Which is the best map projection?

The ‘orange peel problem’ is perhaps the most widely-cited analogy that geographers use to explain why a three-dimensional world cannot be represented in two...

Boundless wins $36M Contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Open source is thriving and in fact proving to be a great success even in enterprise markets. Boundless, one of the most recognised names...
Really interesting mapping project has been recently developed by The University of Richmond Digital Scholarship Lab. The Executive Abroad visualizes the overseas visits of every U.S. President and Secretary of State. It's a very interesting story to tell. The first US president who traveled outside...
On December 15th, 2016, ESA announced the availability of Galileo's positioning system. It's cool, but what it actually means? What accuracy can we expect? What are the benefits for the end user? How will it affect the industry? What...
For all the Drone enthusiast out there in India, get to know the legal stuff for flying a drone, before your enthusiasm goes overboard ending up serving terms in jail. Sounds a bit horrifying isn’t it? Yes, there has...
Remember that scene from Ridley Scott's Prometheus (2012) where the crew used small, spherical drones to explore the subterranean network of tunnels on LV-223? It was one of the most amazing pieces of technology of that time, wasn’t it!? [vimeo...
If you are a drone enthusiast living in the United States, flying a non-commercial UAV is going to become so much more uncomplicated. A US appeals court has struck down a drone registration rule which was mandated by the...
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