Mapping Health: How GIS Contributes to Public Wellness

Medical mapping is not a new concept.  It has been part of the healthcare landscape since ancient times; medical geography is mentioned in the...

Confused by Mobile GIS?

Mobile ArcGIS has been slow to take off. Part of the reason we suspect is due to the confusion around mobile GIS in general...

GIS In Tourism – Building an Interactive Map of the Island of Šolta

Tourist maps are one of the most widespread uses of GIS and online mapping, that is accessible and useful for a wide variety of...

GIS is like Sizzler isn’t it?

I admit it. I love Sizzler. When I lived in England the food was … truly bloody awful! Then one sunny day a Ponderosa...

From Research To Industry – The StreetScan Story

In 2009, a group of researchers from Northeastern University received a grant of $18 million from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to...

Searching for the best global GIS database for your project? Check out the new...

Working on a global GIS or mapping project is a challenge on multiple levels but one of the first problems you will face is what...

How 3D GIS is a becoming a window to an Interconnected Future?

One of the most actual developments in the world of geospatial technologies is a growing interest and a need for a cloud based 3D...

Mapping tribal burial grounds in New Zealand

Last year during GIS Day Contest, many interesting and noble project ideas on improving communities throughout the world were sent to GIS Cloud. However,...

Offline Maps and Field Data Collection in the era of Mobile Internet

On June 30, 2016, Internet Usage and World Population Statistics revealed the worldwide internet population growth of 900% for the period of 2000-2016. At...

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...

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...

How the Boston Marathon used GIS technology?

Begun in 1897, Boston marathon is always a special marathon event for the running community world-wide. It is held on Patriot's day, the third...

Taking Location tech to the masses

Data, data everywhere but not a byte is used! GIS analysis can be a powerful driver for Business intelligence but how often it is utilised?...

How to download data from the OpenStreetMap without a line of code?

OpenStreetMap is a crowdsource project to create a free editable map of the world. By this means you can use OSM data in any...

Case study: Chennai Silver Lining – A Community Sanitation Planning Using GIS

We talked about recent flooding and using GIS for emergency relief with one of the volunteers for the Chennai Silver Lining – A Sanitation...

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