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Satlets: Will the ‘Transformers’ of smallsat industry transform the industry?

In January 1994, two of Canada’s Telsat communications satellites became victims of spacecraft charging – a phenomenon where a satellite charges to an electrical...

The perfect storm called artificial intelligence and geospatial big data

On April 20, 2010, when BP’s deep-water drilling rig Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, the oil giant claimed that the spill...

Creating 3D environments at the push of a button

Maps have already passed the toothbrush test, GIS and Location intelligence are very much a part of our daily lives, being used in practically...
Lvl5 Payver app for mapping

This startup will pay you to collect data for self-driving cars

When Waze was born, it offered users something the ever-popular Google Maps wasn’t– real-time updates from real-life drivers. Now, two ex-engineers from Tesla’s Autopilot...
Geovation Location Data Lab

Geovation Hub: How Ordnance Survey is promoting Geo innovation in UK

Back in 2005, when Google Maps was launched, maps were predominantly printed on paper. It’s difficult to imagine it today but paper maps meant...
VarCity 3D model

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,...

Who needs a runway for a drone? The Story behind the Transition UAV company...

As we approach the office of Quantum Systems on the outskirts of Munich, the first thing that Armin Busse, the CFO at Quantum Systems,...

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...

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...

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...

An operating system for Earth: Interview with the CEO of PlanetOS

The California based startup PlanetOS is on a mission to connect all the Geospatial sensors in the world - in the oceans, in the atmosphere,...

#geochat: Let’s talk about “maps for machines” with HERE

What's special about February this year? For starters, it's a leap year so we get to chill on the 29th. But that's not why...

PrecisionHawk develops data and safety tools to take drone use to the next level

For many years, remote sensing was directly connected to collecting data with satellites and manned aircraft. Originally this was a truly game changing technology,...

What3Words, Geographic little data and the crystal ball for 2016: Interview with Gary Gale,...

In the age of GPS, navigating in a new area is a piece of cake. All you need is a smartphone or a PND...

Finnish start-up Maptionnaire revolutionizes questionnaires related to urban geography

Sometimes you hear about an idea so simple and yet so useful that you wish it was yours. That’s the case of Maptionnaire –...

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