How Earth Observation Startups & CubeSats are changing the industry

The Earth Observation and Space Exploration industry is certainly abuzz with activity and already several start ups have entered into an arena where traditional...

Run and walk with smart shoes – Lechal

Undoubtedly, we are in a smart world with smart gadgets, smart technologies, smart innovations and smart people too. Added to all the smartness, GIS...

Searching the Twitter database: MapD TweetMap

It's no secret that Tweets contain a wealth of information and with the proper search algorithm, one can find very interesting patterns using the...

This German start-up will protect you from areal intruders

Drones are more affordable than ever before. Only last year around $1m consumer flying devices were sold globally, most of them equipped with video...

Playcez : Location Based Social App from India

"Boring Weekends & Evenings will soon be history" beams the homepage of the Playcez! Playcez - an enterprising location based app startup based out of Delhi...

!Waytag – different concept of location

What else can be done with location? There are hundreds of GPS navigation brands and location-based services that are adding value to users based...

Google Buys Smart Travel Guide Start-up Jetpac

Google has bought the travel app startup Jetpac which managed to perfectly combine location and image recognition. Jetpac analyzes location-based images from Instagram using neural...

Yahoo in talks to acquire Foursquare for $1 bln

Oh, Boy what a week. On Monday we've reported that Nokia is selling HERE... Today Yahoo is said to be in talks to buy Foursquare... Some sources says that the...

Interview with Amir Farhand – Founder & CEO of Mappt – the most advanced...

Recently, I had a pleasure to talk to  Amir Farhand -  founder & CEO of Mappt and Scantherma. Hi Amir, thanks for talking to us today. Hi...

List of the top 100 geospatial start-ups and companies in the world

Maps, drones, apps, ibeacons, navigation, GPS, remote sensing... we love everything "location". This of course includes geospatial companies and start-ups. We talk to them and...

GeoCommons 2.0 – Web based mapping platform

  Web based mapping platform GeoCommons launched it’s 2.0 version yesterday. GeoCommons is the internet service where users can share, transform, visualize and mash-up geograohical...

Apple buys geo visualization start-up Mapsense for about $25M

This is year of mapping companies. First in June Mapbox has raised $52.55 million in a Series B round of funding, which was one of the...

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,...

Looking to earn money with ideas?

To all the Geoawesome people out there! (Well not all, to the citizens of Europe and Africa!) Here is a great opportuity to make some...

Maps, CartoDB and Open Source: Interview with Andrew Hill

CartoDB is the next generation location intelligence and data visualization engine that enables the transformation of location data into insights. CartoDB is building an...

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