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,...

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...

Crowd-sourced StreetView start-up – Mapillary turns images into 3D points clouds

Mapillary is a service for crowdsourcing map photos. Using smartphones or action cams users collect images that are combined into a collective street level photo view....

Esri’s Startup Program: Interview with Lars Schmitz, Head of Developer & Startup Program, Esri...

It’s amazing to see how a GIS company founded during the microcomputer era has survived all the Tech upheavals over the years. Forbes featured...

Where the GIS in the cloud began… Interview with Dino Ravnic – CEO of...

Recently I had a pleasure to talk to Dino Ravnic - CEO of GIS Cloud - one of the pioneers in "the GIS in...

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,...

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...

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...

Spraffl – The First Anti-social Social Network

Spraffl is a new location-based app that goes against everything that we've seen over last several years. It allows you to post ANONYMOUS, location-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...

Hivemapper offers maps for drone pilots

Flying a drone might be tricky. Drivers can always rely on navigation apps and maps but drone pilots can rely only on their experience and...

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 the CEO of Total Communicator Solutions Inc: The startup that is revolutionizing...

"The future of Location Based Information and Marketing is not just about knowing where you are but its also about knowing who and what...

Interview with the CEO of ShootCapsule – a startup that wants to send your...

Recently I had the pleasure of having an interview with Patrick Gajda - the CEO and founder of ShootCapsule, an amazing company which started...

#GeoChat with what3words: Addressing the world

Here's the entire post in 3 words - GeoChat.Geoawesomeness.what3words! Hmm, okay maybe we need to explain a bit more than that ;) Join us for #GeoChat Join...

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