3D Printers and Google Maps: 3D Printed Terrain Models

Move over Google Earth, now its possible to get 3D scale models for the terrain that you always liked - Grand Canyon, Alps, Cape...
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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...

Interview with the CEO of Unwired Labs: The GeoLocation Service Startup!

It is always a good sign for an industry to witness the emergence of entrepreneurial activity.  If that is what we go by, then the number...

The new kid on satellite imagery block has both brains and brawn

For many, many years, you could count on your fingertips the number of operators providing global earth observation services. At present, the satellite imagery...

NY Mayor Bloomberg announces Made in New York Digital Map to showcase tech jobs

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is often coming up with different ways to compete with west cost in terms of start-up engaging projects. This...

Foursquare iPad app finally arrives to AppStore

Seven months after reintroducing itself and separating into two apps, Foursquare is launching its dedicated iPad app. The iPad app is a lot like...

The new location-based app WeFuel delivers gas to your car

There are thousands of apps that use your location information to deliver to you goods and services but this one is different... The WeFuel is...

Descartes Labs raises $30 million to create a data refinery of the physical world

Descartes Labs, a satellite data analytics startup based out Santa Fe, USA has announced that it has raised $30 million in a series B...

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,...

Maptiks – “It’s like Google Analytics for your web map!”

The spatial community is full of amazing people. One of the biggest perks of being a geogeek is getting to share your enthusiasm and...

Weather Forecasting using CubeSats and GPS-RO

Weather forecasting has definitely improved in the last few decades but still there are times, when looking outside the window provided a better guesstimate...

This small startup that makes maps for driverless cars just raised $6.6 million

Civil Maps a California startup that creates three-dimensional maps for autonomous cars announced a $6.6 million seed funding round with Ford among investors... and I believe...

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...

This website maps out job openings in tech startups around the world

Searching for job in tech might be pretty miserable activity. There are multiple job board websites but they are boring and often annoying. The...

Satellite Swarms – The New Paradigm to Earth Imaging

The concept of having small satellites launched into orbit as a constellation of earth imaging satellites is swiftly changing the game. Some smart startup coys...

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