Interview with Anna Broberg – CEO of Maptionnaire

Being an editor at Geoawesomeness gives me not only the possibility to share cool stories with GeoGeeks from all around the world, but more...

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...

Grafetee – Location-Based Web Bookmarking

Grefetee is geo-location app developed by Helsinki-based start-up Rakettitiede that allows you to geotag content via smartphone or on the web. I would compare...

C3 Technologies – Google Earth killer?

  C3 Technologies - company with its origin in the Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab AB, is now applying previously classified, military image processing technology to...

Map Action: Mapping Disasters Throughout The World

When disaster strikes in any area of the World, one of the first questions that arises is ‘how can we effectively distribute information to...

Augmented Reality Helmet: Taking the Google Glass concept to the Motorcycle

First it was augmented reality based navigation for cars like in the James Bond movies; then came Google Glass with navigation and more, now a...

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,...

Space Race; the startups’ Insight

BACKGROUND Several startups are taking part in the space race with their notable visions to demilitarize the satellite imagery access. In 2009, Skybox Imaging thought...

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...

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...

Loopt – showing location-based Groupon deals

Loopt is a checkin app founded in 2005.  The company produces mobile Location-based services that allows you to discover new places, download coupons, and...

Foursquare brings back badges and mayorships to Swarm app

Almost exactly a year ago Foursquare announced it was splitting its app in two - location discovery - Foursquare and check-in - Swarm. Since...

This startup is dissecting cellphone data to solve transportation problems

Our cellphones generate billions of signals when we call someone, send a text, or simply browse the Internet. Telecom companies have been known to...

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