Google’s Activity Recognition API is awesome but where are the apps?

Activity Recognition is one of the most interesting aspects of machine learning and contextual awareness. This is what makes our smart-devices truly "smart" and...

Google open-sourced its real-time localization and mapping library

Real-time Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) is a critical component of all autonomous platforms, be it self-driving cars, drones or ... self-parking chairs (nope, not kidding);...

The new Google Maps Roads API comes with a Map Matching feature

Most high-end cars these days come with an inbuilt Personal Navigation Device (PND) but that number is still small and while PNDs might not...

Fancy working on an Open-Source project for Self-Driving Cars?

Udacity, the online learning platform wants to build a Self-Driving Car. Nothing surprising, right? Almost everyone these days is involved in building autonomous cars...

Open Source GeoDev: Why should you care to work on Open Source projects!

The Power of Open Source In December last year, WIRED ran a cover story titled “Open Source Software Went Nuclear This Year”, ending the article...

Safe Software’s Ultimate Guide to CAD & GIS Integration

Professionals working with CAD or GIS often have different approaches to problem solving; they often come from different academic and working backgrounds. With an...

GIS Programming: Languages breakdown

A while back, I wrote a post on Learning GIS Programming, giving an overview of the different programming languages being used in GIS. A...

Join European Space Agency App Camp

The ESA App Camp is inviting developers to Barcelona from 25 Feb - 3 Mar 2015 for an event set to culminate in an...

Data Observatory from CartoDB

Searching for Location data that is openly available for a particular region can be daunting task if you are not someone who knows where...

New Android Nearby feature will notify you of apps based on your location

I often wish that my smartphone was a bit smarter. Earlier this week I got stuck in a huge traffic jam... If only I...

In this video tutorial you will learn step by step how to code your...

Coding web maps becomes one of the key skills to land a good job in the geo industry. With the large variety of different...

JavaScript for Geospatial: Getting Started

JavaScript is constantly ranked as the numbero-uno programming language by several organizations and research groups including our own open-data survey "What is your favourite...

Nokia’s HERE maps opens a new self-service portal for developers

Nokia launched its new mapping self-service portal for their-party developers. Although HERE API offer a lot of great features, before now developers had to...

Google ditches Google Earth API due to security reasons

Six years ago Google introduced Google Maps API. It allowed third parties to build 3D tools on the top of Google Earth. Last week Google announced that...

Designing “Irresistible Web APIs” – book review

More and more businesses are creating web APIs. This is because APIs can add business value to a company as it offers developers an...

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