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Linux Foundation creates open geospatial forum to develop smart city tools

The Linux Foundation, a non-profit consortium promoting innovations in open source ecosystem, has created a new forum that would use geospatial tools and machine learning technologies to solve the challenges faced by connected cities. Called...

How To Use Apple Indoor Maps For Malls And Airports

It seems that Apple Maps is finally set to rival its more illustrious rival, Google Maps, in the provision of geographical directions thanks to a host of new features recently added by the tech...

Jobs in Geo – Week 20

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the geospatial industry. If your company is looking for new talent and...

Anyone can access Google Maps AR navigation feature with this phone

It’s been almost exactly a year since Google first promised us an augmented reality-aided navigation feature in its Maps product. The time to make good on that promise has arrived and the tech giant...
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Uber IPO values it at $82.4 billion, much less than expected

Commuting between destinations has got totally redefined in the past few years. Thanks to innovators like Uber, travelling between destinations have become a hassle-free,...

Exclusive: Win a trip to Germany by mapping undermapped OSM regions with Mapillary

Did you know there are more than 400,000 places which are yet to be mapped in the popular open-source data tool OpenStreetMap? This means...
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New geospatial tool makes planet-wide change detection possible in near real-time

What happens when you combine remotely-sensed data with computer vision and machine learning technologies? You get to observe global socio-economic trends, and keep an...

Jobs in Geo – Week 19

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...

What3Words Mobile App Review

Until recently, I have only known about What3Words. I’ve read blog posts about it, seen the TED talk by their CEO, and have seen...

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Historic topographic maps in new look-Is 3D doing the magic?

Combining creativity, love for maps and excellent graphic designing skills, a Brooklyn-based graphic designer, Scott Reinhard is giving Historic topographic maps a new look....
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Google introduces new tools to combat privacy concerns with location data

Our lives today without Google’s location-based services is almost unimaginable. Be it looking for the shortest route to a destination or discovering the best...

Jobs in Geo – Week 18

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...
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Google Earth Timelapse’s first upgrade in 3 years includes mobile support

Google Earth Timelapse – a global, zoomable video that lets you see how the Earth’s surface has changed over the years – has...
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Help a fellow driver: Report slow traffic on Google Maps

The incident reporting feature, which Google Maps borrowed from Waze last year, has received a nifty upgrade this month. If you are caught in...

Jobs in Geo – Week 17

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...

How the tragic fire at Notre Dame will accelerate the adoption of laser scanning...

On April 15th, 2019 the tragic fire at Notre Dame in Paris caused devastating damage to the famous 856-year-old cathedral. It's a terrible loss...

Building a Location Data Platform: Opportunities, Challenges and the Road Ahead in 2019

We’re in an incredibly exciting time in the location space, and in a critical moment for setting a course for this technology that avoids...

Facebook’s highly-accurate Africa population maps are available for free download

First a quick recap: Three years ago, Facebook revealed its ambitions to create the most detailed population density maps of all countries in the...

AR in the classroom – A device is born

Firstly, let me introduce myself – I’m Melanie Collins, Head of Geography at a school for girls in the South East of England.  I’ve...
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Salesforce bets on power of location with MapAnything acquisition

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, has agreed to buy location-based intelligence software MapAnything for an undisclosed sum. Built on the Salesforce Force.com platform,...

We mapped the French cultural asset

I have been working for a government startup, as a Full Stack developer, on a project designed to map all the cultural assets of...

What can SIM cards tell us about the tourism industry?

A lot, as it turns out. Most of us have our phones in our pockets (or hands) most of the time. When we walk, when...

Jobs in Geo – Week 16

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...

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Geospatial podcasts you should be listening to

Podcasts are a great way of staying in touch with the industry, hear about new developments, and learn something new. Best of all, it...

Jobs in Geo – Week 15

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...

Jobs in Geo – Week 14

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...

Why is Google Maps apologizing to users in Japan?

Something strange has been happening with Google Maps in Japan since last week. Users have taken to social forums to complain that roads have...

How the crazy Japanese addressing system works, explained

Japan is a heady mix of the past, the present, and the future. And experiencing it for the first time can be pretty bewildering...

Jobs in Geo – Week 13

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...

India can now destroy live satellites, but what about space debris?

Using a live satellite in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) as target practice, India successfully tested an anti-satellite weapon, or A-SAT, today. This show of...

What is Blockchain, and how can it be used for mapping?

Blockchain has been one of the hottest topics in tech for some time – you may have heard it’s (in)famous cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. It is...

Why we’re organizing a Meetup with the Geoawesomeness Community

Geoawesomeness will be turning 8 this year! Since then, we’ve grown as a community, have had over 80 guest bloggers, interviewed over 25 of...

Jobs in Geo – Week 12

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...

Google Maps AR navigation review: Early users share their experience

Using Google Maps for walking directions is arguably more difficult than following the magical blue dot while driving a vehicle. Though the Google Maps...

Jobs in Geo – Week 11

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...

Leveraging Geospatial Tools and Technology to Document the Land Rights of Vulnerable Communities

Everyone deserves to be recognized and have their rights documented, especially when it comes to the land they live and work on. This statement...

Jobs in Geo – Week 10

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...

Meet Meemim: The Startup that is transforming GIS through Augmented Reality

All modern towns and cities have extensive and complex networks of underground facilities - water, sewer, or natural gas, telephone, and fiber-optic lines. As more facilities...

Ranked: Top 10 congested cities eating into your time and money according to data

Most of us accept being stuck in traffic as a necessary evil of living in a big city, but have you ever considered the...

WeWork’s latest acquisition uses WiFi signals to track people’s movements

With more than 400,000 members at 425 locations in 100 cities around the world, WeWork has done well to attract employees and entrepreneurs to...

Jobs in Geo – Week 9

At Geoawesomeness, we're working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...
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Top offline GPS navigation apps to download before traveling in 2019

If there’s anything all those out-of-town road trips have taught explorers is that you cannot take GPS navigation for granted. Sure, Google Maps works...

Jobs in Geo: Our geospatial jobs so far

At Geoawesomeness, we're working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the...
The Linux Foundation, a non-profit consortium promoting innovations in open source ecosystem, has created a new forum that would use geospatial tools and machine learning technologies to solve the challenges faced by connected cities. Called Urban Computing Foundation (UCF), the...
It seems that Apple Maps is finally set to rival its more illustrious rival, Google Maps, in the provision of geographical directions thanks to a host of new features recently added by the tech giant, including a revolutionary new...
At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal for companies to submit jobs and for job-seekers to look for jobs in the geospatial industry. If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the...
It’s been almost exactly a year since Google first promised us an augmented reality-aided navigation feature in its Maps product. The time to make good on that promise has arrived and the tech giant is delivering by rolling out...
Commuting between destinations has got totally redefined in the past few years. Thanks to innovators like Uber, travelling between destinations have become a hassle-free, timely and affordable experience for all. Facilitated by GPS, this location-based app makes reaching no...
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