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Google Earth Studio lets you create powerful animations with zero experience

Is this what Superman felt like flying over cities, keeping watch on Earth? Google Earth Studio is an incredible animation tool for Google Earth’s satellite and 3D imagery that empowers content creators to bring...

Investment Banking firm, Alantra acquires a majority stake in UrbanData Analytics

Investment Banking firm, Alantra has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in the Madrid-based, The Next Geo startup, UrbanData Analytics which offers business intelligence services in the real estate sector (Related: This startup is using...

Jobs in Geo – Week 24

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal to connect companies to enthusiastic talent! By the way, we spontaneously post jobs on our LinkedIn throughout the week, so make sure to follow...
New Technologies from Nearmap 3D-Transforming Aerial Imagery

New Technologies from Nearmap are Transforming Aerial Imagery

Nearmap is now ready to offer its customers an immersive 3D experience with innovative technology. The company, which has been offering 3D imagery since 2017, has now introduced a new technology that enables users...
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ArcGIS Excalibur – a new Imagery Analysis tool from Esri

Innovative thinking has always been Esri’s prerogative, making it an undisputed leader in mapping and location intelligence tools. ArcGIS is probably the best tool...

3 Ways satellite tech is helping to transform Finance

Soft commodity - grown, rather than mined - supply chains are increasingly globalizing and becoming more complex. At the same time, climate change is a large...

7 years and 4 million miles later, Apple Maps go 360-degree

Apple Maps are getting a major upgrade with the just-announced iOS 13. Apple Maps are now powered by a new basemap and high-resolution 3D...

Jobs in Geo – Week 23

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal to connect companies to enthusiastic talent! By the way, we spontaneously post jobs on...

Now you can see speed limits with Google Maps

Graduating from the level of a basic navigation app, Google Maps is now getting loaded with additional features that will enable users to see...

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Foursquare raises $150 million, scoops up Placed from Snap

It’s an exciting day to be Jeff Glueck. The Foursquare CEO just dropped two major announcements – first being that his location data platform...

CARTO acquires Geographica to focus on geospatial consulting services

CARTO has always been a data-driven company. So, when data pointed out that almost 50% of all business in the geospatial industry comes from...
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A lot more Apple Maps cars to be seen on Canada roads

Apple has announced that it will be driving across Canada throughout the summer to capture road details, signage and landmarks. It is carrying out...

Jobs in Geo – Week 22

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal to connect companies to enthusiastic talent! By the way, we spontaneously post jobs on...
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Facebook’s free data platform now offers disease prevention maps for download

Facebook’s fast-scaling Data for Good team is exploring new avenues to see how it can create a meaningful impact on the society by combining...
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Meet Airbus UP42: The space tech start-up that is democratizing access to geospatial data

Airbus UP42 startup democratizes access to geospatial data. It launches an open platform and marketplace dedicated to helping developers and startups build, run, and...

New pay-as-you-go pricing for Mapbox

Mapbox changes their pricing to pay-as-you-go for each API and SDK For developers, choosing a mapping API could prove to be bigger of a headache...
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Probe by FCC on location data:Telecom giants under the radar again

Location-data has been both a boon and a bane since the time smartphones have entered into our lives. We have become used to the...

Jobs in Geo – Week 21

At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal to connect companies to enthusiastic talent! If your company is looking for new talent and...

Microsoft is re-imagining travel with immersive, mixed reality maps

Let’s say you are planning a vacation to Italy. You’re making a list of the things you want to do, the attractions you want...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...
Salesforce MapAnything acquisition

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...

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...
Is this what Superman felt like flying over cities, keeping watch on Earth? Google Earth Studio is an incredible animation tool for Google Earth’s satellite and 3D imagery that empowers content creators to bring geospatial footage to life. And...
Investment Banking firm, Alantra has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in the Madrid-based, The Next Geo startup, UrbanData Analytics which offers business intelligence services in the real estate sector (Related: This startup is using Location Intelligence to be the...
At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal to connect companies to enthusiastic talent! By the way, we spontaneously post jobs on our LinkedIn throughout the week, so make sure to follow us there! If your company is...
Nearmap is now ready to offer its customers an immersive 3D experience with innovative technology. The company, which has been offering 3D imagery since 2017, has now introduced a new technology that enables users to instantly stream 3D content...
Innovative thinking has always been Esri’s prerogative, making it an undisputed leader in mapping and location intelligence tools. ArcGIS is probably the best tool available under the sun for analysis of geospatial data. Imagery is a pervasive data source...
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