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#Map2020 Mappers from Uganda, Iraq to present at HOT Summit in Germany

A campaign to map the undermapped regions of the world, #map2020, has wrapped-up with teams from Kampala, Uganda, and Erbil, Iraq winning the top slots to present their humanitarian projects at the upcoming HOT...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Cloud to Street, Graphicacy, University of Oregon, and...

Are you enthusiastic about location data or anything geospatial, then this is the job portal for you! At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal to connect companies to enthusiastic talent! By...
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GSA shortlists final 10 projects for €100K #MyGalileoApp bounty

At the beginning of this year, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) announced a competition in which contenders had to design, develop, test, and commercially launch a mobile app. A chief criterion was that the...
planet analytics

Planet launches AI-based platform, automating satellite imagery analytics

With the rise of swarms of micro satellites, the Earth Observation industry is getting a new level of detail. Thanks to Planet's 3m spatial resolution, the value of having a fleet of satellites lies...

Drones and Lidar – A Match Made in Cartometric Modeling Heaven

After consecutive hurricanes carved their way through the Gulf of Mexico in August and September of 2017, of paramount importance was restoring the crippled...
Allen Coral Atlas

How satellite imagery is being used to map coral reefs worldwide

For the first time ever, scientists are leveraging high-resolution satellite imagery and advanced analytics to create an accurate global mosaic of the world’s coral...

Geospatial jobs of the week – WeWork, GomSpace, TeraBee, and GeoPlace is hiring

Are you enthusiastic about location data or anything geospatial, then this is the job portal for you! At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Cesium, ESRI, Safe Software, and URSA Space are...

Are you enthusiastic about location data or anything geospatial, then this is the job portal for you! At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an...

Location intelligence to scale new heights with Near receiving funds worth $100M

Marketing has gained new grounds with location intelligence. Companies, today, are in a far better position to target the right audience and design their...

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Our Geospatial Job Portal, Explained

At the beginning of the year, we saw that the geospatial industry was lacking a centralized job portal for people who are passionate about...
Jibestream acquisition

Inpixon builds indoor mapping muscle by scooping up Jibestream

Indoor mapping and location technology provider Jibestream – one of Geoawesomeness’ 2019 Top Geospatial Companies and Startups – is being acquired by indoor positioning...

Geovation Accelerator Program invites applications from geospatial and property startups

Are you a British geospatial or property tech startup looking for a grant or funding? Does your business use data which has been...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Pix4D, door2door, Sandia National Labs, and Elektrobit are...

Are you enthusiastic about location data or anything geospatial, then this is the job portal for you! At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an...
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Mapbox Japan

Mapbox enters Japan with Zenrin support; grabs Yahoo! JAPAN as client

Digital mapping startup Mapbox has joined forces with one of Japan’s biggest mapmakers, Zenrin, to provide live location data services and solutions to Japanese...

Earn a nanodegree at Udacity to enhance your geospatial skills

Previously, we've discussed how you can advance your geospatial career with Coursera. For us geogeeks, it would benefit us in these ways to enhance our...

Geospatial jobs of the week – GIS Specialisten, K2 Geospatial, Development Seed, Vexel Imaging,...

Are you enthusiastic about location data or anything geospatial, then this is the job portal for you! At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an...

Advancing your geospatial career with Coursera

Note: this blog is not sponsored nor affliated with Coursera.  MOOCs (massive open online courses) are a great way to learn a new skill or...

Landviewer Now Features Change Detection That Runs In Browser

The major utilization of remote sensing data has been to compare images of an area taken at different times and identify the changes it...

How Indoor Positioning is helping transform industries in 2019

The indoor positioning market reached $6.92 billion in 2017, and is estimated to grow to $23.6 billion by 2023 at a CAGR of 27.9%...

Geospatial jobs of the week – World Food Programme, BlueDot, European Space Agency, Crate.io,...

Are you enthusiastic about location data or anything geospatial, then this is the job portal for you! At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an...

The value of mobile phones for responsible policies

The data available to telecommunication operators (aka MNOs) can be very useful. One of the areas for which the data can be uniquely beneficial...

3D geospatial data visualization platform Cesium spins out of AGI

The United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency uses its technology for 3D visualization of Map of the World. Internet browser Mozilla leverages the platform to...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Telenav, Seiler, Trimble, Gaia GPS, Cesium, Earthcube, and...

Are you enthusiastic about location data or anything geospatial, then this is the job portal for you! At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an...

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The Streets of Women

GeoChicas is a community of mainly Spanish-speaking women from Latin America and Spain, linked to OpenStreetMap (OSM) and related to the geo world and...

Jobs in Geo – Week 27

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...

Jobs in Geo – Week 26

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...

The benefits of attending geospatial conferences

  My name is Rachel Kumwenda. I am a Malawian who has just completed her studies at University of Malawi, Chancellor College, with a major...

StreetCred is rewarding community mapmakers in LA and NYC with Bitcoin

Remember StreetCred, #TheNextGeo startup on a mission to create an accessible database of places people care about? The crowdsourced mapping company has launched a...

The power of the crowd: citizen science in geospatial research

The University of Groningen (the Netherlands) is one of the Dutch universities with a dedicated expertise centre for spatial data and GIS: the Geodienst...

Meet IMGeospatial: The startup that uses AI and Remote Sensing to extract actionable intelligence...

Extracting actionable business intelligence is a challenge for many companies. Add spatial data to the mix and the challenge just got a whole lot...

Meet Instarea: The Slovakian startup that is helping major telcos monetize their big data

Telecommunications companies probably have petabytes of information about their customers - location records, meta data about calls and much more. If structured properly (and...

A review of eSpatial, a GIS for businesses

When working with location data, we have to choose which GIS software may be best for the our projects. As more GIS alternatives to...

Jobs in Geo – Week 25

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...

Lockheed Martin develops AI model for satellite imagery analysis

Satellite imagery analysis is fast becoming a highly lucrative business model for both commercial players and defense contractors. Just last month, Airbus launched a...

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...

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...

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...
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...
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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...
A campaign to map the undermapped regions of the world, #map2020, has wrapped-up with teams from Kampala, Uganda, and Erbil, Iraq winning the top slots to present their humanitarian projects at the upcoming HOT Summit in Germany. The campaign...
Are you enthusiastic about location data or anything geospatial, then this is the job portal for you! At Geoawesomeness, we’re working on creating an interactive job portal to connect companies to enthusiastic talent! By the way, we spontaneously post...
At the beginning of this year, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) announced a competition in which contenders had to design, develop, test, and commercially launch a mobile app. A chief criterion was that the app developed under #MyGalileoApp contest...
With the rise of swarms of micro satellites, the Earth Observation industry is getting a new level of detail. Thanks to Planet's 3m spatial resolution, the value of having a fleet of satellites lies now not in higher spatial...
After consecutive hurricanes carved their way through the Gulf of Mexico in August and September of 2017, of paramount importance was restoring the crippled utility infrastructure. This wasn't just a matter of getting the lights back on in time...
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