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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 underwent. With a wealth of long-term satellite imagery currently in...

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% (according to the MarketsandMarkets research). A rise in smartphone penetration...

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 interactive job portal to connect companies to enthusiastic talent! By...

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 is population analytics - the movement & habits of populations...

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...

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...

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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...
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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...

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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...

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...

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...
The major utilization of remote sensing data has been to compare images of an area taken at different times and identify the changes it underwent. With a wealth of long-term satellite imagery currently in open use, detecting such changes...
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% (according to the MarketsandMarkets research). A rise in smartphone penetration and a huge amount of...
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...
The data available to telecommunication operators (aka MNOs) can be very useful. One of the areas for which the data can be uniquely beneficial is population analytics - the movement & habits of populations in the world around us....
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 impart real-world 3D data to its mixed reality web framework. The Toyota Research Institute creates...
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