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Geospatial jobs of the week – Google, Uber Eats, Remsoft, and Apple are hiring

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job using the online form for us to review and include...

UP42 – Open platform and marketplace for satellite data and analytics is now public

Available to beta testers since May 2019, space tech startup UP42 has now launched its open platform and marketplace for satellite data and analytics to the public. The Airbus Defence and Space subsidiary promises...

#GeoawesomeQuiz How well do you know your geospatial company acquisitions?

Not only do we keep an eye on the latest developments in geospatial technology, we also like to watch companies grow and sometimes get acquired. So how well do you know your geospatial company...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Esri Australia, HOTOSM, Geosite, and GeoSolutions are hiring

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job using the online form for us to review and include...

Top 100 Geospatial Companies and Startups 2020 – Survey Questions

We are starting to work on our survey for the #Top100GeospatialCompanies list for 2020 and we want your input. If you had the opportunity...

Mapping pirate attacks around the world

Another great map from one of my favourite contemporary cartographers John Nelson. This time John took data from Anti-shipping Activity Messages database published by...
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More easier & joyful rides your way with Google Maps’ Mixed Modes

Google Maps has not yet been so useful with multipart trips. If reaching a destination required you to travel through multiple points and taking...

Geospatial jobs of the week – Columbia University, Woolpert, Atlas AI, and Seequent are...

If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job...

Phiweek Bootcamp 2019: What to Expect

This week, 40 pre-selected participants from around the world will work in teams to respond to a specific industry challenge. Once selected, participation is...

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2019 Gender Balance in the GIS Workforce

Is the geospatial industry slowing becoming more gender balanced? Are women progressing proportionately into senior positions? Several years ago a wrote a blog post...

Check out what this new amazing 3D map of the Milky Way tells us...

When we think about a map of the Milky Way we have an image of a flat disk with several spiral arms. The new...

The latest high-res imagery at your fingertips

The quality of any satellite image is determined by its spatial resolution, and from this perspective, high-resolution imagery is undoubtedly beyond competition as it...

Geospatial jobs of the week – MongoDB, Geophy, Towson University, and Hexagon PI 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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How drones are being used in and beyond the geospatial industry

It was not that recent in history that UAV’s (unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones) were built and used for surveying and mapping. Back in...

#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...

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...
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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...
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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...

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...
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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...
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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 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...

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...
If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job using the online form for us to review and include in our list! If you...
Available to beta testers since May 2019, space tech startup UP42 has now launched its open platform and marketplace for satellite data and analytics to the public. The Airbus Defence and Space subsidiary promises to give small businesses and...
Not only do we keep an eye on the latest developments in geospatial technology, we also like to watch companies grow and sometimes get acquired. So how well do you know your geospatial company acquisitions? No Googling! As always remember...
If your company is looking for new talent and you want to share the opportunity with our community, feel free to submit a job using the online form for us to review and include in our list! If you...
We are starting to work on our survey for the #Top100GeospatialCompanies list for 2020 and we want your input. If you had the opportunity to know 5 things about each of the companies on the list, what would that...
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