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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 France. In this blog, I will explain the project and...

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 we work and when we travel. Our phones are not...

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 industry. For the past two months so, we’ve been sharing...

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 can easily be added to modern life because they can...

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...

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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...
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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...

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Jobs in Geo – Week 8

We're taking steps towards building a job portal for Jobs in Geo! Each week, we will be posting at least 5 jobs on the...

HD Maps: Moving Towards a New Safety Standard in Autonomous Driving

Far from being a novelty, car safety has been an important subject since the 19th century. From the invention of the hydraulic brake system...

Geo-Privacy and Personal Location Information

We share our location thousands of times a day, sometimes we explicitly share with individuals, other times we share to specific platforms, and still...

Learn to analyze and map Geospatial Data in R with this online course

We all have read and heard about the “big data” revolution, and how it has completely transformed the way industries operate today. And when...
GSA’s MyGalileoApp mobile app building contest is open to developers, entrepreneurs, students, researchers and anybody eager to take the challenge | By Ishveena Singh

Your cool app idea for Galileo-enabled phones could win you €100.000

In the little over two years since it first became live, European Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) – Galileo – has come a long...

Jobs in Geo – Week 7

We're taking steps towards building a job portal for Jobs in Geo. Each week, we will be posting at least 5 jobs on the...

How accurate map database can prepare Japan for 40 million tourists?

Last year, a record 31.19 million tourists travelled to Japan. This made 2018 the sixth consecutive year to have registered an all-time high in...

From sideline to center: the potential for OpenStreetMap to seize the curb

Changing with the times, the curb is no longer just the elevated edge along the side of the street. It is now used to...

Meet PlanetWatchers – the startup that provides geoanalytics as a service for natural resource...

For many decades now, Remote sensing and geospatial analytics have been used to monitor natural resources. In fact, natural resource and environmental management are...

NASA’s new 3D map of forests to fill carbon knowledge gap

NASA is all set to create the first three-dimensional map of the world’s forests with its newly-launched Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) laser instrument....

Our Geospatial Job Initiative: Jobs in Geo Week 6

At Geoawesomeness, we cover a variety of topics that are considered 'geo'. As technology advances and more companies are using location data each day,...

Win a free ticket and the chance to pitch your startup at Geospatial World...

Geospatial World Forum 2019 is definitely one of the biggest events of the year with more than 1500 attendees from 500 different organizations in attendance....

Our Geospatial Job Initiative: Jobs in Geo Week 5

At Geoawesomeness, we cover a variety of topics that are considered 'geo'. As technology advances and more companies are using location data each day,...

Want to enrich your maps with 186 million geo-positioned roadside objects?

Because you can. No kidding. Geoawesome startup Mapillary has just fueled its map features repository with more than 186 million roadside objects, so autonomous vehicles...

Our new geospatial job initiative: Jobs in Geo!

At Geoawesomeness, we cover a variety of topics that are considered 'geo'. As technology advances and more companies are using location data each day,...

Expanding Mapping Capabilities with Deep Learning

Last year I wrote about how computer vision is helping us harness the power of machines to understand the world, and how for updating...

Meet the startup that is on a mission to reach make commodity production sustainable...

Climate change and the environmental impact of industrialization are definitely two of the biggest challenges facing humanity today. Thanks to Landsat program, Copernicus program,...

It’s official: TomTom’s Telematics unit going to Bridgestone for $1.03 billion

Location technology specialist, TomTom, has entered into an agreement to sell its telematics business unit to tyre and rubber company Bridgestone for $1.03 billion. Ever...

Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Geospatial Industry in 2019

Data linked to location has the potential to change our lives for the better, improve our economy and create jobs. The geography of the...

Esri seeks to woo developers with new, affordable ArcGIS plans

If you are an independent developer who has always found Esri products too expensive, here’s a news that may brighten up your Monday –...
I have been working for a government startup, as a Full Stack developer, on a project designed to map all the cultural assets of France. In this blog, I will explain the project and you will be able to...
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 we work and when we travel. Our phones are not only our little helpers, but...
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. For the past two months so, we’ve been sharing jobs on our LinkedIn and...
Podcasts are a great way of staying in touch with the industry, hear about new developments, and learn something new. Best of all, it can easily be added to modern life because they can be fitted into many activities. With...
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. For the past two months so, we’ve been sharing jobs on our LinkedIn and...
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