Geo NEWS

Geo NEWS

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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 –...

Mapbox introduces dynamically changing boundaries

The decision of how to name an area and where to draw a boundary on a map has always been subject to controversy, as there...

Ordnance Survey maps to get an upgrade with Mobileye’s location data

After a successful year of pilot projects, the United Kingdom’s national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, is officially joining forces with Intel’s autonomous driving unit...

Has Google Assistant shown up on your Google Maps yet?

After weeks of quiet testing and stormy anticipation, Google has finally rolled out Assistant integration within Google Maps this week. And for a change,...

RIP WorldView-4: Remote sensing community loses an icon

A week into the New Year and we have received heartbreaking news from DigitalGlobe, a division of Maxar Technologies. High-resolution commercial earth observation satellite,...

Map shows when it’s actually supposed to snow in your neighborhood

Much of the northeastern United States received the first snow of 2018 in mid-November – but not many were happy about it. The problem...

Planet to acquire Boundless Geospatial!

If 2018 started off on a sad note with the shutdown of Mapzen, it seems to be coming to an end...
There’s a strong area of overlap between Jibestream and Here Venues. So, why did the two competitors decide to collaborate? | By Ishveena Singh

What does Jibestream’s partnership with HERE Venues mean for indoor mapping?

Toronto-based software platform Jibestream entered the indoor-mapping space well before the behemoths of the location industry brought their positioning technologies inside buildings. Its coveted...

STAY CONNECTED

23,506FansLike
21,119FollowersFollow
22,576FollowersFollow
DO YOU LIKE
GEOAWESOMENESS?
Subscribe to our newsletter
Your e-mail address
I agree to my personal data being stored and used to receive the newsletter
I agree to receive information and commercial offers