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Make 1:25,000 maps, 1-meter satellite imagery freely available: Indian geospatial thinktank

India’s collection and use of geospatial data have increased exponentially in the last few years. With the central government’s push toward smart cities and...

Best Cyber Monday 2019 deals on Amazon for GPS devices, wearables

If you are a geogeek searching for a Cyber Monday 2019 discount on GPS gadgets, look no further. We spotted some drool-worthy price drops...

CARTO boosts public geospatial data with Google BigQuery

Gathering the right data is perhaps one of the biggest challenges that Data Scientists face today. Not only are there a wide variety of...

Follow these awesome map tips for a stress-free Thanksgiving

Remember this infamous aerial image from 2016 showing the bumper-to-bumper holiday traffic on a Los Angeles freeway two days before Thanksgiving? That year, almost...

Uber CPO, the exec Uber snagged from Google Maps, has resigned

After a lackluster Wall Street debut forced Uber’s chief operating officer and chief marketing officer to step down this June, another senior executive at...

Behind the scenes with GSA’s #MyGalileoApp finalists on Awards Day

Almost a year ago, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) announced an exciting competition in which contenders had to design, develop, test, and commercially launch...

Identifying communities at risk of heat islands in 14,000 US cities

US-based nonprofit organization The Trust for Public Land (TPL) has been working for environmental issues in urban communities since 1972. To date, it has...
Geovation Scotland

Geovation marks decade of start-up success by launching Scotland Accelerator Programme

After helping 84 companies to raise £23.3 million in funding and create more than 200 new jobs, location and property data initiative Geovation is...
Planet 50cm imagery

Planet preparing to offer 50cm imagery, more spectral bands

The designer, manufacturer, and operator of the largest constellation of Earth imaging satellites, Planet, is preparing to offer its highest-resolution imagery yet: 50cm. At its...

Descartes Labs raises $20 million to advance geospatial analytics platform

New Mexico-based Descartes Labs, a startup that promises to solve the geospatial industry’s big data problem, has raised a cool $20 million in bridge...

OS turns to machine learning to derive street-level mapping data

Great Britain’s national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, already has some of the most detailed maps in the world. But now, the geospatial service provider...

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...
google

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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