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planet analytics

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...
Jibestream acquisition

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...
Mapbox Japan

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...

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...

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...
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...
ArcGIS

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...

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...

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...
app maps cars

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...

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...

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...
data privacy

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...

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