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ProStar, the World Leader in Developing Precision Mapping | GISCafé

ProStar, the World Leader in Developing Precision Mapping Solutions®, Has Been Granted Another Major Canadian Patent GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., June 24, 2021 — (PRNewswire) — ProStar Holdings Inc. ("ProStar®" or the "the Company") (TSXV: MAPS) (FSE: 5D00), a world leader in Precision Mapping Solutions®, is pleased to announce that Canadian Patent No. 3,034,837, prepared and prosecuted by  Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, one of the United States leading intellectual property law firms, has...

Velodyne Lidar Launches India Design Center in Bangalore | GISCafé

Center Advances Velodyne’s Hyper-Focus on Sensor and Software Innovation to Propel Continued Business Growth SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 24, 2021 — Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced the launch of its new India Design Center in Bangalore. The center furthers Velodyne’s growth strategy to drive continuous innovation in lidar sensor and software solutions that transform lives by advancing safe mobility and smart communities in global markets. This press release...

LeddarTech and Cognata Join Forces to Accelerate the $20B | GISCafé

LeddarTech and Cognata Join Forces to Accelerate the $20B Agriculture Autonomous Vehicle Market LeddarTech to Integrate Cognata Solution into LeddarTech's Autonomous Driving Perception Software Platform, Powering Large-Scale AV Simulation REHOVOT, Israel, June 24, 2021 — (PRNewswire) — LeddarTech ® , and Cognata, Ltd., announced today the integration of Cognata's simulation authoring software with LeddarTech's sensor fusion and perception technology,  LeddarVision, to further accelerate testing and validation of self-driving agriculture vehicles. This joint offering of a highly...

SCP E237 Where to Next for Smart Cities and Communities Part 17

Hello #smartcommunityfriends. I’m back with another bonus episode of the Smart Community Podcast sharing various guests answers to the question, ‘Where to next with Smart Cities and Communities?” And this time I’m sharing with you the answers from these guests:  Listen here: Some themes that come through in the guest answers are around digital tools and technologies, data and how data can improve decision making. It is becoming more and more important to start showing...

SCP E236 Building Inclusion and Equity in Detroit, with Ned Staebler

Hi #smartcommunity friends! In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast, I have a great conversation with Ned Staebler, the President and CEO of TechTown, a Detroit based entrepreneur hub helping startups and local businesses launch and grow. Ned tells us a bit about his background, his passion for inclusive economic growth in the City of Detroit, before sharing with us what a Smart Community is to him and how his love for a...

SCP E235 Storytelling, Data and Decision Making in Smart Communities, with Stefaan Verhulst

Hi #smartcommunity friends! In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast, I have a very interesting conversation with Stefaan Verhulst, co-founder of The GovLab (The Governance Lab) whose mission is to transform the way people make decisions through new technologies and science. We begin by Stefaan telling us about his background in communications and Information Technology, his passion for making sense of the world through storytelling and narratives and how these can frame reality...

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INDUSTRY NEWS

OGC and Topio Networks Announce New Partnership to Share Latest | GISCafé

New partnership will provide a newsfeed aimed to help decision-makers, industry analysts, and technology developers keep pace with the accelerating pace of location innovation WAYLAND, Mass., and SAN FRANCISCO, June...

Skyward and Federal Aviation Administration to Test | GISCafé

PORTLAND, Ore., June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Skyward, A Verizon company, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to test...

6 Tips for Choosing the Best School | GISUser.com

Finding a school for a child can be a complicated task for any parent. On the one hand, you may be feeling a little emotional and scared that your...

Asia’s one of the biggest geospatial event developed together With the geospatial information industry

The SMART GEO EXPO has become an annual event since 2008, after the reorganization of government departments related to geospatial information, geospatial related events were integrated and expanded as...

2020 Global Land Use Data

A global land cover GeoTIFF was recently released by Impact Observatory (IO) and Esri. To create this geospatial layer, hundreds of thousands of satellite photos were classified into ten...

AGRICULTURE

SpaceJLTZ Selects TerraStream to Manage Hyperspectral Data for | GISCafé

SpaceJLTZ Selects TerraStream to Manage Hyperspectral Data for Precision Agriculture Application The SpaceJLTZ payload will be onboard the D2/Atlacom-1 high-performance nanosatellite, developed by...

UP42 Teams with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to Support Agricultural Start-Ups in Africa | GISUser.com

Strategic Collaboration to Empower Smallholder Farms with Geospatial Tech BERLIN, Germany, 24 June 2021 – UP42 has teamed with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)...

LeddarTech and Cognata Join Forces to Accelerate the $20B | GISCafé

LeddarTech and Cognata Join Forces to Accelerate the $20B Agriculture Autonomous Vehicle Market LeddarTech to Integrate Cognata Solution into LeddarTech's Autonomous Driving Perception...

Indian states embrace GIS tools for infrastructure development – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

The cyber city of India, Gurugram has announced that Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) will use a geographic information system (GIS) to track the...

GOVERNMENT

OGC and Topio Networks Announce New Partnership to Share Latest | GISCafé

New partnership will provide a newsfeed aimed to help decision-makers, industry analysts, and technology developers keep pace with the accelerating pace of location innovation WAYLAND,...

Asia’s one of the biggest geospatial event developed together With the geospatial information industry

The SMART GEO EXPO has become an annual event since 2008, after the reorganization of government departments related to geospatial information, geospatial related events...

Surveying funding scheme opens new round | Spatial Source

ADF image by TPR Jarrod McAneney © Commonwealth of Australia The Surveyors Trust is calling for submissions from the surveying and...

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils move to cloud GIS

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils work together to provide services throughout central Suffolk. They are the latest in a series of Cadcorp customers to...

CONSTRUCTION

Trimble and Infotech to Streamline Inspection Measurement Workflows for Civil Infrastructure Projects | Earth Imaging Journal

SUNNYVALE, Calif.- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Infotech®, a leader in infrastructure construction software solutions, is adding high-accuracy positioning and measurement capabilities to its...

ProStar, the World Leader in Developing Precision Mapping | GISCafé

ProStar, the World Leader in Developing Precision Mapping Solutions®, Has Been Granted Another Major Canadian Patent GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., June 24, 2021 —...

Major Western Utility Selects NV5 for $9 Million in Surveying, | GISCafé

Major Western Utility Selects NV5 for $9 Million in Surveying, Permitting, and Technical Services HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NV5...

UTILITIES

RMSI partners with Enzen UK to support Scotia Gas Network (SGN), UK for GIS Application Support and Maintenance | GISUser.com

New Delhi, June 23, 2021: RMSI, a global leader in geospatial and engineering solutions, has been awarded with a GIS application support and maintenance...

ProStar, the World Leader in Developing Precision Mapping | GISCafé

ProStar, the World Leader in Developing Precision Mapping Solutions®, Has Been Granted Another Major Canadian Patent GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., June 24, 2021 —...

Major Western Utility Selects NV5 for $9 Million in Surveying, | GISCafé

Major Western Utility Selects NV5 for $9 Million in Surveying, Permitting, and Technical Services HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NV5...

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

Leicestershire, UK, 24 June 2021 - Photorealistic 3D models from aerial mapping specialist Bluesky are being used to create real-world interactive visualisations to transform...

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NICHE & TECH NEWS

SURVEY

Surveying funding scheme opens new round | Spatial Source

ADF image by TPR Jarrod McAneney © Commonwealth of Australia The Surveyors Trust is calling for submissions from the surveying and...

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils move to cloud GIS

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils work together to provide services throughout central Suffolk. They are the latest in a series of Cadcorp customers to...

RMSI partners with Enzen UK to support Scotia Gas Network (SGN), UK for GIS Application Support and Maintenance | GISUser.com

New Delhi, June 23, 2021: RMSI, a global leader in geospatial and engineering solutions, has been awarded with a GIS application support and maintenance...

Avenza Systems | Map and Cartography Tools

Hans van der Maarel has been a passionate cartographer for over 20 years. He works out of Zevenbergen, Netherlands where he operates his company,...

DRONES & UAVs

Skyward and Federal Aviation Administration to Test | GISCafé

PORTLAND, Ore., June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Skyward, A Verizon company, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Federal...

Proctorio Selected as FAA-Approved Test Administrator of The | GISCafé

Proctorio has been selected as an FAA-approved Test Administrator (TA) of The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST), along with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, The Academy...

Velodyne Lidar Launches India Design Center in Bangalore | GISCafé

Center Advances Velodyne’s Hyper-Focus on Sensor and Software Innovation to Propel Continued Business Growth SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 24,...

Unmanned Aircraft Innovators Complete Functional Drill to Enable | GISCafé

Unmanned Aircraft Innovators Complete Functional Drill to Enable Drone Integration into Emergency Response in NJ For First Time, Manned Aircraft and Unmanned Drones...

3D & LiDAR

A resource on positioning, navigation and beyond » Blog Archive » Concept3D introduces new 360° Map | Coordinates

Concept3D, a leader in creating immersive online experiences with 3D modeling, interactive maps and virtual tour software, today announces the launch of...

Surveying funding scheme opens new round | Spatial Source

ADF image by TPR Jarrod McAneney © Commonwealth of Australia The Surveyors Trust is calling for submissions from the surveying and...

Google Earth Pro 7.3.1 Released | Google Earth Blog

Last night Google released a new version of the desktop version of Google Earth Pro version 7.3.1 (which is free despite the confusing “Pro”...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

Skyward and Federal Aviation Administration to Test | GISCafé

PORTLAND, Ore., June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Skyward, A Verizon company, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Federal...

Proctorio Selected as FAA-Approved Test Administrator of The | GISCafé

Proctorio has been selected as an FAA-approved Test Administrator (TA) of The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST), along with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, The Academy...

Velodyne Lidar Launches India Design Center in Bangalore | GISCafé

Center Advances Velodyne’s Hyper-Focus on Sensor and Software Innovation to Propel Continued Business Growth SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 24,...

Unmanned Aircraft Innovators Complete Functional Drill to Enable | GISCafé

Unmanned Aircraft Innovators Complete Functional Drill to Enable Drone Integration into Emergency Response in NJ For First Time, Manned Aircraft and Unmanned Drones...

GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

2020 Global Land Use Data

A global land cover GeoTIFF was recently released by Impact Observatory (IO) and Esri. To create this geospatial layer, hundreds of thousands of satellite...

A resource on positioning, navigation and beyond » Blog Archive » Concept3D introduces new 360° Map | Coordinates

Concept3D, a leader in creating immersive online experiences with 3D modeling, interactive maps and virtual tour software, today announces the launch of...

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils move to cloud GIS

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils work together to provide services throughout central Suffolk. They are the latest in a series of Cadcorp customers to...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

A resource on positioning, navigation and beyond » Blog Archive » Schneider Digital and DAT/EM Systems International announce global partnership | Coordinates

The software producer DAT/EM Systems International of Anchorage (USA) and the 3D hardware specialist Schneider Digitalfrom Miesbach (Germany), have announced a global...

Pegasus Imagery, Kongsberg Geospatial sign MOU to advance the development of safe autonomous Unmanned Aircraft – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

Kongsberg Geospatial, developers of the TerraLens Geospatial Software Development Kit (SDK), and Pegasus Imagery Ltd. an aerospace company developing advanced autonomous aircraft and sensor...

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

PORTLAND, MAINE - USA - Organizers of Geo Week, the single powerhouse event that champions the coming together of geospatial technologies and the...

Pegasus Imagery, Kongsberg Geospatial Sign MOU to Advance the | GISCafé

Kongsberg Geospatial will be providing IRIS UxS airspace awareness capabilities for Canadian drone manufacturer Pegasus Imagery OTTAWA, Ontario, June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kongsberg Geospatial, developers...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

OGC and Topio Networks Announce New Partnership to Share Latest | GISCafé

New partnership will provide a newsfeed aimed to help decision-makers, industry analysts, and technology developers keep pace with the accelerating pace of location innovation WAYLAND,...

Skyward and Federal Aviation Administration to Test | GISCafé

PORTLAND, Ore., June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Skyward, A Verizon company, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Federal...

How to Develop a Business Plan for Your GIS Application | GISUser.com

If you’ve ever created a new geographic information system (GIS) product or service and wanted to monetize it, you’re in the right place. Since...

2020 Global Land Use Data

A global land cover GeoTIFF was recently released by Impact Observatory (IO) and Esri. To create this geospatial layer, hundreds of thousands of satellite...

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

Google Earth Pro 7.3.1 Released | Google Earth Blog

Last night Google released a new version of the desktop version of Google Earth Pro version 7.3.1 (which is free despite the confusing “Pro”...

Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery | Earth Imaging Journal

Leicestershire, UK, 24 June 2021 - Photorealistic 3D models from aerial mapping specialist Bluesky are being used to create real-world interactive visualisations to transform...

Sad Lack of Visible Progress on Google Earth for Chrome and Mobile One Year Later | Google Earth Blog

A year ago, Google held a fancy venue in a New York museum to announce the next grand release of Google Earth. A complete...

Google adds great new feature to Google Earth Pro 7.3.2 | Google Earth Blog

June 21, 2018 Yesterday Google released a new version of Google Earth Pro (for the Desktop version of Google Earth – not mobile) version...

DATA & SOFTWARE NEWS

FREE & OPEN SOURCE

6 Open Source Powered Projects to Enrich Your GIS Programming Skills

Geospatial programming can be very challenging, especially for a greenhorn in the GIS or programming world. However, building hand-on projects can make it fun,...

ArcGIS Business Analyst Enterprise now on Linux | Esri

An exciting new feature of the 10.9 release of ArcGIS Business Analyst Enterprise is the ability to install the system on Linux. This is...

Carleton’s Offers Summer Geospatial Training Courses Online | GoGeomatics

Carleton’s Offers Summer Geospatial Training Courses Online This summer, Carleton University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies has...

Authoritative Environmental Remediation Mapping in NYC | Carto

This post was originally published on eSpatially New York by Sam Wear and has been reproduced with permission. A lot...

ESRI

2020 Global Land Use Data

A global land cover GeoTIFF was recently released by Impact Observatory (IO) and Esri. To create this geospatial layer, hundreds of thousands of satellite...

2020 global land use / land cover (LULC) | Revolutionary GIS

https://www.arcgis.com/apps/instant/media/index.html?appid=fc92d38533d440078f17678ebc20e8e2 https://github.com/justinelliotmeyers/ESRI_2020_LULC_TILES 60 GB download – https://soilspackage-useast.s3.amazonaws.com/EsriLandCover/GlobalEsri2020LandCover.zip Originally posted on 2021-06-24 10:21:12 at https://revolutionarygis.wordpress.com/2021/06/24/2020-global-land-use-land-cover-lulc/

Books Spotlight GIS Champions and Adventurers | Esri

Two of the latest Esri Press books highlight the GIS trailblazers among us, real and fictional. Women and GIS, Volume 3: Champions of...

Customize Your Profile Item Gallery | Esri

Your profile in ArcGIS Online contains basic information about you, including your name, profile graphic, and biographical information. Your profile page also includes...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils move to cloud GIS

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils work together to provide services throughout central Suffolk. They are the latest in a series of Cadcorp customers to...

GeoTools: GeoTools 24.4 released | OSGeo

  The GeoTools team is pleased to share the availability of GeoTools 24.4 :This release is published to the osgeo maven repository, and is made in...

The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. Wins Indiana Contract to Collect Statewide Digital Orthoimagery | GISUser.com

The contract allows management of acquisition projects in accordance with Indiana’s Orthoimagery Program COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. (Sanborn) is excited to...

6 Open Source Powered Projects to Enrich Your GIS Programming Skills

Geospatial programming can be very challenging, especially for a greenhorn in the GIS or programming world. However, building hand-on projects can make it fun,...

QGIS

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YouTube Video: HOW TO MAKE A SPOT MAP USING QGIS FROM EXCEL SPREADSHEET | Eugerard E. C

A step by step tutorial about how to create a spot-map in QGIS 3.14 from Microsoft Excel's spreadsheet. source
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YouTube Video: HOW TO ADD BASEMAP FROM GOOGLE TO QGIS 3.14 | Eugerard E. C

Google Satellite Basemap link: https://mt1.google.com/vt/lyrs=s&x={x}&y={y}&z={z} source

Maps Mania: The Altimeter | Maps Mania

Steve Attewell was inspired by a recent QGIS experiment by Alasdair Rae to create an interactive terrain scanner.Steve's Terrain Elevation Viewer is an interactive...