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SCP E158 Resilience and Urban Regeneration in Developing Countries, with Zaheer Allam

In this episode of the Smart Community podcast, I have a brilliant chat with Zaheer Allam. Zaheer was the co-founder of the ‘Platform Citoyenne’, and NGO that successfully stopped the proliferation of coal fired plants in Mauritius. He is today an Urban Strategist for the Port Louis Development Initiative where he contributed to the drafting of a ‘National Regeneration Scheme’ aimed at economically incentivising urban regeneration. The scheme was successfully adopted by the Government...

SoundCloud: Arizona Love | Earth + Humans

February 14th is most commonly known as Valentine's Day, but this day is also special for another reason, because on February 14, 1912, Arizona became the 48th state! For this special episode of Earth + Humans, we talk to three students in our PhD of geography program to ask them about their favorite places to visit in Arizona, how they handle our extreme heat, and their interesting research topics. Join us as we celebrate our...

SoundCloud: Project Geospatial – Epic Trailer | Adam Simmons

This is a trailer for the podcast Project Geospatial. You can listen to the show at http://anchor.fm/projectgeo Source by Adam Simmons

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Announcement of new dates for Geo Connect Asia | Earth Imaging Journal

Southeast Asia’s inaugural geospatial event set to return on 24th-25th March 2021 Singapore – Following the cancellation of Geo Connect Asia 2020, in view of health and travel safety...

Five French companies that helped develop Angels | Geospatial World

Five French companies are responsible for the development of the new 12U spacecraft bus called Angels. The Angels satellite downlinked its first data as it passed over the Kerguelen...

Yovza launches collaborative Cloud Construction Intelligence Management platform | Geospatial World

UAE: Yovza Technologies FZ-LLC, UAE’s most economical Construction Technology solution provider, launched its state-of-the-art construction intelligence management platform Yovza.com in Dubai. It is positioned to be an integrated solution that will connect...

Cadcorp SIS 9 service release optimises user experience | GeoInformatics

A number of updates and enhancements have been made to Cadcorp SIS Desktop and Cadcorp SIS WebMap to build upon its intuitive operability.In SIS Desktop, a generic ‘location pin’...

Universities for Master’s in Geo-informatics/GIS | Geoawesomeness

Are you thinking about pursuing Master’s in GIS, Remote Sensing or Geoscience? Never think twice, we have made a comprehensive list of many universities for Master’s in GIS, Geo-informatics,...

SoftServe Showcases Drone Innovation for Autonomous Firefighting | Geospatial World

SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, will participate in the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC), a biennial international robotics competition, in collaboration with Czech Technical University to...

AGRICULTURE

10 Different Types of World Maps | GISUser.com

A person who makes maps is called a cartographer. The Greeks are known to be the pioneers of map making with proper mathematical footing....

Geospatial data must for more efficient society | Geospatial World

Xiaohua Wen, CEO, Tersus GNSSThe world is always developing and growing, but at different times, it has different manifestations. The phenomenon of global...

Arizona awards Autonodyne LLC broad contract for drone services | Geospatial World

US: Autonodyne LLC has announced the award by the State of Arizona of an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide comprehensive Unmanned...

GOVERNMENT

Cadcorp SIS 9 service release optimises user experience | GeoInformatics

A number of updates and enhancements have been made to Cadcorp SIS Desktop and Cadcorp SIS WebMap to build upon its intuitive operability.In SIS...

Enview Gains Momentum as Air Force Deploys AI Analytics for National Disaster Relief | Geospatial World

Enview, a leading 3D geospatial AI company, announced today that they have entered into a contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to...

Studying GIS? Enter the Esri Young Scholars Award | Spatial Source

The Esri Young Scholars Award gives students from across the country the opportunity to attend what is considered to be...

CONSTRUCTION

Yovza launches collaborative Cloud Construction Intelligence Management platform | Geospatial World

UAE: Yovza Technologies FZ-LLC, UAE’s most economical Construction Technology solution provider, launched its state-of-the-art construction intelligence management platform Yovza.com in Dubai. It is positioned to be an...

GeoBIM Driving digitalization of construction and engineering industry | Geospatial World

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BU5C_N5bvyw Watch the panel discussion on GeoBIM Driving digitalization of construction and engineering industry Read More Geospatial industry trends 2020: Be disruptive or be irrelevant Previous articleTata Elxsi IoT...

Comprehensive checklist of direct and indirect costs of damage to underground infrastructure | Between the Poles

I have blogged previously about research at the University of Birmingham in the U.K. that found that the indirect and social cost of underground...

Geospatial data must for more efficient society | Geospatial World

Xiaohua Wen, CEO, Tersus GNSSThe world is always developing and growing, but at different times, it has different manifestations. The phenomenon of global...

UTILITIES

Comprehensive checklist of direct and indirect costs of damage to underground infrastructure | Between the Poles

I have blogged previously about research at the University of Birmingham in the U.K. that found that the indirect and social cost of underground...

Looking Back with Jeff Dooley: Hexagon, Atlanta, and Decades of History | Hexagon Geospatial

It’s a weekday afternoon in Hexagon’s Norcross, Georgia, office, which sits in the northeast of metro Atlanta. You notice someone walking throughout the building...

Arizona awards Autonodyne LLC broad contract for drone services | Geospatial World

US: Autonodyne LLC has announced the award by the State of Arizona of an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide comprehensive Unmanned...

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SURVEY

Cadcorp SIS 9 service release optimises user experience | GeoInformatics

A number of updates and enhancements have been made to Cadcorp SIS Desktop and Cadcorp SIS WebMap to build upon its intuitive operability.In SIS...

Universities for Master’s in Geo-informatics/GIS | Geoawesomeness

Are you thinking about pursuing Master’s in GIS, Remote Sensing or Geoscience? Never think twice, we have made a comprehensive list of many universities...

Industry Report: The Geospatial Industry is Alive and Kicking | Earth Imaging Journal

The advancement of new technology in the geospatial industry is opening up new horizons for surveyors. The profession has rapidly become high-tech, which has...

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

McLaren Engineering Group, a full-service engineering firm, announced today that it is expanding its leadership team, appointing Steven MacDonald as Albany Regional Director...

DRONES & UAVs

SoftServe Showcases Drone Innovation for Autonomous Firefighting | Geospatial World

SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, will participate in the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC), a biennial international robotics competition, in...

SoftServe Showcases Drone Innovation for Autonomous Firefighting | GISCafé

SoftServe Showcases Drone Innovation for Autonomous Firefighting at MBZIRC 2020 Robotics Challenge Collaboration with Czech Technical University to demonstrate artificial intelligence, machine learning,...

Geospatial data must for more efficient society | Geospatial World

Xiaohua Wen, CEO, Tersus GNSSThe world is always developing and growing, but at different times, it has different manifestations. The phenomenon of global...

Arizona awards Autonodyne LLC broad contract for drone services | Geospatial World

US: Autonodyne LLC has announced the award by the State of Arizona of an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide comprehensive Unmanned...

3D & LiDAR

LeddarTech Partners with COAST Autonomous at AV20 | Geospatial World

LeddarTech®, an industry leader in LiDAR technology who provides the most versatile and scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform in the market, is set to return...

SoftServe Showcases Drone Innovation for Autonomous Firefighting | Geospatial World

SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, will participate in the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC), a biennial international robotics competition, in...

Enview Gains Momentum as Air Force Deploys AI Analytics for National Disaster Relief | Geospatial World

Enview, a leading 3D geospatial AI company, announced today that they have entered into a contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to...

Enview Gains Momentum as Air Force Deploys AI Analytics for | GISCafé

Enview Gains Momentum as Air Force Deploys AI Analytics for National Disaster Relief and Company Attracts Top Executive Public Sector Sales Leader John...

GNSS & LOCATION SERVICES

SoftServe Showcases Drone Innovation for Autonomous Firefighting | Geospatial World

SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, will participate in the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC), a biennial international robotics competition, in...

SoftServe Showcases Drone Innovation for Autonomous Firefighting | GISCafé

SoftServe Showcases Drone Innovation for Autonomous Firefighting at MBZIRC 2020 Robotics Challenge Collaboration with Czech Technical University to demonstrate artificial intelligence, machine learning,...

Geospatial data must for more efficient society | Geospatial World

Xiaohua Wen, CEO, Tersus GNSSThe world is always developing and growing, but at different times, it has different manifestations. The phenomenon of global...

Arizona awards Autonodyne LLC broad contract for drone services | Geospatial World

US: Autonodyne LLC has announced the award by the State of Arizona of an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide comprehensive Unmanned...

GIS & CARTOGRAPHY

Universities for Master’s in Geo-informatics/GIS | Geoawesomeness

Are you thinking about pursuing Master’s in GIS, Remote Sensing or Geoscience? Never think twice, we have made a comprehensive list of many universities...

Enview Gains Momentum as Air Force Deploys AI Analytics for National Disaster Relief | Geospatial World

Enview, a leading 3D geospatial AI company, announced today that they have entered into a contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to...

10 Different Types of World Maps | GISUser.com

A person who makes maps is called a cartographer. The Greeks are known to be the pioneers of map making with proper mathematical footing....

Enview Gains Momentum as Air Force Deploys AI Analytics for | GISCafé

Enview Gains Momentum as Air Force Deploys AI Analytics for National Disaster Relief and Company Attracts Top Executive Public Sector Sales Leader John...

REMOTE SENSING & PHOTOGRAMMETRY

Geospatial has become omnipotent and omnipresent | Geospatial World

The geospatial industry saw a huge boost with the rise of computing power. Modern technologies like LiDAR and photogrammetry have been widely adopted on...

GISCafe Voice – GISCafe Industry Predictions 2020 – Part 6 | GISCafé

GISCafe Industry Predictions 2020 – Part 6  February 7th, 2020 by Susan Smith This is our final installment of Industry Predictions for 2020. Topics this...

Vexcel Imaging to acquire image resources from Verisk | GPS World

Vexcel Imaging, a leader in aerial imagery data, large-format aerial cameras, and photogrammetry software, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the imagery sourcing...

ANALYSIS & GEOCODING

Geospatial Data, AI opening new business avenues | Geospatial World

Emiliano Kargieman, CEO, SatellogicTechnology solutions can help us build more resilient processes and organizations. And resiliency is key in times of an economic...
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YouTube Video: QGIS EDIFY – Download and Install QGIS in Windows 10 | GIS Edify

GIS Edify - Gateway to Geospatial Platform Explore the world of Geographic Information systems (GIS) with geospatial analysis using Open Source GIS Softwares. https://gisedify.com/ GISEdify Academy...

Elastic Stack 7.6.0 Released – GISuser.com | GISUser.com

7.6 brings improvements to the Elastic Stack as well as the Elastic Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security solutions MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. & AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands-Elastic...

AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY

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YouTube Video: Introduction to Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and OGC Activities Pertaining to Augmented Reality | Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA)

This AREA Interoperability and Standards webinar will span all the activities pertaining to Augmented Reality in the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). George Percival, Chief...

How we monitor Earth – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

Payam Banazadeh, CEO & Founder, Capella SpaceAs robust networks enable the power of the smartphone, real-time insight will spark world-changing applications that were earlier...

Urban mobility app Moovit is using augmented reality for better navigation | Geoawesomeness

After Google Maps released augmented reality-powered walking directions...

DATA & SOFTWARE NEWS

FREE & OPEN SOURCE

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YouTube Video: Geo rectification using #Qgis | Tapan Dhar

In this video I have shown how to #georectify the image/photo using #GCP ground control points using open source QGIS software. for further information comment source
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YouTube Video: QGIS EDIFY – Download and Install QGIS in Windows 10 | GIS Edify

GIS Edify - Gateway to Geospatial Platform Explore the world of Geographic Information systems (GIS) with geospatial analysis using Open Source GIS Softwares. https://gisedify.com/ GISEdify Academy...

Black Swift Technologies Unveils American-Made Quadcopter – | LiDAR News

Black Swift Technologies Unveils American-Made Quadcopter Specifically Designed for Automated Industrial Inspections Boulder, CO – (February 14, 2020) – Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based...

Innersource approach – Oslandia

Innersource is the application of open source methods, tools, processes and best practices to software development and internal business innovation. Indeed, some free or open...

ESRI

Studying GIS? Enter the Esri Young Scholars Award | Spatial Source

The Esri Young Scholars Award gives students from across the country the opportunity to attend what is considered to be...

GISCafe: GISCafe Voice – GIS and AEC Partnerships with Esri | GISCafé

GIS and AEC Partnerships with Esri  February 14th, 2020 by Susan Smith In 2019, it came to my attention that there was more specific attention...

Exploring the utility network – Domain and structure networks | Esri

Following up on our first post, Vision and overview of the utility network, we wanted to give you an opportunity to ‘get under the...

Vision and overview of the utility network | Esri

In my former life at Alabama Power Company, I used to have a manager who would give me requirements like the Ronco Man’s signature...

VECTOR & RASTER DATA

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YouTube Video: QGIS Lost Dropdown Menus | John Mischler

If you have lost your Vector or Raster Dropdown Menus...here's how to fix them source

The Map Guy(de): Announcing: mapguide-react-layout 0.13 | OSGeo

Here it is. The last release of mapguide-react-layout in its current form. There will be bugfix releases as required but from this release onwards,...
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YouTube Video: GEOREFERENCING IN QGIS | HOW TO GEOREFERENCE A RASTER IN QGIS | The Ultimate Goal – Tutorial

GEOREFERENCING IN QGIS | HOW TO GEOREFERENCE A RASTER IN QGIS #Georeferencing #HowToGeoreferenceInQGIS #QGISTutorial ........................................................................................................................... About This Video In this video ‘The Ultimate Goal – Tutorial’ shows a...

Elistair tethered drone system supports 13 hours of live aerial footage for the first US debate of 2020 | Earth Imaging Journal

On January 14, 2020, for the first U.S. Democratic debate of the year held on Drake University campus in Des Moines, Iowa, CNN deployed...

QGIS

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YouTube Video: Geo rectification using #Qgis | Tapan Dhar

In this video I have shown how to #georectify the image/photo using #GCP ground control points using open source QGIS software. for further information comment source
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YouTube Video: SSLC IT EXAMINATION 2020, MODEL QUESTION – QGIS 1 | SUSEEL KUMAR

SSLC IT EXAMINATION 2020, MODEL QUESTION - QGIS 1 source
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YouTube Video: QGIS EDIFY – Download and Install QGIS in Windows 10 | GIS Edify

GIS Edify - Gateway to Geospatial Platform Explore the world of Geographic Information systems (GIS) with geospatial analysis using Open Source GIS Softwares. https://gisedify.com/ GISEdify Academy...