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COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus), is a new virus attacking many thousands of people and claiming a large number of victims. Geospatial news and information on this virus will be posted in this category. Feel free to view an article by clicking on the link. It will open on the publisher’s website.

Drone Delivery Services Provide Much-needed Supplies to Rural | GISCafé

FN Media Group Presents Microsmallcap.com Market Commentary NEW YORK, June 5, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — Since the beginning of the pandemic, drone...

FDA approves Fitbit’s emergency ventilator | Geospatial World

Fitbit’s low-cost, easy-to-use emergency ventilator, Fitbit Flow obtained Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for use during the COVID-19 public...

Map of pavement widths helps local authorities with social distancing plans | GISUser.com

Analysis reveals 70% of pavements are not wide enough for social distancing 5 June 2020 – Spatial analysis by Esri UK has found that most pavements around...

GISPs Contribute Through Geospatial Science & Data Management | GISUser.com

Des Plaines, IL (June 5, 2020) – GISPs Contribute Through Geospatial Science & Data Management The Geographic Information Systems Certification Institute (GISCI) is pleased to see...

Price break through for new tasked high resolution satellite imagery via the Soar platform...

Earth maps and imagery platform Soar, in partnership with the Chinese Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), is excited to announce its latest feature...

Democratization of technology is tremendously important: Mathew Zenus, Global SAP HANA | Geospatial World

Mathew Zenus, Global SAP HANA and Database Solutions Strategy LeaderThe COVID-19 pandemic has made all of us realize the importance of being technologically advanced...

Seeing in stereo: improving small drone collision avoidance with depth mapping and stereo cameras...

Using video game software and stereo cameras, a research team has created a low cost and effective method for autonomous collision detection and avoidance...

Private investment fuels china commercial space sector growth, alongside state-backed investment | Geospatial World

 In its latest research titled “China Space Industry Report,” Euroconsult provides in depth analysis of how commercialization is driving both growth and technology advances...

Bentley Systems Opens Up Full Access to LEGION Simulator and OpenBuildings Station Designer |...

To Help Building and Facilities Managers Meet the Demands of Social Distancing,Bentley Systems Opens Up Full Access to LEGION Simulator and OpenBuildings Station Designer and Waives Subscription Fees...

NextNav Strengthens Executive Leadership Team With Industry | GISCafé

NextNav Appoints Ashutosh Pande VP/GM of Metropolitan Beacon System (MBS) Services and Dan Hight VP/GM of Data Partnerships SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 4, 2020...

OGC Members Revise IoT Standard SensorThings API Part 1 – | GISCafé

OGC Members Revise IoT Standard SensorThings API Part 1 - Sensing; Public Comment Sought Version 1.1 is a minor update to OGC’s IoT standard, which...

Coronavirus tracing for workplaces could become new tech opportunity | Esri

Hero Images | Hero Images | Getty ImagesTechnology companies ranging from major professional services firms to scrappy startups are building apps and wearables for...

EagleView Hits Key Milestone, Processing 100M Images So Far This Year | GISUser.com

Company breaks imagery capture record just five months into the year BELLEVUE, Wa. – June 3, 2020 – EagleView, a leading technology provider of aerial...

Trimble Connect Collaboration Platform Hits 10 Million User Milestone | GeoInformatics

Recent uptick in adoption driven by the growing need for collaboration as businesses adapt to remote working.Trimble announced that its Trimble Connect cloud-based collaboration platform has surpassed 10 million users. In response to COVID-19,...

Some tech workers are slowly trickling back to the office this month | Esri

It’s back to the office for some tech employees this month. Apple Inc. AAPL, ...

OGC Members Revise IoT Standard SensorThings API Part 1 – Sensing; Public Comment Sought...

Version 1.1 is a minor update to OGC’s IoT standard, which is used across the globe in logistics, public safety, energy utilities, environmental monitoring,...

OGC Members Revise IoT Standard SensorThings API Part 1 – Sensing; Public Comment Sough...

4 June 2020: The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on Version 1.1 of the OGC SensorThings API, Part 1 – Sensing. Comments are due...

Traffic4cast competition calls on AI community to better predict urban traffic flows | Geospatial...

The Institute for Advanced Research in Artificial Intelligence (IARAI), an independent and global machine-learning research institute established by HERE Technologies, today announced the second...

Atkins using drones to track progress of Hinkley Point C construction | Geospatial World

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been appointed to undertake monthly drone flights across Hinkley Point C, to provide survey data on...

Fugro supports Ørsted’s Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm in the US | Geospatial World

Fugro has mobilised two vessels off the coast of New York to perform a large-scale site characterisation programme for Sunrise Wind, the offshore wind...

COVID-19: Five spatial approaches to safely reopen | Geospatial World

As communities move to reopen after COVID-19 closures, leaders at all levels of government and business can use geospatial technology to help monitor and...

The State of North Dakota selects Thales to support safe airspace integration of unmanned...

Thales will work together with a consortium of North Dakota based companies (Appareo and Botlink) and other global services providers (Airspace Link and others) as the systems integrator and engineering services provider. The consortium will...

Dedrone and BlackBerry Partner to Counter Unauthorized Drone Activity | Geospatial World

BlackBerry Limited announced it has partnered with Dedrone, a market and technology leader in airspace security, to deliver advanced counter-drone technology to secure the world’s most critical...

Study Shows Loss of Forest Linked to Spread of Disease | Geo Lounge

A study out of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment has shed new light on the many impacts to humans and wildlife that...

Trimble Connect Collaboration Platform Hits 10 Million User Milestone | GISUser.com

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 3, 2020—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that its Trimble® Connect™ cloud-based collaboration platform has surpassed 10 million users. In response to COVID-19, distributed working...

Fitbit Introduces Fitbit Flow, a Low-Cost Emergency Ventilator, to Help Address Urgent Global Needs...

Fitbit Flow has been granted Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA Fitbit Flow, a low-cost, easy-to-use emergency ventilator SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) today announced it has...

Mapping an Economic Comeback | Esri

Billions of dollars in government loans are helping to keep thousands of American small businesses, such as restaurants, afloat during the coronavirus...

The world’s first 3D virtual smart mobility congress takes place on June 11th 2020...

The event will gather influencers, policy makers and industry representatives as keynote speakers and attendees across Europe and globally. The aim of the congress...

The first virtual Round Table for INTERGEO 2020 – “Our time has come!” |...

Berlin / Karlsruhe, Germany, 3 June 2020. The INTERGEO Round Table is the annual mid-year event for experts to discuss the latest industry trends....

Technologies helping smart cities to fight COVID-19 battle | Geospatial World

The notion of a smart city is not new to the worldIt all started in the mid-’90s when urbanization gained momentum with better employment...

Best of the blogs – Spatial Source | Spatial Source

The US Curfew Map Maps Mania The Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system used to warn the public about dangerous weather, missing children...

Trimble News Release | Trimble

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 3, 2020—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that its Trimble® Connect™ cloud-based collaboration platform has surpassed 10 million users. In response to...
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The first virtual Round Table for INTERGEO 2020 – | GISCafé

INTERGEO: The first virtual Round Table for INTERGEO 2020 - “Our time has come!” The first virtual Round Table for INTERGEO 2020 - “Our time...

The Ethics of Geospatial – The Four E’s – edparsons.com

For a few years now I have often talked and made presentations on the theme of “Ambient Location”, the ability of Geospatial applications...

The Ethics of Geospatial – The Four E’s – Ed Parsons

For a few years now I have often talked and made presentations on the theme of “Ambient Location”, the ability of Geospatial applications...

Trimble News Release | Trimble

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 3, 2020—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that its Trimble® Connect™ cloud-based collaboration platform has surpassed 10 million users. In response to...

Trimble Connect Collaboration Platform Hits 10 Million User Milestone | Geospatial World

Trimble announced that its Trimble Connect™ cloud-based collaboration platform has surpassed 10 million users. In response to COVID-19, distributed working has intensified the need for teams...