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Bentley Systems Expands Alliance with Microsoft | GeoInformatics | GeoInformatics

Bentley Systems and Microsoft announced an expansion of a strategic alliance focused on advancing infrastructure for smart city urban planning and smart construction. The alliance...

Bentley Systems expands alliance with Microsoft | Geospatial World

Bentley Systems and Microsoft Corp. recently announced an expansion of a strategic alliance focused on advancing infrastructure for smart city urban planning and smart...

How to meet researchers’ constant need of high-quality geospatial data | Geospatial World

By bringing together maps, apps, data, and people, geospatial information allows everyone to make more informed decisions. By linking science with action, geospatial information...

Unraveled! The H3 Geospatial Indexing System | Geospatial World

Grid systems are vital for analyzing large spatial data sets and partitioning areas of the Earth into identifiable grid cells. Keeping this in view,...

New release of CityEngine VR Experience for Unreal Engine | GeoPlanIT

As the title rather suggest there’s been a new release of the CityEngine VR Experience solution...

It’s time to agree on a universal location standard | Geospatial World

Addresses are immutable. At least, that’s what the average person believes. Places, we’re taught, are discrete points on a map, as inelastic and permanent...

Top 4 trends likely to escalate demand for LiDAR in Mapping Solutions worldwide |...

It was in 2018, that a breakthrough in LiDAR technology enabled the world to witness a prominent surge in the adoption of numerous systems...

City of Hamburg uses map-based tools to encourage citizen participation in urban planning |...

In 2017, the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg launched DIPAS (Digital Participation System), a research and development project, with the aim to develop...

SuperMap Showcases GIS Technology at 2020 GIS Software | GISCafé

BEIJING, Sept. 21, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — From 7 to 18 September, 2020, the 2020 GIS Software Technology Conference (hereinafter referred...

Esri signs MoU with UN-Habitat | Geospatial World

Esri recently announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with UN-Habitat. Under the agreement, UN-Habitat will use Esri software to...

Esri Enters into Memorandum of Understanding with UN-Habitat | GISCafé

Agreement Empowers United Nations Organization to Use Location Intelligence to Build Sustainable Communities Globally REDLANDS, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 17, 2020...

China launches 9 satellites into space as a part of its second ocean-based mission...

China launched a Long March 11 rocket from an ocean platform in the Yellow Sea on Tuesday September 15. The mission successfully sent nine...

Four major trends in GIS market by 2024 | Geospatial World

The global geographic information system (GIS) market size is anticipated to witness consistent growth. This growth is attributed mainly to the rising use of...

Unacast and telco MTN join hands to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria | Geospatial World

Unacast has recently declared that it has entered into a partnership with telco MTN. The partnership aims to use privacy-friendly, aggregated and anonymized, human...

Esri Acquires nFrames to Enhance Its 3D Capabilities | GISCafé

Esri Will Offer World-Class 3D Surface Imaging Technology and Integrate into the ArcGIS Platform REDLANDS, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 9, 2020...

How’s the commercial satellite imagery market faring? | Geospatial World

Climate change, environmental protection, disaster monitoring – these are only a few of many areas where satellite imaging is used. So, how’s the commercial...

GIS-based Master Plan for an Indian city to include details at house level  ...

The draft GIS-based Master Plan-2031 for the city of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, India is all set to include the feature which will offer all...

DJI Drives The Future Of Commercial Drones At AirWorks 2020 | GISCafé

New Sensors And Systems Enable Drone Solutions For The Coronavirus Era SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 26, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — DJI, the world's...

China launches fifth Gaofen-9 series Earth observation satellite | Geospatial World

China recently launched its latest Gaofen-9 Earth observation satellite and two smaller payloads from the Jiuquan launch center. The China Aerospace Science and Technology...

Springfield, Michigan Adopts Clearzoning® Planning Tool from Giffels Webster | GISUser.com

DETROIT, August 13, 2020 – Giffels Webster, a Detroit-headquartered consulting firm specializing in infrastructure, community planning, and land development solutions for public, private and institutional clients,...

Esri Offers Students Free Access to GIS Software and Lessons | GISCafé

Learn ArcGIS Student Program Provides Self-Directed Learning Resources REDLANDS, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 6, 2020 — Esri, the global leader in location...

Mapping the City of Light | Maps Mania

Cassini - Grand Paris provides a wonderful history of the cartography of Paris. The site gives you access to some beautiful historical vintage maps...

32 projects to be funded by GEO and Google Earth Engine to solve world’s...

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) and Google Earth Engine (GEE) have announced 32 projects from 22 countries that will be awarded $3 million...

SAR Imagery and Quality Metrics | Geospatial World

Short guide to understanding spatial resolution, noise level, and radiometric resolution By Davide Castelletti & Gordon Farquharson The number and variety of applications that exploit...

Geospatial Data in Authoritarian Contexts | EthicalGEO

Ethical issues in geography mean very different things across different contexts. I tend to think of them from an international...

China launches four satellites in two days | Geospatial World

While the entire world was focused on NASA and SpaceX’s historic launch of the first manned orbital spaceflight from the US, China made two successful rocket...

COVID-19 pandemic – Eye opener for better Remote Sensing Policies in India? | Geospatial...

In the challenging times of COVID-19 outbreak, satellite monitoring has been playing a pivotal role in curbing the spread of the infection, mainly by...

Cesium introduces OSM Buildings – Geospatial World | Geospatial World

We are thrilled to announce Cesium OSM Buildings, a 3D buildings layer covering the entire world built with OpenStreetMap building data. It is the...

City Pedestrianization & Micromobility Post COVID-19 | Carto

Cities around the world are already becoming smarter using Location Intelligence for a wide range of use cases from urban...

University of Maine at Machias to offer new degree in environmental geographic information science...

Machias, Maine — Beginning in fall 2020, the University of Maine at Machias will be the only public university in Maine to offer a...

Esri Offers Free Access to GIS Training for Furloughed | GISCafé

Esri Offers Free Access to GIS Training for Furloughed Professionals Affected by Coronavirus Complimentary Software and Lessons Support Learning during COVID-19 Outbreak REDLANDS, Calif....

UAE accelerates use of Blockchain | Geospatial World

Image Courtesy: IncryptsBlockchain is a decentralized technology that has the potential to transform a host of sectors, ranging from finance & banking, agriculture...

Map of the Week: The San Francisco Model | Map of the Week

The San Francisco Model has been digitally assembled by the David Rumsey Map Collection.  The Map Collection page describes it as  "a 42 by 38 foot...

COVID-19: Enel X, HERE Technologies join hands to map mobility flows | Geospatial World

Enel X and HERE Technologies have joined hands to launch “City Analytics – Mobility Map” solution, which will help the Italy government with mobility...

How geospatial data and technologies can help in disease prevention and control | Geospatial...

In less than three months since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Wuhan in December 2019, the pandemic has brought the entire...

Esri Offers Students Free Access to Software for Continued Education Through Coronavirus Closures |...

Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced that it will provide free access to its ArcGIS platform and learning resources through the Learn.ArcGIS.com website...

Esri Offers Students Free Access to Software for Continued | GISCafé

Esri Offers Students Free Access to Software for Continued Education Through Coronavirus Closures Complimentary Technology and Lessons Support Remote Learning during COVID-19 Outbreak REDLANDS,...

In search of promised lands

Abel Bosum, Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees, plants his dress shoes where his parents’ house once sat on a thin...

The potential of 3D point clouds with AI | GeoInformatics | GeoInformatics

Supper & Supper GmbH has developed a Software as a Service called Pointly, which allows to process 3D point clouds with the help of...

India land and development conference highlights women land right | Geospatial World

From achieving food security to gender equality and making cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable, land is a common parameter in achieving overall sustainable...