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Geospatial World Forum 2019

April 2, 2019By
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Geospatial World Forum is a collaborative and interactive platform, which demonstrates collective and shared vision of the global geospatial community. It is an annual gathering of geospatial professionals and leaders representing the entire geospatial ecosystem. This comprises of public policies, national mapping agencies, private sector enterprises, multilateral and development organizations, scientific and academic institutions, and end users from government, businesses... read more

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United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress 2018

November 19, 2018By

The United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC), initiated by the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), aims to provide a convening, participatory and inclusive environment to enhance the communication, understanding, knowledge and application of geospatial information management to address local, regional and global challenges. It also aims to enable UN-GGIM to better understand and... read more

CHC Navigation introduces Alpha3D mobile mapper

November 12, 2018By
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CHC Navigation has launched the Alpha3D Mobile Mapping solution, which provides a combination of sensor technologies and the company’s core GNSS expertise. The Alpha3D is a high-performance, vehicle-independent mobile mapping solution that can capture mass data in continuously changing world environments, enabling geospatial professionals to get work done quickly and more accurately to increase their return on investment, the company... read more

Extensis and LizardTech unite as one company

October 3, 2018By
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Extensis and LizardTech are uniting as one global company to help organizations increase their return on investment and the value of their digital assets, fonts and large imagery. In 2017, Extensis and LizardTech collaborated on the development of new portfolio asset geo-referencing capabilities for applications in the geospatial, infrastructure, architecture/engineering/construction and building information modeling segments. With Extensis’ market leadership in... read more

SenseFly and Trimble optimize workflow for geospatial drone operators

April 3, 2018By

SenseFly has announced a new software integration with Trimble to optimizes the drone mapping workflow for geospatial professionals. The new integration is designed to ensure a smooth end-to-end mapping drone workflow. senseFly operators can now, within the recently launched eMotion 3.5 software, transform a senseFly S.O.D.A. camera’s georeferenced imagery into an automatically collated project (in .jxl format). This enables the one-click import of drone... read more

GEO Business expands for 2018, registration now open

March 14, 2018By
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GEO Business, the United Kingdom’s largest geospatial exhibition and conference, has announced that registration is now open. The GEO Business show has grown every year since its inception, and the 2018 show looks set to be the most successful show to date with more exhibition space and a brand new seminar program. The event will return to the Business Design... read more

Esri workbook teaches top 20 GIS skills

January 31, 2018By
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Esri, the spatial analytics company, has published The GIS 20: Essential Skills, Third Edition, a book designed to quickly prepare those who need to use a geographic information system (GIS). The GIS 20 is aimed at readers who are new to or unfamiliar with GIS, such as a professional interested in using the technology on the job to conduct analysis and... read more

Hexagon acquires 5D visualization company Luciad

October 9, 2017By
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Hexagon AB has acquired Luciad, a Belgian-based software company specializing in the visualization and analysis of real-time geospatial information. Luciad’s visualization technologies support live connections to dynamic sensor feeds in a 3D environment. The result is a 5D digital reality — real-time, rapid fusion of multi-source content and the ability to perform analytics on-the-fly. These intuitive command and control systems benefit all... read more

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USGS proposed budget focuses on core science and efficiency

May 25, 2017By

President Donald Trump has proposed a $922.2 million Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget for the U.S. Geological Survey. The proposed FY18 request reflects a savings of $137.8 million in appropriated funds from the FY 2017 CR baseline and a continued commitment to the bureau’s core mission. The USGS proposed budget provides science support for disaster alerts and rapid response, producing high-resolution... read more

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GEO Business 2017 features free workshops, exhibition

March 20, 2017By
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GEO Business, the London-based international showcase for the geospatial industry, has unveiled its commercial workshop program for 2017. Featuring more than 80 workshops from 200 international exhibitors, GEO Business is expected to attract over 3,000 visitors from around the world. Held at the Business Design Centre in London on May 23-24, the workshops and exhibition are all free to attend. Tailored... read more

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