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Alan Cameron is editor-at-large of GPS World magazine, where he has worked since 2000.

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Planet’s breadloaf-sized satellites capture Earth surface Posted on 07 Feb 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

Planet (formerly Planet Labs) has put about 300 satellites into space, in charge of photographing the entire land mass of the Earth every day. The satellites weigh 5 kg (12... Read more»

Tethered UAV achieves simultaneous air-ground mapping Posted on 20 Oct 2016 in the GIS News & Mapping categories.

Geonumerics reported a mapping benchmark achieved in June 2016: operation of a tandem aerial-terrestrial system conceived for simultaneous geodata acquisition in corridor mapping missions. The mapKITE system tests were carried... Read more»

Sensor integration key at InterGeo Posted on 12 Oct 2016 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GNSS/GPS & Imagery & Lidar & Mobile Devices & Technology categories.

Last year at InterGeo 2015, UAVs ruled, for at least the second year in a row, although some of its newest-thing gloss seemed to be wearing off. This year, sensor... Read more»

Presenting Now — the Whole Earth! Posted on 29 May 2014 in the GIS News & GSS Monthly & Mapping & Opinions categories.

I’m stepping in just for this month as a self-invited guest columnist, giving a brief look at the trailblazing work of the International Centre for Earth Simulation. Look for both... Read more»

Avenza Releases MAPublisher 9.1 for Adobe Illustrator Posted on 19 Dec 2012 in the GIS News & Mapping & Mobile Devices categories.

New ability to export HTML5 web maps and enhanced MAPublisher LabelPro features. Avenza Systems Inc., producers of the PDF Maps app for iOS and geospatial plugins for Adobe Creative Suite,... Read more»

SuperGIS Engine 3.1 Beta Version Released Posted on 19 Dec 2012 in the GIS News & Mobile Devices categories.

SuperGeo’s beta version of SuperGIS Engine 3.1, the collection of COM GIS components for customizing GIS applications, is now available. Integrating with map and GIS technologies, SuperGIS Engine 3.1 is... Read more»

Hexagon Acquires GTA Geoinformatik for 3D City Modelling Posted on 18 Dec 2012 in the GIS News & Lidar categories.

Hexagon AB has acquired the business of GTA Geoinformatik GmbH, a pioneer in georeferenced virtual 3D city models and building reconstructions. Founded in 1995, GTA Geoinformatik is the developer of... Read more»