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TAG: Google Maps

My Favorite Geospatial Traveling Tools

June 18, 2015By

I’ve spent the past couple of weeks running around in Europe working on some GIS and GNSS projects. I usually travel outside of the USA two or three times a year to Europe or other destinations. For me, probably the single greatest challenge while traveling outside the U.S .is mobile phone connectivity. I don’t think I travel enough to justify... read more

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Google Maps Takes Street View Camera through Amazon

March 2, 2015By

New imagery of the highest canopy in the Amazon rainforest is now available on Google Maps. The Amazon rainforest is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world, with many species high in the canopies of the forest still undiscovered. “Starting today, with the help of our partners at the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), you can begin to unlock... read more

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Google Maps Adds Terrain View

June 13, 2014By
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Google Maps now has Terrain View, which enables users to see terrain maps for an area. Terrain view shows the 3D elevation of natural geographic features, such as mountains and canyons. Topographic contour lines are overlaid on the map to show elevation levels with altitude information displayed in gray numbers. Google Maps also offers traffic, transit, and biking views. Google Maps... read more

Ubisense Partners with Google Enterprise Maps

May 20, 2014By

Ubisense, a location intelligence solutions company, has become an Authorized Partner of solutions based on Google’s Enterprise Maps for Business technologies. This new designation from Google enables customers to more easily assess Ubisense’s expertise advising on and deploying Google products. In conjunction with the partnership, Ubisense formally announced Ubisense myWorld 2.0, an intuitive location intelligence platform that integrates Google Maps... read more

deCarta Expands L2 Geospatial Search to 120 Countries

May 1, 2014By

deCarta, Inc., an independent LBS platform company, has expanded coverage of its advanced local search technology, the L2 Geospatial Search Engine, to 120 countries including Europe, North America, and most major countries around the world. L2 is a high-performance, scalable local search engine with single line input to enable a more intuitive user interface, the company said. deCarta sources and... read more

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