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National Geographic Society needs help building living map of world

August 9, 2019By

The National Geographic Society, working with partners at Google and World Resources Institute, is building a living map of the world. National Geographic is calling on the community of land cover and photo interpretation experts by September to help annotate and curate Sentinel-2 satellite imagery needed by machine learning algorithms. Experts who can spend 20-40 hours on this task in... read more helps with wrong addresses on personal devices

October 12, 2017By

Members of the public often turn to GPS World and Geospatial Solutions for help when their personal device gives them incorrect mapping information. has set up a page that points users to the correct place to report problems, by walking them through a series of steps. As our readers know, the problem isn’t with the satellites, but in the... read more

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Airbus selects Google Cloud for One Atlas basemap

October 19, 2016By

Airbus Defence and Space has launched One Atlas, a new basemap streaming service delivering access to its satellite imagery over the world, fully refreshed within a 12-month period. It is powered by Google Cloud Platform. This service is a major leap forward for enabling access to satellite imagery for customers by leveraging the power of Google Cloud Platform and Airbus... read more

Nuxeo integrates with Google Cloud Vision API for automated image recognition

March 31, 2016By

The Nuxeo Platform is integrating with the Google Cloud Vision API, a new service providing information and insights automatically detected within images. The plugin is now available to download directly from the Nuxeo Marketplace, which offers optional packages to easily add new features to the Nuxeo Platform. The Nuxeo Platform enables organizations to manage complex digital content at massive scale. Using the plugin,... read more

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Esri, NT Concepts Help Transition Google Earth Enterprise Customers

June 22, 2015By

In coordination with Google, Esri is providing replacement software and training to customers and partners using Google’s enterprise geospatial technology. NT Concepts, an experienced Google integrator, is announcing a new partnership with Esri to help customers that have implemented Google Earth Enterprise and Google Maps Engine make a smooth transition to the ArcGIS platform with minimal interruptions to their operations.... read more

Google Shows Commitment to Project Tango 3D Mapping Device

February 5, 2015By

Google has reaffirmed its commitment to Project Tango, moving it from the Advanced Technology and Projects Group (ATAP) to a new home inside the company itself, reports Digital Trends. Project Tango, unveiled in 2014, aims to make it possible to create a 3D model of the space around a smartphone. For instance, a user can map an area, such as a home, by... read more

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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

Google’s 3D Mapping Phones Head to Developers

March 19, 2014By

Google’s 3D mapping project, Project Tango, is putting prototypes into developers’ hands. Google has been collaborating with universities, research labs, and industrial partners in nine countries, to concentrate the past 10 years of research in robotics and computer vision into a mobile phone. “We now have prototypes ready to put into the hands of eager development partners that can help... read more

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Oblique Imagery: The New Kids on the Block

July 2, 2013By

Last month I covered current vendors of ortho imagery with some pros and cons regarding the different sources. There wasn’t room to also include oblique imagery, so I’m covering that topic this month. I’ve been a very strong proponent of oblique imagery for many years based on my experience as the GIS manager for the Atlanta Regional Commission, where I... read more

Agreement Gives GE Utility Customers Access to Maps Platform

February 12, 2013By

An agreement announced today between GE and Google will integrate Google Maps data into GE’s Smallworld electrical, telecommunications and gas applications. GE, a provider of geospatial analytical tools and insight, and Google will help utilities increase productivity based on the ability to visualize and analyze their data with GE’s Smallworld product suite. The combined solution will enhance the existing network... read more

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