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Sixth session of the UN’s Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management starts

Sixth session of the UN’s Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management starts

Sixth session of the UN’s Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management started at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on august 1st. The main objectives of the UN Committee are to provide a forum for coordination and dialogue among Member States, and between Member States and relevant international organizations and to propose work-plans and guidelines with a ...

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WorldView-4 will double DigitalGlobe’s capacity to provide 30 Cm imagery

WorldView-4 will double DigitalGlobe’s capacity to provide 30 Cm imagery

In an exclusive interview with GeoBuiz Dr Walter S Scott Founder, Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President, DigitalGlobe talks about WorldView-4 DigitalGlobe offers quality data enabling customers to act with confidence. Once collected, DigitalGlobe makes data available online within next 12-13 minutes. DigitalGlobe is making data available for analytics at extremely large scale leveraging geospatial platform technology. DigitalGlobe expects ...

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Esri Business Summit: Chick-fil-A

Esri Business Summit: Chick-fil-A

Chan Lee, Chick-fil-A states it is foolish for retailers not to use GIS. Any company that builds sites and has customers over space can leverage geospatial intelligence. Find out why Chick-Fil-A chose Esri.

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Download QGIS 2.16 |QGIS 2.16 Nødebo released

Download QGIS 2.16 |QGIS 2.16 Nødebo released

The new QGIS release 2.16, named “Nødebo” was just released. Nødebo is a small village north of Copenhagen – a branch of the University of Copenhagen (forestry and landscape architecture). QGIS 2.16 is a regular release. The previous version 2.14 is now in long term release mode and will receive updates until the middle of 2017. Organizations or companies seeking a ...

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Know how is VITO using Geoinformation to meet United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Know how is VITO using Geoinformation to meet United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Steven Krekels Unit Manager Remote Sensing VITO VITO is a research institute. VITO contributes with technological research leading to a sustainable world Availability of food at an affordable price for everyone is Food Security for VITO We are involved in precision farming to do crop monitoring disease detection VITO contributes to index based insurances to safeguard the farmer’s investment We ...

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WorldView 4 satellite is all set for Sept 15 launch

WorldView 4 satellite is all set for Sept 15 launch

Preparations at Lockheed Martin are in full speed to ship DigitalGlobe’s earth imaging satellite..WorldView-4… to Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Lockheed Martin team is completing final satellite testing and checkout before shipment. Testing includes calculating the weight and center of gravity of WorldView-4, completing a health check of major systems, and testing out image collection and downlinking capability. The launch ...

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Google Maps for Android Can now Navigate to Multiple Destinations

Google Maps for Android Can now Navigate to Multiple Destinations

The latest Google Maps update now allows you to input multi-stops on a trip making the user experience travelling in a whole new way. The days of selecting point A to point B navigation and then selecting a point B to point C are over. Google Maps now allows you to enter a destination and then add intermediate stops. Tapping ...

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Google Earth and Maps updated with sharper satellite imagery

Google Earth and Maps updated with sharper satellite imagery

The tech giant has added more details and better colours to the apps. Both the applications will feature the data captured by Landsat 8 satellite, which was launched in 2013. Now users can witness new and improved services in both the apps. The new update will enhance the image quality and provide sharper satellite imagery to users.

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