Technology

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for October 16th: #DontLetGoCanada; Australia + UK + Canadian Space Agency; Fogo Island; Alberta UAVs; Climate change impacts Atlantic Canada

Join #Don’tLetGoCanada to preserve our space legacy!  Canada has long been a leader in space robotics and science, Earth observation,…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for October 9th: Geospatial Data Act; cloud computing; security; NASA tests satellites; blockchain

A federal act to streamline geospatial data The USA recently passed Geospatial Data Act is expected to streamline federal government…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for October 1st: Canadian Space Agency; Orbital Insight; Geotab; Elevate Tech Fest

Canada shoots for the moon The Canadian Space Agency is preparing to contribute to future space missions by calling on…

Facing further challenges in Toronto’s urban growth

In my last article I examined the use of GIS technology to track land use change in three downtown Toronto districts, an area representing one of the urban growth centres designated by the Places to…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for September 25th: Geospatial cloud; UK satellites; Geo Week; drone technology; AI dam repair projects

Where are the Geospatial clouds?  Will Cadell of Sparkgeo is often asked about geospatial platforms. Clouds are a great low…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for September 17th: LiDAR; Maxar Technology; Melting at Lowell Glacier; National Road Network

A Canadian Company joins the Lidar Race LiDar is the biggest technological barrier to autonomous vehicles becoming available to consumers.…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for September 11th: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals; Drone Racing League; Planet and Copernicus; Early Surveyors; Smart City projects; GPS jamming

The UN moves forward with Sustainable Development Goals The United Nations has taken a major step towards sustainability with the…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for September 4th: Betty Fleming; Indigenous Atlas; PCI Geomatics; Kongsber vs. federal government;

The Unsung Heroes of Canadian Geography Over 45 years ago, cartographer Betty Fleming discovered a small island off the Labrador…

OpenNorth: The Open Smart Cities Guide for Canada

Canada, like so many other countries around the world, is embracing the idea of smart cities.  This spring Industry Canada…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for August 27th: UK Geospatial Strategy; Story Mapping; Siri’s location recognition technology; Satellite Aeolus; Alan Volbrecht

UK Government Calls for Launch of Geospatial Strategy: The data revolution The UK has launched the Geospatial Commission to encourage…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for August 20th: Black Widow Spiders; Sidewalk Labs; BC Wildfires; Back to School Socials

Map of Black Widow Expansion into Canada Scientists are finding evidence of poisonous Black Widow Spiders appearing farther north than…

Your International Geospatial Briefing for August 14th: World Geospatial Industry Council; CME Group; MapD; smart address plate management systems

World geospatial industry council launches Geospatial industry leaders from across the world have joined forces to form the World Geospatial…