Technology

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for February 12th: Data61; earth observation in the UK; supply chain data; AI in food delivery

When GIS is everywhere, what is it? As GIS becomes mainstream, it is aided by a proliferation of open-source, easily…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for February 4th: Acadia; AI Centre; Exploring Earth; Canadian caribou; automated vehicles

Below the surface In a previous digest we introduced the ground-penetrating radar team surveying the historic site of Fort Anne.…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for January 28th: Location Tech; Amy Webb interview; WGIC; Blockchain innovations; Planet

Location technology is at the core of the smart city The designation of “smart city” is quickly becoming an attainable…

Canada’s National Elevation Data Strategy Updates from NRCan

New Data Generated from LiDAR! Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is proud to announce a new release of the product High…

Geo Soon: Coaching Robots

Continuous surveying, to support smart cities, infrastructure, geodesign, and construction, is opening expanded—but unconventional—roles for surveyors and geospatial practitioners. “Put…

Your Canadian Geospatial Digest for January 21st: GeoIgnite 2019; Vancouver Island University; RADARSAT delay; new drone rules; UrtheCast; Teledyne; Maxar

GoGeomatics proudly presents: GeoIgnite 2019  GoGeomatics is thrilled to announce the first-ever GeoIgnite Conference in Ottawa! Taking place on June 18th and…

In Rome: Bridging the Gap Between Archaeology and Geostatistics

Canadian Alan Armstrong returns us to Rome for this next article in his series on archaeology and GIS. It’s been…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for January 14th: WayRay; Geospatial profiling; big data; Planet; GeoSpock

Big business, big data According to a 2017 Market Guide for AIOps Platforms, by 2022 40% of all big enterprises…

RADARSAT-2 injured and WorldView-4 down

Canada’s only operational radar satellite has just lost its gyroscope, and the WorldView-4 satellite is down for the count. Maxar’s…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for January 7th: Northwest Angle; RADARSAT delay; mountain mapping; SideWalk Labs; VR and medicine

Geomatics Correcting a Critical Survey Error on the Canada US border A petition on the White House Website is asking…

Use of Geomatics for Fallsview Casino Construction

For almost two decades, the area of Niagara Falls has benefited from the operation of two high-class, brick-and-mortar casinos. Geomatics…