Technology

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for December 17th: ICEYE-X2; 2018 in big data; London smart city awareness; Collect Earth Online; Geo4SDGs

ICEYE-X2 publishes first image  The world’s largest Synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) satellite constellation built by ICEYE has published its first image.…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for December 11th: Canadian AI; GeoNorth; Acadian archeology; DDC; CubeWerx

Canada is losing its edge in AI Canadian companies risk becoming irrelevant or absorbed if they don’t hasten to adopt…

The Top 7 Canadian Geospatial Companies to Watch for 2019

Part of the GoGeomatics mission is to showcase the best of the Canadian geospatial sector in Canada and around the…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for December 3rd: Chinese data collection; Digital Globe and AWS; Open Data Institute; UK Geospatial Commission

China collects data from foreign car firms More than 200 car makers selling electric vehicles in China — including Tesla,…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for November 26th: Canadian spatial data infrastructure; Carleton Polar award-winner; Landsat-7; GHGSAT-C1 

Canadian spatial data infrastructure As governments move towards the provision of digital information and services, national spatial data infrastructure (SDI)…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for November 19th: EU AURORA project; protecting location data; Ordnance Survey tech; smart cities and point clouds

Are you living in a smart city? Smart cities are more than just flashy tech; they are made up of…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for November 13th: NRCan and OGC; RASC; Concordia University; Canada’s Commemorative Map; IN-FLIGHT Data

NRCan becomes OGC strategic member GeoConnections of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has upgraded to the highest level of membership—strategic member—in…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for November 5th: What the District; World Cities Day; Japanese satellite Ibuki-2; geomarketing; Geospatial Data Act

Using Maps to Visualize Gerrymandering in the age of Trump The ACLU’s “What the District?!” map allows users to trace…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for October 29th: Petawawa Research Forest; exactEarth; Jeff McKenna; Evergreen; Toronto’s geographic history

Tracking climate change with LiDAR Donna Kirkwood, the chief scientist at Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), marked the 100-year anniversary of…

How does modern tech fit in geomatics?

New technologies emerge all the time with lightning speed, but not all industries are equal in their rate of adopting…

Canada’s RADARSAT Constellation launch delayed

The launch of the Canadian Earth observation satellites (known collectively as the RADARSAT Constellation) has been delayed until February 2019.…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for October 23rd: GIS market growth; Huawei; Argentine satellite; unmanned aerial systems; CNBC 100 Upstarts

GIS is transforming key industries The geospatial data market is expected to grow to $73.9 billion by 2021, benefitting seven…