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International Geospatial Briefing for November 2nd: Scottish Geospatial Network Integrator; Tracking Banana diseases using aerial imagery; Lidar data for faster building engineering and architecture; China’s 31st launch of 2020

New support to grow Scottish geospatial sector Although Scotland location-based sector is thriving, Scottish Enterprise’s research has revealed that further…

Your International Geospatial Briefing for August 31st: Trimble and Totalmobile Awarded HS2; Everest survey succeeds; Underwater heat blob growing in the Arctic; China Launches Beidou; Amazonian Tribe Applies Location Intelligence

Trimble and Totalmobile Awarded HS2 Contract from Civil Engineering Contractor EKFB Trimble and Totalmobile have developed the first cloud-based vehicle…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for March 11th: Autonomous cars; Hong Kong spatial data; smart phone data; YGP Award

Who will own the data collected by autonomous vehicles? Who will own the data collected by autonomous vehicles? That is…

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 Global Geospatial Briefing for June 4th: Free Sentinal-2 images; GEO Business; Hexagon and Klau Geomatics; Gaofen-6; Galileo second generation

ESRI users will receive Sentinel-2 Image Services free  Imagery from the Earth Observation Satellite Sentinel-2 is available through the Living…

Your Global Location Technology Briefing for May 8th: Copernicus, Smart Cities, Cambridge Analytica, EarthTime, Landsat & half a quarter of a billion dollars of geospatial contracts

These stories are making waves in world geospatial news. The dark side of smart cities, a possible pay-wall for Landsat…

Contrasting: GIS & Geomatics Education in Canada and China

I have studied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in both Canada and China. Last summer I completed my master in geography at…

PlanetSAT 15 L8: the new up-to-date, homogeneous and natural colour imagery base map with 15-meter resolution.

The French company PlanetObserver, specialized in imagery base map production for more than 25 years, announced the coverage of more…

Canada Day Came Early at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum

June 23rd marked a special day in the history of aviation and space in Canada. A very special aircraft, a…