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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…

BlackBridge and EarthSTAR Bring RapidEye Imagery and Solutions to the People’s Republic of China

Berlin — BlackBridge announced that it has entered into a sole distribution agreement with EarthSTAR Inc. to provide RapidEye imagery and solutions to the People’s…

COM DEV secures access to key technology with strategic investment in Anokiwave

CAMBRIDGE, ON, May 12, 2015 /CNW/ – COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX:CDV) today announced that it is making a US$500,000 investment…

Wanted – A GNSS Puck

“I want it! I want it! I want it!” – “Magic Bus” – The Who The Glass Floor. There is…

Satellite-Based Earth Observation Market Analysis – Trends and Forecast

Satellite-based Earth Observation (EO) is a process of using remote-sensing technique to gather information on the chemical, physical and biological…

10 Canadian Border Disputes that Shaped our Country

Canada is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, the second largest country based on land mass, and a…