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UAV Surveys – How to Ensure Accuracy and Precision

For the past four years, I’ve been involved with the capture and delivery of data derived from drones. My experience…

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Grand Banks to the Gulf of Mexico: My Canadian Geomatics Career

I often contemplate what it would have been like working at the same job for an entire career. Mind you,…

Geospatial Earth Observation Using Blimps, Balloons and Kites

These days drones are all the rage. Nevertheless, there are other ways to collect data from the sky! Blimps, balloons and kites…

New Galileo navigation system is experiencing clock failures

  Since December 15, 2016, the new Galileo global satellite navigation system has been up and running. Unfortunately, there are…

The 5 most interesting things that happened in geomatics in 2016

Let’s take a step back and have a look at what happened this year. To be honest, it was pretty…

Exploring GIS Day at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary.

I had the opportunity to celebrate GIS Day by attending the event hosted by the Alberta Geomatics Group at the…

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…

what3words adopted by six national mapping agencies

what3words, the multi-award winning location reference system, has today announced that six national mapping agencies have adopted 3-word addresses. Used…

DigitalGlobe’s Basemap Suite Expands: 250 Million Square Kilometers of 30 cm Imagery

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), the global leader in Earth imagery and information about our changing planet, today announced that its…

RouteMagic: A Unique Way of Mapping Your Bike Route

Always at the forefront, the CycleMap application is revolutionising how people plan their bike rides with its RouteMagic, a new…

Indoor Mapping Platform Jibestream Named as Fast Growing IoT Company

Toronto: Jibestream announced it has been named among the 30 Fastest Growing IoT Companies for 2016. Improving efficiency, productivity and…

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